5 Easy-To-Make Summer Cocktails

Chill Out With These Drinks
With summer in full swing, concocting refreshing, thirst-quenching drinks is in order. Whether your taste leans towards cider, gin or aperol, we’ve rounded up five fail-proof cocktail recipes for sipping poolside, serving at a barbecue or whipping up just because, you know, summer.

 

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Aperol Peach Spritz

Created by Lucinda Sterling, Middle Branch

 

1 oz. Aperol

.5 oz. Peach liqueur

.5 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice

.5 oz. Fresh Orange Juice

Club Soda to top

Prosecco to top

 

Add ingredients to a shaker with ice, shake gently and serve in a rocks glass over ice with Prosecco and a dash of club soda.

 

 

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Stella Artois Cider Bellini

 

8 oz. pear juice or pear puree

16 oz. Stella Artois Cidre

 

Mix ingredients together in a large pitcher. Pre-chill wine glasses or champagne flutes with ice cubes and discard the ice before pouring in the cocktail.

 

Stella Artois Cidre Cimosa

Stella Artois Cidre Cimosa

 

12 oz. orange juice

12 oz. Stella Artois Cidre

 

Mix ingredients together in a large pitcher. Pre-chill wine glasses with ice cubes and discard the ice before pouring in the cocktail.

 

 

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The Limón Sparkler

 

3 oz. Bai Bubbles Sulawesi Limón

1 oz. Vodka

Ice

 

Add ingredients to a shaker with ice, shake gently and strain. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

 

 

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The Directors Cut

 

3 oz. Bai Bubbles Gimbi Pink Grapefruit

1 oz. Gin

Ice

 

Add ingredients to a shaker with ice, shake gently and strain. Garnish with a grapefruit twist.

3 thoughts on “5 Easy-To-Make Summer Cocktails”

  1. At Rancho Liquor & Fine Cigar House, we think that The Limón Sparkler is a PERFECT Fourth of July drink! We just had a tasting in our store of this drink, and we used Ocean Vodka in the recipe – it was smooth and delicious! You can get it here: http://bit.ly/29n7viG

    Great post, thank you for sharing these great recipes!

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