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Lynchburg Lemonade

  • TOTAL TIME: 35 MIN
  • SERVINGS: MAKES 20 DRINKS
  • MAKE-AHEAD

This version of the bourbon-spiked punch was created by Lucques bartender Matt Williamson. Shaking up the drink in jars makes it frothy, but you can also mix all the ingredients together in a large pitcher and add ice.

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  1. 2 cups Jack Daniel's (16 ounces)
  2. 2 lemons, cut into thick slices for garnish
  3. 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  4. Ice
  5. 1 cup sugar
  6. 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  7. 2 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice
  8. 1 1/2 cups water
  1. In a medium saucepan, mix the sugar and water and boil over moderately high heat until the sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Let the syrup cool completely.
  2. In a very large jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the syrup with the lemon juice, Jack Daniel's and pineapple and orange juices. Shake vigorously. Add ice and shake again.
  3. Fill tall glasses with ice. Strain the lemonade into the glasses, garnish with the lemon slices and serve.
Make Ahead The ingredients can be mixed together and refrigerated overnight. Notes Cooking Club Tip This recipe is an elegant riff of the classic drink, which is made with 1 part Jack Daniel's, 1 part Triple Sec, 1 part sweet and sour mix, and 4 parts Sprite. To make sweet and sour mix, combine one part heavy sugar syrup (3 parts sugar to 2 parts water) with one part lemon juice.