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Aperitif • Sweet
The Wild Daughter

“Watermelon is the true sign of summer,” Jason Mendenhall of The Wild Son says. We couldn’t agree more, especially when it’s whipped into a cocktail that’s as light and refreshing as this one. “The Wild Daughter covers all angles for a summer drink—it's airy, contains fresh, seasonal market ingredients, and has a nice acidity on the nose that brightens the cocktail.” We suggest grilling up a few lime wheels to use as garnishes at your next summer barbecue before serving this drink alongside jerk chicken and other spicy fare.

The Essentials

Fresh Watermelon Juice
Cappelletti Aperitivo
Lemon Juice
The Details
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3 oz Fresh Watermelon Juice
2 oz Cappelletti Aperitivo
.5 oz Lemon Juice
1 Lime oil
.5 oz Soda Water
Grilled lime wheel


  • Add all ingredients, save for the soda water and garnish, to a shaker tin with ice.
  • Shake and strain into a coupe glass. Top with the soda water.
  • Garnish with a grilled lime wheel.