When National Tequila Day (July 24) and National Watermelon Month (July) coincide, there’s only one thing to do: create a watermelon margarita! During the month of July thirsty diners can head to Blanco Tacos and Tequila to enjoy their festive take on the cocktail with the Yellow Watermelon & Poblano Margarita. With a little bit of sweet and a little bit of spicy, this drink is made with fresh yellow watermelon and Ancho Reyes liqueur for a sweet kick.
Order up the delicious concoction during July at Blanco’s two Valley locations, Biltmore Fashion Park and The Borgata. And keep on enjoying the beverage post-July by whipping it up at home with the below recipe.
Yellow Watermelon & Poblano Margarita
- 4 pc.s Diced yellow watermelon
- 3 oz. Sour mix (see below)
- 0.5 oz. Ancho Reyes Original Chile Licor
- 1 oz. Reposado tequila
- 3 slices Poblano chile for garnish
- 0.5 oz. Ancho Reyes Original Chile Licor for float
- 2 oz. Lime juice
- 1 oz. Simple syrup
- Splash orange juice
Directions: Add watermelon, sour mix, Ancho Reyes and tequila into a shaker with ice. Shake very had and empty into a cocktail glass. Top with Ancho Reyes float and garnish with yellow watermelon and poblano chile slices. Sip and enjoy!
For more information on Blanco Tacos and Tequila, visit: foxrc.com/restaurants/blanco-tacos-tequila