12 Delicious Signature Drinks for Summertime

Posted by Azure on June 24th, 2013

Saturday marked the first official day of Summer (yay!), and I'm sure many of you had fabulous weddings to attend this weekend!

If you did, we'd love to hear about them in the comments section below! But first, indulge in our round-up of favorite signature drinks for summertime nuptials!

1.  Southern Bride

INGREDIENTS: 2 Parts Gin | 1 Part Grapefruit Juice | 3 Dashes Maraschino Liqueur

2.  Moscow Mule

INGREDIENTS: 2 oz of vodka | 3/4 oz of lime | 1/4 oz of simple syrup | ginger beer

3.  Sparkling Mojito

INGREDIENTS: Half a fresh lime | 1 teaspoon brown sugar | 8 fresh mint leaves | Crushed ice | 50 ml dark rum | Champagne to top

4.  White Lady

INGREDIENTS: 2 Parts Gin | 1¾ Parts Lemon Juice | ¾ Part Triple Sec | Egg White | 1 Twist Lemon

5.  Dark & Stormy

INGREDIENTS2 oz Gosling’s Black Seal Rum | 4 oz ginger beer | lime wedge

6.  French 75

INGREDIENTS: 2 ounces London dry gin | 1 teaspoon superfine sugar | 1/2 ounce lemon juice | 5 ounces Brut champagne

7.  Sangria Flora

INGREDIENTS1 BOTTLE Sauvignon Blanc or Dry White Wine | 1 cup St-Germain | 2 Fresh Peaches | 5-6 Fresh Strawberries | 6 Fresh Raspberries

8.  Sidecar

INGREDIENTS1 lemon wedge | 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice | Ice | 1 1/2 ounces dark rum, preferably Gosling's | 3/4 ounce triple sec

9.  Royal Blush

INGREDIENTS: 1 Part Vodka | 1 Part Raspberry Liqueur | 1 Part Cream | 2 Dashes Grenadine

10.  Basil Gimlet

INGREDIENTS: 8 medium basil leaves | 1 1/2 ounces gin | 1 lime, juiced | 1 to 2 teaspoons agave nectar, to taste

11.  Vesper Martini

INGREDIENTS3 ounces London dry gin | 1 ounce vodka | 1/2 ounce blonde Lillet

12.  Cape Cod Cocktail

INGREDIENTS: 2 Parts Vodka | 2 Parts Cranberry Juice | 1 Wheel Lime

Which of these sweet spirits would your guests love to suck down? Do you have a favorite cocktail concoction for summertime? Sound off below!

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