This Cranberry Melon Vodka Tonic Cocktail is a tasty crispy, festive cocktail for Christmas! It has a great blend of flavors using Grey Goose Melon Vodka, Ocean Spray Cranraspberry juice, and tonic water. It’s just a little sweet as the juice is diluted with tonic water, ice and vodka. You’ll love this new twist on the traditional Vodka Cranberry or Vodka Tonic.
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When a friend gave us a bottle of Grey Goose Le Melon liquor, I was happy to receive it but, disappointed I couldn’t find a lot of melon related cocktail recipes online to choose from so, I started mixing to come up with one of my own. You can’t just have a nice bottle of Grey Goose sitting around unused.
I was pleasantly surprised to come up with this simple mixture to make a tasty and crisp red cranberry cocktail that is perfect for Christmas time. It’s so easy to make too which is always a plus!
Tiramisu Eggnog is also a great party drink and goes well with party appetizers and snacks. Oh, so many good things to eat during the holiday season!
How to Make Cranberry Melon Vodka Tonic Cocktail
*The complete recipe is at the bottom of this post.
In shaker, add about 1/2 cup of ice.
Add Cranraspberry juice, tonic water, and melon-flavored vodka to the ice and stir.
Serve in a 10 oz glass. Top with whole cranberries.
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This Cranberry Melon Vodka Tonic Cocktail is a nice drink to sip while wrapping Christmas gifts. In the past, I LOVED wrapping gifts!! Years ago, I would volunteer to wrap friends’ Christmas gifts but now, I don’t even like wrapping my own so much. I suppose wrapping gifts, along with Christmas shopping, has just lost its luster over the years. Does anyone else feel like that too? You won’t find me near a mall the week of Christmas.
This cocktail is also an easy one to prepare ahead of time and serve at a holiday party or leave out for Santa instead of milk and cookies. I think I’ll make this drink on Christmas Eve when I’m up late preparing for Christmas morning, my favorite day of the year! Are you done shopping, wrapping, choosing recipes, and organizing your Christmas meals? Nope, me neither.
A Cranberry Melon Vodka Tonic Cocktail is not only a festive cocktail for Christmastime but, also easy-to-make and not just the same old Vodka Cranberry. This cocktail is good any time of year for the vodka drinker!
Cranberry Melon Vodka Tonic
- 4 oz. Ocean Spray Cranraspberry Juice
- 2 oz. tonic water
- 1 oz. Grey Goose Le Melon Vodka
- 5 whole cranberries
- 1 cup ice cubes
- In a 10 oz cocktail glass, add ice followed by melon vodka, tonic water and cranberries.