Watermelon Fresca

Watermelon Cocktail

The hardest part of this specialty watermelon cocktail, created by Shawn Monnin of Coasterra in San Diego, is slicing the watermelon. This delicious three-ingredient watermelon drink combines sweet, fresh watermelon puree and tart fresh-squeezed limes. It’s the perfect complement to summertime cuisine. This watermelon tequila drink will be your new go-to happy hour cocktail on the coast or off.

Watermelon Fresca
 
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Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 2 oz. Azuñia Blanco or Reposado Organic Tequila
  • 3 oz. seedless watermelon chunks
  • 0.5 oz. Triple Sec
  • 0.5 oz. pomegranate syrup (1:1)
  • 0.75 oz. ffresh lime juice
  • 2 dashes Peychaud's Bitters
  • Sea salt for rim (optional)
Instructions
  1. Puree the watermelon in a food processor until smooth.
  2. Strain, yielding approximately 1.5 oz of juice.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a shaker.
  4. Shake.
  5. Dump into a glass rimmed with salt.
Notes
Glass: Margarita or Rocks
Garnish: Watermelon Slices

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