4 cube Watermelon
3⁄4 oz Simple syrup
1 1⁄2 oz Gin, Plymouth
1⁄2 oz Lemon juice
1⁄2 oz Campari
1 wdg Watermelon (as garnish)
Instructions

Muddle chunks of watermelon with simple syrup in the bottom of a mixing glass. Add gin, lime juice and Campari, shake and pour unstrained into a tall Collins glass, garnishing with a wedge of watermelon.

Notes

Subbing in Hendrick's or reposado tequila is delicious, too

Cocktail summary
Created by
Jason Kosmas and Dushan Zaric, Employees Only, New York, NY
Year
2012
Is an
authentic recipe
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(12 ratings)
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  • Don't add too much SS, watermelon might be quite sweet enough. SS only for rounding off the edges of the lime juice. — ★★★★
  • 1/2 oz rosemary syrup instead of simple — ★★★★
  • Tastes like the parts but not much else. I'd try this with an Old Tom. — ★★★
  • Refreshing and enjoyable. Nothing that would really drive me to make this one again, but it was fun to make and enjoy. — ★★★
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Comments

Nice and refreshing; doubling the lime juice doesn't hurt.


Corrected to Lemon juice from Lime juice, as found in two references elsewhere. Originally posted reference is defunct.