Simple Sips: Cocktails for the Perfect Summer
Photography by Russ Youngblood
Product Styling by William Duffee-Braun
A special thank you to Chambord, Finlandia, Gentleman Jack, Herradura, El Jimador, and Korbel. Please enjoy responsibly.
Give your plain ol’ PBR an upgrade with the liqueur of kings.
1 1/2 oz Chambord Liqueur
12 oz Cold Beer
Take a cold beer, top with Chambord, garnish with raspberries.
Thinny Midtown Margarita
Sweet, lower calorie and just what your warm-weather heart desires.
1 1/2 oz el Jimador Silver
1 oz Lime Juice
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
A Splash of Orange Juice
Take a shaker full of ice, add el Jimador, lime juice, simple syrup and a splash of OJ. Shake it up. Pour into a margarita glass rimmed with salt and garnish with lime wedge.
Goliath of a Martini
It’s big, it’s beautiful, and you’re going to love it.
1 1/2 oz Finlandia Classic Vodka
1 Dash Dry Vermouth
Take a shaker full of ice, add Finlandia, dash with dry vermouth. Shake it up. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a lemon twist.
Georgia Gentleman Tea
This dark and handsome gent can ease you into summer.
1 1/2 oz Gentleman Jack
2 1/2 oz Unsweetened Iced Tea
1 1/2 oz Simple Syrup
3 Lemon Wedges
6 Mint Leaves
Steep four mint leaves and two lemon wedges in tea for 15 minutes. In a shaker muddle the remaining mint leaves, lemon wedge and simple syrup in the Gentleman Jack. Add ice and shake well. Pour into your favorite summer-time glass and top off with tea. Garnish with the remaining mint leaves and a lemon wedge.
Let this cool breeze blow through your next cocktail party.
1 1/2 oz Herradura Silver
2 oz Fresh Lemonade
1 oz Pomegranate Juice
Take a shaker full of ice, add Herradura Silver, lemonade and pomegranate juice. Shake it up. Strain into ice filled glass and garnish with a lime slice.
The only thing bubbly and fruity enough to match your mood
4 oz Korbel Brut
3/4 oz Chambord Liqueur
2 oz Cranberry Juice
Pour Chambord and cranberry juice into a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a champagne flute. Top with Korbel Brut. Garnish with a strawberry and raspberry. Cheers!