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National Lemonade Day Grows Up!


August 17, 2023 — Lemonade isn’t just for kids.  Grown-ups enjoy it too and Smirnoff certainly knows how to make any celebration more festive with suggestions for informal gatherings or just a relaxing libation after at the end of a long day.  Smirnoff Blue Raspberry Lemonade offers refreshing tart and sweet notes;  Smirnoff Peach Lemonade brings bright, summery peach; Smirnoff Pink Lemonade delights with balanced sweet, fruit flavors.  

And for those looking for a ready to drink option, Smirnoff ICE Neon Lemonades are also available in four rich flavors including: Pink Lemonade, Blue Raspberry Lemonade, Pineapple Lemonade, and Peach Lemonade – the perfect drink for all your summer and fall plans.   Available in colorful lightweight cans, they can go anywhere.

The bottled Lemonades are 30% ABV while the ICE Neon Lemonades contain just 4.5% ABV.  All are available nationwide.  Below are four really easy serving suggestions.


Blue Bramble

  • 1.5 oz Smirnoff Blue Raspberry Lemonade
  • ½ oz lime juice
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • 4 blackberries
  • Garnish: mint/berries

Method: Prepare by muddling berries in a rocks glass, add crushed ice. Combine remaining ingredients in a shaker with a little bit of crushed ice. Shake and strain into prepared glass and garnish.  

Smirnoff South Side

 Smirnoff South Side

  • 1 ½ oz Smirnoff Pink Lemonade
  • 4 oz Club Soda
  • 2 Strawberries sliced
  • Garnish: sprig of mint

Method: Add all ingredients into a glass filled with ice. Gently stir. Garnish with a sprig of mint.

Smirnoff Pineapple Lychee Fizz

Pineapple Lemonade Lychee Fizz

  • ¾ oz Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka
  • ¼ oz Lychee Syrup  (see below)
  • ½ oz Pineapple Juice
  • 2 ½ oz Smirnoff Pineapple Lemonade ICE
  • Aromatic Bitters
  • Garnish: pineapple slice 

Method: In a coupe gently stir in 3/4 ounce of Smirnoff No. 21, 1/4 ounce Lychee Syrup, and 1/2 ounce of Pineapple Juice. Top with 2.5 ounces of Smirnoff Pineapple Lemonade Ice and 3 splashes of Aromatic Bitters. Garnish with a pineapple slice.

Note:  Lychee syrup can be purchased or made inexpensively and easily using canned lychees.  Here is one recipe but there are several more on line.

Just Peachy Lemonade Iced Tea

Smirnoff Just Peachy Iced Tea
  • 6 oz Smirnoff Peach Lemonade ICE
  • 6 oz iced tea
  • Peach slices
  • Garnish: lemon wheel

Method:  Add thin slices of peaches to the side of a highball glass and fill with ice. Pour in 6 ounces of iced tea. Top with 6 ounces of Smirnoff Peach Lemonade Ice. Garnish with a lemon wheel