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Author Notes: Watermelon is one of the most underrated cocktail ingredients: sweet without being cloying, it matches well with all sort of spirits (including smoky scotch or mezcal), especially when supported by a tangy spine of lemon. Perfect for summer. It also happens to imbue a vibrant red color that does, indeed, remind me of the red bug juice that stained my mouth almost daily at summer camp. —bluepepper
ounces scotch (mezcal also works)
ounces watermelon juice
ounce lemon juice
- Add all ingredients except the garnish to a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake until chilled.
- Strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish.
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