It’s officially summer, so it’s time to ring in this smoldering season with some simple, delicious, and, most importantly, refreshing cocktails. Whether you’re enjoying a barbecue this summer or just need to beat the heat after a long day, we’ve got some concoctions that will help keep you cool:
You might be using a bit of aloe vera on your skin this summer, but now we’ve got a way to put it in your drink for a true full-body sooth.
Aloe Vera Martini
2 oz. gin
½ oz. aloe vera water
½ crème de peche
twist of orange to garnish
Shake and strain all ingredients into a martini glass. Garnish with a twist of orange.
We all have memories of biting into a fresh, juicy watermelon in the heat of summer. That’s why we’re bringing the delectable melon to your cocktail this summer.
Watermelon & Coriander Margarita
4 chunks of watermelon
2 tsp. lemon juice
1 ½ oz. tequila
2 tsp. Midori
2 tsp. sugar syrup
dash of ground coriander
6 coriander leaves
extra coriander leaf to garnish
Muddle watermelon and lemon juice. Then combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and double-strain into a margarita glass. Float a coriander leaf.
We get it—you might not be a fan of the silver spirits, but don’t worry! We have a delicious and refreshing whiskey drink you can enjoy no matter how high the mercury rises.
2 oz. bourbon
1 oz. orange juice
½ oz. lime juice
1 tsp. superfine sugar
slice of orange to garnish
Shake all ingredients with ice cubes and strain into an old-fashioned glass over ice. Garnish with an orange slice.