Smitten- a refreshing summer cocktail

Smitten

The perfect summer drink…made with fresh juicy watermelon, Sauza Hornitos Plata Tequila, agave, fresh lime and a dash of hot sauce for a little spice!
Makes 1 cocktail

1/3 cup fresh ripe watermelon (large 1” cubes)
2 oz Sauza Hornitos Plata Tequila
3/4 oz Monin Organic Agave Syrup or other agave nectar
(or sub simple syrup)
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
2 dashes Tapatìo hot sauce
Garnish: half rim :“one” scallop of kosher salt

Muddle/press watermelon in pint glass with a muddler being sure to press the melon well to release the juices.
Measure in Hornitos Plata Tequila, Organic Agave Syrup, lime juice.
Shake in hot sauce – do not over do it! Fill with ice.
Cap and shake vigorously.Strain into a martini glass with a partial salt rim (scalloped).

Posted by Kathy on July 27th, 2009  |  Add Comment |  Posted in Cocktails, Lifestyle, Recent Posts

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