05/25/2012 01:47 pm ET Updated Aug 31, 2012

7 Lemony Twists On Memorial Day Drinks

From youngsters just itching to get in the pool to grownups eager to heat up their grills, Memorial Day, for everyone, means summer. As the toasty weather settles in you'll be happy to reach for a tall glass of something equally sweet and tangy. Tired of plain old lemonade? These chilled drinks take this classic summer quencher for a spin with the addition of the season's favorite ingredients: sugary watermelon, barely-bitter rhubarb and fleshy mango, to name a few.

Entice your guests with any of these seven colorful concoctions at your Memorial Day BBQ to wash down the salty, grilled fare.

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8 Lemony Twists on Memorial Day Drinks