The Summer Sunday

This refreshing original elevates whiling away a hot summer Sunday afternoon to a high art. In a highball glass, muddle two chunks of fresh-sliced watermelon. Add ice, 2 ounces of Papagayo Platinum Rum, and two dashes of Angostura bitters. Top off the glass with soda.  Stir and garnish with a small watermelon wedge…

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Watermelon and Basil Martini

This summertime treat begins with 1.5 cups of diced ripe watermelon. Shake over ice with 7 freshly-torn basil leaves and 6 ounces of Juniper Green London Dry Gin and an ounce of gomme or simple syrup as a sweetener. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a skewer of watermelon…

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The Watermelon-Lemon Sparkler

This exceptional combination of summertime flavors comes to us from mixologist Chris Horton. To craft it for yourself, muddle a 1 ounce chunk of watermelon and 2 lemon wedges. Strain into a lowball glass. Add 1.5 ounces of Papagayo Organic Platinum Rum and 1.5 ounces of fresh pureed watermelon. Stir thoroughly and fill with ice,…

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