Recipes That Prove Watermelon Makes Awesome Drinks

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.

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