Wine & Spirits
Aug 12, 2013

Drink recipe: Cantaloupe and ginger cocktail

By: Catherine Therrien
Drink recipe: Cantaloupe and ginger cocktail

Drink recipe: Cantaloupe and ginger cocktail Author: Style At Home

Wine & Spirits
Aug 12, 2013

Drink recipe: Cantaloupe and ginger cocktail

By: Catherine Therrien

Fresh cantaloupe and sliced ginger gives this tasty cocktail a sweet and spicy flavour.

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Ingredients

  • 4 thin slices ginger, peeled
  • 1/4 cup cantaloupe, peeled and diced
  • Handful of mint leaves
  • 2 oz Havana Club 3-year-old rum
  • 1/2 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/5 oz simple syrup
  • Sprig of mint for garnish

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Directions
1 Muddle the ginger and cantaloupe in a mixing glass.

2 Add the mint, rum, lemon juice and simple syrup.

3 Add crushed ice and pour into a cocktail shaker.

4 Shake hard. Strain into a tall glass over crushed ice.

5 Garnish with a sprig of mint.

Makes 1 cocktail.

 

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Drink recipe: Cantaloupe and ginger cocktail