6 Cocktails To Celebrate National Watermelon Day

With National Watermelon Day tomorrow, August 3rd, an Instagrammable and refreshing drink to celebrate is needed! We have curated round-up of delectable cocktails that are not only easy to make and delicious but are the perfect way to let your customers enjoy a Saturday afternoon in the hot summer heat. These tasty watermelon libations are sure to refresh as well as impress. Cheers to celebrating National Watermelon Day, the right way!

CÎROC Watermelon Frosé

  • 200ml CîROC Summer Watermelon
  • 3 cups ice cubes
  • ½ bottle pink Moscato (pink)
  • 1 ½ tablespoons lime juice
  • 625g watermelon flesh, seeds removed

Glassware: Empty watermelon

Garnish: Mint

Preparation:

  • Puree Watermelon Flesh & freeze into cubes
  • Blend frozen watermelon cubes, lime juice, vodka & pink Moscato
  • Prep: 10 min Extra time: 4hr freezing

Summer Watermelon Sparkle

  • 25ml CîROC Summer Watermelon
  • 10ml Cranberry
  • Topped with champagne
  • +5ml elderflower if desired

Glassware: Flute glass

Garnish: Watermelon skin twist

Preparation:

  • Pour CîROC Summer Watermelon and cranberry into a flute glass
  • Top with champagne

Watermelon Le Twist

  •  40ml CîROC Summer Watermelon
  • 20ml Lemonade
  • 40ml Soda
  • 10ml Splash of Cranberry

Glassware: Tall glass

Garnish: Lime wheel, fresh watermelon wheel & spring of fresh mint

Preparation: Pour the ingredients in a tall glass filled with cubed ice 

CÎROC Watermelon Refresh Pitcher

  • 8 oz. CîROC Summer Watermelon
  • 16 oz. lemonade
  • 8 oz. club soda

Glassware: Pitcher

Garnish: Lemon, wheel, mint or sliced watermelon

Preparation

  • Combine CîROC Summer Watermelon, lemonade and ice in a pitcher
  • Stir until contents are well mixed
  • Top with club soda

Twisted Maria

  • 6oz DeLeon Platinum tequila
  • 4oz Watermelon Juice
  • 12 Cherry tomatoes on Vine
  • 4 oz Lime juice
  • 4 tsp Agave

Glassware: Rocks Glass/Collins

Garnish: Lime Wedge and Tomato

Preparation

  • Mull 12 cherry tomatoes in a shaker
  • Blend 10-12 pieces of watermelon or 1oz of watermelon juice into shaker
  • Add in remaining ingredients and pinch of salt
  • Shake, strain and pour over ice

Sandia Margarita

  • 1.5oz DeLeon Platinum tequila
  • .75 oz lime juice
  • .5 oz agave
  • 3 large chunks of watermelon

Glassware: Margarita/Rocks Glass

Garnish: Watermelon cube, lime wheel & sprinkle of salt

Preparation

  • Shake all ingredients with ice & fine strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass

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