The Papaya Sling


  • 2 oz papaya juice
  • 4 dashes bitters
  • 4 oz gin
  • 4 oz lime juice
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • fresh papaya
  • club soda
  • cherry for garnish


  • To make papaya juice: chop the papaya and place into a blender. Add ½ cup water and blend. Add another 1 cup of water and ½ cup of sugar to the blender and blend some more.
  • To a mixing glass loaded with ice cubes, add the bitters, lime juice, papaya juice, and gin. Shake and strain into a stemless wine glass filled with ice.
  • Top off with club soda and serve garnished with a cherry.