Perfect Summer Cocktails

December 4th, 2018
Share

Summer has arrived, which means warm breezy evenings on the balcony sipping on fresh, zesty cocktails. We’ve compiled a few favorites so you can flex your summer bar-tending muscles and slip into ultimate relaxation mode!
(Pro tip: If you would prefer to leave the cocktail making to the experts, contact us to arrange a professional bartender for your next party or event).

 

Grapefruit Aperol Spritz

Ingredients
4 oz Aperol
2 oz Prosecco
1 oz Pink Grapefruit Perrier Carbonated Mineral Water
1 grapefruit wedge

Instructions
Pour Prosecco into a red wine glass filled with ice.
2. Add the Aperol and Perrier.
3. Garnish with grapefruit wedge.

 

Blueberry Martini

Ingredients
1 1/2 ounces Ultimat Vodka
1/2 ounce​ Patron Citronge Orange Liqueur
2 ounces ​blueberry juice (fresh)
1 ounce mango juice (fresh)
Garnish: fresh blueberries

Instructions
Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
Shake well.
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Garnish with fresh blueberries skewered on a cocktail pick.

 

Pear & Mint Mojito

Ingredients
oz. Mount Gay Black Barrel rum
.75 oz. lime juice
.75 oz. simple syrup
1 oz. Ambient pear puree
fresh mint leaves
club soda

Instructions
In a highball glass, lightly press on mint leaves with muddler.
Add rest of the ingredients except club soda.
Add ice and transfer into a shaker and shake.
Add club soda and pour back in highball glass. Garnish with mint leaves.

 

Sour Cherry Gin Smash

Ingredients
2 oz. gin
6 sour cherries
1 sugar cube
.5 oz. fresh lime juice
ginger ale
1 lime wedge

Instructions
In a cocktail shaker, combine the cherries and the sugar cube.
Muddle until the sugar is broken down.
Add the lime juice and gin, and then shake.
Strain into a Collins glass filled with ice.
Top with a splash of ginger ale and garnish with a lime wedge.

 

Mexican Mule

Ingredients
1.5 oz. Mount Gay Black Barrel rum
.75 oz. lime juice
.75 oz. simple syrup
1 oz. Ambient pear puree
fresh mint leaves
club soda

Instructions
In a highball glass, lightly press on mint leaves with muddler.
Add rest of the ingredients except club soda.
Add ice and transfer into a shaker and shake.
Add club soda and pour back in highball glass. Garnish with mint leaves.

 

Frozen Watermelon Margarita

Ingredients
5 cups watermelon
1 cup silver tequila
1/2 cup of Cointeau or triple sec
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
Watermelon slices for garnish

Instructions
Create a simple syrup by whisking together the sugar and 1/4 cup of water.
Heat the mixture in a small saucepan over medium heat. Once sugar has completely dissolved, remove from heat and let cool.
Add the simple syrup into the blender with the frozen watermelon. Blend until smooth.
Add the remaining ingredients to the blender and blend until the consistency of a slush.
Pour into margarita glasses and garnish with a wedge of watermelon if you like.