Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup granulated sugar

  2. 1 cup water

  3. 2/3 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (from about 7 to 8 medium limes )

  4. 1 medium Granny Smith apple Ice

  5. 4 1/2 cups club soda, chilled

  6. 1 medium lime , cut into 6 wedges

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. At least 4 hours and up to 3 days before making the drink, bring the sugar and water to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally until the sugar has dissolved, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the lime juice. Let cool to room temperature, then transfer to a 1-quart container. Halve, core, and cut the apple into 1/8-inch-thick slices. Place the apple slices in the lime syrup and stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate until the apple flavor infuses the syrup, at least 4 hours or up to 3 days. When ready to serve, strain the mixture through a mesh strainer set over a medium bowl or small pitcher; reserve the apple slices for the garnish. Fill a 10-ounce collins glass with ice, add 2 ounces of the syrup, top with 4 ounces of the club soda, and stir gently with a long spoon or straw. Garnish with a lime wedge and a few reserved apple slices. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 6 drinks.


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