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11 Must-Try Watermelon Vodka Cocktails To Make

As the sun casts its warm glow, there’s no better way to embrace the carefree spirit of summer than with a tantalizing sip of vodka watermelon cocktails. 

Boozy Refreshing Vodka Watermelon with Lime

Blending the natural sweetness of watermelon with the smoothness of vodka, these libations offer a refreshing escape from the scorching heat.

In this article, we dive into the world of vodka watermelon cocktails, exploring a medley of enticing flavors, creative twists, and expert mixology techniques. 

Whether you’re hosting a backyard barbecue, lounging by the pool, or simply seeking a delightful sip to beat the heat, these invigorating concoctions are destined to become your go-to summer companions. 

So, grab a slice of juicy watermelon, and let’s embark on a journey of sensational sips!

Watermelon Vodka Tonic Cocktail

The Watermelon Vodka Tonic is a delightful blend of flavors that captivate the palate with each sip. 

Watermelon Vodka Tonic Cocktail garnish with watermelon slice.

The natural sweetness of freshly squeezed watermelon juice perfectly complements the zesty notes of lemon-infused vodka, creating a harmonious balance of flavors.

Topped off with crisp tonic water, this cocktail offers a refreshing fizz that uplifts the senses. 

Enjoy it over ice on a warm summer day, allowing the cool and invigorating flavors to invigorate your taste buds. 

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Watermelon Cosmo

The Watermelon Cosmo is a tantalizing cocktail that brings a fresh twist to the classic cosmopolitan. 

Watermelon Cosmo cocktail recipe

The star ingredient, watermelon vodka, infuses the drink with a burst of juicy and fruity flavors.

Triple Sec adds a touch of sweetness and complexity, while a splash of lime juice adds a tangy zest that perfectly balances the sweetness. 

The addition of watermelon chunks enhances the drink’s texture and offers delightful bursts of flavor with each sip. Garnished with a watermelon slice, this vibrant cocktail is an absolute showstopper. 

Indulge in the tantalizing allure of the Watermelon Cosmo and let its stimulating taste transport you to summertime bliss. Cheers to the ultimate watermelon delight!

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Watermelon Vodka Smash

The Watermelon Vodka Smash is a sensational cocktail that combines the essence of summer in a glass. 

Watermelon Vodka Smash

The natural sweetness of watermelon mingles harmoniously with the crispness of thin cucumber slices.

Fragrant sprigs of mint add a vibrant herbaceous note, while a touch of simple syrup and lime juice provide the perfect balance of sweetness and tang. 

Originating from the cocktail culture of the United States, this delightful concoction has gained popularity due to its invigorating flavors and visually appealing presentation. 

Sip on a Watermelon Vodka Smash and be transported to a tropical oasis of taste and enjoyment.

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Vodka Watermelon Cooler

The Vodka Watermelon Cooler is a refreshing and accessible cocktail that is simple to serve and appeals to a wide range of palates. 

Vodka Watermelon Cooler recipe garnish with fresh mint leaves.

Made with the natural sweetness of watermelon, a splash of tangy lime juice, a touch of honey for a hint of sweetness, and the smoothness of watermelon vodka, this drink is easy to prepare. 

Whether you’re hosting a gathering or enjoying a quiet evening, the Vodka Watermelon Cooler is best savored over ice, allowing its vibrant flavors to cool and invigorate your senses.

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Watermelon Cucumber Cocktail with Lime

Introducing the Watermelon Cucumber Cocktail with Lime, a tantalizing blend of flavors that promises a refreshing twist. 

Watermelon Cucumber Cocktail with Lime Garnish with a watermelon slice, a cucumber slice and a mint sprig.

Prairie Cucumber Vodka adds a cool and crisp note, perfectly complementing the juicy and sweet, seedless watermelon.

Limes contribute a tangy zest, while simple syrup adds a touch of sweetness, harmonizing the taste profile.

Quench your thirst with the Watermelon Cucumber Cocktail with Lime, a harmonious symphony of flavors that will transport your taste buds to a summer paradise.

Cheers to the perfect harmony of flavors in every glass!

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Sparkling Watermelon Cocktail

Introducing the Sparkling Watermelon Cocktail, a delightful blend of flavors that brings a burst of refreshment. 

Sparkling Watermelon Cocktail garnish with fresh mint and watermelon.

