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207 Summer drinks: The Drunken Mermaid

Maine Mixologist Misty Coolidge reveals how to make unique summer cocktails.

NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine — Summer is here, and if you've been looking for a new cocktail recipe to try out on the deck or patio, check out The Drunken Mermaid.

Misty Coolidge, owner of Maine Mixologist and Coolidge Family Farms, is showing 207 how.


  • 2 oz vodka
  • 2 oz Blue Curacao
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 1 can (12 oz) watermelon-flavored spiked sparkling water, like White Claw
  • Lemon or lime, for garnish


  1. In a tall cocktail shaker filled with ice, add vodka, blue curacao, simple syrup, and lime juice. Shake until well mixed.
  2. Fill a tall wine glass with crushed ice and the mermaid mixture.
  3. Top off with spiked sparkling water.
  4. Garnish with lime or lemon.

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