This Watermelon Gin Martini Makes Every Day Taste Like Summer

This Watermelon cocktail tastes like Harry Styles in a martini glass! 

This gin-based martini tastes like the summer in a fancy ass glass. Don’t forget to rim it with a bit of sugar.


  • Lime wedges
  • Sugar, for rimming 
  • 2 cups fresh watermelon
  • 5 fresh mint leaves
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 30ml agave
  • 30ml red vermouth
  • 60ml Gin
  • Ice


  1. In a small dish, pour sugar. Rim glasses with lime wedge then dip in sugar.
  2. In a blender, puree watermelon and basil until smooth. Strain the juice with a fine mesh sieve over a bowl or liquid measuring cup. 
  3. Combine 4 oz watermelon juice, lime juice, gin, agave, vermouth, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake briskly and pour into a martini glass. Garnish with basil and watermelon.