Celebrate the season sippin’ on essential summer cocktails. Each one of these refreshing & fruity adult beverages excellently pairs with a different flavor of decorative Creative Candles. It’s the perfect combo for relaxing and making memories on warm summer evenings. Here are some of our favorite recipes.
Traditional and simple, this is the perfect fruity summer drink.
One 750-milliliter bottle fruity red wine, such as Merlot
4 ounces brandy
3 ounces Simple Syrup
1 cup mixed chunks of seeded oranges, lemons and limes
In a pitcher, combine the red wine, brandy, Simple Syrup and fruit. Refrigerate until the drink is chilled and the flavors are blended, 4 to 8 hours. Serve the sangria in chilled, ice-filled wine glasses.
Peach Moscow Mule
This refreshing summer cocktail gets a summer twist with peach vodka.
1 bottle of Ginger Beer
4 ounces of peach vodka
4 ounces of peach juice or nectar
1 peach sliced
Fresh Mint for Garnish
Fill two copper mugs with ice. Pour two ounces of vodka and two ounces of peach juice into each mug. Cut one lime in half and juice into each mug. Fill each mug with one bottle of ginger beer. Add mint leaves to each mug. Stir gently to combine. Garnish with mint, lime slices, and peach slices.
Perfect for summer picnics and weekend brunches, it’s easy to see why this is summer’s signature drink.
1 oz. (30 ml) gin
2 oz. (60 ml) unsweetened blueberry juice
4 oz. (125 ml) prosecco
A splash of club soda
4 fresh blueberries
In a large wine glass or tumbler filled with ice, combine the gin, blueberry juice, prosecco and club soda. Stir gently to combine. Garnish with the blueberries speared on a cocktail pick and serve. Makes 1 drink.
Recipe courtesy of Brothers & Craft