Summer is the most awaited season of the year. As it brings the bounty of heat along with a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, summer is the ideal time to try some easy and refreshing cocktails. Below you will find about some alcoholic drinks that are not just tasty but are exciting and fun. Use simple ingredients and mix them up with your favorite alcoholic drink, and you are good to go. Let’s take a look at six favorite alcoholic summertime drinks to beat the heat this season.
No Blender Frozen Mojito
Ask a bartender, and you would know making mojitos is quite a big deal. While it is made from simple ingredients, it simply takes too long to prepare. So you can fix this problem up by trying this no-blender frozen mojito recipe that can be prepared in a glass. All you need is white rum, lime juice, and mint syrup. Dilute it with a little water, and here you go. Your mojito is ready, but you need to place the mixture into a plastic zip-lock bag, seal it and place it in your freezer for 2-3 hours or until slushy. Pour it in your favorite glass, garnish it with mint and sip it as you rest by the poolside or in front of your TV after a tough day at work.
Pineapple and Mint Margarita
As you lie by the poolside during summer, everything seems incomplete without a glass of margarita. Though a classic margarita is made from triple sec, tequila, and lime juice, you can add ingredients of your choice to give the special flavor and color you desire. Some of the most refreshing ingredients that are sure to enhance the taste of your margarita are mint and pineapple. Whether you use fresh or canned pineapple, you are bound to get an excellent flavor. Pour your delicious drink in your favorite glasses and garnish it with chunks of pineapple and mint leaves.
Icy frozen drinks are a must to beat the summer heat, and when it comes to icy frozen drinks, nothing can beat the ultimate frozen daiquiri. Don’t worry. To prepare frozen daiquiri, you don’t need a blender or any other equipment. All you need are fresh strawberries, triple sec, white rum, and a shaker or a sandwich bag. Mix everything, place it in a sandwich bag, and smash it against the ground a few times, and you are good to go. So whether you are in your home or at the beach, you can enjoy the refreshing frozen daiquiri anywhere.
Summer is the time of hurricanes, and while most hurricanes are undesirable, this one is an all-time favorite. Made from a combination of light and dark rum mixed with juices from a variety of citrus fruits, this hurricane will keep you cool during the hot summer days.
This is a classic summertime punch, and there are many ways you can prepare it. Using the wine of your choice, you can create your own drink by mixing your wine with your favorite fruit juice. Whether you go for orange, lime, or pineapple juice, you can make a perfect drink that you can sip through the lazy summer afternoons.
Can’t spend your summers on the Hawaiian Islands? Don’t worry. You can make some Hawaiian cocktails at home to get a feel of the island, and Mai Tai is worth trying. A mix of rum and triple sec along with amaretto and lime juice is bound to refresh you to the core.
Summer cocktails are a healthy and refreshing way to cool off during the hot summers. And with a bounty of fruits and vegetables that this season brings, you can celebrate the season with the drink of your choice. From mojito to margaritas and frozen daiquiri, there is something for everyone this holiday season.