Have you been enjoying the barrage of nouveau holidays this summer as much as we have? Kick back and recover from National Lipstick Day with one of these tropical cocktails – curated by our friends at Deep Eddy Vodka to celebrate National Watermelon day. Why not?
(Makes 1 serving)
– 2 oz. Deep Eddy Original Vodka
– 1 cup lime juice (and lime slices for garnish)
– 2 pounds watermelon flesh (remove seeds)
– ¼ cup simple syrup
– ¼ cucumber chunks
To make: Blend chucks of watermelon and cucumber until until smooth, then add lime juice. Add vodka and simple syrupp. Stir well. Pour into glass and garnish with lime slices.
Watermelon Lemon Slushies
(Makes 4 servings)
– 6 oz. lemon-flavored vodka
– 3 cups seedless watermelon
– 3 oz. melon liqueur
– 2 oz. Simple Syrup
Use a food processor (or blender) to mix the watermelon flesh; pour into empty ice cube tray and freeze for four hours. (Frozen glassware is also a nice touch!) Mix frozen watermelon cubes, vodka, melon liqueur and simple syrup until smooth. Pour into frozen glasses and enjoy!