Lemonade-Inspired Creative Cocktails

 June 21, 2011
Posted by jenn

No more venturing to street festivals with a thermos full of lemonade crytstal lite & vodka! Here are a few great ideas to spruce up your tasty & refreshing lemonade drinks for the fab summer parties you’ll be throwing or picnics you’ll be attending!

Thyme & Lime Lemonade
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
3/4 cup vodka
10 fresh sprigs of thyme
Mash up the lime and thyme together, and add the lemonade into a glass pitcher. Store for about 24 hours, and then add the vodka day-of-drinking. Pour over ice and add a sprig of thyme for garnish. Yumma-lumma!

Lemo-mint & Hibiscus
4 bags hibiscus tea
2 cups fresh mint
Steep the tea in 2 cups boiling water, gently adding and mashing the mint in. Let cool, and then combine the tea with 3 cups lemonade. Pour over ice and add mint sprigs for garnish.

All grown-up Arnold Palmer
2 tbsp salt
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
2 bottles of beer
Wet the rim of the glasses and dip in the salt/cayenne mix. Combine the beer & lemonade and pour over ice. Spicaliscious!