The Art Drank // 4

4 words: smoky watermelon jalapeno margarita. Oh yeah. If you like things tart, sweet, and spicy - well you just want everything, don't you - this drink is for you. And the phenom lighting and colors in this photograph are for you too... so enjoy it.

Smoky Watermelon Jalapeno Margarita

Ingredients

1 jalapeno chile pepper 2 ounces tequila (Blanco, or white, un-aged tequila) 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice 1 ounce watermelon puree 3/4 ounce agave nectar/syrup Hickory smoked salt for rimming the glass

Directions

Muddle the jalapeno in a shaker or a pint glass. Add the tequila, lime juice, watermelon puree and agave nectar.  Shake with ice and strain into a double old fashioned glass filled with fresh ice and rimmed with hickory smoked salt.  Garnish with a slice of watermelon and lime wedge.

Art: Birth of the World © Sarah Palmer; Drank: Boulder Locavore