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What's your favorite summer cocktail recipe?

asked by Mollyh almost 5 years ago
11 answers 1272 views
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pierino is a trusted source on General Cooking and Tough Love.

added almost 5 years ago

The French 75, voila

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added almost 5 years ago

I love this lemonade!

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added almost 5 years ago - it is refreshing and not so high in alcohol it does you in with the heat.

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Sam is a trusted home cook.

added almost 5 years ago

Get a "Soda Stream" soda maker to make fizzy water on demand. Much better than a soda siphon as you can adjust the carbonation amount.

I think Amanda did a bit about hers.

That said: A Pimms Cup...with just soda water and a spear of cucumber. Nice and not sickly sweet and not too alcoholic. Very light. Although one friend described the taste of Pimms cup as "Kiwi shoe polish" with soda water.

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added almost 5 years ago

I was going to say Pimms Cup too. I like it with tons of fruit (cucumber, strawberries, peaches, apples, etc. - especially peaches are my favorite) that sit in it for a few hours in the fridge so they get all good and boozy. I had a dog who would literally knock people over for spilled Pimms (tricky, since he only came up to our knees).

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added almost 5 years ago

I LOVE Aperol, just by itself, or with a splash of soda and an orange wedge on ice. It's so refreshing, and the low alcohol means I can have one before dinner and one after.

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added almost 5 years ago

Caipirinha, mojito or daiquiri, Mai Tai, depending

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Sarah is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added almost 5 years ago

I'm in Sam's court - Pimm's No 1 Cup and Dry Ginger Ale. (Great hair of the dog as well)

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added almost 5 years ago

Grapefruit juice and a good bourbon over ice. I know- sounds awful, but give it a try!

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added almost 5 years ago

I'm usually not a fan of the infused vodkas...until I found a mango/passion fruit/blood orange one. Brand names are "Kinky" and "XXX"....shake vigorously with ice and add chilled Fresca....incredibly light and refreshing and easy...

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added almost 5 years ago

If I don't have any Sangria I go for a nice Gin Gimlet. Gin, lime juice and a small splash of seltzer.

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