What We’re Loving This Summer – Elixir’s “Whatamelon” Cocktail


Bartender and owner of Elixir, San Francisco’s second oldest operating saloon, H. Joseph Ehrmann is a master at Mixology. When assigned with the challenge of producing a refreshing summer mixed-drink recipe, he delivered according to the Second Act Blog. His signature “Whatamelon” cocktail, a stimulating blend of cucumber vodka, fresh watermelon and mint, “is a fun summer cooler to sip by the pool – or anywhere,” he says – and that’s why we’re sharing his recipe with you!

Whatamelon Cocktail

.5 Oz. Lime Juice

.5 Oz. Agave Nectar

6 Fresh Mint Leaves

1 Oz. St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur

1.5 Oz. Square One Cucumber Organic Vodka

2 Oz. Watermelon Juice Or 5 1-Inch Watermelon Cubes

In a mixing glass, add watermelon cubes or juice and 5 mint leaves, muddle and top with remaining ingredients. Fill with ice and shake well for 10 seconds. Strain into a tall glass over fresh ice and garnish with a mint leaf.