Dew Respect

Give honeydew the love it deserves in this herbaceous and minty summer cocktail.

Brian Sandahl|Jul 20, 2022
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5 Minutes

1 Serving

Easy

melon | gin | cocktail

Oft-maligned honeydew melon stars in this highball alongside Bitter Bianco—a spirit that Luxardo brought to market in 2017 due to consumer demand for a perfectly clear bitter ingredient to make a perfectly clear White Negroni. Bitter Bianco is more herbal and spicy than its Campari and Aperol cousins, and here it serves as a nice complement to gin and Green Chartreuse.

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Ingredients

1 ½

ounce Honeydew Melon Juice

1

ounce Luxardo Bitter Bianco

½

ounce Hendricks Gin

½

ounce Green Chartreuse

½

ounce lime juice

2

dashes Scrappy's Cardamom Bitters

5-7

mint leaves

3

ounce club soda or Topo Chico

Mint for garnish

Instructions

STEP 1

Shake all ingredients except soda briefly with ice to chill, then double strain into an ice-filled

White Wine Glass

.

STEP 2

Top with soda or Topo Chico and garnish with a fresh mint sprig.