Summer Cocktails

You Had Me at Hello
served at Signature –  La Cantera, San Antonio

1.5 oz Rasberry vodka
1 oz Lemon
1 oz Simple Syrup
.5 oz cranberry
.5 oz Aperol
Muddle Mint

garnish: sugar rim, skewered rasberry and mint

The Rita
served at Deitz, Fredericksburg

2 oz Five Judges Gin
2 oz Fresh Watermelon Juice
3/4 oz Fresh Lime Juice
1/2 oz Orange Serrano cocktail mix
1/2 oz Simple Syrup

Combine all ingredients into a shaker and shake until tins are frosted. Pour into low ball glass and fill with ice. Garnish with a lime and watermelon rind twist.
Tajin or salt rim.


served at Nice n Easy, Johnson City

1.5 oz Tequila
.75 oz Fresh Lime Juice
Grapefruit radler

Build tequila and lime juice in a tall collins glass,
fill with crushed ice and top with radler.
Garnish with a lime wedge.

Menta de Sandia Margarita

served at Hilltop Cafe, Fredericksburg

1.5 oz Lalo Tequila 
.5 oz Cointreau 
1.5 oz Fresh Watermelon puree
.5 oz Fresh Mint syrup 
2 oz Fresh Lime juice 

garnish: chili dirt dusted watermelon and fresh mint