Yellow Watermelon Margarita with Chipotle Rim
For the rim
1 tablespoon organic sugar
1 teaspoon fine sea salt
1/4 teaspoon ground chipotle
For the cocktail
2 oz Reposado Tequila
1 1/2 oz watermelon juice (see cook’s note)
3/4 oz elderflower liqueur (St. Germain)
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
Step 1: Place the sugar, salt and chipotle powder in a small bowl and mix well. Spread on a small plate. Moisten the rim of a cocktail glass with the lime wedge and dip the glass rim in the sugar/salt/chipotle mixture. Set aside.
Step 2: For the cocktail – Shake all ingredients with ice cubes until a thin layer of frost appears on the outside of the shaker. Pour in the prepared glass and serve immediately!