Nothing says summer like sipping a refreshing cocktail on your patio. But why settle for a basic drink when you can create something truly special with the help of your outdoor appliances? In this blog post, we'll share some delicious cocktail recipes that can be made with your outdoor appliances, adding an extra element of fun and flavor to your summer gatherings.
- Grilled Pineapple Margarita
For a tropical twist on the classic margarita, try grilling pineapple slices on your outdoor grill and using them to create a sweet and tangy cocktail. Mix together tequila, lime juice, and pineapple juice, and serve over ice with a grilled pineapple garnish.
- Lavender Gin Fizz
Add a touch of elegance to your summer cocktails with a lavender gin fizz. Infuse gin with fresh lavender, and mix with lemon juice and simple syrup for a refreshing and sophisticated drink. Serve over ice and top with sparkling water.
- Watermelon and Mint Cooler
Cool off on a hot day with a refreshing watermelon and mint cooler. Using a blender or food processor, puree watermelon and mint leaves until smooth. Strain the mixture and add vodka, lime juice, and a splash of soda water. Serve over ice with a watermelon slice and mint sprig garnish.
- Strawberry Basil Mojito
For a fruity twist on the classic mojito, muddle fresh strawberries and basil leaves in a cocktail shaker. Add rum, lime juice, and simple syrup, and shake well. Serve over ice with a strawberry and basil garnish.
- Peach Bellini
For a refreshing and easy summer drink, mix peach puree with chilled Prosecco or sparkling wine add peach schnapps, honey and sliced fresh peaches for garnish.
It's important to enjoy these drinks responsibly. Remember to always drink in moderation and to never drink and drive. If you plan on enjoying one of these cocktails with friends and family, make sure that everyone is of legal drinking age and that everyone drinks responsibly. By doing so, you can ensure that everyone has a fun and safe time on your patio this summer.