6 Refreshing Summer Drinks

6 Refreshing Summer Drinks

The nectar of the gods.

Ah, summertime, when the world is ripe with pleasure. All living things take comfort in the season’s vitalizing sunlight and welcoming weather. The ability to leisurely pass the days and evenings outdoors gives new meaning to the word freedom. This is la dolce vita. And it’s hard to imagine that it could get any better.
But it can. One of summer’s most simple, perfect splendors is being able to indulge in the aforementioned comforts with a refreshing drink in hand. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite warm weather beverages for your pleasure. Enjoy.

Long Island iced tea

Long Island iced tea

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A truly enjoyable mixture of tequila, vodka, white rum, triple sec, gin, and more; served on the rocks to ensure that it’s perfectly refreshing.

23

23

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Developed by the bar manager of the Ritz-Carlton in Berlin, 23 is an uplifting combination of citrus juices and high-quality rum.

Moscow mule

Moscow mule

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This cocktail is super easy to make—it’s basically just ginger beer vodka, and lime juice—which makes it perfect for summer nights spent in the company of close friends. Try substituting vodka with bourbon whiskey for a Kentucky mule.

Refreshing prosecco creation with red berries

Refreshing prosecco creation with red berries

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Prosecco, frozen berries and a hint of vanilla. Need I say more?

Caipirinha

Caipirinha

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Brazil’s national cocktail. Mix together some lime juice and cachaça (Brazilian sugar cane brandy) and you’ve got pure happiness in a glass.

Cold brew Irish coffee

Cold brew Irish coffee

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Cold brew iced coffee with a splash of Irish cream. Sweet, stimulating, and relaxing, all at the same time.