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:

Strawberries & Cream

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 1 oz. Strawberry Schnapps 1 1/2 tbsp. Sugar 2 oz. Half and Half 2 oz. Whole Strawberries Instructions: Blend with 2 cups crushed ice until smooth. Pour into champagne flute. Garnish with strawberry. Serves two.

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!

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 […]

Strawberry Daiquiri

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 1 oz. Light Rum 1/2 oz Strawberry Schnapps Juice of 1/2 Lime 1 tsp. Sugar 1 oz. fresh or frozen Strawberries Instructions: Mix with shaved ice in electric blender until desired consistency. Pour unstrained into cocktail glass.

Apple Daiquiri

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 0.5 oz. Apple Juice 0.5 oz. Lime juice 1.5 oz. Light Rum 0.5 tsp. superfine Sugar Directions: Fill a mixing glass with 4 oz. of shaved ice and add all ingredients. Shake and strain into a chilled 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.

Tropical

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 2 oz. Rum 1/2 oz. Lime Juice 1/4 slice Pineapple 1 dash Grenadine Instructions: Sprinkle sugar on pineapple slice. Beat all ingredients in electric blender. Pour unstrained. Serve with short straw.

Watermelon Cooler

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 2 1/2 oz. Light Rum 2 tsp. Lime Juice 1 1/2 tsp. Sugar Syrup 4 oz. Watermelon (seeded) Instructions: Mix in blender with 4 oz. crushed ice until smooth. Pour into collins glass. Garnish with lime slice.

Gulf Breeze

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 1 oz Blue Curacao 3 oz Champagne 1/2 oz Light Rum 1/2 oz Brandy 6 oz Lemonade 1 oz Lime Juice 1 cup Ice Instructions: Blend until smooth. Pour into sugar-rimmed glass. Top with a strawberry.

Daiquiri

Tweet Mmmmm… Perfecto for a hot summer day! This is the traditional Daiquiri, no blenders required for the mixing of the drink but it does require the perfect ice, crushed. Feel free to add flavors to it as it will easily soak them up. Cocktail Ingredients: 2oz light rum 1 spoonful of sugar The juice […]

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 […]

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.

Kahlua Colada

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz. Kahlua 1 oz. Rum 1/2 oz. Cream 1 oz. Cream of Coconut 2 oz. Unsweetened Pineapple Juice 1/2 oz. Lime Juice Instructions: Blend with 1/2 cup crushed ice until smooth. Pour into collins glass.

Cuban Ginger

Tweet I’m a big bourbon and ginger ale fan and never really thought rum and ginger ale would go together, boy was I wrong! A simple cocktail to enjoy. Cocktail Ingredients: 1/2 oz apple liqueur 2 oz dark rum ginger ale Directions: In a tall glass (mojito glass) add ice cubes, apple liqueur, rum and […]

Gin Smash

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz. Gin 2 tbsp. Sugar 2-3 springs Fresh Mint Instructions: Muddle mint and sugar with 2 oz. shaved ice. Add Brandy and water. Strain into sour glass. Garnish with fruit.

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