Perfect Cocktails for Summer

July 11, 2022

Perfect cocktails for Summer

The Wine and Spirits Cellar

Summers on the lake and by the pool are the very best. Not to mention late night bonfires. Come on by and stock up on your favorite liquors and mixers. We’ve got what you need! We look forward to seeing you soon.

When the weather heats up, refreshing summer cocktails are the perfect way to stay cool. Some of the favorites include a cucumber-rose gin spritz, which gets subtle floral flavor from dried rose petals. Also, a golden-hued white sangria infused with Thai basil. Read on for those recipes, and more summer cocktails you are going to love.

Cucumber-Rose Gin Spritz

A classic combination of gin, lemon, and club soda gets a refreshing twist with cucumber, basil, and cardamom-infused syrup. Dried rose petals add a subtle floral flavor and act as a beautiful garnish.

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Lemon and Lavender Gin Fizz

Leopold’s Summer Gin brings a smooth, floral flavor to this botanical cocktail with notes of cucumber, sage, lemon, and lavender.

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Tamarind-Mezcal Sour

Smoky mezcal and savory bitters are rounded out by sweet-tart lemon juice and tamarind puree in this punchy cocktail.

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Third-Wave Swizzle

A swizzle stick is the key to a cold, well-mixed, frothy drink, but if you don’t have one on hand, you can use a long bar spoon to mix.

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Banana-Rum Old-Fashioned

A bold, strong cocktail with both high-proof bourbon and light rum gets a hit of floral sweetness from mellow crème de banane.

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Kettle Cove

Grapefruit brings out the delicate floral flavors of Peruvian pisco, an unaged grape brandy, in this frosty blended drink.

Strawberry Daiquiri

The best strawberry daiquiri is bright and full-flavored but never too sweet, balancing juicy berries and tart lime.

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