1/4 c watermelon chunks, muddled + slice for garnish
1 oz black pepper simple syrup*
2 oz Blanco tequila
Splash Backyard Soda Ginger-Lime cocktail syrup
1 c sugar
1 c water
fresh, coarse cracked black pepper
salt for rim
Muddle 1/4 cup watermelon chunks in a martini shaker with the juice of 2 limes.
Add 1 oz black pepper simple syrup and Blanco tequila.
Shake with ice and strain over rocks into a salt-rimmed glass.
Top with splash of Ginger Lime syrup and garnish with a watermelon slice.
*Pepper syrup directions: Bring 1 c sugar, 1 c water, and and ample amount of fresh coarse cracked black pepper to a boil to dissolve the sugar.
Simmer for 5 minutes.
Let rest and infuse until desired pepper flavor has been reached (about 10 minutes). Strain into a bottle.
Created by Elaina B., Backyard Soda Cocktail Challenge Participant