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Summer Cocktails

Think outside the box to create unique and refreshing cocktails you can sip poolside this summer

Select Spritz

Created by Select Aperitivo

Select Aperitivo is a classic Venetian aperitivo created in 1920. The spritz is a traditional Italian drink, ideal for a hot summer afternoon. Place cubed ice in a wine or cocktail glass. Pour 3 oz chilled Prosecco, 2 oz Select Aperitivo and 1 oz soda water over ice, and stir gently. Garnish with a large Castelvetrano olive or other green olive. Enjoy!

Cascade Shandy

Created by Dickel Bourbon

Dickel Bourbon has flavors of vanilla, cherry and orange, making it perfect for a cool summer cocktail. Shake 1.5 oz Dickel Bourbon, .75 oz orange juice, .5 oz Orange Blossom honey syrup (2 parts honey; 1 part water) and .5 oz lemon juice over ice. Fine strain into a pilsner glass and top with 4.5 oz Pilsner beer. Garnish with fresh orange wedge. 

Gancia Bellini

Created by Gancia

Prosecco makes a great cocktail and there's nothing more traditional than a peach bellini. This is an ideal drink for a hot summer afternoon. To start, peel and remove the pits from two peaches. Place in a blender until smooth. Pour the peach purée (1.5 oz) into a chilled champagne flute. Top with 3 oz Gancia Prosecco DOC, and stir gently. Garnish with a peach slice.  


Created by ITALICUS Rosolio di Bergamotto

Italy is the land of the spritz, and this one uses an Italian spirit from Calabria made from bergamot fruit. The delicate, floral rosolio liqueur dates to the 19th century. Place ice cubes in a wine glass. Add 1 part ITALICUS Rosolio di Bergamotto and 2 parts Prosecco or Champagne. Garnish with olives.

Cupreata Mezcalita

Created by Mazcal Amarás

Mezcal Amarás Cupreata, made from Cupreata agave in Guerroro Mexico, has a smoky, herbaceous flavor. For this summer quencher, add 1.5 oz Mezcal Amarás Cupreata, 1.5 oz cucumber water (1 English cucumber blended with 1 cup water and strained), 1 oz lime juice and .5 oz agave nectar to a shaker with ice and shake. Pour over ice in a highball glass, rimmed with Tajin. Garnish with a cucumber peel. 

Tipsy Scoop Strawberry Sangria Spritz

Created by Tipsy Scoop

You can get Tipsy Scoop delivered via GoPuff. This one uses the Strawberry White Sangria Sorbet, but you could get creative with any of the flavors. Add one, large, rounded scoop of Strawberry Sangria Sorbet to an oversized wine glass. Pour over 1 oz Aperol or orange liqueur, and top with 4 oz Prosecco. Garnish with fresh strawberries and a lemon wheel. 

  • Photo courtesy Select Aperitivo
  • Photo courtesy Dickel Bourbon
  • Photo courtesy ITALICUS Rosolio di Bergamotto
  • Photo courtesy Tipsy Scoop
  • Photo courtesy Gancia
  • Photo courtesy Mezcal Amarás