Salted Watermelon and Tequila Smash

Think a bite of watermelon is summer’s ultimate refreshment? Try drinking it in.

1 1/2 oz. reposado tequila
1 oz. blanc-style vermouth (Lane uses Dolin Blanc)
1 oz. fresh watermelon juice
Pinch of kosher salt
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: Old Fashioned
Garnish: fresh watermelon wedge

 Combine all ingredients and shake with ice. Strain into a crushed ice-filled glass and garnish.

 Chris Lane, Lolinda, San Francisco