Posted: Aug 08, 2014 10:00 AM
 
National lemonade day is Aug. 20. While you could spend it sipping regular lemonade through a straw, we think it's a day best enjoyed with booze. Grab your cocktail glasses and spike up the day with these three lemonade cocktails.

What's better than celebrating National Lemonade Day with lemonade cocktails? Nothing, that's what. So grab your bottles of booze and pitcher of homemade lemonade and enjoy the day. It only comes once a year.

allParenting Sparkling lemonade cocktail

Sparkling lemonade cocktail

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces lemonade
  • 3 ounces prosecco (or sparkling wine)
  • Lemon twist for garnish (optional)

Directions:

  1. Add lemonade to a Champagne flute and top with prosecco.
  2. Garnish with the lemon twist if desired and enjoy.

allParenting Strawberry lemonade cocktail

Strawberry lemonade cocktail

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 3 medium-size strawberries
  • 1-1/2 ounces gin or vodka
  • 3 ounces lemonade
  • Sprig of mint and an additional strawberry for garnish

Directions:

  1. Add strawberries to a cocktail shaker or a mixing glass and muddle.
  2. Add gin (or vodka) and lemonade. Fill with ice and stir for about 30 seconds.
  3. Double strain into a rocks glass filled with crushed ice.
  4. Garnish with a sprig of mint and a strawberry and enjoy.

allParenting Tipsy Palmer cocktail

Tipsy Palmer cocktail

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 ounces bourbon
  • 4 ounces lemonade
  • 4 ounces cold black tea

Directions:

  1. Add all ingredients to a pint-size Mason jar and stir.
  2. Fill the glass with ice, stir again and enjoy.

^ Want a few more ideas for celebrating National Lemonade Day? Check out our recipes for a pink lemonade martini, homemade pink lemonade ice pops and raspberry lemonade cupcakes.

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