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Can’t Elope With Rita

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Can’t Elope With Rita

This sparkling cocktail pulls together the fresh flavors of cantaloupe and grapefruit with Tequila and basil.

Can't Elope With Rita

May 19, 2018
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  • 1/4 Cantaloupe
  • 4.5 oz Tequila ( El Jimador Reposado)
  • 1.5 oz Grapefruit Basil Simple Syrup
  • 1/2 Lime
  • 1 oz Pink Grapefruit Sparkling Water (Perrier)
  • Angostura Orange Bitters
  • basil leaf
  • Step 1 Dice cantaloupe into shaker
  • Step 2 Add Tequila, Syrup, Lime
  • Step 3 Puree using immersion blender
  • Step 4 Strain into separate container (or don’t)
  • Step 5 Shake with ice
  • Step 6 Pour sparkling water into bottom of glass, pour in mix, dash of bitters on top
  • Step 7 Garnish with basil leaf.

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