Cocktail of The Month…May 2018

May 31st, 2018

Let’s celebrate the beginning of summer with these refreshing, mouth watering drinks.  WATERMELON is the cocktail theme for June!


Watermelon Margarita with Basil


  1. 2 cups of Seedless Watermelon cubed
  2. 1 handful (12-15) fresh basil
  3. Juice of 1 lime
  4. 5 oz of Tequila

Place all ingredients in a large glass or cocktail shaker.  Mix well with a wooden spoon until the watermelon pulp has been mashed up.

Pour content through the strainer, pressing the liquid through with a spoon into 2 glasses filled with ice.  Garnish with fresh basil, slice of watermelon on the glass and…Voila!


The Summerlin


watermelon cocktail

  1. 2 ounces of Rum
  2. 1 1/2 ounces of fresh watermelon Juice
  3. 1/2 ounce of lemon juice
  4. 3/4 ounce of syrup
  5. Cracked black pepper (optional)
  6. Watermelon cubes for garnish

In an old-fashioned glass with ice add all contents and stir.  Add a sprinkle of cracked pepper (optional) and garnish with a cube of watermelon.


Vodka and Watermelon Cooler


  1. 3 pounds of watermelon, seedless
  2.  1/2 cup of vodka
  3. 1/4 of Triple Sec
  4.  3 tablespoons of fresh lime juice

In a blender puree the watermelon, strain through a fine sieve, pour over a pitcher.  Stir in the vodka, triple sec and lime juice and pour into glasses garnish with watermelon slices… Enjoy!


FYI:  All recipes can be found on the following sites:




C. Gibbs


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