DealDash Cocktails and Mocktails for August
It’s hot out, and it’s a wonderful time to enjoy a few delicious cocktails and mocktails. Enjoy these beverages while you can, summer will be drawing to a close in a few weeks.
Summer is the perfect time to enjoy refreshing cocktails and mocktails. There are endless possibilities when it comes to creating these drinks, so you can find something to suit your taste. Whether you’re looking for something fruity, fizzy, or boozy, there’s sure to be a summer cocktail or mocktail that you’ll love. Learn a few recipes here, then head to DealDash for kitchen supplies to make them.
Cocktails Refreshing Drinks for a Hot Day
- Fruity Cocktails:
- Watermelon Mojito: This classic summer cocktail is made with fresh watermelon, mint, lime, and sparkling water. It’s light, refreshing, and perfect for a hot day.
- Strawberry Daiquiri: Another great option for a fruity cocktail. It’s made with fresh strawberries, lime juice, and white rum. It’s sweet, tart, and perfectly balanced.
- Peach Bellini: A classic Italian cocktail that’s made with peach nectar and prosecco. It’s light, refreshing, and perfect for brunch or a summer afternoon.
- Fizzy Cocktails:
- Moscow Mule: This classic cocktail is made with vodka, ginger beer, and lime. It’s fizzy, refreshing, and perfect for a hot day.
- Gin Fizz: Another great option for a fizzy cocktail. It’s made with gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and club soda. It’s light, refreshing, and perfect for a summer evening.
- Paloma: A Mexican cocktail that’s made with tequila, grapefruit juice, lime, and soda water. It’s tart, refreshing, and perfect for a summer day.
- Boozy Cocktails:
- Margarita: A classic cocktail that’s made with tequila, lime juice, and orange liqueur. It’s tart, refreshing, and perfect for a summer night.
- Daiquiri: Another great option for a boozy cocktail. It’s made with rum, lime juice, and simple syrup. It’s sweet, tart, and perfectly balanced.
- Mojito: A classic cocktail that’s made with rum, mint, lime, and sugar. It’s light, refreshing, and perfect for a hot day.
First, before we get started on the “official” mocktails, do note that any of the above cocktails can be made into mocktails. Simply substitute the alcohol with either fruit juice or sparkling water, depending on if you want a fizzy or sweeter drink. So, if you don’t drink alcohol, you can still enjoy all of these drinks.
- Virgin Strawberry Daiquiri: A delicious and refreshing mocktail that’s made with fresh strawberries, lime juice, and sparkling water.
- Cucumber Cooler: A light and refreshing mocktail that’s made with cucumber, lime juice, and sparkling water.
- Hibiscus Iced Tea: A flavorful and refreshing mocktail that’s made with hibiscus tea, lemon juice, and sparkling water.
Also, if mocktails are more your speed, be sure to check out this mocktail article by Town and Country Magazine. There are 28 mocktail recipes – you’re sure to find one that you love.
DealDash Has Kitchen Tools for Cocktails and Mocktails
Finally, now that you have chosen a few drinks that you want to make, DealDash is here with kitchen supplies. There’s absolutely nothing better than “good” ice to have for your summer drinks, and DealDash can help with that! Check in the Kitchen and Dining category, you will find a few different types of countertop ice makers that make “nugget” ice. These ice makers will really help you step up your drink-making. Additionally, you will find food processors, blenders, and many other kitchen tools.
Also, here are a few extra tips for making great summer cocktails and mocktails. So, follow these suggestions, and your drinks will taste amazing every time!
- Use fresh ingredients whenever possible.
- Don’t be afraid to experiment with different flavors.
- Use a variety of garnishes to add visual appeal and flavor.
- Serve your cocktails and mocktails in fun and festive glasses.
Thanks for Reading
These are just a few ideas to get you started. So with a little creativity, you can come up with endless possibilities when it comes to creating summer cocktails and mocktails. So get out there and experiment. Thanks so much for reading, everyone. I hope that this article was helpful to you. So with these tips in mind, you’re sure to create summer cocktails and mocktails that everyone will love. Have a great day, and happy bidding everyone!
This sponsored DealDash blog article was written by Dawn E, a mother of 3 who loves DealDash. Dawn was compensated for writing this article. Check out Dawn and her cats on Instagram! This blog is written by real DealDash customers. The opinions and advice shared here represent our customers’ views and not those of the company.