Celebrate Summer With This Watermelon Sour Recipe

El Mercado Modern Cuisine’s senior mixologist Cesar Cerrudo is known for whipping up tasty cocktails that complement a variety of flavors on El Mercado’s bold menu. Celebrate the warming weather with this easy-to-replicate Watermelon Sour Recipe.

El Mercado’s Watermelon Sour

Yield: 2 Cocktails

You’ll Need:

• 4 oz Bourbon
• 2 oz Fresh Watermelon Juice
• 1 oz Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
• 1 oz Simple Syrup
• 2 egg white (Optional)

Directions:
  • To make the watermelon juice, cut a small watermelon into pieces. Reserve several nice slices with the rind to use as a garnish. Blend watermelon until smooth. Strain.
  • Measure and combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Egg white is optional.
  • Dry shake all ingredients. No ice needed.
  • Add ice and shake vigorously.
  • Pour equally into two coupe glasses.
  • Garnish with a watermelon slice.
  • Salud!

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