Summer Cocktails

by Sun

Have you ever had a yard sale? There are obvious benefits to having a yard sale but there are some unexpected benefits as well.
You get to rid of stuff you don't need and won't miss for some cash. Then you get to meet some neighbors you have never met and even make some new friends too.

We met Jennifer during our ' Grand Yard Sale ' last year. She has such a bubbly sweet personality that we kept in touch since then. ( btw can I brag that we made $2500 from the yard sale!) Recently I saw her again at Carlos' design presentation a couple of weeks ago at BBDO ad agency. Jennifer works at Hyatt and she mentioned about Hyatt's Summer Cocktail recipes and I thought it would be fun to share those recipes here since we have never posted any alcohol beverages on savorychicks before.

As much as we love Summer, it can get pretty sweaty and unpleasant at times. Here are some fun, yummy Summer cocktail recipes to cool the heat and feel pleasant again. Let's enjoy the Summer to it's max!


Pineapple Mango Rum Cocktails
Sarah Mordis

Ingredients
• 2 cups peeled mangos
• 4 ounces rum
• 4 cups fresh pineapple juice
• Fresh tropical fruit for garnish

Directions
Puree mangoes, rum, and ½ cup water in a blender. Pour a couple ounces of puree into each glass. Fill glasses with ice and top off with pineapple juice. Garnish with tropical fruit.



Peartini
Jen Kedinger

Ingredients
• 2 parts Grey Goose La Poire
• 1/4 part simple syrup
• 1/2 part lemon juice
• Sliced pear garnish

Directions
Add all ingredients into cocktail shaker full of ice. Shake and serve!







Colorful Cocktail
Jaclyn Albright

Ingredients
• Raspberry, strawberry or blueberry vodka
• Sprite
• Raspberries, strawberries and blueberries

Directions
Mix vodka and Sprite and float fruit for a very special 4th of July concoction. Sub vodka and Sprite for water for a unique H2o.


Cucumber-Lime Cocktail
Jaclyn Albright

Ingredients
• Effin Cucumber Vodka
• Sprite or club soda
• Cucumber slices
• Lime

Directions
Mix vodka and soda, then add cucumber slices and lime.



Cucumber-Watermelon Cocktail
Rebecca Stern

• Effen Cucumber Vodka
• Club Soda
• Muddled Fresh Watermelon
• Lemon Slice

In a glass, muddle a few small pieces of fresh watermelon and remove seeds. Top with ice. Pour in
1 ½ oz vodka. Fill remainder of glass with club soda. Garnish with fresh lemon slice.


Summer Beer
Stefanie Wyatt

Ingredients
• 2 pitchers of your favorite domestic beer – Light beer tastes best!
• 2 cans Frozen Five-Alive concentrate (6 oz. size)
• One bottle of vodka – Absolut, Ketel, the Goose…you name it!

Directions
Pour all ingredients into a large punch bowl. Stir to mix with long handled spoon. Slice orange, lemon, and lime wheels for garnish. Serve over ice.



Summer Punch
Bradley Spear

Ingredients
• 2 litre sprite
• 1 can lemonade concentrate
• 6 pack of beer (Regular, Domestic)
• 1 litre vodka.
• Ice

Directions
Mix all ingredients. Enjoy!

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