Cocktail Friday :: The Summerlin

The Summerlin

The Summerlin is the perfect summer cocktail for all you watermelon lovers. Enjoy the sweet and refreshing watermelon flavor, but with a kick, at your next pool party or barbecue.

The Summerlin


  • 2 oz Zacapa 23 Rum
  • .5 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 1.5 oz Fresh watermelon juice
  • .75 oz Simple syrup (one part sugar, one part water)
  • Cracked black pepper and small orchid for garnish


Place one large ice cube into an old fashioned glass and add all ingredients. Stir well and garnish with a pinch of black cracked pepper and a small edible orchid.


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