Celebrate National Watermelon Day with These 3 Delicious Cocktails!

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Nothing says summer quite like a crisp, juicy slice of watermelon – there’s nothing more refreshing on a hot summer day. In celebration of National Watermelon Day this Saturday, August 3, here are 3 fresh, unique cocktails using in-season ingredients that pair well with Milagro’s smooth agave-forward flavor created by Milagro Tequila Ambassador, Jaime Salas. 

Cheers!

Habanero Highball:

2 parts Milagro Silver Tequila
¾ part lemon juice
¾ part agave nectar
¼ part Aperol
2 chunks watermelon
2 thin slices of Habanero 

Muddle watermelon and habanero slices, add remaining ingredients.  Shake and strain over fresh ice into Collins glass and top with club soda.  Garnish with Rosemary Sprig and Habanero Chile.

Blushing Rosemary Margarita

  Blushing Rosemary Margarita

2 parts Milagro Silver Tequila
1 part Fresh Lime Juice
¾ part Agave Nectar
4 Watermelon Chunks
1 Rosemary Sprig
2 dashes Fee Brothers Lemon Bitters  (optional)

Muddle fruit and herbs, add remaining ingredients.  Shake and strain over fresh ice.
Garnish with Rosemary Sprig and Lemon Wheel.

Agave Spiked Spritzer:
 2 parts Milagro Silver Tequila
1 part Lillet Rose                                                                           

¾ part Fresh Lemon Juice
½ part Simple Syrup
2 Watermelon Chunks
1 Rosemary Sprigs
1 dash Angostura Bitters                                                            

Muddle watermelon and rosemary, add remaining ingredients.  Shake and strain over fresh ice into Collins glass and top with club soda.

Garnish with Rosemary Sprig and Watermelon slice. 

For more recipes please visit: www.milagrotequila.com

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  1. I can’t believe I missed National Watermelon Day – I love watermelon!! These are some great recipes, I can’t wait to try them out!

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  2. These are really creative! I love the watermelon wedge on the first drink.

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