Recipe courtesy of Andrea Immer

Julep-Style Lemonade

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
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4 mint leaves plus more for garnish

2 1/4 ounces simple syrup (recipe follows)

1 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice


Club soda

Lemon wheels


4 tablespoons sugar

4 tablespoons water


  1. Simple Syrup: Heat sugar and water in saucepan over low flame until sugar is completely dissolved. (Simple syrup can be stored in sealed container in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.)
  2. In a mixing glass, gently muddle the mint leaves, simple syrup and lemon juice. Fill pint glass with ice. Shake all ingredients well and strain using a spring strainer over fresh ice. Top with club soda and garnish with mint leaves and a lemon wheel.