Fancy Ways To Drink The Booze You Have (Non-Alcoholic Options Too)


Picture this...It’s summer and you are relaxing in the sun at the lake – Nothing tops that off quite like a good cold drink. Aside from the go-to drinks (beer, coolers, lemonade, pop etc.) below are a few drinks, including a couple non-alcoholic options, to try that are easy to make. Best part: They are made with simple ingredients you will likely have in your kitchen.

(Here is the link to these and many other summer drinks:


Summer Sunset Cocktail



- Vodka
- Peach Schnapps
- Lemonade

- Cold orange juice
-Cold fresh cranberry juice
- Lots of ice cubes

How to make a pitcher of Summer Sunset Cocktails

- Add almost a quarter of the pitcher full of ice into the empty pitcher

- Pour in 1/2 cup vodka

- Add 1/4 cup Peach Schnapps

- Fill the pitcher half full with lemonade and stir

- Mixing is essential as is makes sure the alcohol is evenly distributed and is not just sitting at the bottom

- Fill the rest of the pitcher orange and cranberry juice, about half of each


Frozen Mudslide



- Vanilla ice cream

- Ice cubes

- Whipped cream

- Vodka, Kahlua, and Baileys Irish Cream will get you tipsy fairly quickly.

- Chocolate syrup and sprinkles aren’t necessary but add ‘em if you’ve got ‘em!


- Start by placing the serving glass in the freezer for a good 20 minutes before you start. This helps keep the cocktail frozen and cold for longer.

- In a blender, add the ice cream, vodka, Irish cream, coffee liqueur, and chocolate syrup. Blend until the mixture is nice and smooth.

- Before pouring, you can decorate the walls of the serving glass with chocolate syrup.

- Pour the mixture into the glass

- You can serve it at this point, but you can also freeze it for 5 to 10 minutes to make it extra cold and thick

- For a prettier presentation and added flavor, top with whipped cream, chocolate sprinkles, and even more chocolate syrup


Sweet Tea Sangria



- 6 cups sweet tea (iced tea)

- 1 bottle white wine

- 2 cups raspberries

- 2 cups sliced peaches

- Fresh mint, for garnishing (optional)


- Make/buy sweet tea (iced tea)

- Mix it with a bottle of white wine

- Toss in the above fruit or whatever fruit you have

- Let it sit a few hours before enjoying


Dark and Stormy



- Dark Rum (traditionally Goslings Black Seal Rum)

- Ginger beer

How do you get the layers in a Dark and Stormy? 


- Pour the ginger beer in the glass

- Top off with the rum

- Make sure to stir before you drink it



Frozen Lemonade



-4 cups of vanilla ice cream

-2 cups of lemonade

-2 tbs orange juice (fresh from 1 orange, if you have it)

-I tbs fresh lemon juice (from 1 lemon)


- Process all ingredients in a blender on high speed until mixture is completely smooth, about 1 minute

- Serve immediately


Sparkling Punch



*To make things easier, I’ve made suggestions, for the ingredients, with items that you’re more likely to have in your fridge*

- Recipe calls for 1.5 cups of pink lemonade, but I’m sure regular lemonade would be just fine

- 4 cups of white cranberry juice (again, I’m sure red cranberry will work too)

- 4 cups of club soda (ginger ale if that’s what you have)

- Fresh mint (optional)



- Stir together lemonade and cranberry juice cocktail in a large pitcher

- Stir in club soda just before serving.

- Garnish (optional)

**Champagne version: Substitute 1 bottle of champagne or sparkling wine and ¼ cup of orange liqueur for club soda




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