Refreshingly Easy Summer Cocktails


Now that we’re all a little more comfortable mixing up our own cocktails (thanks, @quarantine), check out three refreshing drinks you should be sure to try this summer. Even the simplest recipe below (just two ingredients!) can win over your cocktail-aficionado friends. The trick here is to start with a quality base, like Belvedere Vodka, Glenmorangie Whisky or Volcan de Mi Tierra Tequila.



Glenmorangie X Passionfruit

50ml (2oz) X by Glenmorangie

50ml (2oz) Passionfruit Soda

Method: Fill highball glass with crushed ice. Add X by Glenmorangie and passionfruit soda. Stir and garnish with half a passion fruit.


Lemon & Basil 75

1 oz Belvedere Lemon & Basil

½ oz Honey Water

¼ oz Fresh Lemon Juice

1½ oz Champagne

½ oz Pressed Apple Juice

Lemon Wheel (garnish)

Basil Leaf (garnish)

Method: Place all ingredients except champagne in a cocktail shaker and shake over cubed ice. Strain into a chilled coupe and top with champagne. Garnish.


La Valoma

2 oz Volcan Blanco Tequila

¾ oz Fresh Lime Juice

1.5 oz Fresh Grapefruit Juice

¾ Oz Agave Syrup

A pinch of salt

Method: Combine Volcan Blanco, fresh lime and grapefruit juice, salt, and agave syrup in a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and strain over ice in a highball glass. Top with soda water and garnish with a grapefruit wedge.


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