Peach Tree Lemon Tea

Peach Tree Lemon TeaLemonade, in all its versatility, allows you to add the flavor of fresh, seasonal fruits for creative drink mixing. (Check out our recipe for the Blueberry Lavender Lemonade Cocktail.) Here we blend pureed ripe peaches and balanced the flavor with brewed black tea and vodka for a perfectly refreshing summer cocktail.

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Kir Royale Cocktail

Kir Royale Cocktail The Kir Royale is a champagne cocktail found on the menus of bistros and restaurants all over France as a before-dinner drink and it’s wonderful on its own. It is also a great way to celebrate Bastille day!

Crème de Cassis is a blackcurrant liqueur which acts as a dark fruit sweetener and dresses up any wine.

Whenever you see “royale” in a cocktail name, it typically indicates that Champagne is an ingredient. Therefore, if you wish to make a simple Kir Cocktail, substitute dry, white wine for the champagne. This recipe is also a brilliant use for economical wines that could use a little help. To make a Kir Imperial Cocktail, substitute Chambord or another raspberry liqueur replace the crème de cassis.

Pouring the liqueur into the glass first allows it to mix naturally with the wine. If you put the wine in first and then added the liqueur, you’ll need to stir the drink.

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Strawberry Fields Cocktail

Strawberry Fields CocktailThis is one of those recipes that you need to start a week ahead, but it is oh-so-worth the planning! We recommend you infuse the rum this weekend so you can enjoy the cocktail over the 4th of July holiday weekend. And, having some strawberry-infused rum in the fridge does not sound like a bad thing. We bet it will inspire other uses.

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Jungle Bird Cocktail

Jungle Bird CocktailThe Jungle Bird Cocktail is a classic Tiki drink that was created in 1978 at the Aviary bar of the Kuala Lumpur Hilton.

Rum, pineapple, and lime are typical in tiki cocktails, but Campari is definitely a new ingredient. Usually reserved for dry drinks like the Negroni, the bitter aperitif works surprisingly well in this mix. The fruits help smooth out its bitterness while the dark rum and simple syrup bring in a touch of sweetness to bring it all together beautifully.

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