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Watermelon Margarita

Watermelon Margarita served in a Margarita glass with a cube of watermelon and sugar or salt rim, the common way of presenting that fruity tequila cocktail.

Watermelon Margarita in a Margarita glass

Watermelon Margarita served in a Margarita glass with a cube of watermelon and sugar or salt rim, the common way of presenting that fruity tequila cocktail.

Martini glasses with their long and fine bezel are ideal for sugar or salt rims.

Watermelon Margarita in a Martini glass

Martini glasses with their long and fine bezel are ideal for sugar or salt rims.

Another great option for Watermelon Margarita, a cocktail saucer.

Watermelon Margarita in a cocktail glass

Another great option for Watermelon Margarita, a cocktail saucer.

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Details

Alcohol content:

17 % Vol

Type:

Summer
For women
Dessert
Everybody likes it
Shortdrink

Taste:

Fruity
Sweet
Refreshing
Extraordinary

Preparation time:

Country of origin:

Mexico

Event:

Party
Afternoon cocktail
Women's night
Birthday
Sunset

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Description

Watermelon Margarita is an excellent choice if you are looking for a summer cocktail. Because that extraordinay drink is light, fruity, sweet and pleasant to the taste, it goes down especially well with women. An eye-catching color from the watermelon, it's flavor, and a decent note of tequila characterizes that beautiful cocktail for warm days. Unfortunately preparation with fresh watermelon takes a bit more time than for usual mixtures, because you need to do both, blending and shaking.

Tequila is refined with triple sec and lemon juice, and finally mixed with fresh watermelon mash, syrup or liqueur. An excellent choice in the afternoon or evening for nice get-togethers.

Ingredients

1fl. oz.Tequila
34fl. oz.Triple Sec
234oz.Watermelon
38fl. oz.Lemon juice
  (or Lime juice)

3pcsIce cubes
Watermelon Margarita ingredients: With Fresh Watermelon (standard)

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Preparation

Method: Blending, Shaking with ice cubes

Bar equipment: Blender, Shaker

1.

Sugar or salt rim


Watermelon MargaritaPreparation: Sugar or salt rim

A crusta looks really great and complements Watermelon Margarita perfectly. With a sugar or salt rim it's best practice to start preparing the glasses before you actually begin mixing the drink.

2.

Watermelon decoration


Watermelon MargaritaPreparation: Watermelon decoration

We recommend a piece of watermelon for decoration. So, cut off a chunk of watermelon , make a vertical cut in the middle and place it on the glass rim.

3.

Preparation of the watermelon


Watermelon MargaritaPreparation: Preparation of the watermelon

Go ahead with the watermelon, remove the peel and cut it down.

4.

Blending


Watermelon MargaritaPreparation: Blending

Place the watermelon chunks in a blender and mix it for about 20 seconds on maximum power (until it's well splashed).

5.

Shaking


Watermelon MargaritaPreparation: Shaking

Next, pour the watermelon mash into a cocktail shaker. Add all other ingredients along with 2-3 ice cubes and shake it hard.

6.

Serving


Watermelon MargaritaPreparation: Serving

Finally, strain the mixture into the decorated glass with 3 ice cubes and serve it ice cold.

Sugar or salt rim?

4 Participants

Survey

Sugar or salt rim, what is your favorite for Watermelon Margarita?

Sugar rim (50%)

Salt rim (25%)

Without (25%)

Do you like salt rims?

Yes (33%)

No (67%)

Do you like sugar rims?

Yes (100%)

No (0%)

Our survey shows that there are some people out there preferring a salt rim and for most of those a sugar rim is not a problem. On the other hand, most of those favoring a sugar crusta don´t like Watermelon Margarita with a salt rim. Either way, try it out or play safe and serve it with a sugar rim.

It's an American habit to make the crusta only on one half of the rim. Like that you could prepare one half with sugar and the other with salt. Usually with this technique, you leave one half empty that it's possible to drink it without crusta.

In our opinion an entire custa looks better, tastes better and sticks better to the glass. A straw can help for those with an aversion against crustas.

Tips

Fine adjustment

Decoration / Serving

Watermelon Margarita in a white and red wine glass

Indeed wine glasses look great, but the edge is a bit too short for a long lasting sugar or salt rim.

Margarita, Martini or cocktail glasses are most appropiate for Watermelon Margarita. Present it with crusta and a piece of watermelon.

A good presentation and an adequate environment are as important as the taste of cocktails. Use our decoration tool to test different decorations and glasses.

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Try out different decorations and glasses with our decoration-tool. Choose the desired options on the right side and your picture will be displayed immediately. Decorations and glasses which we recommend are labeled, but also all "not common" options are available. You can save created pictures for the pdf-download or your menucard.

Watermelon Margarita with individual decoration

Classical decorations

Options

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Glass

Margarita glass

1

Highly recommended

Cocktail saucer

Martini glass

Margarita glass

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Recommended

White wine glass short

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Not common

Cancun glass

Cham­pagne flute

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Tumbler bellied

Tumbler Whisky

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-

Highly recommended

Sugar or salt rim

1

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Cube of water­melon

1

-

Highly recommended

Cube of water­melon

1

Piece of water­melon

Recommended

Lemon half slice

Lemon slice

Lime half slice

Lime slice

Not common

Celery stalk

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-

Highly recommended

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Doily rose garden white

Napkin white

1

Recommended

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Not common

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Environment

Wa­ter­melon 1

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Highly recommended

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Wa­ter­melon 3

Not common

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Coffee Beans 1

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Cork 1

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Cucumber 1

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Cucumber, Mint, Lemon 1

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Egg 1

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Egg and Lemon 1

Fruits 1

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Galia me­lons 1

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Pepper­mint 1

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