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Mixing Up Your Saturday: Basil Watermelon Cooler

By Stella Ibru 29 July 2017   |   5:00 am

Photo: Health Magazine

We all love a juicy, cold slice of watermelon. It is the ideal summery cocktail ingredient and pairs perfectly with a range of spirits and other mixers.

So this weekend, as you’re relaxing with friends and family, try out this  Basil Watermelon Cooler. It is a combination of  Grey Goose Vodka, basil leaves,fresh ginger and ginger ale. Check out the recipe below.


  • 3 Large basil leaves
  • 1 slice Peeled ginger
  • 1 chunk Watermelon
  • 12 oz Simple syrup
  • 2 oz Grey Goose Vodka
  • 12 oz Fresh lime juice
  •  Ginger ale


  • In a shaker, muddle the basil, ginger, watermelon and simple syrup.
  • Add the vodka and lime juice, and fill with ice.
  • Shake well and strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice.
  • Top with ginger ale and garnish with a watermelon chunk and basil leaf.

Photo: Liquor.com

And there you have it , Enjoy!


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