Summer might not be here just yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start planning new recipes to try out at your backyard BBQs.
Now, thanks to SKYY vodka, it’ll be easier to enjoy that sweet summer flavor in your favorite drink with their newest vodka, Sun-Ripened Watermelon. Not only does it taste like watermelon, but it is made with real fruit!
SKYY says you’ll notice the watermelon aroma as soon as you open the bottle, and while you could just drink it straight up, they also offer some cocktail suggestions. Check out the easy-to-follow recipes below, and if you’re feeling adventurous, serve them in this watermelon drink dispenser!
Watermelon Rosé Spritz
1 part SKYY Infusions Sun-Ripened Watermelon
1 part aperol
3 parts sparkling rosé
1 part soda or tonic water
Glass: large wine or spritz
Garnish: melon balls, lime wheels and cucumber ribbon
Build in a large wine glass over ice. Garnish with watermelon balls, lime wheels and a cucumber ribbon.
1.5 parts SKYY Infusions Sun-Ripened Watermelon
.75 parts lemon juice
.75 parts simple syrup
3-4 basil leaves
Glass: double Old Fashioned
Garnish: cube of feta cheese wrapped in a basil leaf
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and muddle gently. Add ice and shake. Strain into a double Old Fashioned glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a basil leaf.
4 parts ale
2 parts lemonade
2 parts SKYY Infusions Sun-Ripened Watermelon
Garnish: watermelon wedge
Will you be trying SKYY’s new watermelon vodka?