Refreshing Watermelon Cocktails


Watermelon is one of the popular seasons of summer. You know when you start to see the giant, sweet juicy watermelon fruit start to appear that the dog days are upon us. August 3rd is National Watermelon Day here in the US. Celebrate summer with one of these delicious Watermelon cocktail recipes. Be sure to try out Cyndie’s Watermelon Margarita, too.

Refreshing Watermelon Cocktail Recipes

Watermelon Breeze-watermelon-cocktail

Watermelon Breeze


  •    2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  •    1 part DeKuyper® Watermelon Squeeze
  •    2 parts pineapple juice
  •    1 part cranberry juice
  •     Watermelon slice (for garnish)



Preparation: Build in order over ice in a glass then stir. Garnish with a slice of watermelon on the rim.

Watermelon Sour-watermelon-cocktail

Watermelon Sour


  •    2 parts Sauza(r) Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  •    1 part DeKuyper(r) Watermelon Pucker
  •    2 parts fresh lemon sour
  •    1 part cranberry juice
  •    Lemon wheel (for garnish)

Preparation: Build cocktail in order over ice in a glass then stir. Garnish with a lemon wheel on the rim.


Watermelon Basil Margarita


Watermelon & Basil Margarita

A great twist on the Watermelon Margarita.


  •    2 parts Sauza(r) Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  •    1 part DeKuyper(r) Triple Sec
  •     Juice of one whole lime
  •     (4) 1″ cubes of seedless watermelon
  •     Fresh basil leaves (2 to muddle; the rest for garnish)
  •     Lime wedge (for garnish)



Preparation: In a mixing glass drop in the watermelon and basil leaves (tear the leaves) then muddle. Add all remaining ingredients and shake vigorously with ice. Double strain the cocktail over fresh ice in a glass. Garnish with a lime wedge and fresh basil leaves.


Watermelon Passion cocktail


Watermelon Passion

Passion Fruit, rum, and watermelon!  What more could a girl want?

  •    2 parts Sauza(r) Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  •    1 part Cruzan(r) Passion Fruit Rum
  •    2 parts watermelon juice
  •    1 part fresh lemon sour
  •    Watermelon balls (for garnish)

Preparation: Shake all ingredients with ice and strain over fresh ice in a tall glass. Garnish with watermelon balls.


Next time you have a barbecue, try serving one of these watermelon cocktail recipes, and really mix things up!


  1. Julie Wood says

    The Watermelon Breeze sounds like the best drink for me. I never knew that there was such a thing as a watermelon squeeze that gives this drink the watermelon flavor it needs. I love watermelon and really want to try this drink. Thanks for the recipe!!

  2. Kathy says

    Yummy! These all sound really amazing. I hope to be able to try these out really soon. I love watermelon flavor!

  3. Alexandra Young says

    These sound amazing. I love watermelon so I am sure that I would love these, especially the watermelon breeze!

  4. Robin Wilson says

    I am not a tequila fan, but I adore watermelon. I still think that I could adjust these in such a way that they would be delicious without it! They all look so lovely and delicious!

  5. Marti Tabora says

    I love watermelon, but I never knew there was a national watermelon day. The Watermelon Passion sounds really good to me. I just might have to give it a try.

  6. M.Clark says

    Watermelon is a very refreshing fruit, I would never have thought of it as a fruit that one would add to a cocktail. I would like to try the Watermelon Passion. Thank you for sharing this recipe post.


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