We were at an all-day horse show last weekend and it was HOT, so my husband and I planned ahead (he planned ahead) and prepared a cooler of refreshments for the horse show parents to enjoy once our kids were done competing. The problem with bringing alcoholic drinks to a party or event is that eyeballing the first serving works, but our eyeballs become less and less accurate as the day and heat take their toll. Premixing drinks at home ensures no one over-indulges.
Nothing says thirst quenching like lemonade on a hot day, and adding gin and ginger ale makes it the grown-up version of the traditional roadside stand lemonade. I'm not going to tell you what to do. HAHAHAHA! I'm totally going to tell you what to do, and what you need to do is get rid of the bathtub gin — give it to that relative who always inspects the food you make like you've seasoned it with salted grasshopper legs — and buy quality. There's a difference in flavour.
Mint sprigs to garnish.
Makes 1 drink, but who are we kidding? You're going to want to double or triple the recipe.
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