Recipes: Watermelon Cocktails

Few things are more refreshing than a slice of juicy watermelon on a hot day. If you prefer your watermelon to be a little more spirited, let us introduce you to the new SKYY Infusions Sun-Ripened Watermelon, made with real fruit. Here are three cooling cocktail recipes featuring the new spirit that you’ll have on repeat this summer.

WATERMELON ROSE SPRITZ

1 part SKYY Infusions Sun-Ripened Watermelon

1 part Aperol

3 parts Sparkling Rose

1 part Soda or Tonic Water

Glass: Large Wine or Spritz

Garnish: Melon Balls, Lime Wheels & Cucumber Ribbon

Build in a large wine glass over ice. Garnish with watermelon balls, lime wheels and a cucumber ribbon.

SUMMER SALAD

1.5 parts SKYY Infusions Sun-Ripened Watermelon

.75 parts Lemon Juice

.75 parts Simple Syrup

3-4 Basil Leaves

1 Strawberry

Glass: Double Old Fashioned

Garnish: Cube of feta cheese wrapped in a basil leaf

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and muddle gently. Add ice and shake. Strain over into a double Old Fashioned glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a basil leaf.

WATERMELON SHANDY

4 parts Ale

2 Parts Lemonade

2 parts SKYY Infusions Sun-Ripened Watermelon

Glass: Pint

Garnish: Watermelon wedge

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