. OpenMake a Honey Deuce, the Most Popular Drink at the U.S. Open

us open tennis drink 

There’s the Mint Julep from the Kentucky Derby, the Pimm’s Cup from Wimbledon, and no beverage quite as iconic as the Honey Deuce from the U.S. Open. The Honey Deuce, so named for the tennis term “deuce” for a tie score of 40-40, and the tennis ball-shaped honeydew melon balls that serve as the drink’s…

There’s the Mint Julep from the Kentucky Derby, the Pimm’s Cup from Wimbledon, and no beverage quite as iconic as the Honey Deuce from the U.S. Open. The Honey Deuce, so named for the tennis term “deuce” for a tie score of 40-40, and the tennis ball-shaped honeydew melon balls that serve as the drink’s garnish,has been the official cocktail of the Open since 2006.
us open tennis drink.

us open tennis drink 

This delightful concoction of vodka, lemonade, and raspberry liqueur is guaranteed to tantalize your taste buds. The drink is so well-liked, in fact, that a canned version was introduced this year for New Yorkers. Not in New York City? The Open’s preferred beverage is still attainable at home; have a look at the entire recipe down below!

Ingredients

1.25 ounces of Grey Goose vodka
Three ounces of fresh lemonade
1/2 ounce of premium raspberry liqueur, such as Chambord
broken ice
Honeydew melon balls frozen for decoration

Directions

  1. Pour Grey Goose vodka into a chilled highball glass filled with ice.
  2. Pour lemonade on top, followed by Chambord.
  3. Add a skewer of honeydew melon balls as a garnish (hint: freeze the honeydew melon first). Next, use a melon baller to form the melon balls.

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