By: Erik Taylor

Drink of the Month: August

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Summertime Sangria

 
The definition of refreshing, this sangria works well for a party since it's ready and prepped in the fridge.   Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

·       1/3 cup sugar
·       1/3 cup water
·       3 tablespoons fresh juice from about 3 limes
·       1 1/2 cups cubed watermelon
·       1 cup blackberries
·       2 cups Manzanilla sherry
·       4 cups ice
·       Garnish: 1 lime, sliced into thin circles
·       2 cups sparkling water, chilled
 
Directions
1.In a small saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil. Stir until sugar is dissolved and remove from heat. Let cool to room temperature.

2.In a large pitcher, combine sugar syrup, lime juice, watermelon, blackberries, and sherry. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes and up to 3 hours.

3.Add lime slices to pitcher along with ice. Add sprakling water and stir gently to combine. Serve immediately.