POUR’s Favorite Cocktails To Kick-Off the Summer Season

May 31, 2023

Summer is here, and what better way to kick it off than with a refreshing cocktail in hand? It is time to break out the cocktail shakers and mix some refreshing drinks. Here are some of our favorite summer cocktails, whether lounging by the pool, hosting a backyard BBQ, or kicking back on your front porch. From the classic Margarita to the easy-drinking Paloma, POUR has you covered with our top picks for the season. Here are three of our favorite summer cocktails that will impress your guests. If you are looking for bartenders Charlotte NC, or wedding bartender services, check out POUR Bar Services.

The Classic Margarita

No summer cocktail list would be complete without a classic margarita. The combination of sweet, sour, and salty flavors makes it a perfect drink. To create the perfect margarita cocktail, begin with high-quality tequila, add freshly squeezed lime juice, and a splash of triple sec. Remember to add a salt rim to your glass to enhance the taste. If you are feeling daring, experiment by incorporating fresh fruit such as strawberries, watermelon, or mango to give this classic cocktail an exciting twist.

The Paloma

The Paloma is a refreshingly light cocktail perfect for quenching your thirst on a hot summer day. To create this delicious drink, mix grapefruit juice, lime juice and a splash of soda water over ice in a glass. Add a shot of tequila, give it a stir, and finish it with a slice of grapefruit for an added burst of citrusy flavor.

The Mojito

Another classic summer cocktail, the Mojito, is a refreshing blend of rum, mint, lime, and soda water. It is light, crisp, and perfect for sipping on a hot summer day. To make a Mojito, muddle fresh mint and lime juice in a glass, add rum, soda water, and sugar syrup, and serve it over ice. This cocktail is perfect for those who prefer a lighter, less sweet drink.

The Aperol Spritz

For those seeking a refreshing and low-alcohol cocktail option, the Aperol Spritz is an excellent choice. Composed of Aperol, Prosecco, and soda water, this Italian drink is a perfect blend of sweetness, bitterness, and bubbles. Its light and refreshing nature makes it an excellent choice for sipping on warm summer evenings. To enhance the flavors of Aperol Spritz, consider adding fresh herbs or fruits, such as a sprig of rosemary or a slice of orange.

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Summer is the perfect time to experiment with new cocktails and flavors. Whether you prefer sweet, sour, or bitter, there is a cocktail for everyone. So grab your shaker and mix up some of POUR’s favorite summer drinks. If you are looking for wedding bartender services, check out POUR Bar Services. We offer premium bar services for weddings to make your special day more memorable. Visit our website to learn more, and cheers to a season filled with fun, sun, and delicious drinks!