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Sandia Mule


4 large mint leaves, plus more for garnish

2 ounces Wild Rag Mesquite Bean Vodka

4 ounces watermelon juice

½ ounce lime juice

4 ounces ginger beer

2 watermelon slices, for garnish


Prepare two julep tins with crushed ice. In a cocktail shaker, muddle 4 of the mint leaves. Add vodka, watermelon juice, and lime juice, and shake to combine. Stir in ginger beer and pour into julep cups. Garnish with mint and watermelon slices.