Daniel Burnam Cocktail Recipe

Daniel Burnam Cocktail Recipe
Staff Writer
Daniel Burnam Cocktail Recipe
Maryse Chevriere

Named after the architectural and urban planner for New York City's Flatiron building, this perfectly constructed cocktail features reposado tequila, cilantro, and fresh watermelon purée. On the menu at The Cellar at Beecher's, it's an ideal sweet and savory summer cooler.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Milagro Reposado tequila
  • 1 ounce Cointreau
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 ounce fresh watermelon purée
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Ice
  • Salt, for garnish
  • Lime slice, for garnish
  • Watermelon ball, for garnish

Directions

Combine tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, and watermelon purée in a glass. Muddle with a couple leaves of fresh cilantro then shake with ice.

Rim a glass with cilantro salt and pour in the cocktail. Garnish with a skewer of lime slice and watermelon ball.

Cocktail Shopping Tip

Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.

Cocktail Cooking Tip

Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.