Our Favorite Summer Sips

August 10, 2011

From tart lime chillers to silky fruit smoothies—our favorite warm-weather sippables will keep you cool this summer.

Mangrias with Malbec, Rum, Mangos and Key LimesTall Cool OnesMelon Rum PunchWatermelon Agua Fresca SpritzerBlackberry SmoothiesLime RefresherSummer Rum SlushesTexas Rio Star Grapefruit and Vodka CoolerStrawberry Kiwi Smoothie
Shake up traditional sangria with fruity malbec wine, rum and velvety mangoes. Recipe: Mangrias with Malbec, Rum, Mangos and Key Limes
In the dog days of summer, we're willing to raise our glass to almost anything cold. Starting with our Thai-Style Limeade with Vodka, here are a few truly stellar sippers Recipe: Thai-Style Limeade with Vodka
Mixing in slices of fresh fruit is an easy way to take your summery drinks to the next level. This after-five potable relies on tangy melon for a punch of flavor. Recipe: Melon Rum Punch
Aqua fresca (literally: "water refreshment") gets a fruity, juicy kick from sweet summery watermelon. Recipe: Watermelon Agua Fresca Spritzer
Berry picking is a summer activity your kids are guaranteed to love. After a full day out in the sun, turn the fruits of your labors into icy cold smoothies. Recipe: Blackberry Smoothies
At your next party serve tangy lime spritzers to your non-drinking friends so they can sip and toast along with everyone else. Recipe: Lime Refresher
Peach-flavored rum, canned limeade, berries and ice combine for a refreshing grown-up slushie. Recipe: Summer Rum Slushes
Old (salty) dogs can learn new tricks - especially when you amp up the effervescence with sparkling mineral water. Recipe: Texas Rio Star Grapefruit and Vodka Cooler
For a morning brunch cool down, blend strawberries and kiwis for a refreshing smoothie; honey adds an extra hint of sweetness. Recipe: Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie
Shake up traditional sangria with fruity malbec wine, rum and velvety mangoes.


Recipe:  Mangrias with Malbec, Rum, Mangos and Key LimesIn the dog days of summer, we're willing to raise our glass to almost anything cold. Starting with our Thai-Style Limeade with Vodka, here are a few truly stellar sippers

Recipe:   Thai-Style Limeade with VodkaMixing in slices of fresh fruit is an easy way to take your summery drinks to the next level. This after-five potable relies on tangy melon for a punch of flavor.

Recipe:  Melon Rum PunchAqua fresca (literally: "water refreshment") gets a fruity, juicy kick from sweet summery watermelon.

Recipe:  Watermelon Agua Fresca SpritzerBerry picking is a summer activity your kids are guaranteed to love. After a full day out in the sun, turn the fruits of your labors into icy cold smoothies.


Recipe:   Blackberry SmoothiesAt your next party serve tangy lime spritzers to your non-drinking friends so they can sip and toast along with everyone else.


Recipe:  Lime RefresherPeach-flavored rum, canned limeade, berries and ice combine for a refreshing grown-up slushie.


Recipe:  Summer Rum SlushesOld (salty) dogs can learn new tricks - especially when you amp up the effervescence with sparkling mineral water. 


Recipe:  Texas Rio Star Grapefruit and Vodka CoolerFor a morning brunch cool down, blend strawberries and kiwis for a refreshing  smoothie; honey adds an extra hint of sweetness.


Recipe:  Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie
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