Sparkling Chile Lemonade

Time 5 minutes
Yields Makes 1 drink
Sparkling chile lemonade
(Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)

Fill a highball glass with ice. Pour in the syrup, then top off with the sparkling water. Squeeze in the juice from lemon wedge, then drop it in the glass. Stir and enjoy.

Hard Lemonade: Add 2 ounces vodka, preferably lemon, to the syrup and stir well before topping off with the sparkling water.