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7 Cocktails Perfect for Summer

Here are seven great cocktail recipes full of interesting flavors to quench your thirst this summer!

Bees Knees Cocktail

Bees Knees Cocktail

The Bees Knees is a traditional summer cocktail recipe made with gin, lemon juice, and a honey simple syrup that lives up to its name with warm honey flavors and beautiful golden color.

Gin Smash with Orange

Gin Smash with Orange

The gin smash with orange is a refreshing cocktail with a hint of orange and mint to cool off and brighten up a hot summer day.

Vikre is creating a new set of spirits from the flavors of the North Shore

Vikre Distillery Creates Gins from the North Shore

Tucked into a corner of Duluth’s Canal Park Vikre Distillery is creating a unique family of gins inspired by Lake Superior and the Northwoods.

The Gin Rickey is Washington DC's official drink

Gin Rickey

There aren’t many cocktails as easy to make or as refreshing to drink on a hot summer day as a Gin Rickey.

Negroni

Negroni

Our classic Negroni recipe uses equal portions of gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth to create an unforgettable cocktail that has distinctive spice notes that will transport you to Italy.

Blood Orange Negroni

Blood Orange Negroni

A Blood Orange Negroni is a unique way to feature blood oranges when they are in season. The bitter sweetness of the fresh squeezed blood orange juice is the perfect accruement to the bitter floral notes in a Negroni.

Blood Orange Aperol Collins

Blood Orange Aperol Collins

The Blood Orange Aperol Collins is a light, refreshing take on a classic Tom Collins cocktail that uses Solerno blood orange liqueur and Aperol to create a unique combination of flavors. This is a great summer cocktail.

Aperol Negroni Recipe

Aperol Negroni

An Aperol Negroni is a light, refreshing take on a classic negroni that uses Aperol, instead of Campari, to add bright summer flavors and a luscious orange color.

greyhound cocktail recipe

Greyhound Cocktail

The greyhound is a simple, refreshing cocktail made with grapefruit juice and a little vodka or gin.