White Claw Lemonade

White Claw Lemonade packs a major punch of flavor and booze. A drink specifically designed to make any party sufficiently social lubricated, it’s full of lemon hard seltzer and vodka along with the sweetness of lemonade and simple syrup.

two cocktail glasses filled with lemon cocktail with a green and white straw

Sometimes, you want a laid back gathering, and sometimes you want to party. When we’re in the mood to party down (responsibly, of course) we whip up these White Claw cocktails for a glassful of sweet lemonade flavor that packs a boozy punch.

cocktail glass filled with lemon cocktail with a green and white straw

❤️ Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It only uses 4 ingredients.
  • It’s a super easy cocktail to make.
  • It’s the perfect summer cocktail for your next backyard bash.
bottles of simply lemonade, white claw, vokda, simple syrup and a lemon on a white background


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It only takes 4 simple ingredients to make this cocktail, and they’re all readily available at your local grocery store. Be sure to check out the recipe card at the end of the post for exact quantities.

  • Vodka
  • Simple syrup
  • Lemonade
  • Lemon hard seltzer

🔪 How to Make White Claw Lemonade

Makin this recipe is just as easy as getting the ingredients together. It only takes a few minutes and a few simple steps.

lemonade being poured into a cocktail shaker

Step 1: Combine All Ingredients Except Hard Seltzer

Add ice to a cocktail shaker followed by the vodka, simple syrup, and lemonade. Shake vigorously, then strain into a glass filled with ice.

white claw being poured into a cocktail glass

Step 2: Add the Hard Seltzer

Top with a can of lemon hard seltzer. Enjoy responsibly!


Do you want to change up this recipe and make it your own? Here are some ways that you can do that!

  • Lemon Lime – Use limeade in place of lemonade.
  • Vodka – You can use gin, as well.
  • Lemon Hard Seltzer – We love White Claw, but you can use your favorite brand.

If this hard lemon seltzer cocktail looks good to you, then check out our caramel apple hard cider.

cocktail glass filled with lemonade cocktail with a green and white straw

🥄 Equipment

  • Cocktail shaker
  • Glasses

🥫 Storage

These cocktails shouldn’t be stored. After the fizz of the seltzer is gone, they’re very flat. It’s like drinking flat pop.

💭 Tips

  • Only make these drinks when you’re ready to serve them so they’re as fizzy as possible.
  • Be careful while enjoying this cocktail. It’s strong!

⁉️ FAQ

Do you have questions about this recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

What is hard seltzer?

Hard seltzer is flavored seltzer to which alcohol – typically vodka – is added.

Why does White Claw lemonade hit so hard?

This is a strong cocktail. It’s made with 2 ounces of vodka as well as a full can of lemon hard seltzer. This is one you sip, not gulp.

Do cocktails get you drunker?

No. Most people just tend to drink more of them, especially when the cocktails are sweetly flavored. The sweet flavors mask some of the alcohol, leading people to consume more than they realize.

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🧾Recipe Card

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White Claw Lemonade

White Claw lemonade combines the classic lemon hard seltzer with vodka, simple syrup, and lemonade for sweet cocktail with a great big kick!
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Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 Cocktail
Calories: 261kcal


  • cocktail shaker
  • measuring cup
  • Glasses


  • 2 ounces Vodka
  • 1 teaspoon Simple syrup
  • 2 ounces Lemonade
  • 1 can Lemon hard seltzer


  • Start by placing ice into a cocktail shaker.
  • Add in the vodka, simple syrup, and lemonade.
  • Shake and strain into a glass filled with ice.
  • Top with the can of hard seltzer.
  • Garnish with a lemon slice.


Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes.


Serving: 1Cocktail | Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 0.4g | Saturated Fat: 0.01g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.03g | Sodium: 44mg | Potassium: 49mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.3mg

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