It is that time of the year when the only thing you want to do is to lay on the beach, put your headphones on and have a flavorful cocktail in your hand. Since we want you to keep hydrated, here is a list of 10 drinks you can home-make and enjoy your summer as the sun sets later at night. These are 10 creative ideas to keep your weekend fresh and cold.
Mezzacorona Fragole on Ice by Mezza di Mezzacorona
Add a strawberry in a shaker and mix it with 1½ oz. of vodka, ½ oz. of fresh lemon juice, ½ oz. of basil simple syrup, and ice in a shaker. Pour it into a cocktail glass with more ice. Add Mezza di Mezzacorona Rosé at the end.
Hendrick’s Gin Midsummer Mimosa by Mattias Horseman
Combine one cup of Hendrick’s Midsummer Solstice with 2 cups of orange juice and sparkling wine. Add an orange slice for good looking effects.
St. Germain Prosecco by Santa Margherita
Splash ½ cup of St. Germain into wine glasses and annex bits of Angostura bitters. Pour Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG at the top. Garnish with a lemon slice.
Rosé Spritz by Martini & Rossi
Fuse 1 oz. of MARTINI & ROSSI Riserva Speciale Bitter with 4 oz. of MARTINI & ROSSI Sparkling Rosé and 2 oz. of IZZE Grapefruit Soda in a large glass. Add cubed ice. Garnish with a Ruby Grapefruit Slice.
Sunset over the Cape by Cape Mentelle
Mix 4 oz. of Cape Mentelle Sauvignon Blanc Semillon with ½ oz. of Lavender syrup, 1 oz. of grapefruit juice and 1. oz. of lemon syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour this into a wine glass with ice and add lavender and mint leaves.
Strawberry and Rosemary Rosé Cocktail by DSM
Mix DSM Brut Rosé over ice with strawberry flavored vodka and lemon-lime soda.
Smoke Tree Bushwick Punch by Smoke Tree
Add ice in a punch bowl. Pour 4½ cups of Smoke Tree Rosé, 2 cups of unsweetened black tea, a ¾ cup of lemon juice, ½ of bourbon and ½ of raw cane sugar syrup. Mix it and when the solution is ready, add lemon slices and blueberries.
Mezzacorona Lemon Berry Blizz by Mezza di Mezzacorona
Mix frozen blueberries with 1 oz. of limoncello and ice in a large wine glass. Add Mezza di Mezzacorona at the end.
Prosecco Superiore Cranberry Skewer by Santa Margherita
Add frozen cranberries into a small skewer and pour cold water. Add granulated sugar into skewered cranberries in water. Place skewers on wax paper and freeze it for 5 minutes. Spill ¾ of Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG in a wine glass and add skewers on the top of the drink.
Apple and Mint Wine Cocktail by Kobrand
Put 10 mint leaves and 1 oz. of apple juice into a shaker. Add 4 oz. of Croft Pink Port and ice. Shake and pour into a glass. You can put mint sprig on the top of the beverage.