If lemonade is your summer sip of choice, you're in luck because National Lemonade Day falls on Saturday, August 20th. So break out your favorite spirit and get mixing.
• 1 part Pinnacle
® Raspberry Vodka
• 2 parts Lemonade
• Raspberries, for garnish
• Lemon wheel, for garnish
Mix ingredients and serve over ice. Garnish with a lemon wheel and plenty of raspberries.
Soltado Watermelon Lemonade Margarita: (Created byCassandra Rosen for Soltado Tequila)
Recipe yields 6-8 servings
Soltado Watermelon Lemonade Margarita. (Courtesy Photo)
Boozy Basil Lemonade. (Courtesy Photo)
• 1-12 oz. can frozen Pink Lemonade
• 12 oz. fresh Watermelon Juice
• 8 oz. Soltado Spicy Anejo Tequila
• 5 oz. Orange Liqueur
• fresh Ice
• Lime wedges, for garnish
• Salt for the rims (optional)
Combine all ingredients in a blender. Serve in a salt rimmed glass with a melon slice.
Boozy Basil Lemonade:
• 2 oz. Sparkling Ice Lemonade
• 1.25 oz. Anejo Tequila
• 4 muddled Basil Leaves
• 1 teaspoon Agave Syrup
Shake and pour over ice into highball glass. Top with Sparkling Ice Lemonade. Garnish with basil leaf.
Island Time Spritz Lemonade:
(Created by Pamela Wiznitzer, USBG-NY Chapter President and Creative Director at Seamstress, NYC)
Island Time Spritz Lemonade. (Courtesy Photo)
• 1 part Sugar Island Coconut Rum
• 1 part Pineapple Juice
• 3/4 part Lemon Juice
• 3/4 part Aperol
• 1/4 Simple Syrup
• Sparkling Rose
Combine together over ice. Garnish with pineapple chunks on a skewer.
Recipe yields 3 servings
• 1 part Hornitos® Plata Tequila
• 2 parts Lemonade
• 3-4 dashes of Green Hot Sauce
• Salt/Smoked Paprika Rim
Rim shot glass with salt and smoked paprika. Mix chilled lemonade, chilled Hornitos Plata and hot sauce in mixing glass and pour into a tall shot glass.
Mango Mint Tea Mojito:
El Padre. (Courtesy Photo)
• 2 oz. Patrón Citrónge Mango
• 3 oz. fresh Lemonade
• 3 oz. Unsweetened Iced Tea
• 6-8 Mint leaves
Tear mint leaves and add to a tall glass over ice. Pour remaining ingredients, stir and serve. Garnish with lemon wheel and mint.
Mango Mint Tea Mojito. (Courtesy Photo)
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com