If you're looking for a refreshing cocktail, this one's a surefire winner! Simon Ho's pretty punch tastes like summer in a glass.
1/4 cup chopped cucumbers
1 1/2 ounces gin
1/2 ounce Aperol
1/2 ounce simple syrup
1 lemon, to be squeezed for juice
dash Angostura Bitters, optional
8-10 balls cantaloupe or watermelon, frozen
- Add cucumber to shaker glass; muddle.
- Pour in gin, Aperol, simple syrup and lemon juice. Fill shaker with ice and shake.
- Fill serving glass with melon balls, then double-strain cocktail into glass.