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Watermelon Gin and Tonic

"If you love Gin and Tonic, then this is the perfect re-fresh for summer for your favorite cocktail."

These Watermelon Gin & Tonics are everything I want in a summer cocktail. Light, bright, slightly sweet, and featuring my all-time favorite part of summer: fresh watermelon. These are incredibly simple to make and are so refreshing! Perfect for hot summer days

Recommended glassware: Collins glass or Balloon glass

Watermelon Gin and Tonic


  • 2 cups cubed watermelon (to make watermelon juice)

  • 1 1/2 oz watermelon juice

  • 2 oz gin

  • 3 oz tonic water

  • Juice of 1 lime

  • Ice

  • Garnish with fresh limes and watermelon

  • Rim with  Salty Watermelon


To make the Watermelon Juice:

  1. Place the cubed watermelon in a blender and blend until the watermelon is completely pureed and smooth.

  2. Pour the mixture through a fine-mesh sieve set over a bowl or large measuring cup. Discard any pulp.

  3. Store in the fridge until you are ready to use – it will keep in the fridge for a few days

To make the Watermelon Gin and Tonic

  1. Rim a glass by swirling lime juice around the top of your glass, then spin the rim in a bowl or plate of Salty Watermelon.

  2. Add ice to your rimmed glass.

  3. Pour in the watermelon juice, the gin, the lime juice, and top everything off with the tonic water.

  4. Garnish with fresh limes and watermelon slices

  5. Serve it up and enjoy!


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