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Summer Sips

by Maryann Pisano on June 13, 2012

Are you ready to party this summer?  Well nothing is more summer than snazzy summer drinks to bring to a party.  Enjoy these sips for the ultimate summer experience.


  • 1 1/2 oz. blanco tequila
  • 1 oz. white grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 oz. Aperol
  • 1/2 oz. agave nectar
  • 1/4 oz. lime juice

Shake all ingredients, and strain into a  martini shell.  Garnish with a cherry.

Daily Dose

  • 4 raspberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 1/2 oz. Grey Goose L’Orange vodka
  • 1/2 oz. lime juice
  • 1 oz. orange juice 
  • 1/2 oz. black raspberry liqueur

Muddle raspberries in a glass, and add ice.  Put vodka, lime juice, an orange juice into a shaker with ice.  Shake, and strain into the glass.  Top with black raspberry liqueur.

Redhead in Bed

  • 3 to 4 strawberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 1/2 oz. Hangar 1 Buddha’s Hand Citron Vodka 
  • 2/3 oz. lemon juice
  • 1/3 oz. agave nectar
  • 1 oz. sparkling wine

Muddle strawberries in the bottom of a shaker.  Pour in vodka, lemon juice, and agave nectar, and add ice.  Shake well.  Strain into a class, and top with sparkling wine.

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

  • 1 1/2 oz. UV Cake vodka
  • 3 oz. pineapple juice

Shake ingredients together in a shaker with ice.  Strain into a short tumbler over ice.

Recipes:  Cosmopolitan

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