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JORDAN SALCITO - MOCKTAILS: Limeade + Spicy Mule + Juniper & Tonic + Grapefruit Spritz
JORDAN SALCITO - MOCKTAILS: Limeade + Spicy Mule + Juniper & Tonic + Grapefruit SpritzNathan Congleton / TODAY
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Ingredients

Lime Simple Syrup
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 lime, zested
  • Limeade
  • 3/4 ounce lime simple syrup
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 5 ounces soda water
  • Fresh mint, for garnish
  • Chef notes

    A great margarita is nothing without lime! This homemade lime simple syrup hits all the notes you want from a stellar margarita.

    Technique tip: To give this mocktail even more of margarita flavor, add a salted rim to the glass before pouring in the drink.

    Preparation

    For the lime simple syrup:

    Combine ingredients in a saucepan and heat on medium until sugars dissolve. You can store it, covered, up to two weeks.

    For the limeade:

    Combine with ice in a shaker, strain into a rocks glass over ice.