This cocktail is so simple and fresh!

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Makes 4 glasses

1 cup sugar

1 cup water

1 inch fresh ginger, sliced

1⁄2 watermelon

8 to 12 oz vodka

crushed ice

soda water

  1. Place sugar, water, and ginger in a small saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Let the syrup simmer for 5 minutes, and then let cool.
  3. Chop the watermelon, place in a blender, and process until smooth.
  4. Drain though a colander, discarding any unblended watermelon.
  5. In a large mug, mix 6 oz of the ginger syrup, watermelon, vodka, and ice. Stir well.
  6. Pour into glasses and top with soda water.


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