Summer Cocktails: 3 Refreshing and Easy Recipes

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By: Bradley Hasemeyer | Orlando Morales Posted: 4:47 PM, Jun 28, 2016

Summer is all about good times, chilling by the water, and of course, cocktails! A nice drink can usually help get the party started. Bradley Hasemeyer has drink recipes that are easy to make, refreshingly delicious, and sure to amp up the good times, while you’re soaking in the sun!

1.  Ballast 31

1.5oz Hophead vodka (hops infused vodka)

.5 oz elder flower

.5 oz lemon juice

.5 oz simple syrup

Shake with ice & strain into Martini glass. Top with Ballast point grapefruit sculpin and garnish with a lemon twist. 

2.  Grayhawk Cooler

1.5 oz Arizona Distilling Company Commerce Gin

2 fresh strawberries

3 slices cucumbers

.5 oz elder flower liqueur

.25 oz lime juice

Muddle strawberries & cucumbers. Add gin & liqueur, and lime juice. Give it a quick shake, strain and pour in a Collins glass. Top with soda water and garnish with strawberries. 

3.  Copper Kettle

2 oz Copper City Bourbon

.5 oz Ancho Reyes Liqueur

.75 oz honey syrup

.5 oz lemon juice

Shake, strain and pour over ice. Garnish with a lemon twist

Now you're ready to make a splash at the next summer pool party, with these three refreshing cocktail recipes!

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