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The Careless Whisper Cocktails {Inspired by George Michael}

Author Vianney Rodriguez


  • For cocktail:
  • 2 oz vodka
  • 4 oz fresh watermelon juice
  • 1/2 oz mint syrup
  • pinch of salt
  • For mint salt:
  • 4 mint mints leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • For mint syrup:
  • 1 bunch of mint
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of water


  1. In a small saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil, stirring until all sugar dissolved. Remove from stove, add mint and allow to steep. Once syrup has cooled, strain.
  2. For mint salt:
  3. Place mint on cutting board and sprinkle with salt, using a sharp knife finely mince mint leaves and salt. Sprinkle on fresh watermelon.
  4. For cocktail:
  5. In a ice shaker filled with ice add vodka, watermelon juice and mint syrup. Shake until well chilled, strain into glass, Garnish with fresh watermelon and mint salt.