10 Perfect Poolside Cocktails

On June 30 at 8 p.m. EDT, an extra second will be added to the clock to account for a discrepancy between Earth’s rotation and the atomic clock. We’ll take every additional second of summer that we can get, right?

To help toast this extra second of summer, here are 10 tropical concoctions from top mixologists — perfect for summer cookouts, pool days and beach trips.

1. Cantaloupe Martini

Eddie Garcia, jade bar at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain – Paradise Valley, Ariz.


1.5 oz. Skyy Citron Vodka

2 oz. watermelon liqueur

Splash orange juice

Splash fresh lime juice

Cantaloupe balls for garnish

Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Shake and strain into chilled martini cocktail glass. Garnish with cantaloupe balls.

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