The Watermelon Cooler

Main Spirit Rum - White
Difficulty Medium
Technique Shaken

Greg Kong, beverage director for Kimika New York describes the bar’s Watermelon Cooler as a watermelon daiquiri at heart. With Ten To One White Rum, Trois Rivieres Cuvee L’Ocean, salted Watermelon Syrup, Aperol and a hint of chilli, the drink is rounded off with a little Lambrusco Rosso sparkle.


  • 1.25 oz. 38ml White Rum
  • 0.75 oz. 23ml Lemon Juice
  • 0.75 oz. 23ml Salted Watermelon Syrup
  • 0.5 oz. 15ml Aperol
  • 0.5 oz. 15ml Rhum Agricole
  • 3 dash 3 dash Thai Chili Tincture
  • 3 dash 3 dash Peychard's Bitters
  • top top Lambrusco Rosso
Display: oz. ml.


Build in a shaking tin. Add all the ingredients except Lambrusco into a shaking tin. Whip shake with 3-5 pebbled ice. Strain into a snifter glass, add pebbled ice and top with Lambrusco.


Mint sprig.

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