Sometimes you just need a few sips of summer. That’s what the Melon Margarita was made for. With its fresh watermelon flavor and a hint of heat, it’ll have you sitting on your front porch sipping in no time.
2 oz Avion silver tequila
¾ oz Cointreau
¾ oz fresh lime juice
2 oz watermelon juice(Homemade or store bought. See note for how to make your own)
¾ oz light agave syrup
3 drops Crystal Hot Sauce
Slice of lime for rimming glass
Garnish: kosher salt for rim/slice of melon
To make watermelon juice
To make your own simply take 2 cups of cubed watermelon and place in your food processor or blender. Strain contents through a mesh strainer and keep refrigerated for up to 48 hours.
Rim large rocks glass with lime, dip into kosher salt, and set aside.
In a shaker, combine all ingredients, and shake well.
Pour entire contents into salt rimmed glass.