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