Cooking with Beer


Remember those jello shots that you couldn't get enough of in college? Well, these are the "grown-up" version of that.

beer watermelon

About this recipe

Nothing says summer like freshly cut watermelon and an ice-cold craft beer. Ever thought of putting the two together? Well, we’ve done the hard work for you. These makeshift popsicles are the perfect add-on whether you’re hosting a summer soiree or a BBQ cookout in the yard.

Recipe by Jackie Dodd Mallory at The Beeroness.

beer watermelon


  • 2 lbs. watermelon, cut into cubes
  • 12 oz. beer (pale ale, wheat or IPA)

Get Cooking

Step 1

Place the cubes of watermelon into your bowl, and pour the beer over to soak each and every piece thoroughly. Let it sit for one, maybe two hours.

Step 2

Remove watermelon from the beer and start placing them on your skewers. Place skewers on a plate or platter and let sit in the freezer for around two hours.

Step 3

Enjoy! Sunshine requested but not required.

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