July 8, 2011
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recipe: the watermelon picnic cocktail

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Continuing on with our midsummer cocktail series, I give you a refreshing drink that combines three words that truly embody fun in the sun – watermelon, picnic, cocktail. Absolutely perfect for the hot weekend ahead!

HOW TO: The Watermelon Picnic Cocktail

You will need:
2 Parts Kanon Vodka
2 Parts Watermelon Chunks
2 Parts Lemon Lime Soda
1/2 Part Lemon Juice
1/2 part Simple Syrup (easy recipe here)

1. Chop watermelon and muddle in a mixing tin along with lemon juice and simple syrup, add Kanon, shake it like a polaroid picture.

2. Strain into a glass over ice, top with lemon lime soda, garnish with a slice of watermelon. Enjoy!

For our other midsummer cocktail recipe (which happens to be a LEAF video!) head to Kanon’s FB page and don’t forget to enter their amaaazcity giveaway – an iPad 2, Phillip Lim Bags, Pamela Love jewelry, oh my!

Photo: Blonde + Blue

26 Responses to “recipe: the watermelon picnic cocktail”

PearlJuly 10th, 2011 at 9:50 am

I first had this 2 years ago on holiday and could never replicate the flavor – until stumbled upon this recipe – it's the only good thing to do with watermelon! Thanks

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