The 9 Hottest Summer Drinks To Keep You Cool This MDW

The 9 Hottest Summer Drinks To Keep You Cool This MDW

Memorial Day Weekend is all about beach parties, road trips with friends, relaxing getaways, and of course, frozen summer drinks. Because we refuse to let this gloomy NYC weather ruin our fabulous MDW plans, we've created a list of our top 9 beach cocktails – all of which we expect to enjoy in the next few days. Sip at your own risk.

1. Mulderbosch Frozé

No girl can turn away the drink of the season. With Mulderbosch's tangy wines, this classy beach drink will make all your boozy mermaid dreams come true. Simply blend your wine of choice with ice, pour into a tall glass and get out your pink bendy straw because it's go time!

2. Aperol Spritz

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 Parts Cinzano Prosecco
  • 2 Parts Aperol
  • 1 Dash Soda
  • Ice and a slice of Orange

DIRECTIONS

Add ice and a slice of orange, pour in the Prosecco, the Aperol and add a dash of soda. This avoids the Aperol settling at the bottom.

3. Sgroppino

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 ½ parts elit Vodka
  • 1 scoop of Lemon Sorbet or another different flavor
  • 3 parts Prosecco

DIRECTIONS

Blend all ingredients in a blender with a bit of crushed ice. Pour into a coupette and garnish with fresh lemon zest.

4. Sparkling Watermelon Vodka Lemonade

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 cups seedless watermelon pieces
  • 3 lemons, juiced
  • ½ cup vodka
  • ¼ cup fresh mint
  • 2 cups Sparkling Ice Classic Lemonade

DIRECTIONS

In a blender, puree the watermelon and lemon juice, strain through a sieve into a drink pitcher. Add mint, vodka, and Sparkling Ice Classic Lemonade - then stir. Serve over ice and garnish with fresh.

5. Pining For Pineapple

INGREDIENTS

  • 1.5 oz white rum
  • 3 oz of pineapple juice
  • Sparkling Ice Coconut Pineapple
  • Nutmeg (garnish)

DIRECTIONS

Add white rum and pineapple juice to shaker. Add ice. Stir and strain into chilled Old Fashioned glass. Top with Sparkling Ice Coconut Pineapple. Garnish with pinch of nutmeg.

6. Strawberry Watermelon Refresher

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 oz.  Sparkling Ice Strawberry Watermelon
  • 1.5 oz. Vodka
  • ½ oz. Peach Schnapps
  • Watermelon slices and strawberries for garnish

DIRECTIONS

Pour vodka and peach schnapps, then Sparkling Ice Strawberry Watermelon over ice.  Stir gently to mix. Garnish with watermelon slices and strawberries. 

7. Wine Supercooler

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Part Reisling
  • 1 Part Sparkling Ice Pomegranate Blueberry
  • Pomegranate Seeds
  • Cranberries
  • Teaspoon Agave
  • Mint

DIRECTIONS

Mix all in a pitcher, pour into wine glasses and add a mint leaf garnish.

8. Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 oz.  Sparkling Ice Strawberry Lemonade
  • 1 oz. vodka
  • Fresh raspberries and lemon slices for garnish

DIRECTIONS

Pour vodka into a chilled glass with ice. Top with Sparkling Ice Strawberry Lemonade. Garnish with fresh raspberries and lemon slices. 

9. Sparkling Sangria

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