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This DIY Watermelon Keg is Perfect for Outdoor Entertaining

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Have you ever seen anything like this? This Watermelon Keg is definitely a showstopper! Not only does it look impressive at your BBQ but it's a great way to use every part of your watermelon. Scroll down to see how to make it and the delicious drink recipe!


For the Watermelon Keg

  • 10 lb. seedless watermelon
  • Sharp knife
  • Big spoon
  • Sieve
  • Power drill or corer
  • Keg tap kit

For Watermelon Cocktail

  • 3 pounds of watermelon flesh pureed and then strained
  • 1 cup of vodka
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1 cup soda


For Watermelon Keg

  1. Cut the top off your watermelon (like you would a jack o'lantern).
  2. Use a large spoon to scoop out all the flesh. Save the flesh for your drink recipe!
  3. Use a drill or a corer to create a hole about 4 inches from the bottom of the watermelon.
  4. Place your keg tap into the hole according to package instructions.

For Watermelon Cocktail

  1. Place your watermelon flesh in a blender and puree until smooth. Pour liquid through a strainer to remove any pulp.
  2. Add the lime juice, vodka and soda to the strained watermelon juice.
  3. Pour the cocktail mixture into the watermelon. Enjoy!

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