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Porch Crawler
© Tina Rupp

Porch Crawler

  • TOTAL TIME: 5 MIN
  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

Prime Meats • Brooklyn, NY
Chef-partners Falcinelli and Castronovo and their friend Travis Kauffman concocted this terrifically refreshing cooler one hot summer night with ingredients from Falcinelli's rooftop garden.

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. 2 ounces chilled club soda
  2. 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
  3. 1 ounce Simple Syrup
  4. 1 hot chile, such as serrano, halved and seeded
  5. Ice
  6. 5 cherries, pitted, plus 1 cherry for garnish
  7. 3 mint leaves, plus 1 sprig for garnish
  8. 2 ounces white rum
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the 5 pitted cherries, mint leaves and chile. Add ice and the rum, lemon juice and Simple Syrup; shake well. Strain into an ice-filled collins glass, stir in the club soda and garnish with a cherry and a mint sprig.