watermelon lemonade

    Published: September 7, 2015

    Uniquely Refreshing Labor Day Drink Recipes

    If you’re looking for some uniquely flavorful beverages for your Labor Day celebrations, brew the following recipes using filtered water as your main ingredient. Pelican Water’s whole house filters offer major benefits including purer water and better-tasting beverages.

    Watermelon Lemonade

    Colorful and delicious, this festive lemonade blends the refreshing taste of lemonade with the sweet taste of watermelon.


    • ½ cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice
    • 1 cup fresh watermelon puree (strained)
    • 3 tablespoons simple syrup
    • ¾ cup filtered Pelican water


    Start with fresh-squeezed lemon juice. Puree a cup of fresh watermelon, strained through a coarse strainer to remove any seeds. Combine with simple syrup and cold Pelican filtered water. Enjoy!

    Fresh Mint Lemonade

    fresh mint lemonade

    Sweet, bright, and effervescent, this aromatic lemonade provides a refreshing boost to your Labor Day celebration.


    • Dash ginger ale
    • 1 cup filtered Pelican water
    • ½ cup fresh mint leaves
    • ¼-½ cup sugar
    • 1 cup lemon juice
    • 2-3 cups ice
    • Mint sprigs & lemon slices to garnish


    Chill four glasses in your freezer. Combine ginger ale, Pelican water, mint, sugar, lemon juice, and ice in a blender. Blend slowly until the mixture is thick. Remove the glasses from the freezer. Top each with electric lemonade mixture. Garnish with a lemon wedge or fresh mint sprig.