The Watermelon Keg

By: Jennifer M..
May 18th, 2016

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We know this looks crazy, but we couldn't resist making it. Just as the weather is heating up, we thought a watermelon keg would be the perfect drink dispenser for our favorite melon flavor. Fill it up with yummy watermlon pieces and a batched cocktail (or mocktail for the kiddos)! 

 

Step 1: GEAR UP. Assemble your tools. You'll need a serrated knife, melon baller and a tap. We liked this PROfeshional Melon Tap from Amazon. Oh yeah, you'll also need a watermelon! Pick a medium sized ripe one.

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Step 2: GIVE IT FEET. Screw in the PROfeshional Melon Tap feet. This will help keep the melon stabilized for the rest of the assembly and while serving.

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Step 3: SHAVE AND A HAIRCUT. Cut the top off your watermelon. You'll want a hole large enough for you to use a melon baller to scoop the insides out. 

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Step 3: SCOOP AWAY. Scoop out the yummy balls of watermelon and set them aside. (Pro Tip- freeze the watermelon balls and place in your batched drink. This will keep em chilled and they won't get diluted)

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Step 4: TAP THAT. Screw in the tap about 3/4 of the way down the face of the watermelon.

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Step 5: BATCH IT UP: You can serve up a delightful Watermelon Soda, Watermelon Agua Fresca or if you want a more adult beverage try a Sunset Melon Margarita. (Note: to serve batched versions of some of these drinks, multiply the ingredients x6)

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Step 6: SERVE, SIP & ENJOY: no further detail necessary!

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