Watermelon Mezcal Mint Julep

"Fresh and in season watermelons are a cause for celebration... in the form of a cocktail! With a summer favorite, the Mint Julep, I decided to spice things up and make a homemade: WATERMELON MEZCAL MINT JULEP"
-- @join_jules
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Prep time 5mins
Serves or Makes: 2

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  • 4 ounces watermelon juice
  • 4 ounces mezcal
  • 2 ounces mint simple syrup
  • 2 jalapeno slices
  • 3 cucumber slices


  • Step 1

    To bottom of each serving glass, add mint leaves, simple syrup, cucumber slices and jalapenos and muddle gently. Make sure to press, don't twist.

  • Step 2

    Pour in mezcal and watermelon juice. Fill halfway with crushed ice and stir to combine. Top with additional crushed ice, mint leaves, a jalapeño slice, and/or a watermelon slice.