Cocktails

Watermelon Cucumber + Basil Cocktail


Prep: 7 mins
Cook: N/A
Servings: 1

Create this refreshing, gin-based, end-of-summer treat with fresh watermelon, cucumber, and basil from the garden/farmer’s market.

Ingredients

  • 1 jigger (1 ½ oz.) gin (we love The Botanist)
  • ½ ounce St. Germain liqueur
  • 1 – 1 ½ jiggers (1 ½ to 2 ½ oz.) freshly pressed watermelon juice
  • 2 slices organic cucumber
  • 3 organic basil leaves, torn, plus a sprig for garnish
  • ½ of a lime, sliced into wedges for easier muddling
  • Splash club soda
  • Ice

*Choose organic whenever possible

Nutritional Info
Nutrition InfoPerServingDaily%
Calories1809%
Fat (g)00%
Saturated Fat (g)00%
Carbohydrates (g)124%
Protein (g)01%
Sugars (g)90%
Fiber (g)02%

Preparation

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle cucumber slices, basil leaves, and lime wedges. Add gin, St. Germain liqueur, and watermelon juice to the shaker.
  2. Add a handful of ice. Shake to integrate. Pour into a tall glass, and finish with a splash of club soda.
  3. Garnish with a sprig of basil. Slap the basil between your hands to release the oils and intensify the aromatics. Enjoy!

Tip

Garnish with a sprig of rosemary.

Watermelon Cucumber + Basil Cocktail

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