Melon Gin and Tonic

4 cups chopped honeydew melon (from a 1 pound melon) and melon balls for ganish
1/4 cup organic cane sugar
1/4 cup water
Gin of choice (I used St. Geroge's)
Tonic of choice (I looove Fever Tree) 
Ice cubes

Garnish: 
Melon balls on skewers 

1. In the jar of a blender, add the honeydew melon, organic cane sugar and water. Blend until very smooth, about 1 minute. Place a sieve over a bowl. Pour the honeydew puree into the sieve and discard the pulp. Note: Now, I found that the mixture was still a little thick so I decided to strain it one more time. If you have a cheesecloth, you'll only need to strain it once (I didn't have one). 

2. Add a few ice cubes to each of the four glasses. Pour in three fluid ounces of honeydew juice to each glass; top with one to two fluid ounces of gin (this will depend on taste) and add a splash of tonic. Garnish the drink with a skewer of melon balls.  

Serves 4 cocktails 
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