Summer Cocktail For Your Long Weekend | Skimm Picks | theSkimm

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:

  • In a cocktail shaker, muddle (aka smush) the basil, ginger, and watermelon with the simple syrup
  • Add ice, GREY GOOSE vodka, and lime juice
  • Shake it up and use a strainer to pour it into your glass
  • 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.