A refreshing combination of juicy watermelon, fragrant basil, tangy lime juice and rum.
5 or 6 1-inch chunks of watermelon
4 large basil leaves, torn into pieces
1 ounce lime juice
1-1/2 ounces white rum
1/2 ounce simple syrup
1/2 ounce grenadine
Basil sprig for garnish
Thoroughly muddle the watermelon and basil together with the lime juice in the bottom of a mixing glass.
Transfer to a rocks glass and top with ice. Shake the remaining ingredients with ice and strain into the glass with the watermelon.
Garnish with a sprig of basil.