If those balmy and carefree summer days spent by the water with loved ones were a drink, this may well be it. Refreshing, delightfully sweet watermelon pairs flawlessly with fragrant basil in this fruity Summer Watermelon Sour cocktail from our friends at Seedlip.
Seedlip Garden: 50ml/1.8oz
Basil & Watermelon Shrub: 20ml/0.7oz
Egg White: Dash
GLASS & GARNISH
Coupe with Basil Sprigs
1. Prepare 500ml of Shrub (1x Small Watermelon + Handful of Basil Leaves + 1 2. Cup of Apple Cider Vinegar + 1 Cup of White Sugar)
3. Add ingredients into a jar and muddle Leave overnight. Strain.
4. Prepare cocktail in a shaker.
NEED A QUICKIE?
If you want to do something fast and don't have the overnight patience - Melinda's own Watermelon Refresher is the perfect substitute:
- Highball glass (or coupe)
-Pour over ice 1/3 Watermelon juice
-1/3 Seedlip Garden (or other as you prefer)
-1/4 sparkling water
-Basil to garnish
Sip mindfully and let that summertime energy wash over you!
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