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Labor Day Cocktail: Moonshine Mint Lemonade

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  • 4 limes or lemons, quartered and any seeds removed
  • Leaves from 1 medium sized bunch of mint
  • 8 cups of cold water
  • ½ – ¾ cup honey or sugar, more or less to taste
  • 8 to 16 ounces Belle Isle Premium Moonshine, about 1 to 2 cups, more or less to taste
  • Ice cubes
  • Lime or lemon slices to garnish


  • Place the quartered limes or lemons in the blender with 2 cups of water, sugar or honey, some ice, and half of the mint leaves.
  • Blend until the limes or lemons are crushed, the mixture should be slightly foamy with a whitish color.
  • Strain the lemonade and add the remaining 6 cups of water.
  • Stir in the moonshine or allow guests to add the moonshine according to their preference
  • Serve with ice and garnished with the remaining mint leaves and lime slices.