It's always nicer to drink homemade with fresh ingredients, than shop-bought I think. Especially in the summer. But as lovely as it is to make up a huge batch, there is not always the need and 'by the glass' is all that is required. So my current favourite summer drink is this, made with either half a lemon or half a lime. Made all the more summery when drank from a glass jar with a paper straw. I put together a bottle of sugar syrup when I made my Melon-Rose-Lime summer drink recently. I store it one of those bottles you can buy from Ikea and it keeps in the fridge for a few weeks, so all of the hard work is already done. And then all you need to do, is squeeze lemon or lime juice over ice, add the sugar syrup and top up with water (still or sparkling). Finally, add a garnish of mint. And voila - delicious, quick to make and very refreshing!
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