Celebrate Summer with one of these flavorful and refreshing cocktails! We have complied a list of a few of our favorite drinks for cooling down during the hot summer months. All of these cocktail recipes are extremely versatile, allowing for lots of customization based one your tastes. Happy Summer! (Click on titles for full recipes)
The fresh and sweet flavors in our Coconut Lime Daiquiri make it the perfect companion for a hot summer afternoon! This drink uses our Coconut Lime White Balsamic Vinegar for an extra touch of sweetness and citrus!
Make it a Peach Daiquiri! Swap the Coconut Lime White Balsamic Vinegar for our Peach White Balsamic Vinegar.
Take a classic drink like the Margarita to the next level with a delicious and unique flavored salt or sugar! For a traditional taste, reach for our Lime Fresco Salt or Lemon Twist Salt. Looking for more of a kick? Try our Jalapeno Salt, Habanero Salt or, for the daring, our Ghost Pepper Salt. If you have more of a sweet tooth, then our Strawberry Sugar is perfect for you. Or add a splash of our Coconut Lime White Balsamic Vinegar or Peach White Balsamic Vinegar.
The refreshing flavors of grapefruit and lime make a Paloma the perfect cocktail for a summer afternoon! Whether you are at a barbecue, the ball park or lounging by the pool, this drink is sure to cool you off!
Our Lime Fresco Sea Salt is the perfect compliment to the bright citrus flavors of a Paloma. Try one today!
Pineapple, coconut and lime make a delicious combination in this tropical cocktail. Our Pineapple Cocktail is a great way to experience that “island feeling” right in your own backyard!
Leaving out the rum makes this drink a sweet frozen treat for all ages!
Our Mixed Berry Sangria is perfect for a backyard barbecue, pool party or girls’ night! The light flavor of white wine is a great match for the sweetness of summer berries. Adding a little ginger ale makes this Sangria into a delicious spritzer!
Rim your glasses with our Strawberry Sugar or Blueberry Sugar for a sweet summer treat!
For a crowd-pleasing punch for all ages, substitute the white wine for sparkling water or 7-Up. (For this option you can omit the ginger ale.)
This refreshing cocktail is the perfect companion to a hot summer day! Plus, they are a great way to use up some of those prolific cucumbers in your garden. Try a Cucumber Melon Gin Spritzer at your next cookout or on the back porch after a long day!
Feel free to adjust the quantities of simple syrup and Cucumber Melon White Balsamic Vinegar in this recipe to your liking.
These next two recipes are include an ingredient called a shrub. A shrub is a concentrated syrup that combines fruit, sugar and vinegar. Shrubs are also referred to as “drinking vinegars,” and are most commonly made with apple cider vinegar or balsamic vinegar. Shurbs generally take from one day to 2 weeks for the flavors to combine properly, but they are well worth the wait.
Raspberry Balsamic Shrub Cocktail
Our Raspberry Balsamic Shrub Cocktail combines juicy raspberries with Traditional Style Balsamic Vinegar or Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar. This unique cocktail is perfect for impressing your guests, or just enjoying after a long day!
The shrub for this particular cocktail must refrigerate for 2 days before it can be used, so be sure to plan accordingly.
Bourbon Cherry Balsamic Shrub Cocktail
Our Bourbon Cherry Balsamic Shrub Cocktail is full of rich, dark flavors. These flavors combine perfectly with refreshing lemon-lime soda. This unique and delicious cocktail is well worth the 2 weeks it takes to prepare it!