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Yield: 1 cocktail, is easily multiplied
Fresh Watermelon Mint Juleps
Total Time:
25 mins
 
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 ounces bourbon
  • ounces fresh watermelon juice
  • 1 ounce mint simple syrup
  • 1 ounce club soda
  • crushed ice
  • fresh mint leaves
  • watermelon wedges for serving
  • fresh watermelon juice
fresh watermelon juice
  • 2 cups fresh watermelon chunks
mint simple syrup
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 bunch of mint leaves
Instructions
  1. Combine bourbon, watermelon juice and mint simple syrup together and shake or stir well. Pour over crushed iced, top with club soda and serve with extra mint leaves. Garnish with watermelon triangles
fresh watermelon juice
  1. Add the watermelon to a high-powered blender and puree until smooth. Pour through a fine mesh sieve into a large measuring cup to remove any of the pulp.
mint simple syrup
  1. Combine sugar, mint and water together in a small saucepan and heat over high heat until simmering, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low and cook for another minute or so, then set aside to cool completely. Remove mint before using. You can do this ahead of time and store it in the fridge.

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