To mark the end of summer, we have put together seven recipes for alcoholic lemonades. Were sure everyone will find a favorite here.
Add Belvedere 007 SPECTRE Vodka, limoncello and sweet and sour mix to a glass filled with ice and squeeze a lemon wedge into it. Shake and pour into a sugar rimmed glass.
2. Berry Medley Premier Lemonade
Strawberries, washed, hulled and halved
A simple British cocktail. Fill a jug with ice. Mix one part Pimms No 1 with three parts chilled lemonade. Add mint, cucumber, orange and strawberry. Stir and serve.
3. St. Germain Strawberry Lemonade
Mix strawberries together with lemon juice and simple syrup into a glass. Add 31Dover vodka and St. Germain and stir. Fill the glass with crushed ice and top with club soda.
4. Bourbon and Honey Thyme Lemonade
Thyme Simple Syrup* (recipe below)
Thyme for garnish
Lemon peel for garnish
Combine 2 oz bourbon, 1 oz of thyme simple syrup, a drizzle or two of honey, mix and top with sparkling lemonade.
*Thyme Simple Syrup
1 cup turbinado sugar
1 cup water
12 sprigs of thyme
Mix the turbinado sugar with one cup of water in a small saucepan over a medium heat and stir until sugar dissolves. Add thyme.
5. 31Dover Tennessee Trip
6. Summer Shandy Surprise
Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
IPA of your choice.
Pour equal parts lemonade halfway up a pint glass and top with IPA. Garish with a lemon and serve.
7. Tequila Thrill Lemonade
6 ozs 31Dover Tequila
3 ozs triple sec
1 oz frozen lemonade concentrate (or lemon simple syrup, see recipe below)
1 cup strawberries
2 cups crushed ice
1 sprig mint
Mix all the above ingredients, except garnish, into a blender, adding ice as required for a ‘slushy’ combination. Coat the rim of glass with water and dip in sugar. Share mixture among the glasses and serve with a wedge of lemon and mint sprig.