Bourbon Spiked Lemonade

bourbon spiked lemonade Beverage
Bourbon Spiked Lemonade
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 6

Our refreshing, spirits-filled lemonade includes lemon and orange juices along with a generous dose of bourbon. MORE+ LESS-

Becky Rosenthal
Created August 7, 2013



1 1/2
cups water
cup sugar
cup fresh lemon juice (about 4 lemons)
cup fresh orange juice (about 1 orange)
oz (3/4 cup) bourbon
Orange and lemon slices
Fresh mint leaves
Club soda
Fresh mint sprigs


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  • 1
    In 2-quart saucepan, mix water and sugar; heat to a simmer. Simmer about 5 minutes to create a simple syrup. Once sugar is dissolved, let liquid cool.
  • 2
    In large pitcher, combine simple syrup, lemon juice, orange juice and bourbon; stir with wooden spoon. Add orange slices, lemon slices and mint leaves.
  • 3
    To serve, pour lemonade over ice into cups, filling each half full. Top each with club soda. Garnish with mint sprigs.

Expert Tips

  • Simple syrup can be made in advance and refrigerated.

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