Chairman’s Refresher

  • Serves

    makes 1 Cocktail


This cocktail, from Jim Meehan of PDT bar in New York City, uses Frangelico to accentuate the nuttiness of fresh coconut water. This recipe first appeared in SAVEUR Issue #140, along with Jeff Berry's story Endless Summer.


  • 3 slices cucumber
  • 34 oz. hazelnut liqueur, such as Frangelico
  • 2 oz. coconut water
  • 1 12 oz. English-style white rum, such as Chairman's Reserve


Step 1

Place 2 slices cucumber in a cocktail shaker; add Frangelico and muddle for 10 seconds. Add coconut water, rum, and ice to fill; stir until chilled. Strain into a coupe glass or cocktail glass and garnish with remaining cucumber slice.

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