Go Back

Beer Soaked Watermelon

Tasty, refreshing, and boozy!
Total Time1 hr
Yield: 8
Author: Karla Makholm and Kristina Martinez


  • 1 pound watermelon cut into 1ā€¯cubes
  • 1 12 oz. bottle of New Belgium Heavy Melon Beer or similar, IPA works well too
  • 2 ounces Cotija cheese crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint


  • Place cubed watermelon in a large bowl
  • Pour in the beer, enough to fully submerge all of the watermelon pieces
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or longer if waiting for the ribs to cook, then drain beer out
  • Skewer each cube of watermelon, or a few together, with a toothpick or longer skewer, placing on a large serving platter
  • Sprinkle with Cotija and mint and serve chilled!