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spicy watermelon mezcal

spicy watermelon mezcals

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weekend plans consist of a patio + this delicious spicy, slushy + smokey watermelon mezcal sip. the perfect way to stay cool in this heat!

makes 2 drinks

watch me make this here!

what you need

  • 3 cups frozen watermelon
  • 2 – 4 oz mezcal
  • 1 oz maple syrup or simple syrup
  • splash of sparkling water or bubbly
  • juice of 1/2 a fresh lime
  • sea salt + shredded coconut for rim
  • 1 fresh jalapeno
  • 2 lime wheel + jalapeno slices for garnish

what you do

  • rim glasses with fresh lime + roll edges in sea salt + coconut
  • to a blender add frozen watermelon, maple or simple syrup, fresh lime juice, sparkling water + mezcal
  • blend until you have a slush
  • char jalapeno with torch or over a flame, until the flesh starts to blister
  • slice 2 pieces and add to glasses, muddle until you can smell the heat!
  • divide slush between 2 of your favorite glasses
  • garnish with jalapeno slices + lime wheels
  • Enjoy!

NOTES

// simple syrup

add 1 cup cane sugar + 1 cup water to a small pot and bring to simmer on low. once all the sugar has dissolved, let syrup cool for 15-20 minutes before transferring to a bottle. keep in fridge for up to 3 weeks.

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