Hot summer days — and warm summer nights — call for cool cocktails. These three refreshing recipes will have you sipping in style.Leblon Caipirinha
2 tsp. superfine sugar or1 oz. simple syrup
2 oz. Leblon Cachaça
Slice of lime, for garnish
Cut the lime half into four wedges. Muddle the lime and sugar in a shaker. Fill the shaker with ice and add Leblon Cachaça. Shake vigorously. Serve in a rocks glass. Garnish with a slice of lime.
1 ½ oz. Cointreau
4 sage leaves
3 slices cucumber
1 oz. gin
¾ oz. fresh lemon juice
Blackberry or cucumber on skewer,for garnish
Muddle the Cointreau with the blackberries, sage, and cucumber. Add gin and fresh lemon juice, then shake and strain over fresh ice into a Collins glass.Top off with club soda. Add garnish.
UV Piña Colada
1 cup UV Coconut vodka
1 cup pineapple juice
1 cup ice
Pineapple slice, for garnish
In a blender, combine vodka, pineapple juice, and ice. Blend until frothy and smooth. Pour into glass and garnish with a pineapple slice.