Articles Tagged: Summer Cocktails

Pimm’s Cup

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Mardi Gras is next week and here’s a refreshing and light cocktail to get you ready for what lies ahead! The Pimm’s Cup was created in London by James Pimm in the 1840s but was adopted (and adapted) by the city of New Orleans! Here’s the Napoleon House version, which is now a New Orleans classic.

Pimm’s No. 1 is a tea-colored liqueur made with gin. Its said that the traditional version is made with … Read more

Blooming Fizz

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Beat the heat with this summer chiller created by mixologist, Kim Haasarud, of Liquid Architecture. Elderflower liqueur is combined with lemon sorbet and Champagne for a bubbly, sweet treat with a bit of lemony pucker. Now, which way to the pool?

Let us know what you think! Courtesy of Moët & Chandon.… Read more

Blackberry Smash

Wild blackberries are so much sweeter and juicier than their store-bought counterparts. In Northern California, you’ll see them growing wild on the side of the road. I grabbed some bowls, gathered wild berries, and turned them into a simple and satisfying late-summer cocktail. If you can’t find wild berries or some farm-fresh ones at a roadside stand or farmers market, you will probably need to add a little sugar to this recipe.

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3 oz … Read more

Peach Scotch Smash

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Smashing up some peaches and adding a little booze makes for a damn fine drink! This simple recipe is light enough for summer but has a great whiskey kick.

This recipe uses a mellow blended scotch, but Canadian or Irish whiskey would also work well.… Read more

Apricot Fizz

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If you’re loving the summer farmers market as much as we are, this is a drink for you! Apricots in the store are often hard and sour.

We used the homemade cherry bitters from this recipe. It’s a super-easy recipe, but you can definitely substitute store-bought cherry bitters. If you use commercial cherry bitters or another type of bitters, such as Angostura, be aware that they will be a little stronger and so you will … Read more

Raspberry Sparkler

post iconRaspberry Sparkler This refreshing red drink will keep you cool long after 4th of July fireworks are done
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Buon Giorno!

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Created by Sierra Zimei of the Seasons Bar and Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco, courtesy of Campari.… Read more

Cucumber-Basil Collins

post iconCucumber-Basil Collins An easy-to-make cucumber infused gin is the centerpiece of this refreshing cocktail …Read More

Summer Solstice Smash

post iconSummer Solstice Smash Welcome summer with this refreshing cocktail medley of fresh fruit …Read More

Berry Red Summer

post iconBerry Red Summer Welcome summer with a cocktail made with Holland gin, honey liqueur and fresh raspberries and grapefruit …Read More

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