If sour sips are your go-to flavor profile, pucker up because Thursday, August 20th is National Lemonade Day. In honor of the citrus-based drink, here are eight lemonade inspired cocktail ideas.
1. Dawn’s Early Light:
Directions: Combine ingredients in small, airtight container, such as a jam jar. Muddle ingredients with wooden.
2. Italian Lemonade:
Directions: Add Frangelico and vodka and fill with lemonade over ice in a tall glass. Sprinkle with grated hazelnuts for garnish.
3. Ocean Drive: (Created by Cassandra Rosen)
Directions: In a highball glass, muddle the pineapple and jalapeño slice. Fill with ice and set aside. Add the remaining ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake well and strain into the prepared glass. Garnish with a jalapeño slice and a pineapple wedge.
4. Watermelon Bourbonade:
Directions: Build in a mixing glass, then shake & pour over fresh ice in a Collins glass. Garnish with a lemon slice, if desired.
5. Sparkling Campari Lemonade:
Directions: Stir lemonade with Campari and orange juice in a large pitcher. Garnish with orange slices.
6. Pinnacle Raspberry Lemonade:
Directions: Mix ingredients and serve over ice. Garnish with a lemon wheel or raspberries.
7. Tanzanian Devil:
Directions: Mix ingredients and serve over ice.
8. Sparrow Swizzle: (Created by Garrett Mikell at Eveleigh in Los Angeles, CA)
Directions: Build in a collins glass, add crushed ice, swizzle and a lemon twist.