When the mercury in your thermometer starts to rise and the desire to sip a refreshing drink in the sun goes up along with it, lemonade and iced tea are classic go-to drinks. This summer, we’re revisiting the classics by mixing them with some of the season’s hottest spirits.

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Honey lemonade

Preparation
Fill a highball or stemless wine glass with the lemon and ice. Pour the honey liquor and lemonade on top. Stir using a bar spoon. Garnish with a lemon wedge and mint sprig.

  1. Type of spirits : LiqueurFlavour : Honey
    Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey Liqueur | 750 ml United States , Tennessee
    $35.00
    AvailableOnline AvailableIn store
Spiced iced teaSpiced iced tea

Spiced iced tea

Preparation
Fill a highball or Mason jar with the ice and lemon and lime slices. Pour the rum and iced tea on top. Stir using a bar spoon. Garnish with a lemon slice, a sprig of mint and enjoy!

  1. Taste tag : Rum - Vanilla and spicyType of spirits : BaseFlavour : Spice
    Bottled in Québec
    Captain Morgan Original Spiced Spiced rum | 750 ml Canada , Quebec
    $28.40
    AvailableOnline AvailableIn store
Sparkling vodka punchSparkling vodka punch

Sparkling vodka punch

Preparation
In a pitcher filled with ice, mix all ingredients except for the fruit. Stir using a bar spoon, then add the lemon slices. For a “wow” effect your guests will love, add a few slices of strawberries. Pour into glasses and top off with colourful straws!

  1. Type of spirits : Base
    Bottled in Québec
    Smirnoff No.21 Vodka | 750 ml Canada , Quebec
    $23.70
    AvailableOnline AvailableIn store

Tips and tricks

When made with store-bought lemonade or iced tea, these recipes can be whipped up in under a minute! If, however, you have a bit more time to spare, homemade lemonade and iced tea will really make your drinks stand out! And let your imagination run wild—try adding fresh herbs and fruit to make your cocktails even more delicious.