Summer Cocktail Recipes

Summer Recipes to Cool You Off!

These drinks recipes will help cool you off this summer. Have some fun and do a little experimenting with these Summer Drink Recipes.

 

Sweet Summer Drink Recipes:

Jamaican Banana

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 1/2 oz. Light Rum 1/2 oz. White Creme de Cacao 1/2 oz. Creme de Banana 2 scoops Vanilla Ice Cream 1 oz. Half and Half 1 Whole Banana Instructions: Blend until smooth and pour into brandy snifter. Garnish with strawberries, banana slices and nutmeg.

Banana Colada

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 1.0 each sliced Banana .5 oz. Banana Liqueur 8 oz. Pineapple Juice 1 oz. light Rum .5 oz. coconut Rum Directions: Blend, and pour into an exotic glass!

Blue Margarita

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: .5 oz Blue Curacao 1 oz Lime juice 1.5 oz Tequila Instructions: Rub rim of cocktail glass with lime juice. Dip rim in coarse salt. Shake ingredients with ice and strain into glass.

Pineapple Mint Cooler

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 2 oz. Gin 2 tsp. White Creme de Menthe 1 oz. Lemon Juice 3 oz. Pineapple Juice Club Soda Instructions: Shake well with cracked ice all but club soda. Strain into collins glass filled with ice. Add club soda. Garnish with pineapple stick.

Daiquiri

Tweet The Daiquiri is thought to have been developed in the late 1800′s in Cuba as a medicinal treatment for malaria. In recent years the Daiquiri has been frozen, we will leave that option to the newbies. Cocktail Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz. Light Rum 1 tsp. Powdered Sugar Juice of 1 Lime Instructions: Shake well […]

Derby

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz. Rum 1/2 oz. Cointreau 1 oz. Orange Juice 1/2 oz. Lime Juice Instructions: Blend with 4 oz. cracked ice until smooth. Pour into highball glass.

Kiwi – Cilantro Mojito

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 4 sprigs of cilantro 4 mint leaves 1/4 lime 1 peeled and halved kiwi 1/2 tbsp. sugar 1/2 tbsp. water 2 oz. rum club soda Instructions: Muddle kiwi, cilantro and mint together. Add rum and ice then fill with club soda. Garnish with lime.

Frozen Mint Daiquiri

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 2 oz Light Rum 1 tbsp Lime Juice 1 1/2 oz Peppermint Schnapps 1 tsp Sugar 1 cup Ice Instructions: Blend until smooth.

Hemingway Daiquiri

Tweet Ernest Hemingway was a cocktail aficionado who had this drink named after him in 1921 in Havana, Cuba. Hemingway preferred the drink without sugar, you decide what you like! Cocktail Ingredients: 1 1/2 Light Rum Juice of 1/2 Lime 1/4 oz. Grapefruit Juice 1/4 oz. Maraschino Liqueur Instructions: Shake well with cracked ice. Strain […]

Mint Julep

Tweet The first appearance of a mint julep in print came in a book by John Davis published in London in 1803 but the origins are clouded. What is known is that it has been the traditional drink of the Kentucky Derby since 1938. This drink is refreshing on a hot day and warms you […]

Pina Colada

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 3 oz. Light Rum 3 tbsp. Coconut Milk 3 tbsp. Crushed Pineapple Instructions: Mix with shaved ice in electric blender until desired consistency. Pour unstrained into cocktail glass. Serve with a straw.

Sazerac

Tweet Great for summer and winter. One of the oldest cocktails, this one is always best served chilled chilled glass, not on the rocks. Cocktail Ingredients: 2oz Rye, do not use bourbon 1/4 oz simple syrup 4 dashes Peychaud’s bitters 1 dash Angostura bitters Splash of water Instructions: Fill mixing glass with ice and stir […]

Margarita

Tweet A few drinks are so popular that they have a special glass named after them; this is one. Served on the rocks or frozen the salted rim always makes it stand apart. Cocktail Ingredients: 1 oz. Tequila 1 oz. Triple Sec 1 oz. Lime or Lemon Juice Instructions: Shake well with cracked ice. Rub […]

Mojito

Tweet (pronounced [mo.hi.to]) The Mojito is a traditional Cuban highball cocktail. This is one of our favorite hot day drinks as it is very light and refreshing. Once you get the individual drink down, try making a pitcher to last longer. Cocktail ingredients: 12oz Rum (usually white rum but you can use dark depending on […]

Strawberry Margarita

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 3/4 oz. Tequila 3/4 oz. Triple Sec 3/4 oz. Lime or Lemon Juice 1/2 oz. Strawberry Liqueur Instructions: Shake well with cracked ice. Rub rim of cocktail glass with rind of lime or lemon. Dip rim in salt. Strain into cocktail glass.

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