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Pour a drink (pg 2)

This Strawberry Basil Lemonade cocktail is a simple version of a summer classic elevated by gin and basil. Muddled strawberries and basil help bring out the herby, botanical flavor of the gin while lemonade balances the drink with a tart citrus flavor. This fruity, refreshing cocktail is an easy decision when you’re looking for an uncomplicated cocktail that still has some flair.
The magic of the Boat House Punch happens when you go with the flow and give its ingredients time to mingle into the perfect party cocktail. This cocktail balances the richness of the lemon sugar with gin, Aperol, St. Germain, and effervescent rose. From there, a combination of citrus juices keep the cocktail tangy and sweet without being too much of a knockout.
The Jalapeño Orange Spritzer is like the perfect summer day: bright, with a little heat. This sunburst orange cocktail gets its heat from jalapeño infused vodka. The infused vodka works in harmony (not competition) with orange juice and soda water to create a cocktail worthy of your next summer celebration.
It’s a short week after Memorial Day, so celebrate with the Cherry Lime Tequila Cocktail. It’s basically a grown-up Shirley Temple that will help you start summer on the right foot. It’s sweet, fizzy, tangy, and ready to help you relax this long weekend.
The Horsefeather is simple to make — so simple, in fact, that you probably already have its four ingredients in your kitchen right now. All you need is whiskey, ginger beer, lime, and bitters. With a taste similar to a Moscow Mule, this cocktail offers a strong, whiskey twist on a traditional classic. Don’t knock the lime and whiskey until you try it — trust us, it’s an unlikely pair that works!
The Smoky Basil Oaxacan Mezcal cocktail is what we call the grown-up version of a classic margarita. Refreshing, smoky, and aromatic, this drink is reminiscent of a backyard bonfire in the summer. It is packed with flavor from bacon salt and smoked mezcal, balanced with the freshness of basil, lime, and agave syrup. This mixture will have your taste buds on the ultimate adventure!
It’s tax season, so what better way to celebrate than with a cocktail? The Income Tax is a citrus-forward, flavorful drink whose key ingredients include gin, dry and sweet vermouth, freshly squeezed orange juice, and bitters. It is simple, boozy concoction to help get you through Tax Day.
Say cheers to spring with the Lavender Lemon Drop Martini. This vodka-based drink blends aromatic lavender and tangy lemon for each refreshing sip. Gather your ingredients and upgrade your martini this week. Let’s lift our glasses and enjoy the warmer days ahead!
The Clover Club is a pink drink with just the right amount of tanginess and frothiness. We have two secrets to make this drink even better: First, if you have the time, consider making homemade grenadine. Once you do, you’ll never go back. Second, be careful how you shake — try doing the first shake without ice to make the egg whites extra frothy. Then, add ice for the second shake to chill it off. However you shake it, the Clover Club is a delightful drink that tastes just as good as it looks.
The Pear & Elderflower Collins can be summed up in two words: fresh and floral. This well-rounded cocktail perfectly balances the combination of pear, elderflower, honey, lemon, and cinnamon — all in one bubbly sip. Don’t let the amount of ingredients prevent you from giving it a try. It’s easy to make, and even easier to sip.