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Friday Favorite: Bitter Lemon

June 13th, 2014

Ahhhh, there’s nothing like a refreshing beverage when you’ve been working in the garden on a hot day. When I was younger I used to LOVE drinking Bitter Lemon. Recently I rediscovered this gem.
bitter lemon
I don’t drink soda very often, when I do it’s usually this or tonic water. It’s refreshing but not too sweet and with the slightest hint of bitterness, even better with a piece of fresh lemon squeezed into it. I also love this brand as it’s not made with HFCS and with real botanicals.

What’s your favorite refreshing beverage when you’ve been working in the garden on a hot day?

4 Comments to “Friday Favorite: Bitter Lemon”
  1. Adelina on June 13, 2014 at 6:20 am

    Water with ginger and maybe a chunk of pineapple or watermelon and a splash of seltzer if there is any on tap. I always keep a carafe of ginger infused water in the fridge and I just add the fruit or herbs that I want.

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  2. Brad on June 13, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Bell’s Oberon

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  3. Ann on June 14, 2014 at 7:39 am

    Without a doubt, water kefir lemonade. Probably similar to your bottled drink above. Natural all the way, not very sweet, slight natural carbonation. I always use lemon when making water kefir and then add a 2nd fruit flavoring also. Right now I am using a home made blackberry juice from berries we picked and froze last year. We just used up our own personal supply of Scarlet Goumi juice made from this year’s crop.

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  4. Kerry on June 14, 2014 at 1:27 pm

    Does your tonic water come with or without sugar? I can’t find any without.

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