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6 Best Cocktails for Summer

Nothing beats cooling off on a hot summer day with a refreshing cocktail. Whether you’re throwing a summer party, sitting poolside, or relaxing on the beach, these cocktail recipes are sure to cool you down.

Main Ingredient: Lavender

lavender cocktail

Lavender Bee’s Knees

The Bee’s Knees is a classic cocktail that has been enjoyed since prohibition. The Bee’s Knees is similar to a Gin Sour but uses honey to sweeten the flavor. Add lavender to the mix, and we have something really delicious being crafted. Follow this recipe for the perfect Lavender Bee’s Knees cocktail:

Ingredients:

2 oz Gin

1 oz Sutter Buttes Lavender Cocktail Mixer

1 tsp Sutter Buttes Wildflower Honey

1 tsp Fresh Lemon Juice

Add the gin and honey into a shaker and stir to dissolve the honey. Add in the remaining ingredients.

Fill shaker with ice, shake and strain into a cocktail coupe.

Garnish with a sprig of lavender (optional)

Cheers!


 

Lavender Lemonade Mojito

For the ideal summer afternoon sipper, try our Lavender Lemonade Mojito. Whether you’re sitting by the pool soaking up the sun, or planning a cocktail menu to impress your family, this recipe is sure to bring happiness to all who enjoy.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup Sutter Buttes Lavender Cocktail Mixer

1 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice

4 cups water

8 oz rum

1 sliced lemon

1 small bunch of mint

In a large measuring cup mix together Lavender Cocktail Mixer, lemon juice,and rum.

Fill a pitcher with 4 cups water and stir in Lavender/Lemon/Gin Mix until combined. Add ice and stir to chill.

Garnish with sliced lemon, mint leaves, and enjoy!


 

Main Ingredient: Peach

peach cocktail


 

White Strawberry Peach Sangria Recipe

Early Greeks and Romans mixed their wine with whatever was on hand — fruits, spices, sugar. The name “Sangria” comes from the Spanish word blood and was coined due to the deep red, blood-like color of the red wine originally used in Sangria. Our twist on this recipe makes for the perfect summer sipper — cool, refreshing, and beautifully displayed in glasses.

Ingredients:

3/4 cup Sutter Buttes Peach Cocktail Mixer or Peach Ginger Cocktail Mixer

1 750ml bottle of white wine (pinot grigio is best)

½ cup white rum

1 cups sliced peaches

1 cup sliced strawberry

Directions:

In a pitcher mix together Peach Cocktail Mixer, white wine and white rum until combined

Stir in sliced peaches and strawberries until combined.

Store in the fridge and allow the fruit to soak for at least an hour before serving for maximum flavor.


Peach Bellini Recipe

Take your Summer celebrations to the next level with our Peach Bellini. Easy and fast, our Peach Cocktail Mixer will dress up your favorite prosecco. The Peach Bellini is perfect for an outdoor gathering, summer wedding, or brunch get-together.

Ingredients:

Place 2 tablespoons of Sutter Buttes Peach Cocktail Mixer or

Peach Ginger Cocktail Mixer in each Champagne glass and fill the remainder of glass with cold prosecco.

Serve immediately.


Main Ingredient: Strawberry

strawberry cocktail


Strawberry Cooler Recipe

Our Strawberry Cooler is better than anything you will find in stores. This cool, fresh recipe, topped off with sparkling water, will be sure to have your guests coming back for more.

Ingredients:

2 oz Sutter Buttes Strawberry Lemonade Mixer

2 oz vodka (we recommend Prairie Organic Vodka)

¾ oz Vermouth (we recommend Carpano Antica Formula Vermouth)

1 oz rose water

1 cup of sparkling water

Sliced strawberries

Small bunch of mint

Fill a glass with ice, mix 2 oz of Sutter Buttes Strawberry Lemonade Mixer with 2 oz of Vodka, 3/4 oz Vermouth, a dash of rose water. Pour in the glass and top with still or sparkling water. Garnish with fresh strawberries and mint.


Strawberry Sangria Spritzer Recipe

Dazzle your summer guests with our Strawberry Sangria Spritzer. The perfect drink for a girl’s brunch, outdoor barbeque, or afternoon by the pool. Light and refreshing, this spritzer is a summer favorite.

Ingredients:

2 oz of Sutter Buttes Strawberry Lemonade Mixer

1 oz white wine

1 oz Pimms Cup

4 oz ginger beer (we recommend Fever Tree Ginger Beer)

1 small cucumber

Sliced strawberries

1 small bunch of mint

Muddle 3 slices of cucumber and mint leaves in the bottom of a glass. Fill with ice, mix 2 oz of Sutter Buttes Strawberry Lemonade Mixer with 1 oz white wine, 1 oz Pimm’s No. 1. Top with ginger beer. Garnish with fresh cucumber slices, strawberries, and mint.


Arek Kazmierczak6 Best Cocktails for Summer

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  • Followgram.net - August 3, 2019 reply

    Instructions Fill crushed ice in rocks glass. Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake hard. Strain into glass. Garnish with bushel of mint and a carrot. For a nice froth on top, add 1 egg white to the shaker tin with the lime juice first and shake hard without ice to froth up the egg white. Then continue making the cocktail like above, adding all the rest of the ingredients to the egg white.

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