Wine & Dine

7 Cocktails That Will Sizzle Your Summer

Fruit and herbs and all those lovely things make cocktails so great in a summer season . They are perfect for parties, any outdoor celebration or just treating yourself. Some of these delightful cocktails are perfect for this summer.

1. Mojito


This incredibly refreshing drink is the best choice for this summer and the perfect beginner’s drink, which is  simply a delicious combo of rum, lime, fresh mint and simple syrup. A  mojito doesn’t have to be completely rigid on the recipe. You can play around by adding new ingredients, like fresh fruit or flavored rum.

2. Gin Fizz


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One cannot go wrong with Gin Fizz, it is a simple and delightful drink that should be on every drinker’s list. The Gin Fizz has a very light, sour citrus flavor that allows the gin to shine through. Gin is mixed with fresh lemon juice and a little bit of sugar for balance. Then, there is some “fizz” with a splash of club soda and there you have it, a perfect Gin Fizz!

3. Sex on the beach


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Sex on the beach is a refreshing and direct cocktails that relies on the “sweet sharpness” of the fresh orange juice to create a well balanced mix. It is a well balanced cocktail of Vodka, peach schnapps, cranberry and orange juice which can be served over ice as a drink or strained into a shot or martini glass. You can also variate with pineapple juice, mango juice or other fresh fruits you prefer.

4. Coconut Margarita


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This summer  is also a reminder of frozen and fruity margaritas. Coconut Margarita is a simple refreshing, sweet, and perfectly lime-and-coconut-y drink. The coconut cream gives the drink a more intense coconut flavor and creamy texture. Margaritas are stepped up with coconut flavors in this amazing drink.

5. Piña Colada



This uber tropic drink will add sizzle to any summer time get together which is basically a combination of rich coconut cream, white rum and tangy pineapples.  It’s super simple to make and definitely frosty and refreshing.

6. Blueberry Mint Juleps

Blueberry Mint Juleps


What could we ask for more on a hot day than a blueberry mint julep? The blueberry and mint complement each other nicely, and the lime seltzer dilutes the bourbon while adding its own bit of bubbly flavor. With an overgrown mint plant, blueberries, and bourbon on hand,this julep is a great way to get started. Strong, but refreshing, with a subtle sweetness and hint of blueberry.

7. White peach sangria


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If you love peaches in the summer then this drink is the perfect choice for you.  It’s also full of other summer fruits like strawberries, blackberries, blueberries and more! It slips down beautifully, and only gets better with the time it takes you to drink it. The peachy flavors get deeper with every sip.



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