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Quarterback Sneak Cocktail


  • Author: Lisa Keys
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

Watermelon cocktail


Ingredients

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1 cup (8 oz.) Stirrings’ Simple Watermelon Martini

2 (2-inch) slices fresh ginger

1 fresh lemon wedge, quartered

3 tablespoons Stirrings’ Lemon Drop Martini and Rimmer Cocktail Garnish, on a flat plate

½ cup (4 oz.) silver Tequila

ice cubes

1 (10 oz.) bottle club soda

Pomegranate seeds


Instructions

  1. In small saucepan, combine watermelon mixer and ginger. Squeeze the juice of 1 lemon wedge into the pan and drop the wedge into the mix. Bring watermelon mixture just to a simmer; turn off heat and let steep 15 minutes to infuse ginger and lemon flavors and cool down.
  2. Remove and discard ginger and lemon wedge.
  3. Run a fresh lemon wedge around rim of 4 serving glasses; turn moistened glass edge in rimmer to coat.
  4. Fill glasses ¾-full with ice. Pour infused watermelon mix and tequila into a 2-cup measure; stir.
  5. Divide mixture evenly among glasses.
  6. Top off with club soda.
  7. Slice remaining two lemon wedges into thinner slices. Garnish each cocktail with a slice of lemon and fresh pomegranate seeds.

Notes

For a mocktail simply eliminate the tequila and top off your drink with additional club soda or your favorite flavored soda water.

  • Category: drink
  • Method: stovetop

Keywords: watermelon, martini, mocktail, lemon drop, holiday