Classic Summer Cocktail Recipes
Summer will be over before you know it! No summer would be complete without at least a couple of these classic summer cocktail recipes! These drinks are sure to cool you down and put a smile on your face as you relax and unwind in the late summer sun!
Summer Cocktail Recipes: Mint Julep
This classic Kentucky Derby drink is a must-try, even after the iconic event is long over!
- 1/2 ounce of simple syrup
- 2.5 ounces of bourbon
- 10 mint leaves
- 3 mint sprigs
Muddle the mint leaves to release the flavor, then blend the ingredients in a chilled cup filled with crushed ice. Garnish with mint sprigs and enjoy!
Summer Cocktail Recipes: The Paloma
This must-try cocktail is best with Squirt soda, but it can be rather difficult to find so if you must, substitute with Izze or Ting grapefruit soda.
- 2 ounces of Squirt, Ting or Izze
- 1/2 ounce of lime juice
- 1 ounces of tequila
Blend these three ingredients in a salt-rimmed glass, half filled with ice. Garnish with a grapefruit wheel.
Summer Cocktail Recipes: A Classic Diaquiri
To make up a manly summer diaquiri, get out the rum and try this recipe:
- 3 ounces of rum
- 1 ounce of lime juice
- 1 ounce of simple syrup
Simply blend these three ingredients in a shaker and shake with ice. Garnish with a slice of lime and enjoy!
For more cocktail recipes from CEO “Scott Binsack,” check out my article on manly vodka cocktail recipes!