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How To Celebrate Watermelon Day This Summer

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How To Celebrate Watermelon Day This Summer

Watermelon: the perfect summer fruit that we all know and love. This delicious and refreshing fruit conjures up images of summer picnics, backyard barbecues, and warm Tennessee nights. Watermelon is not just tasty, but it contains a whole boatload of health benefits, too. Made of almost 92% water, eating watermelon helps you hydrate while also satisfying as a quick summer snack. This superfruit originated in West Africa but is now grown in warm climates all over the world and sent right to your kitchen table.  

Health Benefits of Watermelon

Eating watermelon not only quenches your thirst, but it can also provide you with a wide range of antioxidants that are shown to prevent cancer development. These antioxidants, carotenoid and lycopene, can be found not just in the inner part of the fruit but can be found in the rind and the outer skin as well. The health benefits don’t stop there. In just one cup of watermelon, you can find Vitamins A, B1, B5, B6, and C in varying amounts. Magnesium is also present at 4% of your recommended daily intake for vitamins and minerals. The combination of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals make watermelon more than worthy of a summer celebration!

How To Celebrate Watermelon Day

What better way to celebrate watermelon day than with a perfectly themed drink? Raise a glass to everyone’s favorite summer fruit with our signature Watermelon Margarita. Made with our award-winning Watermelon Falls Moonshine, this tasty summer drink is a surefire way to celebrate this tasty summer fruit. 

How To Make Our Signature Watermelon Margarita

1. Start with a tall glass filled with ice.

2. Add in 3 oz. of Dumplin Creek Watermelon Falls Moonshine.

3. Next, top with 2 oz. lime juice, 1 oz. of simple syrup, and 0.25 oz. of triple sec.

4. Using either a stir stick or cocktail shaker, combine the ingredients until well mixed.

5. Serve in a cocktail with a watermelon garnish.

6. Raise a glass and give a toast to watermelon!

Stock Up Today

After one sip, we can guarantee our Watermelon Margarita will become your new go-to summer drink. Make sure you don’t run out of your Watermelon Falls Moonshine, so stop in at Old Tennessee Distilling Co. to stock up before summer’s end. During your visit, don’t forget to enjoy a free tasting or a $5 cocktail while we bag up your new purchase. Stop in today to be ready for your Watermelon Day celebration!

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