Toast Bastille Day With This Refreshing Watermelon Cocktail


Break out your beret, red scarf, and horizontal stripes, and get ready to celebrate Bastille Day in style with this classy cocktail.

In honor of the French National holiday, Bon Marché—the expansive French-style restaurant/cafe/brewery/flower market on Market Street—put together this tasty cocktail recipe featuring gin, watermelon juice, and a pinch of sea salt for a refreshing way to toast to summer. Pair it with a baguette and brie for the coziest French dinner at home. Santé!

La Fête Nationale (The National Celebration)

(serves 1)

1.5 oz. St. George Terroir Gin
.75 oz. Lillet Blanc
1 oz. watermelon juice
.25 oz. lime juice
10 drops Ricard Pastis
small pinch of sea salt

1. Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker.

2. Shake thoroughly.

3. Double strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

4. Cheers!

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