For many, the upcoming long weekend is synonymous with the start of summer, so we’ve rounded up some of our favorite summery drink recipes. From brunch favorites to beer cocktails, here’s a full menu of fun ideas for Memorial Day Weekend drinks.
Basil Daisy Recipe
Bright and herbaceous, this vodka cocktail from Charleston’s The Darling Oyster Bar is the perfect summer refresher.
Beer and Loathing Cocktail
A frothy California saison brings a taste of sunshine to this slightly bitter Aperol and grapefruit-based cocktail.
Misunderstood Beer Cocktail
Tall, cool and refreshing, this summery ginger-forward sipper from Chicago’s Sable uses a light beer to add effervescence.
Keep things low-ABV with this spin on the Old Fashioned, which combines saké with an Italian aperitivo and dry red wine.
Parson’s Negroni Slushy
Bust out the blender for this frosty Negroni Slushy recipe and you’ll have friends flock to the party in droves.
Peach Tea Lemonade
Sweet peach purée mingles with black tea, plus a splash of vodka for a perfectly refreshing warm weather lemonade.
Portuguese Gin & Tonic
The classic gin and tonic gets a Mediterranean twist with the addition of soft white port and tangy lime cordial.
Rib Tickler Spritz
Consider this spritz recipe a brighter, bubbly version of the White Negroni, with St. Germain elderflower liqueur and Suze.
Strawberry Mango Pineapple Agua Fresca
Looking for a delicious non-alcoholic addition to the weekend’s festivities? The strawberry mango pineapple agua fresca from Los Angeles’ Petty Cash hits the spot.
Sephia Tequila Cocktail
Summer’s bounty of blueberries is in full swing, so why not throw a few in your next tequila cocktail?