Tequila Mockingbird

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Tequila Mockingbird - Tequila Cocktail

About The Tequila Mockingbird Cocktail

Tequila and watermelon is a woefully underused combination.

Ingredients in the The Tequila Mockingbird Cocktail

Jalapeño pepper slice
1.5 oz
Watermelon-Basil Purée
.75 oz
Fresh lime juice
.75 oz
Agave syrup (one part agave nectar, one part water)


How to make The Tequila Mockingbird Cocktail

In a shaker, muddle the jalapeño slice.

Add the remaining ingredients and fill with ice.

Shake for 10 seconds and double strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice.

Other Information

*Watermelon-Basil Purée

  • 2 cups Chopped fresh watermelon
  • 7 Basil leaves

Purée both ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth. Refrigerate until needed.

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Discussion (1)

  • Molly posted 3 years ago

    Traditionally the Tequila Mockingbird is made with creme de menthe, so folks that make & try this one first might be in for a little surprise when they order it at a bar ;)

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