“Adapted from the famous Reata restaurant in Fort Worth, TX. Living with a Sonic Drive-In within spitting distance makes our string of 100º summer days a little more bearable. There really is nothing quite like an ice-cold Route 44 cherry limeade to wipe the sweat off your brow and quench your thirst. As our most popular signature drink, the CF Cherry Limeade is always garnished with a maraschino cherry.”
READY IN:
5mins
SERVES:
1
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 ounces cherry vodka
  • 14 ounce grenadine
  • 14 ounce Rose's lime juice
  • 2 ounces prepared sweet-and-sour mix (see recipe below)
  • 2 ounces Sprite
  • ice cube
  • lime wedge (to garnish)
  • maraschino cherry (to garnish)

Directions

  1. Add all ingredients to a glass filled with ice, and stir gently. Garnish with lime and cherry.
  2. Reata Sweet and Sour Mix.
  3. Makes 4 cups.
  4. Every bartender's staple, this mix is super easy to make and so much better than the store-bought brands.
  5. The secret to ours is using a cinnamon stick to layer flavors of sweet with depths of spice.
  6. 3 cups sugar.
  7. 4 cups water.
  8. 1 cinnamon stick.
  9. 1 1/2 cups lime juice, preferably fresh squeezed.
  10. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, water and cinnamon, stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Bring to.
  11. a boil over medium-high heat, then lower the heat, add the lime juice and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from.
  12. the heat and let cool. When cool, remove the cinnamon stick. Store in an airtight container and refrigerate.

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