Lemonade is the quintessential summer beverage that always hits the spot. Though we’d never turn down a tall glass of classic lemonade, we’re into trying new varieties of this summertime favorite this season. All of the following recipes are as refreshing, hydrating and delicious as the original—just with their own special twists!
Written by Natalie Lynn Borton of Thoughts By Natalie.
For a simple way to change up classic lemonade, mix in some seasonal basil.
Image and recipe: Camille Styles
The blend of lemon and floral lavender mixed with cool mint creates a refreshing summer beverage that’s sure to make the heat a bit more bearable.
Image and recipe: Darling
This cucumber mint lemonade is as hydrating and refreshing as it looks—it’s like a day at the spa for your taste buds!
Image and recipe: Palakkad Cooking
Lemonade gets an upgrade with the addition of sparkling pomegranate juice. This treat is sweet, tart and delicious.
Image and recipe: Not Your Momma’s Cookie
For an adult version of this childhood beverage, add thyme and vodka. Talk about happy hour!
Image and recipe: Martha Stewart
Similar to a whiskey sour, this lemonade has only three ingredients: whiskey, lemon juice and simple syrup. Cheers!
Image and recipe: Brit + Co.