Cocktail recipe: Sandia Smash
© Lucas Allen

Sandia Smash

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

“No single ingredient is more appealing than fresh watermelon,” says John Lermayer. “The second I serve one of these Caipirinhas, everyone else wants the same.”


  1. 3 watermelon chunks, plus 3 watermelon chunks skewered on a pick for garnish
  2. Ice
  3. 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  4. 1/4 ounce agave nectar
  5. 1/2 ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur
  6. 2 ounces blanco tequila
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the 3 watermelon chunks. Add ice and the lime juice, agave nectar, St-Germain and blanco tequila and shake well. Fine-strain into a chilled, ice-filled collins glass and garnish the drink with the skewered watermelon chunks.