Summer Cocktail Recipes

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Picture this: you are sitting pool side as the sun beams down, warming your skin, as you listen to your favorite summer songs. You think about how sipping on an ice-cold cocktail would make this moment unbeatable.

Our cocktail recipes are the perfect way to celebrate summer right! These recipes were curated by our in-house recipe developer and the mouth-watering photos were shot by our in-house photographer. Easy enough to make, with less than five steps – for all the self-proclaimed bar tenders out there.


Ginger Lemon Twist

Ingredients:

  • 1 Lemon quartered and remove any seeds
  • Leaves from 1 medium sized bunch of mint
  • 4 Cups of cold water
  • 1 oz. Ginger syrup
  • 2 tbsps. Sugar
  • 2 to 4 oz. Vodka
  • Ice Cubes
    Lemon slices to garnish

Steps:

Step 1: Squeeze the juice of 1 lemon into a pitcher with 2 cups of water, honey, some ice, and half of the mint leaves.
Step 2: Strain the lemonade and add the remaining 4 cups of water.
Step 3: Stir in the vodka and ginger syrup.
Step 4: Serve with ice and garnish with the remaining mint leaves and lemon slices.


Spiked Matcha Latte

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 Cup of water
  • 1 tsp. Aiya Matcha powder
  • 2 1/2 oz. Bourbon
  • 1/4 Cup unsweetened almond milk

Steps:

Step 1: In a cocktail shaker, add water, Aiya Matcha powder, bourbon and a handful of ice.
Step 2: Shake until well chilled and the matcha is dissolved.
Step 3: Strain through a fine-mesh strainer, dividing between 2 ice-filled glasses.
Step 4: Top with Almond milk, stir and serve.


Elderberry Mocktail

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Elderberry syrup
  • 2 oz. Pomegranate juice
  • 3 oz. Fresh squeezed orange
  • 3 tbsp. Eggland’s Best Liquid Egg Whites
  • Seltzer

Steps:

Step 1: Place the elderberry syrup, orange juice, pomegranate juice and Eggland’s Best Liquid Egg Whites in a cocktail shaker.
Step 2: Fill the shaker with ice and shake for 30 seconds until cold.
Step 3: Strain the drink into a glass and top with the seltzer.


Ginger Mango Fizz

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Fresh mango puree
  • 0.5 oz. Lemon juice
  • 2 oz. Whiskey
  • 3 oz. Ginger beer
  • Ice

Steps:

Step 1: In a cocktail shaker, add the mango puree, lemon juice, whiskey and some ice cubes.
Step 2: Shake well.
Step 3: Strain into a glass and add a splash of ginger beer.
Step 4: Garnish with edible flowers, serve & enjoy!


Peachberry Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup of frozen raspberries
  • 1 Cup frozen peaches
  • 2 tbsp. Simple syrup
  • 2 Cups lemon flavored seltzer
  • 2 Cups crushed ice
  • Juice of half a lemon

Steps:

Step 1: In a blender, add the raspberries, 1 tbsp of the simple syrup, 1 cup of sparkling water, half of the lemon juice and 1 cup of crushed ice.
Step 2: Blend all the ingredients and set aside in a bowl.
Step 3: Rinse blender and add peaches, 1 tbsp of the simple syrup, 1 cup of sparkling water, half of the lemon juice and 1 cup of crushed ice.
Step 4: Blend all the ingredients and put the mixture into a. bowl
Step 5: Place bowls in the freezer for 30 or 60 minutes. Scrape the mixtures with a fork and freeze again. Repeat the process one or two times more during the hour.
Step 6: In a tall glass layer the slushie mixture alternating the flavor. Ready to serve. Enjoy!


The Deciding Punch

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 Cups Clontarf Irish Whiskey
  • 8 Cups Apple cider
  • 750 ml Bottle of dry hard cider
  • 36 oz. Goslings Ginger Beer
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Several dashes orange bitters
  • 1 Orange (sliced into rounds)
  • 3 or 4 Cinnamon sticks
  • 1 Apple (sliced thin)

Steps:

Step 1: Combine the ciders, ginger beer, whiskey, lemon juice, and bitters in a large punch bowl or pitcher.
Step 2: Stir to combine.
Step 3: Top with orange slices and cinnamon sticks.
Step 4: Ladle into ice-filled punch glasses and garnish with a slice of apple.

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