When the weather is warm and that poolside is beckoning, there is no better cocktail ingredient than watermelon. Synonymous with pool parties, cookouts, and every form of outdoor gathering watermelons are the fruits you turn to when refreshing drinks are needed.
Add a little alcohol to watermelon and you have a whole new level of fun. Invigorating any spirit, whether it be vodka, gin, rum or whiskey, the addition of watermelon creates delicious, boozy summer treats that are light and so easy to drink.
Watermelon is also nutrient-rich and abundant in nutritional benefits, from vitamins and minerals to phytonutrients. They’re rich in vitamins A, C, and B-complex compounds such as thiamin, riboflavin, and pyridoxine and plentiful in the minerals potassium, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, and copper, with trace amounts of selenium, iron, and even calcium.
But the best thing about watermelon cocktail is how easy they are to prepare when unexpected guests arrive. After all there is no better drink you can make for friends than the sweet, juicy taste of a fresh watermelon cocktail.