My 3 Favorite Summer Cocktails


 refreshing summer cocktails mojito, aperol spritz, Paloma
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It was back in high school days when I used to be the "bartender" at my family reunions; yes piña colada was my master piece then came the michelada loca with shrimp on top, I then had a moment of margaritas, last year was the mojito and the year before my aperol spritz.  This year looks like the paloma will be our favorite.  Cocktails have always been my thing.  They just taste so darn good, make me feel fancy AF, and the best part, am I drinking a juice or alcohol? next minute I am tipsy. 

During my many travels I have tasted some very exquisite cocktails but the price tag came along with them.  Since this girl is not doing much of traveling due to our current situation I decided to share my top 3 favorite refreshing summer cocktails. I hope you find them enjoyable! share with your quarantine love ones, have a happy hour during the week.  Remember to make the best of times when your able to.  Cheers!


What you'll need:
+ 10 Fresh mint leaves
+ 2 Tbs of White Sugar 
+ Juice of 1 Lime
+ 1/3 cup Club soda *I used Topo Chico for all drinks
+ 2 fluid oz White Rum (I use Bacardi)
+ Ice 

In a study glass place the sugar, some mint leafs(I used 3-4) and lime juice.  Using a muddler or any object you have, crush the mint allowing the fresh mint flavor to come out.  Fill the glass with desire amount of ice, pour the white rum over the ice then fill your cup with club soda.  Stir with mixer spoon.  Add more sugar if desire.  Garnish with lime sliced and fresh mint. Enjoy 😉

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Aperol Spritz

I was asked where the heck I got this drink from? When Ismael and I traveled to Italy(blog post coming promise) I tried the most popular cocktail drink...the aperol spritz.  This cocktail is refreshing with a bitter-sweet after taste.  Enjoyed best after a long summer day with some olives on the side or some cichetti/small plates.  Italians use this drink as an aperitif/pre- dinner cocktail that is usually light in alcohol and refreshing; the aperitif is meant to stimulate the appetite.  Italians sure do enjoy every aspect of a meal.

What you'll need:
+ 3 Ounces chilled Prosecco
+ 1 Ounces Aperol *original recipe calls for 2, I find that too bitter.
+ 1 Ounce club soda
+ 1 Tbsp fresh squeezed orange juice *original recipe doesn't add this but I find it balances the flavor better.
+ Ice cubes
+ slice of orange *for garnish

To a wine glass add generous amount of ice, pour in the orange juice, Prosecco, Aperol, and fill your glass to top with club soda. Stir to combine. Add another Tbsp of orange juice if desire. Garnish with slice of orange. Enjoy 😉 
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An original drink from my beautiful Mexico.* Video in my  Instagram IGTV

What you'll need:
+ 2 ounces fresh grapefruit Juice *or use Squirt/Fresca
+ 1/2 Lime Juice
+ Splash Club soda
+ 1 1/2 or 2 shots Tequila Silver
+ 1/2 Tbsp simple syrup (to make simply combine equal parts hot water and white sugar *ex 1/2 cup water to 1/2 cup sugar, let cool. Keep in fridge up to three weeks) OR 1 tsp sugar
+ Salt for rim
+ Tajin for rim
+ ice cubes
+ lime slices or dehydrated orange wheel *for garnish

Place salt and Tajin in a plate, rub lime juice to the rim of a glass and press upside down into plate to get a nice coated rim. Add ice to the glass, pour in the grapefruit juice, lime juice, simple syrup and stir. Pour in the Tequila, fill cup with club soda give it a last stir. Garnish with lime slice. Enjoy 😉 

* If you choose to use white sugar not simple syrup: In another glass/shaker combine the sugar, grapefruit juice, lime juice and shake/mix until sugar is dissolved. In your brim glass add the mixed juices, the tequila and top off the glass with club soda. Garnish with lime juice. Enjoy 😉 

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