Cocktail of the Week: Watermelon and Cucumber Vodka

watermelon, lime and cucumber vodka cocktail

 

Now’s the time to enjoy fresh, deliciously sweet watermelon. Even with access to most fruits and veggies year round, there’s nothing quite like in-season produce. Whether you plan on biting into a juicy slice, whipping up a sweet salad or pouring a craft cocktail, watermelon is one ingredient that will sing all summer long.

Here’s a refreshing cocktail to kick start your next barbecue. Dress up your garnish with a personalized Stir Stick for a memorable drink in more ways than one!

Ingredients
yields: 2 servings
oz Prairie Cucumber Vodka  (if you can find cucumber vodka, just use regular and add cucumber when you muddle)
4 small cubes of seedless watermelon
limes, diced
oz simple syrup
  — for Garnish —
Lime Rim (equal amounts salt and sugar combined with some fresh grated lime)
Watermelon Slices
cucumber slices
small mint sprigs 

Directions
Combine vodka, watermelon and lime in a cocktail shaker. Muddle all ingredients well. Add simple syrup, fill with ice, cover and shake until cold. Rim each glass with a cut lime and dip in the lime rim mixture. Fill each glass with ice and pour the ingredients from the shaker into the glasses. Garnish with watermelon, cucumber, mint and a personalized stir stick.

 

Cheers!
FYP Mixologists

 

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