Easy Summer co*cktail Recipes You Can Make at Home (2024)

Easy Summer co*cktail Recipes You Can Make at Home (1)

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Easy Summer co*cktail Recipes You Can Make at Home (2)

By Lori Keong, Rachel Epstein

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While your friends are paying 25 bucks for a frosé at a rooftop bar, you can easily whip up three for the same price thanks to these easy summerco*cktail recipes, ahead, that taste even better homemade. Think: Less calories, more saving, and an excellent excuse to useyour new bar cart.

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Easy Summer co*cktail Recipes You Can Make at Home (3)

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Ketel One PopTails

10 oz Ketel One Vodka

24 oz Lime Club Soda

Juice of lemons

10 Popsicle Molds

1/2 cup Strawberries

1/2 cup Orange Slices (Peaches)

1/2 cup Pineapple

1/2 cup Cucumber

1/2 cup Blueberry

1/2 cup Blackberries

Directions:

Pour all tonic soda, lemon juice, and Ketel One Vodka into pitcher. Stir well. Place ½ cup of fruit into each mold (one mold with strawberry only, one orange mold with oranges only, etc). Then equally pour soda and vodka mix across popsicle molds. Place in freezer for 4-6 hours.

Courtesy of Ketel One

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Peach Sangria

Ingredients:

1 peach, sliced

½ orange, sliced

¾ cup peach brandy

1 bottle white wine, chilled

4 cupsSparkling Ice Classic Lemonade

Directions:

Place peaches, oranges, cranberries, and brandy in a pitcher then lightly muddle. Add wine andSparkling Ice Classic Lemonadeand stir. Serve over ice and garnish with a peach slice.

Courtesy of Sparkling Ice

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Tropical Orchard Punch

Ingredients:

3 bottles Angry Orchard Crisp Apple

1 cup White Rum

0.5 cup Peach Nectar

1.5 cups Passion Fruit Juice

0.5 cup Lime Juice

0.5 cup Vanilla Syrup

10 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters

Directions:

Add all ingredients to a punch bowl with ice and stir to combine. Garnish with peach and apple slices.

Courtesy of Angry Orchard mixologist partner Jeremy Oertel

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Summer Sunset

Ingredients:

2 oz Milagro Blanco Tequila

.75 oz Elderflower

.75 Pamplemousse

.75 Lime Juice

Club Soda

Directions:

In a tin with ice, combine all ingredients excluding the club soda and shake. Strain over fresh ice in a salt rimmed glass. Top with club soda and garnish with a lime wheel.

Courtesy of Inigo Salazar, Beverage Director at Bodega Negra

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Blueberry Fields Forever

Ingredients:

2 oz. The Botanist Gin

.5 oz Fresh Lime Juice

¼ cup Fresh Blueberries

2 oz. Tonic Water

Directions:

Add The Botanist Gin, Fresh Lime Juice and Fresh Muddle Blueberries into a shaker. Gently muddle. Add ice and shake. Fine strain over ice into a Highball glass and top with Tonic Water. Garnish with Fresh Mint and Blueberries.

Courtesy of The Botanist Gin

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Red Pepper Mary

Ingredients:

2 oz Cold-pressed red pepper juice

1 oz Cucumber juice

.5 oz Simple.5oz Lemon juice

1.5 oz Tequila blanco or mezcal (if you prefer smoky-style drinks)

Directions:

Build, shake, pour over ice.

Courtesy of Carmine DiGiovanni, Corporate Chef, David Burke Tavern

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Pineapple Aperitif Spritzer

Ingredients:

6 oz Stella Artois Stritzer

.75 oz vodka

.75 oz Italian aperitif

2 pineapple chunks

1 mint sprig

1 orange wheel

Directions:

In a co*cktail shaker, muddle pineapple chunks and mint. Add vodka, Italian aperitif, and shake over ice. Strain into a glass. Top with Stella Artois Spritzer. Garnish with an orange wheel.

Courtesy of Stella Artois

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Surf Lodge’s Custom Grey Goose and Soda

Ingredients:

1 part Grey Goose

2 part soda water

Drop of lemongrass, pineapple, and grapefruit essences

Fresh mint and dehydrated lemon wheel to garnish

Directions:

Shake all ingredients in a co*cktail shaker and pour into chilled can with ice.

Courtesy of Grey Goose available atSurf Lodge

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My Kind of Paloma

Ingredients:

1.5oz Ilegal Mezcal

.5oz Italicus

.75oz Fresh lime juice

.25oz Agave syrup

Grapefruit Soda

Pink Sea Salt

Directions:

Rim glass with Pink Sea salt. Add mezcal, Italicus, and lime juice to a shaker and short shake with a few Ice cubes. Strain into Highball glass filled with Ice cubes and top with grapefruit soda. Garnish with a lime wheel and serve.

Courtesy of The Miami Beach EDITION'sMatador Room

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Bee Well

Ingredients:

2 oz. The Botanist Gin

.5 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice

.25 oz. Honey

¼ teaspoon Turmeric

4 oz. Ginger Kombucha

Directions:

Add The Botanist Gin, Fresh Lemon Juice, Honey and Turmeric into a shaker. Add ice and shake. Strain over ice in a Rocks glass. Garnish with a Fresh Lemon Peel.

Courtesy of The Botanist Gin

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Grey Goose East Breeze

Ingredients:

1.5 oz Grey Goose

1oz St-Germain

.75oz fresh lemon juice

.5oz fresh blackberry puree

Directions:

Shake all ingredients in a co*cktail shaker and strain into a coup or martini glass. Garnish with mint sprig.

Courtesy of Grey Goose available atSurf Lodge

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Prosecco Slushee

Ingredients:

4 Limes

2 Lemons

¼ cup St. Germain

½ Bottle Prosecco

1 BottleStrawberry Watermelon Sparkling Ice

Mint, for garnish

Directions:

In a blender, add the juice of 4 limes, juice of 2 lemons, St. Germain, Prosecco, and Strawberry Watermelon Sparkling Ice. Add 3 cups of ice and blend until smooth. Garnish with a mint leaf and serve.

Courtesy of Sparkling Ice

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Barry’s Does Tequila (B.D.T.)

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz Tequila Don Julio Blanco

1 oz Coconut Water

1/2 oz Fresh Lemon Juice

1/2 oz Agave

1 Dash Cayenne

Directions:

Combine Tequila Don Julio Blanco, fresh lemon juice, coconut water, and agave in a co*cktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain contents into a rocks glass with ice. Add a dash of cayenne.

Courtesy ofBarry’s BootcampandTequila Don Julio

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BACARDÍ Lime and Soda

Ingredients:

2 parts BACARDĺ Lime Flavored Rum

4 parts Soda

Lime wheel

Directions:

Pour ingredients over ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.

Courtesy of Bacardi

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Pomegranate Hibiscus co*cktail

Ingredients:

2 cups brewed hibiscus tea, chilled

¼ cup Pomegranate Seeds

1 ½ oz Gin4 ozPomegranate Blueberry Sparkling Ice

Edible Flowers

Directions:

In a co*cktail shaker, muddle pomegranate seeds and gin for a few seconds. Add sparkling ice and lightly shake. Place hibiscus cubes into a tall glass and strain Sparkling Ice mixture over. Garnish with an edible flower.

Courtesy of Sparkling Ice

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Lannister

Ingredients:

1½ parts BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho

½ parts Grand Marnier

¼ parts Crème de Cassis

¾ parts Homemade Raspberry-Dark Chocolate Puree

Directions:

Mix and enjoy.

Courtesy of Hermant Pathak of Junoon in NYC

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Berry’s Bootcamp

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz Tequila Don Julio Blanco

1 oz Fresh Lime Juice

1 oz Strawberry, Raspberry and Blueberry-Infused Agave Nectar

Directions:

Combine Tequila Don Julio Blanco, fresh lime juice and berry agave nectar in a co*cktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain contents into a rocks glass.

Courtesy ofBarry’s BootcampandTequila Don Julio

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Mezcal Carrot Ginger Spritz

Ingredients:

3 oz Carrot Juice

1 oz GrapefruitSparkling Ice

1 oz Ginger Liqueur1 oz Mezcal

Pinch of Salt

Carrot Greens, for garnish

Directions:

In an ice filled co*cktail shaker, combine carrot juice, Grapefruit Sparkling Ice, ginger liqueur, mezcal, and salt. Shake to combine and strain into a glass. Garnish with carrot greens and serve.

Courtesy of Sparkling Ice

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Margarita Al Pastor

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz Tequila Don Julio Blanco

2/3 oz Orange Liqueur

2/3 oz Fresh Lemon Juice

2 oz Cooked Pineapple Juice

5 sprigs Cilantro Hibiscus Salt*

*Hibiscus Salt: 2 parts dried Hibiscus flowers, 1 part fine salt, 1 part white sugar, 1/2 part confectioner’s sugar

Directions:

Combine Tequila Don Julio Blanco, orange liqueur, fresh lemon juice, and cooked pineapple juice into a co*cktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain contents into a double old-fashioned glass with hibiscus salt rim over fresh ice. Garnish with cilantro.

Courtesy of Mica Rousseau of Mexico City

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Lemon Rosemary co*cktail

Ingredients:

3 sprigs Rosemary

1 750ml bottle Tequila

Sparkling Ice Lemonade

Directions:

Place rosemary in the tequila bottle and allow to sit for at least 24 hours.In an ice filled rocks glass, combine 1 ½ oz tequila with Lemonade Sparkling Ice. Garnish with a rosemary sprig.

Courtesy of Sparkling Ice

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Chandon POM Spritz

Ingredients:

3 oz. Chandon Rosé

1 oz. Belvedere Vodka

¾ oz. lemon juice

½ oz. simple syrup

¾ oz. pomegranate juice (freshly squeezed)

Garnish: Pomegranate pearls and rosemary sprig

Glassware: Wine glass

Directions:

Shake all ingredients except Chandon in a shaker tin. Strain into glassware with ice and top with Chandon. Stir the glass. Garnish with pomegranate pearls and rosemary sprig.

Courtesy of Chandon

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Pêche d'Ange

Ingredients:

2 oz Angels Envy Bourbon Finished in Port Wine Barrels

1 oz Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice

.5 oz Giffard Pêche de Vigne

.5 oz Simple Syrup

4 Dashes Fee Brothers Peach Bitters

Directions:

Combine ingredients in co*cktail shaker and shake with ice. Strain over fresh ice into a lowball glass. Garnish with an expressed orange peel or dehydrated peach ring.

Courtesy ofThe French RoomHead Bartender Morgan Moore

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Purple Rain

Ingredients:

Butterfly Pea Flower Infused Vodka

1.5 bar spoons of violette liqueur

0.5 oz of yellow chartreuse

1/4 oz of lemon juice Egg whites

Directions:

Combine the infused vodka with all the ingredients. Dry shake with egg to break up the protein. Fine strained and serve in a coupe glass. Garnish with a pea flower.

Courtesy of Cafe Clover Head Bartender Kyle Sheridan

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BACARDÍ Lime Mojito

Ingredients:

2 parts BACARDÍ Lime Flavored Rum

4 Lime Wedges

6-8 Fresh Mint Leaves

2 tbsp Caster Sugar

1 part Club Soda

1 Sprig of fresh mint

Directions:

Add the lime wedges, sugar and mint leaves, and gently muddle until the limes release juice. Add BACARDÍ Lime Flavored Rum and mix the ingredients with a bar spoon. Fill with crushed ice and stir once again. Add club soda and garnish with mint.

Courtesy of Bacardi

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Blossom Berry

Ingredients:

3 oz. Baileys Almande

1/8 oz. Orange Blossom Water

2 drops Vanilla Extract

1 oz. Simple Syrup

1 oz. Lemon Juice

3 Strawberries, halved

Strawberry, for garnish

Directions:

Combine Baileys Almande, orange blossom water, vanilla extract, simple syrup, lemon juice, strawberries, and ice into a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour contents into glass. Garnish with strawberry.

Courtesy of Mixologist Jane Danger

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Raspberry Floater

Ingredients:

Raspberry Sherbet/Gelato

4 oz. Champagne

Blackberries, for garnish

Raspberry TeaSparkling Ice

Directions:

Pour chilled champagne into chilled large coupe glass. Add small scoop of raspberry sherbet/gelato. Top with Raspberry Tea Sparkling Ice. Garnish with some blackberries.

Courtesy of Sparkling Ice

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Aperol Spritz

Ingredients:

1 part Aperol

2 parts Sparkling White Wine

3 parts Q Club Soda

Directions:

Build co*cktail over ice in a tall collins glass or white wine glass. Garnish with an orange twist

Courtesy of Q Club Soda

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Cherry Smash

Ingredients:

1.5 oz. Rémy Martin 1738®

1 oz. Cointreau

.75 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice

3 Fresh Cherries (pitted/halved)

Dash of Simple Syrup

Directions:

Muddle cherries in simple syrup in bottom of co*cktail shaker. Add remaining ingredients and shake. Strain into a rocks glass over ice.

Courtesy ofRémy Martin

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Aloe Can You Go

Ingredients:

1.5 oz. Blanco Tequila

.75 oz. Chareau

.5 oz. Liquid Alchemist Tamarind

.5 oz. Curaçao*

.5 oz. Lemon

Directions:

Combine ingredients in a shaker tin, add ice and shake. Strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with a wand of fresh lavender.

*Prepare house curaçao, 1:1 grand mariner and simple syrup

Courtesy of Jesse Ross at the Sycamore Den

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Baewatch

Ingredients:

1.5 oz. Mezcal

.5 oz. Aperol

.5 oz. Fresh Grapefruit Juice

.5 oz. Fresh Lime Juice

.5 oz. Pink Peppercorn-Cucumber Cordial*

Pinch of Salt

Directions:

Combine ingredients in a shaker tin, add ice and shake. Strain over ice in a double rocks glass and garnish with cucumber slice and grapefruit wedge.

*Combine 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar in a saucepan to make simple syrup. Reduce to low heat and add a small handful of pink peppercorns. Cook on low heat until flavorful. Let syrup cool. For cold infusion, incorporate two diced cucumbers and let syrup sit for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Strain through a chinois.

Courtesy of Jesse Ross at the Sycamore Den

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The Lushy Machine

Ingredients:

1.5 oz. Four Pillars Gin

.75 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice

.5 oz. Red Wine Syrup

2-3 Strawberries

Directions:

Place all in machine or in a blender with 2 cups of ice and blend until smooth. Garnish with 3-4 dashes angostura bitters, mint, fruit, whatever!

*Simmer 2 cups red wine with 1 cup sugar, 1 cinnamon stick, 1 clove, and 3 cardamom pods for 15-20 minutes, until syrupy.

Served at Mother's Ruin

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Cognac Blackberry Julep

Ingredients:

2 oz. Rémy Martin 1738®

.5 oz. Simple Syrup

6-8 Fresh Mint Leaves

3 Blackberries (halved)

Directions:

Lightly muddle Blackberries and mint in Simple Syrup in the bottom of a Snifter. Add Cognac and crushed ice. Swizzle to chill and combine. Garnish with a bunch of fresh mint sprigs.

Courtesy ofRémy Martin

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6100 Frosé

Ingredients:

1 oz. VDKA 6100

2 oz. Rose Wine

1/2 oz. Lemon Juice

1/2 oz. Lime Juice

1/2 oz. Grapefruit Juice

1 oz. Simple Syrup

1/2 oz. Peach Schnaps

Directions:

Combine ingredients, add ice and blend on high until smooth. Serve in wine glass and garnish with rose petals.

Served at The Chester

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Island Time

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz. Baileys Almande

1/2 oz. Zacapa Rum

1 1/2 oz. Vita Coco® Coconut Water

1 1/4 oz. Cinnamon Syrup

1 oz. Lime Juice

1/2 oz. Pineapple Juice

Pineapple Slice and Flower, for Garnish

Directions:

Combine Baileys Almande, Vita Coco coconut water, cinnamon syrup, lime juice, and pineapple juice into a co*cktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain contents into a glass or hollowed out pineapple over fresh ice. Top with Zacapa rum. Garnish with pineapple slice and flower.

Courtesy of Mixologist Jane Danger

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Best Damn Porch Sipper

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz. Spiced Rum

¾ oz. Crème de Peche

¾ oz. Lemon Juice

2 Dashes Allspice Dram

2 oz. BEST DAMN Cream Soda

Orange Slice, for garnish

Directions:

Combine Rum, Crème de Peche, lemon juice, and dashes of all-spiced dram in a co*cktail shaker with ice and shake. Strain into a large old fashioned glass. Top with BEST DAMN Cream Soda and garnish with an orange slice.

Courtesy of BEST DAMN Cream Soda

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A Taste of Honey

Ingredients:

2 oz. Virginia Black

3/4 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice

1/2 oz. Honey Syrup (combined with 1/2 oz. water)

Grapefruit Peel

Grapefruit Twist, for garnish

Directions:

Combine ingredients into shaker tin with ice. Shake well and strain over fresh ice into a double rocks glass.

Courtesy of Virginia Black

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Banana Beach

Ingredients:

3 oz. Baileys Almande

2 oz. Coconut Puree

1/2 oz. Agave Syrup

1 1/2 Bananas

Banana Slices and Grated Nutmeg, for garnish

Directions:

Combine Baileys Almande, coconut puree, agave syrup, bananas, and ice into a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour contents into glass. Garnish with banana slices and nutmeg.

Courtesy of Mixologist Jane Danger

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Peach Bellini

Ingredients:

3 oz. Prosecco DOC

2 oz. Fresh Peach Puree

Peach Wedge, for garnish

Directions:

Garnish with a peach wedge and serve in a flute.

Courtesy of Prosecco DOC

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The MUMM Trifecta

Ingredients:

4 oz. G.H. Mumm Grand Cordon Champagne

1/4 oz. Sage Infused Honey Syrup*

5 Mint Leaves

3-4 Lavender Buds

5 Dashes of Angostura Bitters

Crushed Ice

Mint Leaves and Fresh Lavender, for garnish

Directions:

Add the mint, lavender, champagne and honey syrup into a shaker and muddle. Strain into the glassware of your choice. Top with a mountain of crushed ice and add the angostura bitters on top of the ice. Garnish with mint leaves and lavender sprig.

Courtesy of G.H. Mumm

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Germain's Escape

Ingredients:

1.7 fl.oz. Vodka

0.5 fl.oz. St. Germain

Bundaberg Lemon Lime & Bitters

0.8 fl.oz. Lime

2 x dashes Angostura Bitters

Sprig of Mint, for garnish

Directions:

Combine ingredients into shaker. Shake, then strain into a sling glass and top with Bundaberg Lemon Lime & Bitters. Add crushed ice and garnish with a sprig of mint.

Courtesy of Bundaberg

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Peach Ginger Spritz

Ingredients:

2 oz. Purus Vodka

¾ oz. Créme de Peche

¾ oz. Ginger Syrup

2 oz. Prosecco DOC

Directions:

Mix into a white wine glass and garnish with sprinkle of ginger flakes.

Courtesy of Purus Vodka and Prosecco DOC

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Jalisco Buck

Ingredients:

2 oz. Avión Silver

.75 oz. Ginger Syrup

.50 oz. Fresh Lemon

1 oz. Pineapple

Angostura Bitters

Club Soda, to top

Directions:

Combine all. Shake hard until cold. Pour over fresh ice into a rocks glass and garnish with peel.

Courtesy of Avión

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Spiced Mai Tai

Ingredients:

2 oz. Rum

1/2 tsp. Jasmine

1/4 cup Fresh Pineapple Chunks

2 Ginger Pieces

3 oz. Pineapple Juice

2 oz. Orange Juice

1 tsp. Grenadine

Directions:

Add rum, jasmine, ginger, and chunks of pineapple to glass; muddle and let sit for 15 minutes. Strain the mixture and add pineapple juice, orange juice, and grenadine. Serve in a hurricane glass.

Note: In place of jasmine and ginger, you can use Urban Accents'Rum co*cktail Infusions.

Courtesy of Jim Dygas, Chief Flavorista atUrban Accents

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Tangerine Cosmo

Ingredients:

2 oz. Tropicana Tangerine Lemonade

1 1/2 oz. Vodka

1/4 oz. Lime Juice

3/4 oz. Cranberry Juice

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a co*cktail shaker. Top with ice and shake. Strain into a martini glass rimmed with pink sugar. Garnish with an orange twist.

Courtesy of Tropicana

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Grass is Greener

Ingredients:

1.5 Parts Absolut Citron

1 Part Wheatgrass

.5 Parts Lime

.25 Parts Agave Nectar

2-3 Mint Leaves

Watermelon Radish, for garnish

Directions:

Shake all ingredients and strain into a short rocks glass with no ice. Garnish with a sliced watermelon radish.

Courtesy of Absolut Lime

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Sparkling Tangerine Mojito

Ingredients:

1 oz. Tangerine Juice

1 oz. Lime Juice

2 tsp. of Sugar

10 Mint Leaves

1 ½ oz. White Rum

Sparkling Ice Essence of Tangerine

Directions:

Place the mint leaves into a Collins glass and pour the lime and tangerine juice over it. Add the sugar then muddle lightly. Add ice and rum then stir, and top with Sparkling Ice Essence of Tangerine. Garnish with a mint sprig and tangerine wedge.

Courtesy of Sparkling Ice

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Smoky Pomegranate

Ingredients:

1 1/2 parts Laphroaig® 10 Year Old

1/2 part Pineapple Rum

3/4 part Lime Juice

3/4 Simple Syrup

Barspoon Pomegranate Molasses

Directions:

Combine all ingredients into a co*cktail shaker. Shake and strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.

Courtesy of Brooklyn bartender Ivy Mix

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Tangerine Margarita

Ingredients:

3 ox. TROPICANA® Tangerine Lemonade

½ oz. Fresh Lime Juice

½ oz. Cointreau

1 oz. Tequila

Instructions:

Prep a rocks glass by rimming it with citrus salt. Combine all ingredients in a co*cktail shaker. Shake well and strain into glass over ice. Garnish with a fresh citrus wheel.

Courtesy of Tropicana

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Ginger Sparkler

Ingredients:

2 oz. White Rum

1/2 oz. Fresh Lime Juice

3/4 oz. Ginger Syrup

Sparkling Wine

Directions:

Shake and pour rum, lime juice, and ginger syrup over sparkling wine.

Courtesy ofBlu on Park

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Imperial Blue

Ingredients:

1 1/2 parts SVEDKA Blue Raspberry

1 1/2 parts Black Tea

3/4 part Fresh Lime Juice

3/4 part Simple Syrup

1 part Sparkling Wine

3 Raspberries

Directions:

In a co*cktail shaker, muddle the raspberries then combine remaining ingredients (except sparkling wine). Shake and strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Top with sparkling wine and stir. Garnish with raspberries and loose black tea.

Courtesy of SVEDKA

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Lavender Honey Gin & Tonic

Ingredients:

1 oz. Tropicana Watermelon

1 1/2 oz. Gin

2 oz. Tonic Water

1/2 oz. Lavender Honey Syrup*

Directions:

Combine all ingredients except tonic water in a mixing glass. Add ice and stir. Pour into ice-filled Collins glass and top with tonic water.

*Combine 1 cup honey, 1 cup water, and 1 tsp. dried lavender in saucepan over medium heat. Stir until the honey has dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature.

Courtesy of Tropicana

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El Jefe

Ingredients:

2 oz. Blue Nectar Reposado Extra Blend Tequila

1 oz. Grand Marnier

2 oz. Pineapple Juice

3 oz. Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice

1/2 oz. Agave Nectar

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a margarita glass over rocks. Garnish with pineapple slice.

Courtesy of Chad Hotchkiss of Jose O'Shea's

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Smoking Rose Paloma

Ingredients:

5 parts Q Drinks Grapefruit Soda

2 parts Montelobos Mezcal

3/4 part Fresh Lime Juice

1/2 part Rose Simple Syrup

Grapefruit Slice, for garnish

Flower Ice* (optional)

Directions:

Add all liquid ingredientsexceptQ Drinks Grapefruit Soda into a shaker. Shake well to help dilute the co*cktail a bit since the ice in the glass won't melt as fast. Remove the glass from the freezer. Strain into the glass. Top with the Grapefruit Soda and stir. Garnish with grapefruit slice.

*Fill a glass 1/4 the way full with water. Add rose petals. Prop on its side in the freezer, making sure it doesn't spill. Let freeze completely before using. This is an optional step, if you are looking to make a drink ASAP (we all have those days), just add regular ice to the glass. But if you do take the time for this step, it makes one pretty co*cktail!

By Ashley Conwayfor Q Drinks

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Swizzle with Cassis

Ingredients:

2 Parts Absolut Lime

1 Part Fresh Lime Juice

.5 Parts Agave Nectar

1 Part Crème de Cassis

LimeWheel, for garnish

Directions:

Swizzle ingredients except cassis in a highball. Pour cassis on top.

Courtesy of Absolut Lime

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Mystic Marvel

Ingredients:

1.5 oz. Casamigos Tequila

.1 oz. Prickly Pear Purée

.75 oz. Agave

.75 oz. Lime Juice

Turmeric Salt Half Rim, Lime Wheel, Blue co*cktail Umbrella, for garnish

Directions:

Add all ingredients into a shake and add a little fresh lime to brighten up the co*cktail and turmeric salt to add an herbal saltiness that also has all the health benefits of turmeric.

Courtesy of Drew Sweeney, Beverage Director forFISHBOWL at Dream Midtown

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Citrus and Jalapeño Margarita

Ingredients:

1/4-1/2 of a Jalapeño, sliced (depending how spicy you like it.)

1 Tbsp. Fresh Cilantro

6 oz. Fresh Lime Juice

1 Tbsp. Confectioner's Sugar

16 oz. Tequila

8 oz. Orange Liqeuer

Directions:

Place the jalapeño slices, cilantro, lime juice, confectioner's sugar, tequila, and orange liquor into a blender. Puree until the contents is smooth and all chunks are gone. Serve on the rocks with a salted rim.

Note: In place of the jalapeño, cilantro, lime juice, and confectioner's sugar, you can use Urban Accents'Tart and Spicy Jalapeño Lemonade Mixas the margarita base and just add the tequila and orange liquor.

Courtesy of Jim Dygas, Chief Flavorista atUrban Accents

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Mykonos Breeze

Ingredients:

1 1/2 parts Absolut Elyx Vodka

1/2 parts Velvet Falernum

1 oz. Passionfruit Puree

1/2 parts Lemon Juice

1/4 parts Agave

1 Dash of Angostura

Directions:

Shake and strain into a coupe glass.

Courtesy of Keith Nelson, Beverage Director atAvra Madison

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No. 209 Gin White Lady

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz. No. 209 Gin

1/2 oz. Lemon

1/2 oz. Cointreau

1 bar spoon of Simple Syrup

1 Egg White

Directions:

Shake vigorously with ice until frothy white. Stain and serve in a co*cktail glass. Garnish with edible flower.

Courtesy of No. 209

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Belvedere Very Mary

Ingredients:

45 ml. Belvedere Bloody Mary

80 ml. Tomato Juice

15 ml. Merlot

7.5 ml. Worcestershire Sauce

2 drops Tabasco

Dash Simple Syrup

Dash Celery Bitters

Directions:

Roll all ingredients with cubed ice and strain into a small stemless wine glass or rocks glass.

Courtesy of Belvedere

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Blood Orange Margarita

Ingredients:

11/2 oz. Tequila Avión

3/4 oz. Cointreau Orange liqueur

1 oz. Blood Orange Juice

1/2 oz. Fresh Sour Mix

Directions:

In a co*cktail shaker, add all ingredients with ice. Shake and strain. Best served over fresh ice and garnish with an orange twist.

Courtesy of Tequila Avión

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BY "Cool"aid

Ingredients:

1 oz. Absolut Citron

1 oz. Lillet

2 oz. Pineapple Juice

1/2 oz. Simple Syrup

3 Raspberries

Directions:

Shake with ice and strain over ice.

Courtesy of The Backyard at W Los Angeles-Westwood

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La Societé

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz. Chambord-Flavored Vodka

1/2 oz. Lemon juice

1/2 oz. Agave Syrup

5 Blueberries

2 to 4 Blackberries

Directions:

Muddle berries and add remaining ingredients. Shake and strain over crushed ice into a tall glass. Garnish with berries.

Courtesy of Chambord

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Wild Cosmo

Ingredients:

2 parts Absolut Wild Tea

1 1/2 parts Cranberry Juice

1/2 part Orange Liqueur

Directions:

Shake over ice and strain into a martini glass.

Courtesy of Absolut

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Leblon Caipirinha

Ingredients:

2 oz. Leblon Cachaça

1/2 Lime, cut into wedges

2 tsp. Superfine Sugar or 1 oz. Simple Syrup

Directions:

Muddle the lime and sugar in a shaker. Fill the shaker with ice and add Leblon Cachaça. Shake well and serve in a rocks glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Courtesy of Leblon Cachaca

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Lemon Mojito

Ingredients:

1 ½ parts BACARDI LIMON

12 fresh Spearmint Leaves

½ Lime, sliced

2 Tbsp. Simple Syrup (or 4 Tbsp sugar)

Top with Club Soda

Directions:

Muddle mint leaves and lime in a tall glass. Cover with simple syrup and fill glass with ice. Add Bacardi Limón and club soda, stir well. Garnish glass with lime wedge and sprigs of mint.

Courtesy of Jacob Liquor

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White Greenhouse Sangria

Ingredients:

1 bottle Portocolo Rioja

3 oz. Applejack

2 oz. Pearl Plum Vodka

1/2 Lemon

1/2 Lime

1 Orange

1 Nectarine

1 Green Apple

3 Tblsp. of Sugar

Herbs (lavender, sage, apple mint, pineapple mint, and grapefruit mint)

Directions:

Thinly slice all the fruit. Heat herbs with wine to release the oils. Add ingredients together and steep for at least 24 hours. Garnish with lemon, lime, and orange slices.

Courtesy of Dave Greekwood of Summer Winter

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Dina Mita

Ingredients:

2 Parts Milagro Reposado

3/4 Parts Agave Nectar*

1 Part Fresh Lime Juice

1 Tangerine (Cubed)

1 Tarragon Sprig

Directions:

Muddle fruit and herbs in a shaker. Add remaining ingredients and shake vigorously with ice. Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish co*cktail with a tangerine wedge and tarragon sprig. *Can substitute with symple syrup

Courtesy of Milagro Tequila

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Elderberry Ale

Ingredients:

4 oz. Biotta Elderberry Juice

8 oz. Ginger Ale

2 tbs. Grenadine

Directions:

Fill a tall glass with ice cubes (serve chilled optional). Take the tall glass and combine ingredients listed above with a mixing spoon.Garnish with fresh mint or lime (to taste).

Courtesy of Biotta Juice

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Cherry Noir

Ingredients:

1 ½ parts GREY GOOSE® Cherry Noir 1 ½

3 ½ parts Cola

½ part Grenadine

Patrón

Directions:

Fill glass slightly above rim with cubed ice. Pour ingredients in order listed to 1/2 inch from top of glass and stir. Add soda straw and garnish with a cherry.

Courtesy of Grey Goose

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Peachy Keen

Ingredients:

3 oz. Izze Sparkling Peach Juice

4 Orange Slices

3 1/4 oz. Amontillado Sherry

Ice

Fresh Blackberries, Raspberries, Mint for garnish

Directions:

Add orange slices to a co*cktail shaker and muddle. Add ice and amontillado sherry and shake well. Strain over fresh ice and add IZZE Sparkling Juice–Peach. Garnish with blackberries, raspberries, and mint.

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Lime Basil

Ingredients:

2 Parts Absolut Lime

1 Part Fresh Lime

3-4 Large Basil Leaves, for garnish

.75 Parts Simple Syrup

Directions:

Lightly muddle basil, add ingredients, then shake and strain over fresh ice.

Courtesy of Absolut Lime

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