Newsletters

Get Dining Out delivered to your inbox every Wednesday Morning.

Best of Washington: Lemonade
Nine sweet kids, one clear winner for the best lemonade. By Kate Nerenberg
Comments () | Published August 25, 2008

Washingtonian > Packages > Best of Washington

A panel of nine thirsty second-graders at DC’s Beauvoir Elementary rated Newman’s Own the best store-bought lemonade for quenching a summertime thirst. Sweaty from soccer practice, most of the kids selected Newman’s Own Old-Fashioned Roadside Virgin Lemonade as their favorite over the Whole Foods 365 brand, Nantucket Nectars, Odwalla, and Country Time mix.

Why Newman’s? “It’s like candy,” one eight-year-old said.

Country Time, the kids squealed, tasted like water with a drop of lemon. “Don’t try it!” one warned.

For adults, we recommend a lemonade with a kick. Bartenders at the stylish (but now-closed) Butterfield 9 mix a surprisingly light B9 Moonshine—a shake of house-made lemonade, Jack Daniel’s, and Southern Comfort. The bourbon is just sweet enough to make this taste like candy for the over-21 set.

This article appeared in the July, 2008 issue of The Washingtonian. 

Related:

Lemonade Tasting

Best of Washington: Readers' Picks

More>> Best Bites Blog | Food & Dining | Restaurant Finder

 

Categories:

From the Magazine
Subscribe to Washingtonian

Discuss this story

Feel free to leave a comment or ask a question. The Washingtonian reserves the right to remove or edit content once posted.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Posted at 09:02 AM/ET, 08/25/2008 RSS | Print | Permalink | Comments () | Washingtonian.com Blogs