Concord Grape Agua Fresca

Makes 8 quarts


Simple Syrup

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups warm water

Other Ingredients

  • enough cold water added to Simple Syrup to bring mixture to 6 qts
  • 2 cups lime juice
  • 2½ cups Concord grapes

Special Equipment

  • blender
  • mesh strainer


Make Simple Syrup

  1. In a large, heatproof container, combine sugar and warm water
  2. Stir until sugar is dissolved

Make Limeade Mixture

  1. To the Simple Syrup mixture, add cold water until the mixture reaches 6 qts in total
  2. Add lime juice and stir to combine; this is your Limeade Mixture

Blend & Serve

  1. In a blender, add grapes and just 1 cup of the Limeade Mixture
  2. Blend until smooth, about 30 seconds
  3. Strain mixture through a mesh sieve into the container of remaining Limeade Mixture
  4. Stir to combine and pour over ice to serve

Note: Consume within 1-2 days of preparation