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Watermelon Whiskey Cocktail in two coupe glasses garnished with a spear of watermelon and lime wheel

Delicious Summer Watermelon Whiskey Cocktail

Picture of Heather Wibbels, Cocktail Contessa, pouring a cocktailHeather Wibbels
Enjoy all the best flavors of summer with this Watermelon Whiskey Sipper - it’s an easy combination of bourbon, lemon, lime, watermelon syrup, and peach bitters. Simply shake it up over ice, strain into a fancy coupe, and garnish with a spear of fresh pineapple (or a lime wheel) 
5 from 9 votes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Bourbon Cocktail
Servings 1


  • 2 oz bourbon
  • 1/2 oz lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz lime juice
  • 1 oz watermelon syrup**
  • 3 dashes peach bitters


  • Combine bourbon, lemon, lime, watermelon syrup, and peach bitters in a shaking tin.
  • Fill with ice and shake for 10-12 seconds or until the shaker is frosty cold.
  • Strain into a chilled rocks glass and garnish with a fresh watermelon spear or lime wheel.


See link above for the No-Cook Watermelon Syrup recipe.
Keyword bourbon, lemon, lime, watermelon, watermelon syrup
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