12 Spiked Lemonade Recipes for Summer Sipping
Lemonade is classic summertime sipper, but one way to make this beloved beverage even more fun is a little splash of booze. These spiked lemonade recipes run the gamut, featuring liquors like vodka and rum, and even bottled beer. So mix up a batch for sharing, and enjoy the shade with one of these fruity, boozy spiked lemonades.
Strawberry Lemonade Cocktail
Citron vodka adds a bright citrus tone to this cocktail, while fresh strawberry purée creates a vibrant color and taste.
Lynchburg Lemonade Cocktail
This grown-up lemonade is made from a refreshing mix of whiskey, triple sec, sour mix, and lemon-lime soda. It's named after the hometown of the Jack Daniels distillery.
Rebecca's Rockin' Vodka Lemonade
Three ingredients are all you need for this crisp and colorful drink. Raspberry lemonade is the concentrate, which is then mixed with vodka and fresh lime for an irresistible flavor.
Tuscan Lemonade Cocktail
Lemon-flavored sparkling water creates a delightfully bubbly texture for this spiked lemonade.
"A sweet, refreshing adult beverage," describes recipe creator JessWolf1002. "Great for those long summer nights relaxing poolside."
This is the cocktail for when you want one that's as visually impressive as it is delicious. Blue Curacao's sweet taste is balanced out with the tanginess of sour mix and lemon-lime drink.
Spice and citrus were made to go together, and this recipe proves it. The batch of lemonade is spiked with white rum and given a hit of hot sauce for extra zing.
The Vodka Collins
This lemon-y recipe makes two servings, perfect for sharing a cocktail after a long day at work. Want a more colorful drink? Reviewer Lisa Ritter suggests adding a splash of grenadine to change things up.
Vodka Lemonade with Mint
"DELICIOUS!" says France C. "I was a little skeptical after I first mixed the mint, sugar, vodka, and lemon juice together and tasted it, before letting it sit. But, letting it sit does wonders for the flavor."
Raspberry Lemonade Martini
If you're craving something sweet, then this is the cocktail for you. Raspberry vodka, limoncello, and raspberry liqueur create a trifecta of bold flavor.
Jalapeño Cucumber Lemonade
"A surprisingly refreshing twist to an old classic," describes recipe creator Chango Borracho. "Jalapeño-infused simple syrup and cucumber water give a sweet and spicy kick."