Easy, Breezy Poolside Cocktails

Combat heat waves with these ultra-refreshing summertime concoctions made for poolside babes.


July 17, 2012 1:00 PM
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Courtesy of Dream Downtown

Frisky Fling

1 3/4 oz. Hendrick’s Gin

1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
1/2 oz. simple syrup

3 one-inch cubes watermelon 

3 slices cucumber (1/8" thick) 

sparkling junmai sake 

Muddle watermelon and two slices of cucumber in a shaker. Add ice, gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup, and shake vigorously until the shaker is very cold to the touch. Strain into a cocktail glass and top with sparkling sake. Garnish with a slice of cucumber.

From William Ward and Dream Downtown Hotel