Celebrate National Watermelon Day w/Seagram’s Watermelon Vodka Drinks!

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National Watermelon DayIt’s National Watermelon Day! What better way to celebrate on a beautiful summer day than with some drinks. I mean, sure you can eat watermelon to your hearts content but, wouldn’t it be more fun to sip it instead? Seagram’s is right on time to help you celebrate with their watermelon vodka. You read that right, sweet delicious Seagram’s Watermelon Vodka!

We’ve got 5 cocktails for you to choose from today that were created by Maxime Briere of Extra Fancy. Try one or try them all and let me know what you think. Please remember you must be 21 or over and drink refreshingly but responsibly.


National Watermelon Day

Tommy’s Vacation

1oz     Seagrams Watermelon Vodka

1oz     Mezcales de Leyenda

.75oz  Fresh Lime juice

.5oz    Agave syrup

Barspoon of Ancho Verde

Method: build in a shaker.  Shake for about 10 secs (depending on ice quality)/strain over large ice cube

Glass: rocks glass

Garnish: half rim of pink salt/dehydrated lime wheel

National Watermelon Day

Watermelon Smash

1oz      Seagrams Watermelon Vodka

1.25oz Templeton Rye

.75oz   Demerara syrup

2 lemon wedge

6 mints

Method: muddle the lemons/mint and syrup. Add the liquor/light shake and dirty dump in rocks glass.

Glass: rocks glass

Garnish: heavy mint sprigs

Summer Slush

1.5oz    Seagrams Watermelon Vodka

1oz       Coconut syrup

.5oz      Fresh lime juice

.5oz     Orange juice

.5oz     Wolffer Estate Verjus

1 whole strawberry

Small kaffir lime leaf

Punt e Mes float

Method: use a individual bullet. Mix all ingredients and enjoy.

Party of Five

7.5oz  Seagrams Watermelon Vodka

5oz     Kronstad Aquavit

3.75oz Fresh Lime juice

5oz     Pineapple juice

2.5oz   Luxardo Maraschino

Method: build in punch bowl or hallowed out watermelon.  Top with crushed ice and enjoy! (specs for 5 drinks)

Garnish: Whatever you feel like!

Summer of the Spritz

1.25oz Seagrams Watermelon Vodka

.75oz   Carpano Bianco

.75oz   Fresh Grapefruit juice

2 dshs Scrappy’s Grapefruit bitters

Top with prosecco

Method: built in glass.  Add ice. Top with prosecco and enjoy!

Glass: Wine glass

Garnish: Grapefruit twist


  • Jenn Goggin

    These all sound really yummy. I like the summer slush one. Def going to save these and try them for our next gathering!

  • I love watermelon and I was not aware they had their own day! I also love cocktails an these could not sound any better! I am on holiday soon and it is going to be the perfect occasion for some cocktail making

  • Oh now this sounds like a delicious drink to celebrate national watermelon day with I am all for anything with watermelon in as it really makes for an interesting taste.

  • I had no idea that it was national watermelon day! I like the sound of the vodka drink as watermelon is so refreshing and delicious x

  • Yummy! Watermelon is a perfect flavor for summer! All these drinks sound absolutely amazing!

  • Ankana silva

    I love watermelons. I am not sure if anyone here has been to the middle east. The water melons they get there are so huge and the best for summer !!!! Specially the desert heat!!!

  • Jessica Taylor

    This sounds so refreshing! Anything with watermelon is perfect for the summer heat!

  • Ankana silva

    Watermelons are the best thins. In saudi arabia when I used to live they used to have this massive one which dad used to get for us on the weekends !!!

  • David Elliott

    The Summer Slush or the Summer of the Spritz both look refreshing and delicious. I don’t drink much but these do sound like they would be worth trying out.

  • kim@hungryhealthygirl

    Watermelon is so delicious in cocktails. Probably my favorite drink ever was a watermelon mojito that I had while in Florida. Can’t wait to try your cocktail version!

  • Kelly Hutchinson

    Yum! I love anything with watermelon and I love vodka. This is the perfect summertime cocktail!

  • militaryfamof8

    Oh my! I love watermelon and with this vodka? I am sure this will be fantastic!

  • Oh my goodness, that looks and sounds delish. I just bought a couple of watermelons so I need make some of these this weekend.

  • Claire Santiago

    Wow! So there’s a “day” for almost anything and everything. Watermelon Day is a nice event though because it could help raise awareness on the benefits of the fruit. I myself would love to try those drinks as I love watermelon so much. Gee Villaruz