How to Make Watermelon Gin

Three Parts:PreparationMaking the drinkServing

Watermelon gin is a refreshing summer drink. It's a nice thirst-quencher for an outdoor party.

Ingredients

Serves approximately 10-20:

  • 2 watermelons, very ripe
  • 2 - 3 cups of gin (or to taste)
  • Crushed ice
  • Garnish: sprig of mint, small and thin watermelon slices

Part 1
Preparation

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    Chill the watermelons. Place in the refrigerator for several hours prior to making the drink.
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    Remove the watermelon from the refrigerator.
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    Cut each watermelon in half. Cut off the rind and remove the seeds.

Part 2
Making the drink

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    Place small batches of the fresh watermelon in the blender. Blend until smooth.
    • Sometimes you may need to add a little water to help the consistency.
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    Drain into a pitcher. Then continue with the next batch until all batches have been blended.
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    Add the gin to the pitcher. Stir thoroughly to combine the watermelon and gin.

Part 3
Serving

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    Add crushed ice to each glass.
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    Pour the watermelon gin into each glass.
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    Add a sprig of mint and a thin slice of watermelon to the top of the glass. Serve immediately.

Warnings

  • This drink is deceptively light to the taste but contains a lot of alcohol. Drink responsibly.

Things You'll Need

  • Cutting board and knife
  • Blender
  • Pitcher, large
  • Stirring implement (long-stemmed)


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