Cocktails To Help You Celebrate National Watermelon Day!


We hardly need additional reasons to indulge in one of summer's most delicious fruits – the watermelon – during the hot and humid months. Thankfully, just in time for National Watermelon Day on August 3rd, a few of our favorite liquors are providing exactly that. To take advantage of the exciting holiday, and enjoy happy hour in an especially spirited manner, here are our favorite refreshing watermelon inspired cocktails!

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2 Oz Akvinta Vodka

½ Oz Fresh Lime Juice

3-4 Chunks of Fresh Watermelon

½ Oz Jalapeno

½ Oz Agave Nectar

Shake Well With Ice

Strain into Martini Glass

Salty Watermelon Margarita

1 part UV Salty Watermelon

1 part triple sec

1 splash of lime juice

Blend with ice and serve.

Salty Watermelon Frosty

2 parts UV Salty Watermelon

I part triple sec

1 splash of lime juice

Blend with ice and serve.

Sauza® Watermelon Margarita

4 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila

2 parts JDK & Sons O3 Premium Orange Liqueur

3 cups Watermelon, chilled, seeded and cut into pieces

1/2 cup Lime Juice, freshly squeezed

1 cup Ice

Freeze cubed watermelon in a plastic bag for a minimum of 2 hours. Add all ingredients to a blender, puree until smooth. Serve in glasses rimmed with salt and garnished with a lime or watermelon wedge.