Watermelon Cocktails for July 4th

With their juicy sweetness, watermelons are one of summer’s most delicious drink ingredients. Here are some of our favorite watermelon cocktail recipes.

A fruit-forward take on the Pimm’s Cup.

Calebassito Cocktail
Mezcal anchors this cocktail from Mexico City.

Confederados Cocktail
A tangy watermelon shrub helps to brighten up this cachaça-fueled cooler.

Sandia Watermelon Cocktail
Juicy watermelon couldn’t find a better liquid match than tequila.

Melons Rising
A refreshing watermelon cocktail for gin lovers.

Tequila Watermelon Slushy
A frozen margarita with fresh, sweet watermelon balanced by bitter Aperol.

Water Tower Watermelon Cocktail
This satisfying highball features only two ingredients.

Watermelon and Mint Punchin’ Bag
Choose your own flavor adventure with this creative recipe.

Watermelon Sling
Watermelon, white whiskey and Aperol pack a summery punch.

Watermelon Cucumber Margarita
Cool, clean cucumber pairs perfectly with bright watermelon in this riff on the classic Margarita.