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What To Mix With Watermelon Vodka: 10 Mixers To Try (2023)

Last Updated on December 28, 2022 by Lydia Martin

Flavored vodka expressions are the newest buzz, and fruit flavors are used to craft these new vodka staples. 

One popular favorite today is watermelon vodka – a refreshing drink that’s easy to sip any time of the day. You can mix it with other beverages to create delectable cocktail drinks. 

If you’re here for this reason, here’s what to mix with watermelon vodka that’ll surely quench your thirst. 

Top 10 Watermelon Vodka Mixers To Try

10. Lemon-Lime Soda

2 glasses of lemon lime soda

Watermelon vodka and lemon-lime soda? That’s a great pair to mix, creating a refreshing Waterlime Soda Cocktail.

Prep Time: 2 mins

Total Time: 2 mins

Ingredients:

  • Ice cube
  • Lime wedge
  • Watermelon slice
  • 3oz lemon-lime soda
  • 1 ½ oz watermelon vodka

Instructions: In your cocktail glass, mix all ingredients with ice on top. Mix well and garnish it with a lime wedge and watermelon slice. 

Serving:  1

9. Sparkling Wine

waiter serving sparkling wine

Sparkling wine mixed with watermelon vodka creates a bubbly drink that looks really good as it tastes. In this mix, you can make a Sparkling Watermelon Punch

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 8 mins

Ingredients:

  • 4oz watermelon vodka
  • 1oz simple syrup
  • 2oz freshly squeezed lime juice 
  • Chilled sparkling wine 
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 1 small watermelon, chunked 
  • Lime wheel and mint sprig (garnish)

Instructions: In a blender, mix the watermelon chunks and mint leaves to make a puree, then strain it into a container.

Then, on your glass, combine ice, vodka, syrup, lime juice, and 5oz of watermelon-mint puree.

Stir gently and top it with sparkling wine. Garnish it with mint sprig and lime wheel and serve. 

Serving:  1

8. Soda Water

soda water on top of a wooden table

Mix your watermelon vodka with soda water to craft the fizzy Absolut Watermelon and Soda Cocktail—add some lime for a more citrusy feel.  

Prep Time: 2 mins

Total Time: 2 mins 

Ingredients:

  • Watermelon slice and lime wheel
  • Ice cubes
  • 3oz soda water
  • 1.5oz Absolut watermelon vodka

Instructions: Combine all the ingredients in your cocktail glass and throw ice cubes on top. Then, garnish it with a watermelon slice and lime wheel. 

Serving:  1

7. Lemon Juice

glass of lemon juice

Recall the classic summer feels by mixing lemon juice and watermelon vodka. Try this Watermelon Lemonade Cocktail now.  

Prep Time: 2 mins

Total Time: 2 mins

Ingredients:

  • 1oz lemon juice
  • 2 oz fresh juiced watermelon
  • 1.5oz watermelon vodka 

Instructions: Put some ice into your shaker and mix all the ingredients. Shake well and filter into your cocktail glass filled with ice. 

Serving: 1

6. Lemonade 

pitcher and a glass of lemonade 

Another lemon-infused variation is the Absolut Watermelon and Lemonade Cocktail.

As the name suggests, it combines lemonade and watermelon-flavored vodka, creating a fruity drink.  

Prep Time: 2 mins 

Total Time: 2 mins 

Ingredients:

  • Ice cubes
  • Watermelon slice and lime wedge
  • 4oz lemonade
  • 1.5oz Absolut watermelon vodka

Instructions: Mix all the ingredients in a glass filled with ice. Then, top it with a lime wheel and watermelon slice before serving. 

Serving:

5. Cola 

glass of cola on top of wooden table

The watermelon Vodka and Coke Cocktail is a perfect afternoon drink that’s surely refreshing and satisfying. 

Prep Time: 2 mins

Total Time: 2 mins

Ingredients:

  • Lime wedge
  • 3oz Coke
  • 1.5oz Watermelon Vodka

Instructions: Fill your glass with ice and pour the vodka and coke. Squeeze some lime juice and stir gently. If desired, garnish it with an additional lemon wedge. 

Serving:  1

4. Tonic Water

2 glasses of tonic water with ice

Make a revitalizing drink by mixing watermelon vodka and tonic water [1]. It will create a delicious Watermelon Vodka Tonic.  

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins

Ingredients:

  • 4oz tonic water
  • 4oz watermelon vodka
  • 4 oz lemon juice

Instructions: Mix all the ingredients in a container and stir. Fill two glasses with ice and pour the mixture, then serve. 

Serving: 2

3. Cold Brew Coffee

glass of cold brew coffee

This might seem weird, but a cold brew coffee combined with watermelon vodka is surprisingly tasty. So, try this now and enjoy the Watermelon Coffee Cocktail

Prep Time: 2 mins

Total Time: 2 mins

Ingredients:

  • Ice cubes
  • 0.3oz simple syrup
  • 2oz cold brew coffee
  • 1.5oz watermelon vodka

Instructions: In a rocks glass, combine all the liquid ingredients. Then, stir and add ice on top.

Serving: 1

2. Triple Sec

glass of watermelon cosmo and bottle of Dekuyper triple sec

For a fruity version of the classic Cosmopolitan drink, you must try this Watermelon Cosmo by mixing Triple Sec and watermelon vodka as the main ingredients. 

Prep Time: 2 mins

Total Time: 2 mins 

Ingredients:

  • Watermelon chunks
  • Lime juice
  • 1/2oz Triple Sec
  • 2oz watermelon vodka

Instructions: Pour a watermelon chunk into the glass and muddle. Next, add all the remaining ingredients into your shaker and shake them well.

Double-filter the mixture onto the same glass and garnish it with a watermelon slice, if desired. 

Serving: 1

1. Agave/Simple Syrup

homemade agave syrup on a bottle

Want a chill, mellow, and revitalizing drink? Miz agave or simple syrup with watermelon vodka to ease the heat with this Watermelon Vodka Spritzer. 

“If wine is fruit, then vodka must be a vegetable.”

– Jann Arden, American Singer-Songwriter

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins

Ingredients:

  • 2oz club soda
  • Ice cubes
  • 1oz agave nectar
  • 2oz watermelon vodka
  • Watermelon, diced

Instructions: In your shaker, muddle diced watermelon, then add the agave nectar, vodka, and ice.

Shake for around 20 seconds and filter it into your collins glass over ice. Before serving, pour club soda [2] on top. 

Serving: 1

FAQs

What food is best-paired with watermelon vodka?

Watermelon vodka can be paired with a lot of food, including vanilla ice cream, cheese, salad, salsa, rosemary, grilled watermelon, bacon, and many more. 

Can you mix real watermelon with watermelon-flavored vodka?

Yes, you can mix real watermelon with the same flavored vodka. This will make the drink more fruity and refreshing.

In Conclusion 

If you love fruity-flavored drinks, you’ll surely like these watermelon vodka cocktails

These are not just seasonal beverages you can enjoy every summer; you’re free to savor them all year round– any time of the day. 

If you exhaust all other flavored vodka variations, try this watermelon vodka drink for a new cocktail experience. 

References:

  1. https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/food/2022/07/20/what-is-in-tonic-water/10048167002/ 
  2. https://www.foodnetwork.com/how-to/packages/food-network-essentials/Club-soda-vs-seltzer 

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