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light pink tequila cocktal on rocks with watermelon and mint garnish

Jalisco Mule – Tequila Watermelon Mule

Picture of Heather Wibbels, Cocktail Contessa, pouring a cocktailHeather Wibbels
Embrace your summer vibes with this fast, in a glass riff on a mule cocktail. Blending flavors of lime, watermelon and tequila with a mule's ginger beer you'll love having some ginger beer on hand to quickly assemble one of these when it's time for a cocktail.
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Course Drinks
Cuisine tequila cocktail
Servings 1


  • 2 ounces tequila blanco
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 1 oz watermelon simple syrup**
  • 3-4 oz ginger beer
  • Garnish: pickled watermelon rind, mint and lime


  • Combine tequila, lime juice, and simple in a mule mug or large rocks glass. Stir briefly, add ice, then top with ginger beer. Garnish with mint, picked (or fresh) watermelon and a lime wheel.


Watermelon Simple**: Put 1 lb of watermelon, cubed, in a ziploc bag and add 8 oz of sugar. Mix it up by massaging the bag lightly with your hands and put it in the refrigerator for 24 hours. Strain out the chunks and store in a glass jar in the fridge for 2 to 3 weeks.
Keyword chili lime, ginger, ginger beer, mule, tequila, watermelon
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