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Summer Cocktail For Your Long Weekend

Jun 12, 2019

Hear that? It’s the sound of waves crashing and your phone blowing up. Summer is in full swing...and so is your calendar. Here's a drink to help you make it through the long weekend(s). Meet the GREY GOOSE® Basil Watermelon Cooler.

What you need:

  • Rocks glass (aka the short and stubby glass)

  • GREY GOOSE(2 parts)

  • A few basil leaves

  • Ginger slice

  • Chunks of watermelon

  • Fresh lime juice (½ part)

  • Simple syrup (½ part)

What you need to do:

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle (aka smush) the basil, ginger, and watermelon with the simple syrup

  2. Add ice, GREY GOOSE vodka, and lime juice

  3. Shake it up and use a strainer to pour it into your glass

  4. Garnish with leftover watermelon and basil

theSkimm: You’re too busy to waste time looking up cocktail recipes. This one just needs a few fresh ingredients and good vodka. Ta da.

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