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 sumptuousliving.net

Watermelon Margarita with Basil

Ingredients:

  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

Ingredients:

watermelon cocktail www.cocktailbuilder.com

  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

Ingredients: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:

https://sumptuousliving.net/

http://www.cocktailbuilder.com

http://www.epicurious.com

 

AS ALWAYS PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY

 

C. Gibbs

 

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