Blue Lightning Lemonade
Makes 13/4 quarts. Recipe is by Cynthia Nobles.
41/2 cups water, divided
11/4 cups sugar
Zest from 1 fresh lemon
1 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
Juice from 2 fresh limes
1 cup blueberry moonshine (Midnight Moon brand 100 proof blueberry moonshine was used for testing)
1. In a small saucepan, stir together 1/2 cup water, sugar and lemon zest. Bring to a boil, lower heat, and simmer until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and cool completely.
2. Strain cooled sugar syrup into a large pitcher. Add remaining 4 cups water, lemon juice, lime juice and moonshine. Pour into glasses filled with ice.