Here are 7 seasonal Summer cocktails ideas based on some of the seasonal
summer fruits available in the United States. These refreshing cocktails are hard to
beat on a sun-kissed wedding day.
Summer cocktails recipes for your wedding
1. Basil and Cucumber
There is nothing like the classic G&T to set the tone for a warm summer’s evening.
All you need is gin, tonic, fresh Basil, elderflower liqueur, lime juice, and cucumber.
To find out how to make this cocktail visit hostthetoast.
2. Spicy Watermelon Sangria
Ancho chili powder adds a bite to the refreshing sweetness of the watermelon. It’s
got all the makings of a classic Sangria, but a delightful watermelon twist. Check out this sweet recipe at howsweeteats. This one of the best summer cocktails for a
3. A Daiquir-Ease Cocktail
This summer wedding cocktail is inspired by the sweet-tart taste of the mysterious
blueberry; pair it with the elegance of lavender and you have a Daiquir-ease. Both,
the lavender-infused honey and the blueberry-flavored shrub — sweetened and
flavoured vinegar — used in this blueberry-lavender Daiquiri can be made from
scratch. Garnish with a sprig of lavender and a wheel of lime. For the full recipe go to thespruceeats.
4. Cucumer Melon Gin Spritzers
Sipping this light and summery cocktail is like dipping your feet in the pool on a hot
summer’s day. The ingredients are delightfully simple: melon syrup and cantaloupe
balls, and cucumber flavoured seltzer water. Garnish your spritzers with fresh mint
and cucumber slices. Visit spicesinmydna for the full recipe.
5. A Sweet Giorgio Peach Smash
For a whimsical and peachy summer cocktail, try this bourbon-based drink. The main ingredients are a simple syrup, bourbon or whiskey — Old Camp Peach Pecan whiskey is the recommended accompaniment — and peaches. Add an additional
splash of this and a twist of that, and garnish with a sprinkling of Sweet Williams
flowers. The full recipe is available on pizzazzerie.
6. Strawberry Lemonade Vodka Punch
This fun and fruity cocktail is easy to make and inexpensive to serve to a large
crowd. It only has two ingredients, strawberry lemonade and strawberry vodka. If you prefer not to use a premade lemonade, then you can try making strawberry
lemonade. Garnish the cocktail with lemon or strawberry pieces, and voila! This
recipe is courtesy of julieseatsandtreats.com
This is one of the most sophisticated summer cocktails a wedding. The
Rasmopolitan is a fusion of the luscious raspberry with the classic cosmopolitan. It
should be well chilled and served in a martini glass garnished with raspberries. For
the exact recipe visit marthastewartweddings.