Editors' Picks — Poolside Cocktails

July 21, 2011

Cousin Funday Cocktail  Watermelon Slush

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deanna1001 July 21, 2011
I'm on for Spicy Beer Rita!
Sagegreen July 21, 2011
Sagegreen July 21, 2011
So all that is left is the spicy beer rita, which looks great. Somebody has to take this. If it is still here over the weekend and you would not object to someone testing two, then I would volunteer.
ChefJune July 21, 2011
I'll take the No Hopers Cherry sour, please.
Kate W. July 21, 2011
I'd like to take the Kir Royale Jello Shots!
Michelle M. July 21, 2011
I'll take the Pineapple-Serrano Margarita. Gonna be by the pool on Friday and Saturday for a mini vacation. Will love a little variation on the traditional!
Summer O. July 21, 2011
I would like to do the rosy champagne if it has not already been taken. Thanks!
Food52 July 21, 2011
The cocktails still available for testing are: Spicy Beer Rita, Kir Royale Jello Shots, No Hopers Cherry Sour, Rosy Champagne, and Pineapple-Serrano Margarita
lorigoldsby July 21, 2011
congrats to all EP's and EPC's...I'm "on the wagon" this week due to some antibiotics so I can't test in time, but I'm looking forward to everyone's reviews!
wssmom July 21, 2011
What bad timing LOL ...
VanessaS July 21, 2011
I would like to test the Thai One On, please! And thank you for the ep!
hardlikearmour July 21, 2011
Thanks for testing this VanessaS! I do hope you enjoy it.
BlueKaleRoad July 21, 2011
Salty Poodle, please! Love the name!
Bevi July 21, 2011
Watermelon Slush please!
drbabs July 21, 2011
lemon lime maragrita please.
drbabs July 21, 2011
oh, woops, i see it's already taken...sorry.
drbabs July 21, 2011
I'll take Aunt Janet's spa mojito instead. Thanks!
Sagegreen July 21, 2011
Basil vodka gimlet if available. Thanks so much for the ep and epc!
Sagegreen July 21, 2011
Opps that's already taken..maybe peachy cooler, please?
Helen's A. July 21, 2011
Thanks for testing this, hope you enjoy!
SwoonMySpoon July 21, 2011
Watermelon fizz, please!
SwoonMySpoon July 21, 2011
I see that someone beat me to it (drat....the system logged me out and I had to reset my password to get back in.) I'll sit this one out, but might try it on my own.
totalnoms July 21, 2011
Watermelon fizz please!!!
cheese1227 July 21, 2011
Lemon ginger basil cooler please.
nogaga July 21, 2011
cucumber cooler, please :)
Food52 July 21, 2011
Sorry, that recipe is already taken. Do choose another.
wssmom July 21, 2011
So many recipes, so little time ... Basil Vodka Gimlet, please! And thanks for the EP!
cbear1984 July 21, 2011
Could I try the cucumber cooler?
Panfusine July 21, 2011
I'll take the orange ginger mint soda please