National Watermelon Day (August 3rd) is just around the corner and Sauza Tequila is here to the rescue with some recipes to help you celebrate our fave summertime fruit!

Watermelon and sunshine are the perfect pairing, especially when you add a cocktail to the mix! Or if you’re sipping poolside or by the seaside, don’t stress about mixing up a drink and serve new Sauza Sparkling Margarita Watermelon instead!

The new ready-to-serve offers an authentic margarita taste with the unique addition of watermelon and effervescent bubbles- just open and serve over ice!

 

Watermelon BreezeWatermelon Breeze

·         2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila

·         1 part DeKuyper® Watermelon Squeeze

·         2 parts pineapple juice

·         1 part cranberry juice

·         Watermelon slice (for garnish)

Preparation: Build in order over ice in a glass then stir. Garnish with a slice of watermelon on the rim.

Watermelon SourWatermelon Sour

·         2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila

·         1 part DeKuyper® Watermelon Pucker

·         2 parts fresh lemon sour

·         1 part cranberry juice

·         Lemon wheel (for garnish)

Preparation: Build cocktail in order over ice in a glass then stir. Garnish with a lemon wheel on the rim.

Watermelon & Basil MargaritaWatermelon & Basil Margarita

·         2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila

·         1 part DeKuyper® Triple Sec

·         Juice of one whole lime

·         (4) 1” cubes of seedless watermelon

·         Fresh basil leaves (2 to muddle; the rest for garnish)

·         Lime wedge (for garnish)

Preparation: In a mixing glass drop in the watermelon and basil leaves (tear the leaves) then muddle. Add all remaining ingredients and shake vigorously with ice. Double strain the cocktail over fresh ice in a glass. Garnish with a lime wedge and fresh basil leaves.

Watermelon PassionWatermelon Passion

·         2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila

·         1 part Cruzan® Passion Fruit Rum

·         2 parts watermelon juice

·         1 part fresh lemon sour

·         Watermelon balls (for garnish)

Preparation: Shake all ingredients with ice and strain over fresh ice in a tall glass. Garnish with watermelon balls.

 

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