Melon Patch

Melon Patch

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Makes: 2 servings

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 4 1 inch  pieces watermelon
  • Ice
  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • Champagne
  • Watermelon wedges
  1. In a small saucepan, simmer water and sugar and rosemary until the sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes; let cool. In a cocktail shaker, crush watermelon with a muddler or wooden spoon. Fill the shaker with ice, then add gin, rosemary syrup and lemon juice; shake well. Strain into 2 flutes. Top with champagne and garnish each with a watermelon wedge.