Watermelon Moscow Mule Recipe

Enjoy the flavors of summer with a cool and refreshing twist on the classic Moscow Mule using a combination of fresh watermelon, lime, ginger and mint.

Watermelon Mule Cocktail

Watermelon Mule Cocktail

Enjoy the flavors of summer with this cool and refreshing watermelon mule, a twist on the classic Moscow mule.

Photo by: Kayla Kitts

Kayla Kitts

Related To:


  • fresh watermelon
  • 1 shot (1.5 ounces) vodka
  • 1 small lime, juiced
  • 1 bottle or can ginger beer
  • 1/2 shot (0.75 ounces) ginger syrup
  • mint, for garnish


  • cocktail shaker
  • muddler
Watermelon Mule Cocktail: Ingredients

Watermelon Mule Cocktail: Ingredients

To make a watermelon mule, you'll need vodka, ginger syrup, ginger beer, a lime, fresh watermelon, mint, a muddler and a copper mug.

Photo by: Kayla Kitts

Kayla Kitts


1: Add watermelon chunks to a cocktail shaker.

Watermelon Mule Cocktail: Muddle Fresh Watermelon

Watermelon Mule Cocktail: Muddle Fresh Watermelon

Add watermelon to cocktail shaker, and use a muddler to juice.

Photo by: Kayla Kitts

Kayla Kitts

2: Muddle the watermelon to make 1 ounce of juice. Strain juice into a glass and discard remaining watermelon chunks.

Watermelon Mule Cocktail: Fresh Watermelon Juice

Watermelon Mule Cocktail: Fresh Watermelon Juice

Use a muddler to juice 1-ounce worth of fresh watermelon into a separate glass.

Photo by: Kayla Kitts

Kayla Kitts

3: Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Combine watermelon juice, vodka, lime juice and ginger syrup. Shake well.

4: Strain into a copper mug filled with ice, then top with ginger beer.

5: Garnish with a miniature watermelon wedge and a mint sprig.

6: Kick back and enjoy!

Note: If you don't have a copper mug, then this cocktail is perfect in glass tumbler or jar.

Makes 1 cocktail

Keep Reading

Next Up

Bunny Bottom Bark Recipe

This adorable candy makes a cute addition to Easter baskets and requires only a few ingredients..

Pink Snowball Cake Recipe

This cake is sure to be the center of attention at any spring or Easter gathering. Bake a dome-shaped chocolate cake, fill with marshmallow creme, frost with pastel pink icing and top with toasted coconut.

Pink Snowball Cakelettes Recipe

These cakelettes are reminiscent of a favorite childhood treat but in miniature form. You can eat them right away, but they're more flavorful and moist the next day.

Chocolate Coconut Candy Recipe

These white and dark chocolate covered coconut balls, filled with a raspberry surprise, are the perfect spring treat or addition to any Easter basket.

Lamb-Shaped Cookie Recipe

Use cereal marshmallows to turn chocolate sandwich cookies into fluffy little lambs!

Carrot Cake Truffle Pop Recipe

Use ready-made carrot cake to shortcut this recipe.

Lemon Poppyseed Waffle Bites Recipe

Fresh strawberries and sweetened cream cheese complement the tangy flavor of these lemon poppyseed waffles.

Try This Island-Inspired Twist on a Classic: Pineapple Creme Brulee Recipe

Served in a freshly sliced pineapple and gently torched to perfection, this pineapple crème brulee is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

9 St. Patrick's Day Cocktail Recipes That Are Better Than Green Beer

Mix it up this year with a St. Patrick's Day-inspired libation...or two.


Shop This Look

Found a living space you love in HGTV's Photo Library? Get the look in your own home with products from Wayfair.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.