Celebrate summer with delicious and refreshing watermelon cocktails. Perfect for the summer months, they’ll be a go-to drink recipe for entertaining, grilling get-togethers, and summer parties.
It’s no secret that watermelon is the ultimate summer fruit. We include it in desserts, main dishes, sides, and flavorful drinks. Sit on the patio, by the pool or on the beach and enjoy any of these watermelon cocktails – everyone will love sipping on them this summer!
Take this summer to a whole new level and enjoy the fresh watermelon flavor with these easy-to-make watermelon cocktails for summer. Trust me, you want to try these!
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Watermelon is a refreshing and juicy fruit that is often associated with summertime. While watermelon is traditionally eaten fresh, you can also freeze it to enjoy later on.
Freezing watermelon is a great way to preserve the fruit so that you can enjoy it even when it’s out of season. Plus, frozen watermelon can be used in a variety of cocktails and mocktails.
You might also have leftover watermelon. Check out these great Watermelon Recipes for yummy summer eats!
Ways To Make A Watermelon Drink
When it comes to summertime refreshments, nothing beats a cold cocktail. And what could be more refreshing than a watermelon cocktail? Made with the juicy, cooling fruit of summer, these drinks are perfect for sipping by the pool or enjoying at a BBQ. But what exactly goes into a watermelon cocktail?
Most recipes start with some form of alcohol – vodka is a popular choice, but rum and tequila are also common. From there, you’ll need to add some sweetness, which can come in the form of simple syrup, fruit juice, or even just sugar.
And of course, you’ll need plenty of watermelon! Many recipes call for adding lime juice for a bit of tartness, but this is entirely up to you.
Watermelon Cocktail Ingredients To Keep On Hand
- White Rum
- Soda Water
- Simple Syrup
- and of course, watermelon!
With this basic list of cocktail ingredients, you should be able to mix up most of the watermelon drink recipes below.
The most basic recipe calls for watermelon, lime juice, and vodka, but there are many variations on this classic 3-ingredient drink. For a sweeter cocktail, add in some simple syrup or honey.
To make a Watermelon Margarita, mix in some tequila and triple sec.
For a Watermelon Mojito, muddle mint leaves with the watermelon and lime juice before adding the rum. And for a Watermelon Martini, simply replace the vodka with gin.
No matter what ingredients you choose, watermelon cocktails are sure to be a hit at your next summer gathering.
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Whatever you like to sip to stay cool this summer, I hope you find the perfect cocktail here!