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July 15th, 2010

Summer Sippers: Cocktails to Keep You Cool

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DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince said it best when they sang, “Summer, Summer, Summer-time. Let’s just sit back and un-wind.”

The joy of summer is that it gives you an excuse to soak up the sun and relax. Summer also gives you a reason to call up all of your friends and throw a Bar-B-Que or have a get together at your house.

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We found some great ways to for you to impress your guests and be the highlight of the party this summer. Check out our Summer Cocktail recipe’s that will keep your body cool, get your lips wet and send your taste buds to heaven!

1800 Sunrise Sangria

  • 1 orange
  • 1 lime
  • 1 750ml bottle pink Prosecco (or cava, or other sparkling wine)
  • 1 cup 1800 Tequila
  • 2 cups lemon lime soda (or ginger ale)
  • 1 Bosc pear, cored and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 pint raspberries

Slice half the orange into circles then slice in half to form half moons. Squeeze the second half into a large pitcher filled with ice. Do the same with the lime. Add the Prosecco, soda, and the 1800 to the pitcher and gently combine. Add fruit and serve.

Minted Pomegranate LemonadeMinted Pomegranate Lemonade

  • 1 cup (packed) mint leaves, chopped
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 1 cup fresh lemon slices
  • 1 ½ cups Three Olives Pomegranate

Combine chopped mint and sugar in large bowl. Stir in lemon slices and Three-O Pomegranate. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes and up to 2 hours. Strain mixture into pitcher. Fill six 6- to 8-ounce glasses with crushed ice. Pour mixture over. Garnish with mint sprigs.

Tropical Tequila Punch

  • ¼ cup pineapple juice
  • ¼ cup 1800 Tequila
  • 1 ½ tablespoons thawed frozen passion fruit juice concentrate
  • ½ teaspoon fresh lime juice

In a highball glass, mix all ingredients. Fill the glass with ice cubes; stir to blend. Garnish with a fresh pineapple spear.

Tweet us @socialtikmag and let us know which one is your favorite!


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Empress Varnado
Empress Varnado is a budding Public Relations and Marketing professional who fosters a fighting spirit and a drive to succeed. She lives by the motto; “I’ll Find A Way or Make One,” in which she uses her creativity, ambition and skills to accomplish her goals.




 
 

 
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21 Comments


  1. Everyone looks refreshing!


  2. Have to try the minted Minted Pomegranate Lemonade, love lemonade and pomegranate so this might be a good treat!


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