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These Cool Summer Cocktails Are Perfect For Day Drinking

These Cool Summer Cocktails Are Perfect For Day Drinking

It’s summertime and the living is easy. While the temperature may be hot, a refreshing summer cocktail is the quickest way to cool down. We have selected 12 warm weather drink recipes that are the best remedy for long, hot afternoons by the pool, rooftop, or beach house. After all, one of summer’s greatest pleasures is dining alfresco with a cool cocktail in hand.

These Cool Summer Cocktails Are Perfect For Day Drinking

Summer of Tiki

Ingredients: 

  • 1.5 oz of Zaya Rum
  • ½ oz of Templeton Rye 4 year
  • ¾ oz of lime juice
  • 1 oz of pineapple juice
  • ½ oz of simple syrup
  • ½ oz of cinnamon syrup

Method:

Add all ingredients into shaker except the Templeton Rye. Shake then strain into pilsner glass with crushed ice. Float Templeton Rye on top. Garnish and Enjoy!

These Cool Summer Cocktails Are Perfect For Day Drinking

Rum Daisy

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Zaya Rum
  • ¾ oz of lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grenadine
  • 1 teaspoon simple syrup

Method:

Include all ingredients into shaker. Next, shake then strain into rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish and Enjoy.

These Cool Summer Cocktails Are Perfect For Day Drinking

Peach Palmer

Ingredients:

Method:

Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and then strain into a highball glass. Add ice and garnish with a lime wedge.

These Cool Summer Cocktails Are Perfect For Day Drinking

Peach Sidecar

 Ingredients:

Method:

Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice.  Shake vigorously and then strain into rocks glass. Add ice and garnish with an orange peel.

These Cool Summer Cocktails Are Perfect For Day Drinking

Lime And Strawberry Drop Martini

Courtesy of Beautiful Booze

Ingredients:

Method:

Rim your glass with sugar. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to chill all ingredients. Next, fine strain into a coupe glass. Garnish & Enjoy!

These Cool Summer Cocktails Are Perfect For Day Drinking

 EFFEN® Amore

Ingredients:

Method:

Mix ingredients and garnish with raspberries & sugar.

These Cool Summer Cocktails Are Perfect For Day Drinking

Laphroaig® Backyard Collins

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz Laphroaig® Select
  • 3/4 oz Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 oz Orange Juice
  • 1/2 oz Vanilla Syrup* (instructions below)
  • 3/4 oz Cherry Heering® Liqueur
  • 1 Dash Angostura® Bitters
  • Light Lager Beer
  • Lemon Wheel (for garnish)

Method:

Combine all other ingredients except lager in a cocktail shaker and strain into a Collins glass with fresh ice. Top with a light lager beer and garnish with a lemon wheel.

*Vanilla Syrup Recipe:

  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 Vanilla Bean

Combine vanilla syrup ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil (1 cup water, 1 cup sugar, 1 vanilla bean split open). Let cool and strain.

These Cool Summer Cocktails Are Perfect For Day Drinking

Cruzan® Island Spirit Swizzle

Ingredients:

Method:

Build in a Collins glass. Add 4 sprigs of mint, lime juice,  simple syrup and rum. Add crushed ice to fill the glass. Add both Angostura® and Peychaud’s bitters on top of cocktail. Garnish with mint sprig.

These Cool Summer Cocktails Are Perfect For Day Drinking

Rosemary Old Fashioned

Ingredients:

Method:

Include all ingredients into a mixing glass. Next, stir then strain over fresh ice into a low-ball glass. Garnish and Enjoy.

These Cool Summer Cocktails Are Perfect For Day Drinking

Strawberry Summer Rye Sour

Ingredients: 

Method:

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake hard to chill and combine ingredients. Next, strain out ice. Shake hard again to further emulsify ingredients. Double strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish & Enjoy!

These Cool Summer Cocktails Are Perfect For Day Drinking

Bubbly Rum Berry Lemonade 

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Zaya Rum
  • 1 oz of lemon
  • 1 oz of strawberry simple syrup
  • top with lemon soda

Method:

Add all ingredients into shaker. Next, shake then strain over fresh ice. Top with lemon soda. Garnish and Enjoy!

These Cool Summer Cocktails Are Perfect For Day Drinking

Margarita Al Pastor 

Ingredients: 

  • 2 oz. Corralejo Silver
  • 8 pieces charred pineapple
  • 1 oz. chile syrup
  • ½ oz. agave syrup
  • 1 oz. lime juice

Method:

Rim your glass with salt . Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to chill with all ingredients. Fine strain into a coupe glass. Garnish & Enjoy!

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