Cocktails
3 refreshing summer cocktails

3 refreshing summer cocktails

Here are three refreshing recipes that are easy to make and will ensure you’re a hit at all your backyard BBQs and get-togethers! Get ready to cool down with honey lemonade, spiced iced tea and sparkling vodka punch.

When the mercury in your thermometer starts to rise and the desire to sip a refreshing drink in the sun goes up along with it, lemonade and iced tea are classic go-to drinks. This summer, we’re revisiting the classics by mixing them with some of the season’s hottest spirits.

Honey lemonade

Ingredients
30 ml (1 oz.) honey liqueur (Tennessee-style)
90 ml (3 oz.) lemonade
Lemon wedges
Ice

Preparation
Fill a highball or stemless wine glass with the lemon and ice. Pour the honey liquor and lemonade on top. Stir using a bar spoon. Garnish with a lemon wedge and mint sprig.

 

Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey

$34.50

Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey

750 mlUnited States
Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey

Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey

$34.50

750 mlUnited StatesSAQ code : 11607684

Spiced iced tea

Ingredients

45 ml (1 ½ oz.) spiced rum
120 ml (4 oz.) lemon iced tea
3-4 lemon and lime slices
1 sprig of mint
Ice

Preparation
Fill a highball or Mason jar with the ice and lemon and lime slices. Pour the rum and iced tea on top. Stir using a bar spoon. Garnish with a lemon slice, a sprig of mint and enjoy!

Captain Morgan Original Spiced

$28.25

Captain Morgan Original Spiced

750 mlCanada
Captain Morgan Original Spiced

Captain Morgan Original Spiced

$28.25

750 mlCanadaSAQ code : 500512

 

Sparkling vodka punch

Ingredients
270 ml (9 oz.) Smirnoff vodka
450 ml (15 oz.) lemon and lime soda
180 ml (6 oz.) lemonade concentrate
10 lemon and strawberry slices
Ice

Preparation
In a pitcher filled with ice, mix all ingredients except for the fruit. Stir using a bar spoon, then add the lemon slices. For a “wow” effect your guests will love, add a few slices of strawberries. Pour into glasses and top off with colourful straws!

Smirnoff No.21

$23.50

Smirnoff No.21

750 mlCanada
Smirnoff No.21

Smirnoff No.21

$23.50

750 mlCanadaSAQ code : 67

 

TIPS AND TRICKS

When made with store-bought lemonade or iced tea, these recipes can be whipped up in under a minute! If, however, you have a bit more time to spare, homemade lemonade and iced tea will really make your drinks stand out! And let your imagination run wild—try adding fresh herbs and fruit to make your cocktails even more delicious.

 

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