Boozy Blueberry Lemonade
Beat the heat with a refreshing Nova Scotian twist on a old favourite – you’ll be thirsty for this chilled drink on the next hot summer day! Homemade lemonade with Barreling Tide blueberry liqueur, Van Dyke’s blueberry juice and a splash of vodka make this a must try drink for all your summer feasts.
|1/4 cup||hot water|
|2 tbsp||granulated sugar|
|2 oz||Nova Scotia Vodka*|
|1 oz||Barrelling Tide Distillery Blueberry Liqueur**|
|1 oz||Van Dyk’s Wild Blueberry Juice ***|
|3/4 cup||cold water|
|3 tbsp||fresh squeezed lemon juice|
|lemon slices (optional)|
|Nova Scotia blueberries (optional)|
- In a shaker tin, stir hot water and sugar together until dissolved
- Add all other ingredients (except ice and optional fruit) and stir
- Then add ice and shake until cold
- Pour into tall glass
- Garnish with sliced lemons and blueberries if desired
Recipe and photography by: Himaly Fernando
*We suggest using Steinhart Distillery or Ironworks Distillery vodka, both available at your local NSLC store.
** Find Barrelling Tide Distillery‘s Blueberry Liqueur at their distillery or at select Nova Scotia Farmers’ Markets.
*** Order Van Dyk’s Wild Blueberry Juice at Van Dyks’ online store or pick it up at select Sobeys stores.