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The next time you're heading out for a picnic or outdoor gathering, mix together a big batch of this refreshing drink that tastes so good on a hot afternoon. And it's a fun drink with a final kick thanks to a salty-lime rim.

Spiked Watermelon Agua Fresca

From Sarah Lipoff, POPSUGAR Food

Spiked Watermelon Agua Fresca


  1. For the watermelon agua fresca
    1 watermelon, cubed
    1 cup water
    Juice of 1 lime
    1/4 cup sugar
  1. For the drink
    1 ounce spiced rum
    1 ounce vodka
    4 ounces watermelon agua fresca
    Jacobson Cocktail Salt
    Lime and watermelon for garnish


  1. To make the watermelon agua fresca, pulse the watermelon in a blender with the water, sugar, and lime until smooth. Strain over a fine-mesh strainer lined with paper towel, reserving the liquid.
  2. Fill a drink shaker with the spiced rum, vodka, and watermelon agua fresca. Top with ice and shake.
  3. Rim a glass with lime then dip in salt. Fill the glass with ice and then the drink. Garnish with a watermelon wedge and enjoy!

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Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Sarah Lipoff