These ultimate summer cocktails will hit the spot throughout a steamy Chicago summer. Whether you prefer to have a mojito or margarita in hand, finding that perfect cocktail will put you in the right mindset for summer fun.
So, kick off the summer with us and try something new from our Ultimate Summer Cocktail List. These summer cocktails are colorful, tasty, and easy to make. Plus, you can find all your ingredients at Tony's Fresh Market. Be sure to visit our store locator to find a store nearest you.
Skull Candy Sangria
Sangria has to be one of our favorite cocktails to enjoy over the summer. It naturally goes well with fruit and the Stella Rose Black brings an incredible flavor.
– 3 oz. Stella Rosa Black
– 1 oz. Grapefruit Juice
– 1/2 oz. Lime Juice
– 1 tsp. Purple Sugar (for the rim)
– Orange Slice, for Garnish
Rim glass with purple sugar. Stir sugar, lime juice, and grapefruit juice in a pitcher. Pour over ice into the glass. Top with Stella Rosa and add orange slice for garnish.
Pineapple Cilantro Margarita
Light and refreshing, it's no wonder that the Pineapple Cilantro Margarita from Casamigos Tequila made it onto our list.
– 2 oz. Casamigos Reposado
– 1 oz. Pineapple Juice
– .5 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
– .5 oz. Simple Syrup
– 8 – 10 Cilantro Leaves
– 1/2 Thick Rim Sugar, Cilantro Salt
– Garnish with 2 Pineapple Leaves
Combine all ingredients into tin shaker. Add ice. Shake vigorously for 4-6 seconds. Strain into a rock glass. Add block ice garnish. Serve in a rock glass. Garnish with cilantro sugar and salt.
Perfectly Paired Frozen Berry Cocktail
– 8 oz. Belvedere Vodka
– 2 Cups Fresh Strawberries
– 1/3 Cup Fresh Lemon Juice
– 3 tbsp Sugar
– 1 Cup Ice
– Chandon to Top
Blend all main ingredients together. Top off with Chandon and stir. Share and then, enjoy! This recipe makes about 4 Drinks.
Stella Rose-Crossed Lovers
One of the more unique summer cocktails is this Stella Rose-Crossed Lovers. It is actually made with whiskey and Stella Rosa Rose.
– 2 oz. Whiskey
– 3 oz. Stella Rosa Rose
– 1 tsp. Rose Syrup
– 2 tbsp. Grapefruit Juice
– 1 oz. Lime Juice
– 1 oz. Sugar (for rim)
– 2 oz. Sparkling Water
– Blackberries and a mint leaf for garnish
– Dash of purple food coloring (optional)
Mix whiskey, Stella Rose Rose, rose syrup, grapefruit juice, and sparkling water in a pitcher. Squeeze lime juice on the rim of a glass and then coat with sugar. Pour over ice in glass and top with sparkling water. Optional – add a drop of purple food color. Add blackberries and mint for garnish!
So there you have it, our ultimate list of summer cocktails. Cheers!Drinks, Parties | July 1st, 2019