2 oz Blanco tequila
2 oz Watermelon juice
3⁄4 oz Lime juice
1⁄4 oz Agave syrup (1:1)
3 lf Basil
1 sli Jalapeño (plus ground pepper for rimming glass)
1 pn Salt (for rimming glass)
Muddle, shake, double strain into rocks glass half-rimmed with salt and ground jalapeño pepper. Garnish with another basil leaf, smacked.
Original called for watermelon-basil purée and 3/4 oz agave syrup. This version is simpler and drier.
Greg Seider, The Summit Bar, NYC.
Blanco tequila, Watermelon juice, Lime juice, Agave syrup, Basil, Jalapeño, Salt