Recipes That Prove Watermelon Makes Awesome Drinks

Two words: Watermelon. Margarita.

The only thing better than eating a giant slice of watermelon is drinking one. The insanely high water content of this melon makes it a natural choice for a beverage. And its sweet flavor makes it a guaranteed favorite. If you've ever tried watermelon through a straw before, you know how right we are.

The most common types of watermelon drinks are aquas frescas or health juices, but that's just the beginning, guys. Watermelon makes a mean mojito, it pairs well with gin and its the twist lemonade has been needing all along. If you were wondering how you were going to make it through the dog days of summer, THIS is how.

Salted Watermelon Margaritas
Heather Christo
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Layered Watermelon Coconut Shakes With Salty Lime Sugar
How Sweet It Is
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Thai Basil Watermelon Margaritas
Bob Vivant
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Watermelon, Mint And Cider Vinegar Tonic
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Watermelon + Basil Mojito
A Beautiful Mess
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Watermelon Paloma
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Watermelon And Mint Agua Fresca
A Beautiful Mess
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Watermelon Mojito
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Watermelon Martini
Pass the Sushi
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Watermelon Basil “Bramble” Cocktail
A Spicy Perspective
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Watermelon Shake
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Watermelon Spritzers With Lemon And Honey
Bev Cooks
Jalapeno Watermelon Limeade
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