6 Easy Cocktails Perfect for Summer

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Thursday April 25th, 2019 • By dsbmco

Summer is here and it is scorching hot out! How you wish you were lounging at the beach, drinking your favorite cocktail with friends as you all soak up the beauty of the sun setting in paradise.

But the beach is too far and booking flights for an out of town trip is way out of your budgets. Don’t worry, we’ve got you all covered. You can still have these cocktails! So, here are 6 easy cocktails you can try that will transport you to your dream beach destinations and will help you stay cool all summer:

1. Sangria
Ingredients:

  • 1 Bottle of Red Wine
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Orange
  • 2 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 ½ oz Brandy
  • 2 cups Ginger Ale or Club Soda

    How to make it:

  • Pour the wine into a pitcher and squeeze the juice from the lemon and orange
  • Toss in the fruit wedges and add the sugar and brandy, stir until sugar dissolves
  • Chill it in the refrigerator for 8 hours or overnight to marry the fruit and wine flavors
  • Add the ginger ale or club soda just before you serve it
  • You may also garnish with freshly cut lemon or orange

    2. Margarita
    Ingredients:

  • 1 ¾ oz Tequila
  • 1 oz Lime juice
  • ¾ oz Triple Sec

    How to make it:

  • Combine all ingredients in cocktail shaker
  • Add ice to cocktail shaker
  • Shake well
  • Strain into chilled rocks glass with a salt rim over fresh ice
  • Garnish with lime and enjoy

    3. Classic Mojito
    Ingredients:

  • 2 oz White Rum
  • 1 oz Lime
  • 1 oz Simple Syrup
  • Mint

    How to make it:

  • Muddle mint into glass
  • Combine remaining ingredients the glass
  • Add crushed ice
  • Garnish with mint


    In case you are planning a Boracay trip soon, we highly recommend you visit the Sand Bar located at Discovery Shores Boracay. They serve a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.


    Sand Bar’s Signature Cocktails: Margarita, Cosmpolitan, Cucumber Gin Fizz, Capirinha and Mojito

    4. Amaretto Sour
    Ingredients:

  • 1½ oz Amaretto Liqueur
  • 1 oz Simple Syrup
  • ¾ oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Orange
  • Maraschino Cherry

    How to make it:

  • Pour the Amaretto, simple syrup, and lemon juice into a cocktail shaker with ice
  • Shake and strain into a glass filled with ice
  • Garnish with an orange slice and cherry

    5. Piña Colada
    Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Light Rum
  • 2 oz​ Pineapple Juice
  • 1 ½ oz​ Cream of Coconut
  • Pineapple wedge
  • Maraschino Cherry

    How to make it:

  • Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice
  • Shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass
  • Garnish with the pineapple wedge and maraschino cherry.

    6. Daiquiri
    Ingredients:

  • 2 oz White rum
  • ¾ oz Lime
  • ¾ oz Simple syrup

    How to make it:

  • Combine all ingredients in cocktail shaker
  • Ice small cocktail shaker
  • Shake well, until cocktail shaker is frosted over
  • Strain into chilled glass
  • Finally, garnish with lime

    Hope you enjoy these mixes. Cheers!


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