Recipes: Spring Cocktails

Now that our first 100-degree days are behind us, it is time to start thinking about what cooling cocktails to whip up to get us through the next few months. For those hot late-spring days, try these fruity cocktail recipes poolside.

el coco doble

El Coco Doble

2 oz. 1800 Coconut

Juice of one lime

3⁄4 oz. Fresh grapefruit juice

1⁄2 oz. Simple syrup

Shake with ice and strain into a Collins glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with spent lime shell.

blood orange cocktail

Blood Orange Sparkling Vodka

1.5 oz. Hangar 1 Straight Vodka

0.5 oz. Tarragon simple syrup

2 oz. Fresh blood orange juice

Sparkling water

Combine ingredients and stir together. Add a handful of ice cubes and top with sparkling water. Garnish with blood orange slices and tarragon sprigs. 

el diablo

El Diablo

2 parts Jose Cuervo Especial Silver

1 part Fresh lime juice

¾ part Crème de cassis liqueur

Top with ginger beer

Shake first three ingredients with ice, and strain into ice-filled Collins glass. Top with ginger beer. Garnish with lime wedge. 

 

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