The flavor of watermelon pairs delightfully with a fine blonde ale.  Lightly sweetened, Watermelon Beer makes a luscious cocktail that’s well enjoyed by the ladies.  It makes a lovely shade of pinkish yellow.
Watermelon Beer

Watemelon Beer
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Recipe type: Alcoholic Cocktails
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2
  • 1/2 Cup seedless watermelon, strained and pureed, divided
Watermelon Simple Syrup
  • 3/4 Cup water
  • 1/4 Cup strained, pureed watermelon
  • 2 Cups sugar
Watermelon Beer
  • 1 bottle American Blonde Ale, divided
  • small watermelon slice for garnish
  1. Press watermelon through a medium strainer to remove any small seeds. Puree and set aside, and chill.
Watermelon Simple Syrup
  1. Mix the water and 1/4 Cup of the pureed watermelon with the sugar and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently till all the sugar is dissolved. Set aside and chill for at least 1 hour.
Watermelon Beer
  1. Pour 4 ounces watermelon puree into each of two tall pilsner glasses. Add 2 ounces of Watermelon Syrup into each glass. Top up with 6 ounces of American Blonde Ale to each glass. Do not stir.
  2. Add a small wedge of watermelon to the edge of the glass.
  3. Stir just before serving.


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