A fruity, juicy watermelon cocktail with mint-infused ice cubes perfect for summer parties.
Watermelon is practically synonymous with summer, and this juicy, refreshing cocktail is just what your Memorial Day (or other) get-together needs to kick off the season! This drink also lends itself perfectly to our Watermelon Keg, so be sure to check out the how-tos.
What you’ll need:
- 1/2 cup vodka
- 2 liters soda water
- 5 ounces fruit-flavored liqueur
- 1/2 cup chopped mint leaves
- Ice cube tray
Minty Melon Breeze: Puree enough watermelon to make 6 cups of juice and sieve into a large pitcher, reserving 1 cup. Add the vodka and fruit-flavored liqueur, then stir in 2 liters of soda water and freeze overnight. Remove pitcher from freezer when guests arrive and garnish with minted melon cubes.
Minted Melon Cubes: Pour the reserved juice into ice cube trays and sprinkle with chopped mint. Freeze overnight.
Want to really wow your guests? Serve your Breezes in festive watermelon cups! Simply cut the tops off miniature watermelons, hollow them out, and pour your cocktails. For the tops, drill holes with a power drill and stick straws through for sipping.
The perfect way to set the tone for a summer party is to send an Evite invitation. Be sure to check out some of our favorite summer-themed designs like the one below.