Fun, Summer Cocktails

by James Stevenson

Here are some great, fun, summer cocktails from our friends over at Church Weiss using some of their client products.

, Fun, Summer Cocktails

Icelandic Blonde by Trevor Schneider, National Reyka Ambassador

2 parts Reyka Vodka

5 parts blonde tomato juice

Glass: Collins

Garnish: Lime, lemon, olive

Method: Roll

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Lemon Drop Lime Icetail by Trevor Schneider, National Reyka Ambassador

1 part Reyka Vodka

½ part Triple Sec

1 ½ parts lemon / lime juice

2 parts simple syrup

2 ½ parts water

Glass: Ice cup

Garnish: Wooden spoon

Method: Build by combining all ingredients into ice cup and place in the freezer 6-8hrs

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Catalina Wine Mixer by Anthony Bohlinger, East Coast Sailor Jerry Ambassador

2 parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum

2 parts red wine

½ part fresh lemon juice

Top with Lemon-lime soda

Method: Build Sailor Jerry, wine and juice in a rocks-filled mixing glass. Shake vigorously. Pour into a wine glass. Top with soda and garnish with a lemon wedge.

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I Like Piña Coladas by Ashley Thomas, West Coast Sailor Jerry Ambassador

1 part Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum

½ part coconut cream

1 ½ parts pineapple juice

Fresh pineapple garnish

Method: Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add all, shake vigorously and pour into a chilled highball glass filled with ice cubes. Garnish with fresh pineapple.

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Matcha Made in Heaven by Jaime Salas, National Milagro Ambassador

2 parts Milagro Silver

¾ part Matcha Green Tea Syrup

¾ part Lemon

½ Egg White

Build in a Coupe glass and top with Micro Mint Lime.

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El Color Rojo by Jaime Salas, National Milagro Ambassador

1.5 parts Milagro Reposado

1 part Fresh Lemon Juice

.2 parts Rosé Wine

.5 part Light Agave Nectar

.5 Crème de Cassis

Prepare: Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker. Add ice, shake and strain over fresh ice into a red wine glass. um

Garnish: Blackberries and Raspberries

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Wolves in the Garden by Camille Austin, National Montelobos Ambassador

1¼ part Montelobos Espadín

¾ part Ancho Reyes Verde

½ peeled Kiwi

¾ part fresh Lime Juice

½ part Simple Syrup

2 dashes Celery Bitters

Pinch of salt

Muddle kiwi in a shaker, then combine all ingredients and shake well. Serve over fresh ice in a Rocks or divide for a share size portion in 2 Veladora glasses. Garnish with mint bouquet and kiwi wheels.

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Cascada by Flor de Caña

2 parts Flor de Caña 7 or 12

½ of a Passion Fruit

¾ part fresh Pineapple Juice

¾ part Vanilla Bean Syrup

1 part fresh Lemon Juice

2 parts chilled Soda water

Combine ingredients except soda water and shake well. Pour into tall glass over ice. Top with soda.

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Paper Plane (Classic) by Flor de Caña

¾ part Flor de Caña 7

¾ part Aperol

¾ part fresh Lemon Juice

¾ part Amaro Nonino (or similar amaro)

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Midsummer Daydream, Crafted by Pamela Wiznitzer, @pamwiz

2 oz. Frapin 1270

1 oz. Coconut Water

1 squeeze of Lime Wedge (or .25 oz lime juice)

2 oz. Tonic Water

2 Dashes of Orange Bitters (optional)

Build the cocktail in a highball glass. Add ice and stir. Garnish with a lime wheel.

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