Sparkling Chile Lemonade

Time5 minutes
YieldsMakes 1 drink
Sparkling chile lemonade in a tall glass with a large strip of lemon zest spiraled around the inside.
(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.