JOEY Restaurants' The Watermelon Drink

This light cocktail captures summer in a glass

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We've reached peak watermelon season and another way to enjoy the fruit is in your glass. This essential summer drink from JOEY Restaurants is bright and refreshing. Make it with a rich and full-bodied vodka like they do at the restaurants.

1 1/2 oz. Absolut Vodka
2 1/2 oz. watermelon puree
2 to 3 mint leaves, plus more for garnish
1 watermelon cube, for garnish

Add all ingredients, except garnish, to cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake.

Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.

Add mint and watermelon cube.

Watermelon puree

1 cup fresh watermelon cubes
agave syrup, to taste
1 lime, juice only

Add all ingredients to a blender and pulse into a puree.