Butterfly Kiss

Renée G.


OOPS! After posting, someone noticed there really is a cocktail called a Butterfly Kiss. Who knew?

So, sorry to whomever I should apologize to for stealing your name. We chose the name because there was a butterfly flitting by.


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    4 cups watermelon chunks
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    6 oz. gin, divided
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    8 tbsp. lime juice, divided
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    1½ cups ginger ale, divided
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    lime wedges, for garnish (optional)
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    crushed ice

How to Make Butterfly Kiss


  1. Puree the watermelon chunks in blender. Set a fine-mesh strainer over a bowl and strain the watermelon juice, pressing gently on the solids to extract as much juice as possible. Discard the pulp.
  2. Divide the juice among 4 ice-filled glasses.
  3. Top each with 1 ½ ounces gin, 2 tablespoons lime juice and ⅓ cup ginger ale and stir.
  4. Garnish with watermelon and lime wedges, if desired.

    Non-alcoholic version: Omit the gin.

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About Butterfly Kiss

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American

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