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Wake Up And Smell The Melon With These Melon Drink Recipes

Wake Up and Smell the Melon With These Melon Drink Recipes

Summer is here, and one of the best parts of the long, hot days is that melons are in peak season! And while we love to eat our favorite melons under the sun, might we suggest adding them to your drink? Try one of these delicious melon drink recipes or share one of your own in the comments!

Cantaloupe Crush

2 oz tequila
1 ½ cup cantaloupe cubes
1 ½ oz lime juice
½ oz orange liqueur
Mint sprigs for garnish

Blend cantaloupe, lime juice, orange liqueur and tequila until smooth. Pour into your glass and garnish with mint sprigs.

Honeydew Heaven

2 oz vodka
½ oz Midori
1 oz sparkling wine
½ oz honeydew melon purée
½ tsp lemon juice
½ tbsp honey

In a cocktail shaker filled halfway with ice, add vodka, Midori, honeydew purée, lemon and honey. Shake well and strain into a martini glass. Top off with sparkling wine.

Basil Melon Fizz

2 oz vodka
½ oz lime juice
½ oz simple syrup
3 large basil leaves
1 slice peeled ginger
1 watermelon chunk
Splash of ginger beer
Basil leaf for garnish

In a cocktail shaker, muddle basil, ginger, watermelon and simple syrup. Add vodka and lime juice and fill with ice. Shake well and strain into a glass filled with ice. Top off with ginger beer and garnish with a basil leaf.

The Melon Ball

2 oz melon liqueur
1 oz vodka
Splash of orange juice
Fresh-scooped melon balls for garnish

In a glass filled with ice, add melon liqueur and vodka. Top off with orange juice and garnish with melon balls.


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