Try Out These Summer Inspired Cocktails!

Summer is here! It’s hot and sunny, and you could use a drink to cool off! Why not try one of these great Summer inspired cocktails? After all, it’s 5 o’clock somewhere so take a little sip of Summer!

The Beach TowelThe Beach Towel Drink

Makes Two Servings

INGREDIENTS
4 oz. white rum
3 oz. simple syrup
1 oz.fresh lime juice
10 strawberries
½ oz. heavy cream
1 small banana, sliced

DIRECTIONS
Using blender, blend half the rum, syrup, juice, berries, and 1 ½ cups ice together. Pour into 2 glasses; freeze. Blend remaining rum, syrup, juice, cream, bananas, and 1 ½ cups ice. Pour over strawberry blend.

The Beach BreezeThe Beach Breeze

INGREDIENTS
1 oz. Pineapple Rum
1 oz. Coconut Rum
2 oz. Orange Juice
2 oz. Pineapple Juice
1 oz. Grenadine
Cherry for garnish

DIRECTIONS
Pour the two Rums into an ice filled glass. Add the 2 juices, stir, and then add the Grenadine. You can stir again, or just let the Grenadine settle to the bottom of your glass. Garnish with a Cherry, add a long straw, and enjoy your delicious Beach Breeze.

Watermelon MargaritaWatermelon Margaritas

INGREDIENTS
3 ounces fresh watermelon juice (blend approx. 3 cups of watermelon until smooth)
Juice of 1.5 limes
1 ounce fresh-squeezed orange juice
2 ounces tequila
1 teaspoon sugar or agave

DIRECTIONS
Add all of the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake for 20 seconds. Strain over a glass with ice.

Pina Colada Summer CocktailsClassic Piña Colada

Makes 4 Servings

INGREDIENTS
1/2 cup rum
1/4 cup coconut milk
1/4 cup pineapple chunks
1/2 cup coconut cream
ice, enough to fill half the blender
slices of pineapple, optional for garnish
maraschino cherry, optional for garnish

DIRECTIONS
Mix ingredients in a blender and serve. Garnish with cherry or pineapple slice.

 

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