D’USSE Watermelon Cooler

August 16, 2018

Author Notes: It’s the most wonderful time of summer again, as MADE IN AMERICA is quickly approaching! And for the first time ever, the festival will offer attendees multiple full-service bars, highlighting custom D’USSE® Cognac cocktails, throughout the site. Nine different D’USSE cocktails will be featured, including the D’USSE Sunray, the popular D’USSE Lemonade, D’USSE The Coco, the D’USSE Peach Tea, D’USSE “Long Island” Iced Tea, the D’USSE Watermelon Cooler, D’USSE Strawberry Lemonade, D’USSE Painkiller and the D’USSE Mojito.

In case MADE IN AMERICA isn’t in the cards for you this year, Food52 has you covered – here’s how to make one of the above-mentioned cocktails at home. Cheers!
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Serves: 1
Prep time: 5 min


  • 1 ½ ounces D’USSE VSOP Cognac
  • 3 ounces Fresh-pressed Watermelon Juice
  • ½ ounces Lime Juice
  • ¾ ounces Simple Syrup
  • 3 Basil Leaves
In This Recipe


  1. Muddle basil and simple syrup in a shaker tin.
  2. Add all other ingredients into a shaker with ice.
  3. Shake and pour into a high ball glass
  4. Garnish with a watermelon slice.

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