Normally we have an issue with people talking fresh to us. But in the case of these agua frescas, or fresh flavored waters, we're all ears.
Sweet tea. Whiskey. Lemon juice. That's all it takes to make a sassy summertime cocktail you'll want to sip all afternoon long.
Nothing slakes thirst, quells worries, and comes together with ease quite like Southern sweet tea.
More tart than sweet is what you'll find this perfectly puckery little limeade to be. And that's exactly the way it was always intended to be.
The customary morning-after equivalent of a Bloody Mary in Mexico—except this is lighter, less tomato-y, and all around lovelier.
“To die dreaming” is what this moniker means. And that's exactly what you'll want to do after succumbing to this spiked creamsicle cocktail.
The author calls this cocktail a "Bicycle" because, in his words, "once you are on, you are on, just keep pedaling, have another."
Blue as the blue lagoon, this conversation-starting cocktail tastes as stunning as it looks. Blue margarita magic.
This swanky sangria relies on a pretty pink rosé and some seriously stunning summer fruits for its sassy and savvy look and taste.
What, pray tell, is a Mean Shandy, you ask? Think of a regular shandy with a spirited streak. There you have it.
There are those people who feel a frozen margarita is a lesser margarita. We are not those people.
If ever a drink symbolized an era, the bright pink, citric Cosmopolitan screams the 1990s. Ah, the good old days.
An Italian classic. And it's ridiculously easy to make at home with just lemons, sugar, vodka, and a little patience.
Blender drinks don't get much boozier than this rendition of that raid-the-liquor-cabinet classic. Umbrella optional.
The only real trick to this stiff summery sensation is resisting the temptation to snitch a swig before it's time.
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We know, we know. Blender drinks are for sissies--or so you may think. If that's the case, take a sip of this stiff riff on the gin and tonic. Then get back to us.
Mint. Muddled. Mine. More. When we've got this gin-based mojito on our minds, those are the only words we can muster.
It was a dark and stormy night...oops. We mean, this stiff yet slightly sweet cocktail is certain to thunder through your evening.
Succumb to this simple, satiating, seductive Vietnamese tradition. Known as ca phe sua da, it's just coffee, ice, and sweet, sweet, sweetened condensed milk.
Stunning and sophisticated, this cocktail relies on rhubarb for tartness, orange for intrigue, sugar for sweetness, and tequila for an afternoon nap.
A sprightly seasonal classic, this variant on a Pimm's Cup is a wham bam grand slam of booze, orange, lemon, cucumber, mint, and lemon-lime soda.
This madcap Italian nightcap swirls together vodka, Prosecco, and lemon sorbet to ridiculously satiating, giggle-inducing effect.