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Serving Up: Charlestown Rathskeller’s “Watermelon Margarita”

Charlestown Rathskeller

489a Old Coach Road

Charlestown, RI

Jessica Johnston, Bartender.

Jessica Johnston, Bartender.

The newly-restored Rathskeller embraces its history as a speakeasy. This is reflected in the décor, such as circa 1920s murals in the dining room, as well as the unique, seasonal cocktails created at the mahogany bar.

Bartender: Jessica Johnston

Cocktail: Fresh Watermelon Margarita

Recipe: Combine

  • 1/4 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 oz. simple syrup
  • 1.5 oz. 1800 White Tequila
  • 4 oz. fresh house watermelon puree

IMG_1987 RI Serving UpPour into a chalice glass blended or over rocks, with salt or sugar rim.

The summery drink “tastes very light, fresh and fruity,” said Niki Wall, General Manager.


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