1 cup torn fresh mint leaves

1 1/2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice (from about 12 lemons)

1/2 cup sugar

6 cups water

2 12-ounce cans club soda

lemon slices (to garnish) ice


Place the lemon juice, the sugar, and 1 cup water in a large pitcher. Stir until the sugar dissolves, then add 5 more cups water, the mint leaves, the club soda, a few slices of lemon to garnish, and plenty of ice.