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Top 3 Best Summer Cocktails

Summer cocktails are the most refreshing juices in the hot season. Cocktails evoke the tropics and brighten up our mood. In the hot summer days, there’s nothing better than to cool off with a refreshing drink, and cocktails are the most delicious beverages you can pamper yourself with. Check out the top 3 best summer cocktails and surprise your guests with a gorgeous, cool mixed drink.



Cocktails are exciting and extremely versatile beverages, which are simply indispensable for a perfect summer afternoon with your friends. There are hundreds of different cocktails recipes you can choose from depending on whether you prefer alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks and the ingredients you would like to savor. Generally cocktails contain some basic in ingredients such as liquor, ice, soda, fruit juice, sugar and many other mixers that finally create a fantastic combination of flavors. Here are some of the most popular summer cocktail recipes!

Caipirinha

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Cachaça (a popular Brazilian alcooholoic beverage made fromsugarcane) or Vodka
  • 1 chopped lime
  • 1 tablespoon of fine sugar
  • 1/2 ounce of sugar syrup
  • Mint sprig
  • Ice cubes



  • Preparation:
    Wash the lime, cut it into pieces and place it in a cocktail shaker. Mash up the lime with sugar and sugar syrup. Crush it just a little bit until the lemon releases juice or else it will get a bitter flavor. Add the Cachaça and a scoop of ice and shake well. Stir the drink into a chilled cocktail glass and serve it garnished with mint. Caipirinha, as a traditional Brazilian drink is one of the most popular summer cocktails in both in Europe ant the U.S. as well.

    Bikini Martini

    Ingredients

  • 3 ounces Bombay Sapphire gin or vodka
  • 2 tablespoons Blue Curacao liqueur
  • Fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon peach schnapps
  • 1 teaspoon confectioners' sugar
  • Lemon zest


  • Preparation:
    Half-fill the shaker with ice, blue Curacao liqueur, Bombay Sapphire gin, peach schnapps, limejuice and sugar and then shake it well for about half a minute. Pour in the drink into a chilled Martini glass and decorate with lemon zest. This tempting, bright blue cocktail will surely be your favorite this summer.

    Bahama Mama

    Ingredients

  • 1/2 ounce dark rum
  • 1/2 ounce white rum
  • 1/2 ounce coffee liqueur (Kahlúa)
  • 1/2 ounce coconut rum (Malibu)[/item[item]Pineapple wedge and pineapple juice
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • Mint sprig, orange slice or strawberry for garnish
  • Ice cubes



  • Preparation:
    Half-fill the shaker with ice cubes and pour all the ingredients into it. Shake it well and then pour it into a hurricane cocktail glass with crushed ice. Float with rum and garnish with strawberry, orange slice or mint sprig.
    Bahama Mama is a gorgeous tropical cocktail, which is one of the most popular cocktails of tourists, being a perfect company for beach parties or evening occasions.



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