7 Delicious Cocktail Recipes for Summer
- 1 kiwi
- 1/2 oz. Monin Green Mint syrup
- 3 oz. apple juice
Cut a slice of kiwi. Peel remainder and put into blender with ice and syrup. Blend and pour into highball glass. Top with apple juice. Garnish with kiwi slice.
Cucumber Vodka Fizz
- 1/4 of a medium-size cucumber
- 1 oz. fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 oz. simple syrup
- 1 1/2 oz. Tito’s Handmade Vodka
- 2 oz. club soda
Cut two thin slices of cucumber. Peel remaining cucumber, and put it into a blender with ice, lemon juice, simple syrup and vodka. Blend and pour everything into highball glass. Top with club soda. Garnish with cucumber slices.
- 2 oz. fresh orange purée
- 3 oz. chilled prosecco
- 1/2 oz. grenadine
Pour orange purée into chilled champagne glass and add prosecco. Stir gently. Pour grenadine around inside edge of glass.
- 2 oz. Belvedere Intense Vodka
- 3 oz. fresh orange juice
- 1 oz. Moët & Chandon Champagne
- 1 strawberry
Pour vodka and orange juice into highball glass filled with ice. Stir gently. Top with Champagne. Garnish with strawberry.
- 1 1/2 oz. Genius Fine Vodka, Winter Park Distilling Company, Winter Park
- 1 oz. Grand Marnier liqueur
- 1/2 oz. fresh lime juice
- 2 tbsp. granulated sugar
- 1 lime slice
Combine vodka, liqueur and lime juice, shake and strain into chilled cocktail glass rimmed with sugar. Garnish with lime slice.
- 6 mint sprigs
- 2 tsp. brown sugar
- 1 fresh lime
- 3 oz. club soda
Muddle mint with sugar and lime slices in old-fashioned glass. Add splash of club soda and fill glass with cracked ice. Top with club soda. Garnish with mint sprig and lime slice. Serve with straw.
Virgin Florida Sunrise
- 4 oz. fresh orange juice
- 1/2 oz. grenadine
- 1 oz. Fever-Tree Ginger Beer
- 1 orange slice
- 1 cocktail cherry
Pour orange juice into highball glass with ice. Add splash of grenadine but do not stir (picture a sunrise). Top with ginger beer. Garnish with orange slice and cherry.