Rosemary Meloncello in bottle and shot glasses on table

Rosemary Meloncello

  • Author: Maury
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 2 min
  • Total Time: 12 min
  • Yield: 700 grams 1x


This Rosemary Meloncello Recipe bottles the best of summer and saves it for the holidays. Sweet, smooth, and fragrant with Rosemary, it has complex aromas that are the perfect after dinner drink.



For the Rosemary Simple Syrup

  • 150 g Sugar
  • 150 g Water
  • 2 Rosemary Sprigs

For the Cantaloupe Puree

  • 400 g chopped Cantaloupes
  • 50 g water

400g Vodka

Optional: 5 grams of Propylene Glycol food grade


For the Rosemary Simple Syrup

Combine sugar, water, and rosemary sprigs in a pot over high heat and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Let it cool to room temperature.

For the Cantaloupe Puree

Blend Cantaloup and water and strain the solids.

Final Assembly

Combine Vodka, Cantaloupe puree and simple syrup in a bottle and shake. (Optional) Add Propylene Glycol and shake to combine. Store in the freezer. Serve cold

  • Category: Cocktail
  • Method: Infusion
  • Cuisine: Italian


  • Serving Size: 3 oz
  • Calories: 113
  • Sugar: 11
  • Sodium: 0
  • Fat: 0
  • Saturated Fat: 0
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 15
  • Fiber: 0
  • Protein: 0
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: Meloncello, Digestif, cocktail, After dinner drink