10 Creative Ways To Upgrade Your Lemonade

By Jeanette Morelan on September 6, 2016

We’re grown-ups now—shouldn’t our lemonade be, too? Take this front porch classic to the next level with a variety of herbal, fruity and even boozy upgrades.


Blackberry Whiskey Lemonade

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This ultra-refreshing cocktail is made with fresh blackberries, a shot of whiskey, and a sprig of rosemary for garnish.

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Honey Ginger Lemonade

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Upgrade your 'ade with a touch of natural sweetness from honey and a hint of spicy ginger.

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Pineapple Lemonade

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Careful! A few sips of this tropical drink and you may just confuse your backyard with the beach.

Damn Delicious


Spiked Blueberry Lemonade

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Add a few splashes of vodka to this simple blueberry lemonade for a boozy concoction that will keep you buzzing.

Veggie Belly


Blackberry Mint Lemonade

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Ripe blackberries and fresh mint make this a truly lovely libation—perfect for entertaining!

Savory Sweet Life


Boozy Watermelon Mint Lemonade

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This six-ingredient wonder can be made with either rum or vodka to pack an extra punch.

Host The Toast


Coconut Lavender Lemonade

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Coconut water and a lavender-infused simple syrup lend an entire new feel to your run-of-the-mill lemonade.



Strawberry Basil Lemonade

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Capture all of your favorite warm-weather flavors in this aromatic and fruity lemonade.

Make Life Lovely


Raspberry Green Tea Lemonade with Chia

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Not only does this drink taste amazing, but it packs a solid dose of antioxidants courtesy of green tea and chia seeds.

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Sparkling Honey Rosemary Lemonade

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Light and refreshing with just a hint of herbal flavor, this sparkling variation will be fast favorite.

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