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Becky’s Lemonade

This drink is inspired by Beyoncé and just as fabulous

Beyoncé wowed the world when she dropped her infidelity-inspired album Lemonade in 2016. Now, the record is nominated for Album of the Year at the Grammys. Inspired by Bey’s Texas roots and the infamous “Becky with the good hair” lyric, this twist on a whiskey smash is sure to get the point across that you are not to be messed with this award show season.

This recipe is courtesy of Patina Restaurant Group.



  • 3 blackberries
  • 1 handful fresh mint
  • 3/4 Ounces simple syrup
  • 3/4 Ounces lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 Ounce Lot 40 Rye Whiskey
  • Soda water
  • Mint sprig, for garnish


Add blackberries and mint in a shaker tin and muddle.

Add the whiskey, simple syrup, and lemon juice.

Shake with ice and pour everything into an Old Fashioned glass.

Top with ice, top the drink with soda water, and garnish.