It’s National Lemonade Day—here’s 5 spots to get the best in Bham

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National Lemonade Day
When like gives you lemons you drink lots of lemonade for National Lemonade Day. Photo via Miranda

Get ready to enjoy a sweet, citrus ice-cold summer drink that we all know and love, it’s time for National Lemonade Day, August 20. We’ve got the best spots in Birmingham to try both the classic drink and all the other innovative twists.

1. Post Office Pies—Lemonade

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This pizza is already making me thirsty for some sweet lemonade. Photo via Post Office Pies, Facebook

The standard lemonade at Post Office Pies is already incredible on its own, but what’s unique about the drink here is that you can customize it with five different flavors besides the classic. Cherry, blueberry, strawberry, rosemary and hibiscus-lavendar are all available flavors that you can sip while washing down your wood-fired pizza at Post Office.

We recommend coming back to try every flavor since its kind of hard to choose, but for National Lemonade Day try the rosemary. It’s sweet, slightly herbal flavor doesn’t disappoint

  • Avondale Location: 209 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222
  • Avondale Hours: Daily 11AM-9PM
  • Mountain Brook Location: 270 Rele St, Mountain Brook, AL 35223
  • Mountain Brook Hours: Daily 11AM-9PM
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2. Steel City Pops—Strawberry Lemonade Pop

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This pop is a must for National Lemonade Day. Photo via Steel City Pops

Try a taste of summer with the strawberry lemonade pop at Steel City Pops. It’s a perfect way to cool down, cure your sweet-tooth craving and celebrate National Lemonade Day all at once.

We know strawberry and lemonade is already a classic combo and turning it into a flavorful frozen pop was definitely the move.

3. Doodles—Lemon Ice

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Cool off this National Lemonade Day with Doodles. Photo via Doodles Homemade Sorbets and Ices Facebook

The Doodles Lemon Ice flavor will take you back to your childhood when you’d eat spoonfuls of those Minute-Maid soft frozen lemonades on a hot summer day.

This is just like that old classic but even better. With the perfect balance of sour and sweet and a creamy consistency, this will become your new favorite flavor fast.

4. Paper Doll–Honeysuckle Northside

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Paper Doll Bar has the best drinks to stay cool this summer. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

The Honeysuckle Northside at Paper Doll might not have lemonade in the name, but you’ll feel like your tasting a sweet boozy glass of the signature drink after one sip.

With ingredients including honeysuckle vodka, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup and fresh mint, this refreshing cocktail will keep you coming back for more even when it’s not National Lemonade Day.

  • Location: 2320 1st Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 4-11PM | Friday-Saturday 4PM-1AM
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5. Cahaba Brewing Co.—Cahaberry Lemonade

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This cocktail at Cahaba Brewing Co. is the zest! Photo via Carmen Waldrop for Bham Now

You know we had to include the Cahaberry Lemonade cocktail on our list for National Lemonade Day. It ranks as one of our favorite cocktails of the summer, and if you haven’t tried it yet now is your chance.

Fresh squeezed lemonade, berry syrup and vodka come together to make this delicious, summery lemon creation.

  • Location: 4500 5th Ave S Building C, Birmingham, AL 35222
  • Hours: Sunday Noon-8PM | Monday-Thursday 3-10PM | Friday-Saturday Noon-10PM
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Where are you sipping and snacking for National Lemonade day? Let us know by tagging us on social @bhamnow

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Miranda Shaffer
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