The natural sweetness of watermelon shines through, accompanied by the invigorating aroma of mint leaves and a tangy twist of lemon juice

A touch of agave syrup adds a hint of sweetness, while vodka adds a smooth kick. Sparkling water tops it off, providing a crisp effervescence that enhances the overall experience.

Its vibrant colors and stimulating taste make it a popular choice among cocktail enthusiasts.

Sip on this sparkling concoction and let the watermelon’s sweetness and the lively bubbles of the sparkling water dance on your palate. 

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Absolut Watermelon Vodkarita

The Absolut Watermelon Vodkarita cocktail combines the stimulating flavors of watermelon juice, lime juice, and Absolut Watermelon Vodka.

Absolut Watermelon Vodkarita garnish with Watermelon slice and lime wedge.

Balanced with a touch of simple syrup and the citrusy notes of orange liqueur.

Served in a margarita glass, this vibrant cocktail offers a delightful balance of sweet watermelon, tangy lime, and a subtle kick of vodka, leaving you with a stimulating and invigorating sensation.

Indulge in the Absolut Watermelon Vodkarita for a tropical escape, whether you’re lounging by the beach or enjoying a lively summer soirée. Cheers to the tantalizing fusion of flavors in every sip!

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Watermelon Mint Cocktail

The Watermelon Mint Cocktail combines the natural sweetness of watermelon with the smoothness of vodka and the fizz of club soda, creating a delightful and unique flavor profile that sets it apart from other drinks.

Watermelon Mint Cocktail Garnish with additional watermelon cubes and fresh mint.

You’ll feel renewed and refreshed after each sip thanks to the watermelon’s juicy sweetness, the subtle kick of the vodka, and the energizing bubbles of the club soda.

Indulge in the Watermelon Mint Cocktail and immerse yourself in the vibrant fusion of flavors. Let the tantalizing combination of watermelon, vodka, and a hint of mint transport you to a state of pure bliss.

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Watermelon Vodka Cocktail with Cucumber and Basil

The Watermelon Vodka Cocktail with Cucumber and Basil is a delightful fusion of flavors that tantalizes the taste buds with each sip. 

Watermelon Vodka Cocktail with Cucumber and Basil

The natural sweetness of watermelon juice and the aromatic freshness of basil leaves combine beautifully with the crunch of cucumber ribbons.

A touch of simple syrup and lime juice adds the perfect balance of sweetness and tang. 

The combination of herbaceous basil, refreshing cucumber, and juicy watermelon creates a harmonious symphony of flavors that is both satisfying and delightful. 

Sipping on this cocktail, one can’t help but appreciate the perfect blend of ingredients, resulting in a truly captivating and enjoyable drinking experience.

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Watermelon Sour Spritzer

The Watermelon Sour Spritzer cocktail is a burst of fruity flavors that ignite the taste buds. 

Watermelon Sour Spritzer garnish with Lime and Watermelon Sour Patch

Watermelon chunks provide a stimulating and juicy base, while vodka adds a smooth kick.

Watermelon Pucker intensifies the watermelon essence with a sweet and tangy punch. Lemon-lime soda adds effervescence, creating a delightful spritz. 

Garnished with lime and watermelon sour patch candies, this cocktail is a playful and visually appealing delight. 

Raise your glass and embark on a journey of vibrant flavors with the Watermelon Sour Spritzer. Sip, savor, and let the tantalizing taste of watermelon take you to summertime bliss.

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Smirnoff Watermelon Splash

The Smirnoff Watermelon Splash cocktail tantalizes the palate with its vibrant and delightful flavors. 

Smirnoff Watermelon Splash

The Smirnoff Watermelon vodka infuses the drink with a luscious and juicy watermelon essence.

Combined with the crispness of lemon-lime soda and the tangy sweetness of cranberry juice, this cocktail offers a harmonious blend of flavors. 

Originating from the United States, this cocktail has gained popularity due to its invigorating taste and the irresistible allure of watermelon. 

Indulge in the Smirnoff Watermelon Splash and let its delightful flavors transport you to a world of summertime enjoyment.

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Boozy Refreshing Vodka Watermelon with Lime

11 Vodka Watermelon Cocktail Recipes

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Written by Paul Kushner

I have always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. My restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time I turned 17 I was serving tables, and by 19 I was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, I opened my first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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