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Pool Party Cocktails

Pool Party Cocktails

Posted by Dunn Rite Products on Jul 30th 2019

Who doesn't love a great cocktail? There’s nothing that makes a cocktail better than drinking it poolside. With the summer days getting hotter, the need for cool crisp adult beverages are getting stronger. Shake things up this year and try something new.

Listed below are five of the best cocktails that you do not want to miss this season. The best thing about these cocktails, other than being tasty, is that they are easy to make. With a few ingredients, you just simply mix them together. Give it a shot and see for yourself!

Cucumber Margarita

Try this cucumber spin on the classic margarita.

Ingredients:

  • Salt, for rimming the glass
  • Ice
  • 2 1/2 ounces Cucumber-Infused Tequila
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 cucumber slice, for garnish

Step 1: Wet the rim of your favorite margarita glass and dip it in the salt. Let dry. Fill the glass with ice. 

Step 2: Add the Cucumber-Infused Tequila, lime juice and simple syrup in a shaker filled with ice. Shake until well chilled. 

Step 3: Strain the liquid into your margarita glass and garnish with the cucumber slice.

Rum and Tonic

Gin and tonic is a classic drink, but this may become your new favorite.

Ingredients:

  • Ice
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 5 ounces chilled tonic water
  • 2 dashes of lemon bitters
  • 1 lemon wheel, for garnish

Step 1: Chill a highball glass and then add ice. 

Step 2: Add the rum, tonic water and lemon bitters and stir. Garnish with the lemon wheel.

Aperol and Grapefruit soda

This drink is refreshing and bubbly. It is everything you want while you lounge by the pool.

Ingredients:

  • Ice
  • 2 ounces aperol
  • Squirt soda
  • 1 grapefruit slice, for garnish

Step 1: Chill a highball glass and then add ice. 

Step 2: Add the Aperol to the glass. Top with grapefruit soda, and stir. Garnish with a grapefruit slice.

Hornitos LeMANade Cocktail

It just isn't summer until you've had lemonade. Here is a grown up twist that you won't find at your neighborhood lemonade stand.

Ingredients:

  • Ice
  • 2 ounces Hornitos Plata Tequila
  • 1 1/2 ounce ginger ale
  • 1 1/2 ounce lemonade
  • 1/2 ounce lime juice
  • 1 lemon slice, for garnish

Step 1: Put ice in a Tom Collins glass. 

Step 2: Add Hornitos Plata Tequila, ginger ale, lemonade, and lime juice. Stir well. Garnish with a lemon slice.

Summer Tea Cocktail

You may have heard of sweet tea and maybe you make your own sun tea in the summer, but this is for sure unlike any tea you've ever had before. Mix up a pitcher today and you will never look at tea the same way again.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of ice
  • 1 1/2 ounce Grey Goose L'Orange
  • 3 ounces iced tea
  • 1 1/4 ounce simple syrup
  • 4 mint leaves
  • 1 orange slice, for garnish

Step 1: Muddle simple syrup and the mint leaves at the bottom of the shaker. 

Step 2: Add the Grey Goose, iced tea, simple syrup, and ice. Shake well. 

Step 3: Pour the entire contents of the shaker into a tall glass. Garnish with a mint spring and slice of orange.

There you have it, the top five cocktails for this summer season. Mix up a few of these drinks for your next pool party and it is sure to be a hit. Make sure you have plenty of ice on hand, these few simple ingredients, and enjoy your fun in the sun!

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