Summer Cocktail: Yardbird’s Watermelon Sling

summer cocktail watermelon slingWatermelon and Aperol pack a vibrant flavor punch in this summer cocktail.

1½ oz. white whiskey
1¼ oz. fresh watermelon juice
½ oz. simple syrup (1:1)
½ oz. fresh lemon juice
½ oz. Aperol
Soda water
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: Collins or jar
Garnish: rosemary sprig and lemon wheel

Shake all the ingredients together with ice until chilled. Strain into an ice-filled glass. Top off with soda water and garnish.

Joshua Holliday, Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at Venetian Las Vegas, NV 


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