The Bootleg Cocktail - Minnesota's Signature Cocktail

The Bootleg Cocktail is Minnesota’s signature beverage! This delicious, summery citrus drink is made with limeade, lemonade and mint. It makes the perfect beverage to enjoy on a hot summer day!
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: frozen lemonade, limeade, mint, vodka
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 404kcal


  • 1 can frozen limeade
  • 1 can frozen lemonade
  • 2 bunches mint
  • 1/4 cup simple syrup
  • 8 oz vodka gin is another option
  • water
  • club soda


  • Combine lemonade, limeade, and chopped mint in a blender and puree. Add simple syrup and puree. Fill the blender with water so it is three quarters of the way full.
  • Fill a tall glass with ice and add 2 parts booze (vodka or gin), 3 parts Bootleg Mix, and 2 parts club soda. Garnish with mint and serve!


Calories: 404kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 103mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 64g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg