Its that sunny time of year again! What is one of the best parts of summer time? SUMMERY DRINKS! Get your booze on this summer and try some of these 10 refreshing alcoholic (or virgin) drinks!
Rose Petal Sangria
What you will need for this drink: mint leaves, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1/4 cup rose petal simple syrup, 1/4 cup of elder flower liquor, fresh edible rose petals, 1 cup of water and ice, and 1 bottle of rose wine (preferably semi sweet). Rose lovers will guarantee to swoon over this refreshing summer drink!
Peach Gin and Tonic
What you will need for this drink: 1/2 rice peach, sliced, 2 ounces gin, 4 ounces tonic water, 1 ounce freshly squeeze lime juice, crushed ice, rosemary sprigs for garnish, lime wedges for garnish. Gin and tonic drinks are always perfectly refreshing but guaranteed to give you a strong buzz so it is the best of both worlds!
A super simple summer drink! All you will need is a bottle of rose and some lemonade (best served with French pink lemonade)! Super tangy and sweet it will be a great refresher for summer! You can even get a bit creative and throw some rose petals and lemons in there as well!
What you will need for this drink: 1/3 cup blueberries, mint leaves fresh, 2 1/2 tbsp lime juice, 1 tbsp raw sugar for the rim, ice, 2 ounces of prosecco or champagne, 2 ounces of rum. Mojitos are a classic refreshing drink perfect for the summer. The blueberry flavor will just add to the yumminess!
Strawberry Rose Sangria
What you will need for this drink: 2 bottles rose wine, 2 cups strawberry vodka, 5 cups lemon-lime soda, 1/2 cup sugar, 20 strawberries. Similar to the rose sangria, this one you pretty much add the strawberry essence to the drink. Sangria’s are super refreshing and fruity- perfect for a summer brunch!
What you will need for this drink: 1 squeezed lime, some mint leaves, 3 cups of watermelon, ice, 1 cup of coconut water, 2 ounces of rum. Kind of like a mojito, this drink is super refreshing and can be drunk on rocks but is recommended blended to get the full watermelon flavor!
What you will need for this drink: one shot of Bourbon, 1 fig (and half for garnish), a dash of maple syrup, ginger beer. If this doesn’t sound delicious I don’t know what does! This is a sweet and gingery drink perfect for any time of year honestly but super refreshing for summer! It does exactly what the name says!
Grapefruit Guava Cocktail
What you will need for this drink: grapefruit rum, guava nectar, club soda, ice, lime juice, and grapefruit slices. This drink will make your mouth water and also quench your thirst at the same time! Want something refreshing? Anything with grapefruit is your go to.
White Peach Sangria
What you will need for this drink: 2 peaches (medium white), ice, 1 bottle of moscato wine, 3/4 cup peach brandy, 1 liter of seltzer water. White peaches are super sweet and refreshing at the same time, you will be begging for more with this delicious summer drink!
Prickly Pear Margarita
What you will need for this drink: 1 tbsp lime and zest, 2 prickly pears, 8 tbsp agave, 2/3 cup of lime juice, 1 pinch of cayenne on top, 1/4 cup of sugar, ice, 1 bottle of sparkling water, ice, 6 ounces of silver tequila. Get ready to dance with this spicy, summer refresher!