Sittin’ Pretty in Pink All Summer Long with So Yummy x Absolut Watermelon

April 26, 2021
So Yummy

Summer is just a few short months away! If you’re anything like us, then you’re eagerly awaiting warm weather evenings, backyard barbeques and long afternoons by the pool. You’re also probably thinking to yourself, “what will I sip on while I enjoy the summer sun?” Look no further! So Yummy has partnered with Absolut® Vodka to bring you 5 new cocktails that will leave you tickled pink!  

In case you haven’t already heard, Absolut® Watermelon is the newest member of the Absolut® Vodka family. Now you can enjoy the refreshing taste of sweet watermelon with no added sugar. It sounds almost too good to be true, but trust us, it really is that good! Absolut® Watermelon is the perfect staple for your signature summer cocktail. Simply top it off with soda or tonic in a highball glass filled with ice and enjoy!

Although, we do encourage you to take your beverage game up a notch. Try any of our new fruity sips and we guarantee your summer will be a whole lot sweeter. If it’s a scorcher and you want to cool off, make a big batch of the Watermelon Granita. This is the perfect frosty treat to enjoy outside with friends. Do you have guests you need to impress? Go for the Watermelon Cucumber Mule or the Watermelon Vodkarita. These two drinks each have their own sophisticated elements that will delightfully surprise your friends and family.

This summer, think pink! Shake up an array of delectable cocktails with Absolut® Watermelon.

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Watermelon Granita

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Serves 3-4 people responsibly

 

Ingredients: 

  • 4 1/2 cups watermelon (one whole watermelon)
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2/3 cup Absolut® Watermelon
  • 2 tablespoons agave syrup
  • Mint leaves, for garnish

 

Directions: 

  1. Grab your watermelon and cut a square out of the center. Take your drill with whisk attached and plunge into the hole. Now, DRILL!
  2. Pour contents of the watermelon into a blender. Add remaining ingredients, then BLEND!
  3. Pour the mixture from the blender into a glass baking dish. Freeze until mostly solid.
  4. Scrape the frozen concoction with a fork to fluff.
  5. Serve the granita in glasses or a hollowed out watermelon. Enjoy!

 

Watermelon Vodkarita

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Serves 2-3 people responsibly  

 

Ingredients: 

  • 2 parts Absolut® Watermelon
  • 1 1/2 parts fresh watermelon purée
  • 3/4 parts lime juice
  • 3/4 parts simple syrup
  • 1/4 parts orange liqueur
  • Ice sphere mold
  • Syringe
  • Shaker

 

Directions:

  1. Pour water into your sphere mold and freeze for 4 hours.
  2. Use your syringe to suction the liquid water from inside the ice sphere. Then, fill your syringe with watermelon purée and inject into the ice sphere. Set aside.
  3. In a shaker with ice combine the remainder of the ingredients.
  4. Add your watermelon sphere to a glass, pour in the cocktail mixture, garnish with a rosemary sprig and enjoy!

 

Summer Watermelon Vodka Fizz 

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Serves 2 people responsibly

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ parts Absolut® Watermelon
  • ½ parts fresh lime juice
  • ½ part mint simple syrup
  • 2 parts club soda
  • ½ part fresh watermelon juice

 

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake well.
  2. Strain and pour into highball glass filled with ice. Top with club soda.
  3. Garnish with a watermelon slice and enjoy!

 

Tropical Watermelon Tipple

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Serves 2 people responsibly

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ parts Absolut® Watermelon
  • 1 ½ parts Malibu Rum Liqueur
  • 2 parts pineapple juice
  • 2 parts fresh watermelon juice
  • 1 part club soda

 

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a mason jar filled with ice. Cover the top of the jar with tinfoil and screw the bottom of the lid on over the tinfoil. Shake until the mixture is well combined.
  2. Use a tooth pick to poke hole in the tinfoil.
  3. Strain the drink into a glass filled with ice. Enjoy!

 

Watermelon Cucumber Mule

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Serves 2 people responsibly 

 

Ingredients:

  • 4 parts freshly made cucumber juice
  • 1.5 parts Absolut® Watermelon
  • ½ parts lime juice
  • ½ parts agave syrup
  • Ginger beer

 

Directions: 

  1. Shave a cucumber with a cheese grater into bowl lined with a cheese cloth (or into a fine mesh strainer over a bowl).
  2. Squeeze the liquid from the cucumber shavings. Then pour into a shaker filled with ice along with the remainder of the ingredients, except for the ginger beer.
  3. After shaking, strain and pour into a copper mug filled with ice. Garnish with a mint leaf and enjoy!