Courtesy Mike Jones, head bartender, Sable Kitchen & Bar, Chicago

This refreshing drink also works as a nonalcoholic sparkler: add some extra cubes of cantaloupe, and finish with a generous splash of seltzer or soda water.

About the Vodka

Belvedere Vodka is a rye-based spirit from Poland. Its crisp, relatively neutral profile allows bright, clean flavors like cantaloupe and basil to shine.

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