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The Guatermelon Especial Cocktail

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"A very refreshing rum cocktail with a watermelon twist. All you need are light rum, lime juice, simple syrup, and watermelon puree. This is a house cocktail of the R Bar in New Orleans."
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10 m servings 310
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 cocktail)


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  1. Blend watermelon in a blender or food processor until smooth.
  2. Fill a shaker with ice. Pour 4 fluid ounces watermelon puree, light rum, lime juice, and simple syrup into shaker; cover and shake. Pour cocktail and ice into a pint glass and garnish with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 310 calories; 0.2 31.2 0.9 0 4 Full nutrition

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I made these for our 4th of July BBQ for two reasons. I wanted a red drink for the holiday and something fruity. This drink was good but a bit to tart for my taste. I added a little more simpl...

So delicious and refreshing! I strained the watermelon before I poured it into the glass. So good!

Perfect cocktail for the summer

I did make some changes and it was delish! I had left over watermelon and the juice, so I cubed the watermelon and froze it and the juice in ice trays, eliminated the ice and put all in the blen...

In a word - Delicious, though I used vodka as another reviewer did. I don't enjoy rum. We enjoyed it so much we're going to do a brunch for friends and feature this drink

We found this to be a bit sweet with rum, so we changed the alcohol to vodka and liked it much more. Too be fair, I didn't have enough fresh lime juice to put the full 1 ounce in each drink...t...

This is an excellent summertime drink. Watch out, though; it's hard to taste the alcohol! I think my shaker is on the small side, so I had a little trouble fitting all of the ingredients. I just...