Classic Summer Drinks

    Summer is heating up. We’ve rounded up a few of the essential cocktails every host should know how to make. Check out some of these refreshing drinks and their recipes below. Cheers!

    1. Citroen Tropical Heat

    photo and recipe from Ketel One



    1.5 oz Ketel One Citroen Flavored Vodka

    0.75 oz. fresh lime juice

    0.5 oz. simple syrup

    3 oz. pineapple juice

    3 dashes Green Tabasco

    Tonic Water

    METHOD: Pour Ketel One Citroen, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, pineapple juice and Green Tabasco into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously. Pour into rocks glass. Top off with tonic water. Garnish with a lime wedge. 

    The Classic Frozen Daiquiri

    photo: tylala & recipe: the bar



    1.25 oz. Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum

    1.75 oz. sweet & sour mix

    3 oz. frozen strawberries

    1 cup crushed ice

    METHOD: Add Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum, sweet and sour mix, frozen strawberries, and crushed ice in a blender. Blend until smooth and pour into glass. Garnish with strawberry.

    Smirnoff Moscow Mule

    photo & recipe: the bar



    1.5 oz. Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka

    3 oz. ginger beer

    1 tsp sugar syrup

    0.25 oz. lime juice

    1 slice(s) mint

    1 slice (s) lime(s)

    METHOD: In a glass with ice, add Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka, sugar syrup, and lime juice. Top with ginger beer and stir. Garnish with mint sprig and lime slice.


    photo & recipe: the bar



    0.5 oz. Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum

    0.75 oz. dark rum

    3 oz. passion fruit juice

    3 oz. mango juice

    2 oz. sweet & sour mix

    1 lime wheel

    METHOD: Add Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum, dark rum, passion fruit or mango juice and sweet and sour mix. Shake and pour into crushed ice-filled hurricane glass or other specialty glass. Garnish with lime wheel.

    cover photo: The Stiers Aesthetic

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