"Here is a treasured old-fashioned memory -- fresh, crisp, cold, and delicious lemonade. On a hot afternoon our guests especially enjoy it while sitting under a shady tree. An ounce of gin or vodka may be added." The Governor's Inn, Ludlow, Vermont
1-1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup boiling water
1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
1-1/2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice
5 cups cold water
Lemon and lime slices for garnish
Fresh mint sprigs
Combine sugar and boiling water, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add lemon rind, lemon juice, and cold water; mix well. Chill. Serve over crushed ice garnished with lemon and lime slices and fresh mint sprigs.
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