It’s summertime, and the sippin’ is easy when you’ve got a spiked citrusy beverage in your hand. Check out these boozy lemonades to help you beat the heat this season.
Moxie’s Grill & Bar, Houston, Texas
The housemade hard lemonade might remind you of high school parties in the best way possible. Vodka powered, it features a burst of bubbles, thanks to some soda. Bonus: you don’t run the risk of getting busted by your parents while you drink it. Make a reservation at Moxie’s Grill & Bar.
Charlie Palmer Steak, New York, New York
The Queen B may be simple, but it’s oh-so-satisfying on a hot summer’s day. Sweetened with honey, the lemonade gets its buzz from plenty of vodka. A touch of fresh basil adds an herbaceous accent. Make a reservation at Charlie Palmer Steak.
Ambar, Washington, D.C.
When you want all the lemonades. There are three options: strawberry-rhubarb with vodka, rum- powered blueberry, and tequila accented by lots of grapefruit. Order one of each (and order a car service to make sure you get home safely). Make a reservation at Ambar.
Oceana, New York, New York
You could call this a G&L. Gin is mixed with lemonade and club soda to create an effervescent refresher. The pink potable is garnished with a trio of raspberries. Make a reservation at Oceana.
Caroline, Austin, Texas
Ascend to Upstairs at Caroline to access La Limonada. The breezy bevvie is braced with vodka and limoncello. A cayenne candy stir stick adds a hit of heat. Make a reservation at Caroline.
Streeterville Social, Chicago, Illinois
The Bee’s Knees is a tart sweetheart. Gin gives this ‘ade a boozy boost, while locally sourced honey from the Chicago Honey Co-op sweetens the deal. Just what you need when the mercury spikes. Make a reservation at Streeterville Social.