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Watermelon Mule

Scott Phillips

Servings: 1

This summery riff on a Moscow Mule adds fresh watermelon purée to the classic combination of vodka, ginger beer, and lime. Ginger beer is similar to ginger ale, but has a more pungent, crisp flavor. 


  • 3/4 cup seeded watermelon chunks
  • 2  fl. oz. (1/4 cup) vodka
  • 1  fl. oz. (2 Tbs.) fresh lime juice
  • 1-1/2  fl. oz. (3 Tbs.) ginger beer
  • 1  lime slice for garnish


  • Purée the watermelon in a food processor until smooth; strain. You should have 3 fl. oz (6 Tbs.) juice.

    Pour the watermelon juice, vodka, and lime juice into a chilled cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake for about 10 seconds then pour into a Collins glass filled with ice. Top off with the ginger beer and garnish with the lime slice.


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  • User avater
    MayraSHarris | 02/12/2019

    Thanks for sharing this fresh watermelon drink.

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    llinares1 | 07/21/2016

    easy to make and tasty BUT it was a little weak. much better with an additional 1/2 oz of vodka and Crabbies Alcoholic ginger beer.

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