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Blueberry Lemonade

<p>By Boris Van Dyck, ICEBOX Bartending {Makes 1 pitcher}</p>
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INGREDIENTS: 
  • 16 mint leaves, plus 2 sprigs for garnish
  • 10-20 blueberries, plus 10-15 for garnish
  • 2 cups fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cups simple syrup**
  • 2 cups chilled water
  • 2 lemons, sliced in wheels
  • **Simple Syrup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups water
DIRECTIONS: 

Pulse mint, blueberries, and lemon juice in a blender. Strain through a fine sieve into a pitcher with ice. Add simple syrup and water. Garnish with blueberries, mint sprigs, and lemon.

**SIMPLE SYRUP
Place ingredients in a pan over medium heat and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Let cool to room temperature, cover, and refrigerate.