Pink grapefruit margaritas
1 lime, cut in wedges, optional
Rock or kosher salt, optional
1 cup freshly squeezed grapefruit juice (2 fruits)
1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (4 limes)
1 cup orange liqueur, such a Triple Sec
1 cup white tequila
Agave or simple syrup to taste (optional)
2 cups ice
Rub lime wedges on edge of 4 empty glasses and rim in salt. Fill each glass with ice
Combine juices, orange liquor or triple sec and tequila in smaller pitcher and stir. Add agave or simple syrup to taste if you desire extra sweetness.
Pour into prepared glasses and serve immediately with lime wedges.
BOOZY WATERMELON COCONUT REFRESHER
2 full cups watermelon, cubed
12 oz coconut water
6 ounces tequila
2 limes, cut into wedges
1/2 lime cut into wheels
Place watermelon cubes in blender, pulse 5-10 seconds until pureed, set aside.
In a large shaker muddle, coconut water and lime wedges.
Add ice and tequila to shaker, shake for 10-20 seconds.
Pour simple syrup and sugar onto two separate small plates.
Dip rim of glass in simple syrup and then into sugar to make sugar rim. Repeat for all glasses.
Fill glasses with ice.
Strain contents of shaker evenly into glasses.
Fill remainder of glass with watermelon puree, stir gently.
Garnish with a lime wheel.
1 cup of cubed watermelon makes just under 1 cup watermelon puree.
Additional simple syrup may be used to sweeten cocktail as desired.
There may be additional watermelon puree depending on size of glassware used.