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Smoky Cantaloupe Lime Cocktails

Smoky Cantaloupe Lime Cocktails

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Getting quick and dirty here with a short but sweet post.  It is Labor Day weekend in the US, which could mean a few things.  1) You are planning some pretty serious cook-outs at your home;  2)  You are a burner and are heading to the desert for a weekend of daubachy;  3)  You just want to get the heck out of town and are hitting the road to anywhere but here;  4)  You are sticking around and taking advantage of no-one being in your city and you can finally get a table at your favorite restaurant without reservations.  We will be working and enjoying these refreshing Smoky Cantaloupe Lime Cocktails.

If, you are celebrating Labor Day weekend, be safe and have fun.  If, you are one of our out of the USA readers, stay tuned for some new recipes in September.  In the meantime, here is a refreshing cocktail.  Remember that delicious Cantaloupe Lime Agua Fresca we shared last week?  Well, we turned the leftovers into a killer adult bevie.  The obvious was to add tequila or rum;  but, why be obvious.  Instead, we used Mezcal.  We LOVE Mezcal.  Smooth on your taste-buds with an added smokey depth.  What are you waiting for?

Smoky Cantaloupe Lime Cocktails


1 1/2 ounces of Mezcal

cantaloupe lime agua fresca


lime slice, garnish

How To:

Put some ice into a cocktail glass.

Add the fresca and Mezcal.


Garnish with lime slice.



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Steph @ Lick My Spoon

Monday 3rd of September 2012

Hope you enjoyed your downtown this weekend! just got home last night and so very grateful for a day to recoup from our burn :) ps that cocktail sounds divine!

Brian @ A Thought For Food

Saturday 1st of September 2012

Oh mezcal... you are the end of me. But I love you. Really, I do.