Celebrate National Watermelon Month with these tasty cocktails
July is National Watermelon Month, and it’s time to celebrate. Besides, what is summer without delicious, juicy watermelon? This year instead of indulging in this messy fruit by the slice, try one of these watermelon and vodka recipes from the team at Tito’s Handmade Vodka to quench your thirst and satisfy your summer taste buds.
Tito’s Watermelon Soda
Sunny day checklist: Juicy watermelon and Tito’s Handmade Vodka. Combine the two and consider your day complete.
- 1 1/2 ounces Tito’s Handmade Vodka
- 4 ounces watermelon soda
Directions  Just add Tito’s Handmade Vodka and watermelon soda to a glass over ice.  Garnish with a watermelon slice. Pro-tip: For an added kick, use a glass with a chili-lime salt rim.
Blend up a batch of Watermelon Poptails to beat the heat. This boozy treat will cool you off in no time. This chill recipe makes 4 drinks or about 12 popsicles.
- 1 cup Tito’s Handmade Vodka
- 4 cups frozen cubed watermelon
- 4 mint sprigs
- 2 tablespoons agave nectar (or to taste)
- 1 pinch of lime zest
- 1 cup ice
Directions  Combine Tito’s Handmade Vodka, frozen watermelon, mint leaves, fresh lime juice (use a few limes for juice and others for garnishes), lime zest, agave nectar and ice in a high-speed blender.  Serve in Tito’s Copper Mugs with lime wedges and mint leaves or pour into pop mold bags (available on Amazon).
What’s a summer barbecue without a slice of watermelon? One slurp of this ultimate summer sipper, and you’ll be asking for seconds before you can say “pass the barbecue sauce.”
- 1 1/4 ounces Tito’s Handmade Vodka
- 2 ounces fresh watermelon juice
- 2 ounces ginger beer
- 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
Directions  Add Tito’s Handmade Vodka, watermelon juice and lime juice in a glass with ice.  Stir and top with ginger beer.  Garnish with a lime slice.