Lynne Tolley's Tennessee Honey Blueberry Lemonade Summer Cocktail

Lynne Tolley from Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House in Lynchburg made Tennessee Honey Blueberry Lemonade. (see recipes below) For more information about Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House in Lynchburg, or to make reservations, call (931) 759-7394.

Tennessee Honey Blueberry Lemonade 

1/2 cup sugar 

1 cup water 

1 cup blueberries 

1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 4 lemons) 

½ cup Jack Daniel Tennessee Honey Whiskey 

 

Make blueberry simple syrup first by combining sugar and water in a saucepan over medium heat.  Stir until sugar has dissolved.  Stir in blueberries and simmer until berries have softened & broken down, about 4-5 minutes. 

 

Strain blueberry mixture through a fine sieve. Discard solids. Chill syrup. 

 

In a large pitcher, whisk together half of the blueberry simple syrup, lemon juice and 4 cups water. Place in refrigerator until cold. 

Stir in Tennessee honey and serve in a tall ice filled glass garnished with whole blueberries and thin lemon slices. 

 

Tip: adding all the syrup makes darker colored & more blueberry  tasting lemonade.  Do the version you prefer; both are delicious. 

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