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    23 Best Boozy Lemonades

    Lemonade is just one step away from world domination. That last step is alcohol.

    1. Sparkling Bourbon-Spiked Lemonade

    2. Smoked Lemonade with Rye Whiskey

    Flickr: indirectheat Creative Commons / Via

    Recipe here.

    3. Skinny Spiked Lemonade Margarita

    4. Champagne Lemonade

    5. Frozen Lemonade with Coconut Rum

    6. Spicy Cajun Lemonade With Tabasco and Pimm's / Via Food & Wine 2009 Cocktail Guide

    Lemonade + vodka + Pimm's + Tabasco + 7Up. Get the recipe.

    7. Classic Shandy (Beer + Lemonade)

    Use sparkling water for extra fizz. Recipe here.

    8. Apple, Lemon, Gin Shandy

    9. Sparkling Blueberry Lemonade

    Which is, generally speaking, a terrific way to spike fruity things. Recipe here.

    10. St. Germain Strawberry Lemonade

    11. Low Country Lemonade with Peach Schnapps

    Andrew Cebulka

    Recipe here courtesy of Charleston-based event planner Tara Guerard.

    12. Whiskey-Thyme Lemonade

    13. Rosemary Lemonade (Add Vodka)

    14. Lavender-Thyme Lemonade (Add Gin)

    15. Hot Honey Ginger Lemonade Syrup (Add Whiskey)

    16. Strawberry-Thyme Lemonade (Add Vodka)

    17. Sea-Salted Lemonade (Add Mezcal)

    18. Roasted Peach Lemonade (Add Bourbon)

    19. Sweet Tea Lemonade Slushie (Add Vodka)

    Add a little extra vodka and and ice to this recipe.

    20. Ginger Tea Lemonade with Sweet Apple (Add Bourbon)

    21. Tarragon Steeped In A New Empty Honey Jar (Add Gin)

    To steep, squeeze a couple lemons' worth of juice into the almost-empty honey jar, close it and give it a shake, then add water and tarragon, give it another shake, and let it sit at room temp for a couple of hours. Combine with gin or vodka over ice.

    22. Shove a bunch of basil or mint in a jar of lemonade, hours before anyone has realized they need a drink...

    Macey Foronda Buzzfeed

    This is what I do, because I usually have to make 15+ drinks for my boozehound friends. I like to use Simply Lemonade or Newman's Own.

    ...and after it's been hanging in the fridge for a few hours, pour into glasses of ice with vodka or gin + seltzer.

    Macey Foronda

    If some herbs get in the glasses, fine, if not, fine. The flavor's going to be there.

    23. Muddle cucumbers with a squeeze of honey, then add store-bought lemonade, ice, and vodka.

    Put your spiked lemonade in a pouch, freeze it, and drink it with straw.

    Congrats, you just won at life. Directions here.

    Make sweet tea lemonade Jell-o Shots

    Pink Lemonade Jell-O Shots

    Classic Lemonade Jell-O Shots

    Don't forget to give your spiked lemonade a fun sugar or salt rim.

    You can buy this colored sugar here.

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