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6 Easy Summer Cocktail Recipes Worth Knowing

Written by Elizabeth Lynn

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Posted on December 27 2018

As the weather gets warmer

the drinks get cooler.

 

I know what you’re thinking! Do I know how to make (err, drink) anything other than a margarita?! The answer would be yes. And no. Check out these 6 easy cocktail recipes to find out why I would even consider whipping something other than a margarita up.
 
Grapefruit-Rosemary Fizz - 6 Easy Summer Cocktail Recipes Worth Knowing - Babe Label - Shop The World's Most Coveted Beauty Products
Grapefruit-Rosemary Fizz
 
Rosemary Simple Syrup:
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup sugar
- 8 bunches of fresh rosemary
Photo and Recipe: Evermine Occasions
Grapefruit Rosemary Fizz:
- 3 tbsp freshly squeezed Grapefruit juice

- Juice of ½ lime
- Cucumber, sliced

Simple Syrup
- 2 tbsp rosemary simple syrup
- 2 tbsp Fresca club soda

Blueberry Mint Julep - 6 Easy Summer Cocktail Recipes Worth Knowing - Babe Label - Shop The World’s Most Coveted Beauty Brands
Blueberry Mint Julep
 
Serves 2
Produce
- 6 Blueberries
- 10 Mint

Condiments

Drinks
- 2 oz Soda water

Beer, Wine & Liquor
- 2 oz Bourbon
- 1/2 oz Simple syrup

Photo by: Our Salty Kitchen
 
Pineapple Paloma - 6 Easy Summer Cocktail Recipes Worth Knowing - Babe Label - Shop The World’s Most Coveted Beauty Brands
Pineapple Paloma
Serves 2
- 1/8 cup of Pineapple juice
- 1/8 cup Grapefruit juice
- 1 teaspoon thyme & grapefruit infused simple s - Syrup (or sub for plain -simple syrup, agave, or maple syrup)
- 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice (1/2 lime, approximately)
- 1/4 cup 100 agave tequila (I used a mildly smokey tequila from Lunazul)
- Pinch sea salt
- 2 tablespoons club soda / unflavored sparkling water

Optional garnish: grapefruit slices, fresh thyme sprigs, limes, edible flowers

Photo by: Will Frolic for Food
 
Fig and Thyme - 6 Easy Summer Cocktail Recipes Worth Knowing - Babe Label - Shop The World’s Most Coveted Beauty Brands
Fig and Thyme
It's about figgin' time for it to be summer so we can drink this cocktail 24/7.

- 1.5 oz Elyx Vodka
- 1.5 oz Hard Cider
- 1/2 Water
- 1/2 Cup of sugar
- 2 Fresh figs
- 3/4 oz of Lemon juice
- 3/4 thyme syrup

Produce
1 large bunch of thyme leaves. *Leave* some out for garnishing
Lilac Pisco Cocktail - 6 Easy Summer Cocktail Recipes Worth Knowing - Babe Label - Shop The World’s Most Coveted Beauty Brands
Lilac Pisco Cocktail
A Pisco Sour is the national drink in Peru, but since everything is better with flowers... duh

Serves 2
- 2 ounces lemon juice
- 1/2 of a lemon in chunks with the rinds on them
- 2 ounces pisco
- 1 ounce St-Germain
Liqueur
- 1.5 ounces simple syrup

Produce
- 1 tablespoon lilac flowers, washed.
- 4 mint leaves
Limoncello Prosecco With Blueberries And Thyme - 6 Easy Summer Cocktail Recipes Worth Knowing - Babe Label - Shop The World’s Most Coveted Beauty Brands
Limoncello Prosecco With Blueberries And Thyme
The perfect amount of sparkling lemony goodness, plus blueberries & thyme.
Serves 2
Produce
1 Blueberries
Beer, Wine & Liquor
- 1 cup Limoncello liqueur
- 1 (750 ml) bottle Prosecco
- 1 Lemon, slices
- 1 Thyme
Frozen
1 Ice