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June 23, 2014

5 Cocktails to Celebrate the First Days of Summer

Drink recipes were provided by Sparkling ICE , RealBeanz, and VOGA Italia.

Summer is officially here!  With the starting of Summer, why not celebrate with some low-calorie cocktails? Easy to make - with minimal ingredients required - these first days of summer cocktails are great for toasting to warm weather, poolside parties, and fun summer adventures ahead.   


5 Cocktails to Celebrate the First Days of Summer- Mango Sunrise #drinkrecipe via ProductReviewMom.com

Mango Sunrise

Ingredients:
3 oz.  Mango Lemonade Sparkling ICE
1.5 oz. Tequila
Splash of Grenadine syrup
Lemon slices and mint for garnish (optional)

Directions:
Using a tall Collins glass, pour tequila, then Mango Lemonade Sparkling ICE over ice.  Stir gently to mix.
Top with a splash of Grenadine syrup.
Garnish with lime slices and mint sprigs.  


5 Cocktails to Celebrate the First Days of Summer- Summer Lovin' #drinkrecipes via ProductReviewMom.com

Summer Lovin'

Ingredients:
4 ounces of VOGA Italia Premium Sparkling
1 ounce of vanilla flavored vodka
A splash of pomegranate juice
Lime for garnish

Directions:
Add vodka and pomegranate juice to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake gently. Strain into a chilled martini glass and top off with VOGA Italia Premium Sparkling. Garnish with a lime. 



5 Cocktails to Celebrate the First Days of Summer- Teeny Bikini Coffee Martini #drinkrecipe via ProductReviewMom.com

Teeny Bikini Coffee Martini

Ingredients:
3 oz. RealBeanz Diet Cappuccino
1 oz. vanilla vodka
½ oz sugar syrup
Coffee beans to garnish

Directions:
Combine all ingredients together with cubed ice in a Boston and shake. Pour into a martini glass and garnish with coffee beans.



5 Cocktails to Celebrate the First Days of Summer- Beach Breeze #drinkrecipe via ProductReviewMom.com

Beach Breeze

Ingredients:
3 oz. VOGA Italia Sparkling
.75 oz. Strawberry Liqueur
2 oz. Strawberry Puree
0.5 oz Lemon Juice
1.5 Tsp. Sugar
Mint leaves for garnish

Directions:
Combine VOGA Italia Sparkling, strawberry liqueur, strawberry puree, lemon juice and sugar in a glass. Stir and garnish with mint.


5 Cocktails to Celebrate the First Days of Summer- Pool Party #drinkrecipe via ProductReviewMom.com

Pool Party

Ingredients:
3 oz. Lemonade Sparkling ICE
1 oz. white rum
Mint leaves
Lime

Directions:
Muddle mint leaves with rum.
Strain and pour over ice.
Top with Lemonade Sparkling ICE.
Garnish with a fresh lime and mint leaves. 


 

Which cocktail drink would you like to try?


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54 comments

  1. How about I try one of each ;) That Pool Party sounds especially good, though, so I will start with that one.

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  2. These sound awesome! especially the Mango Sunrise. I'm pinning

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  3. That Beach Breeze totally caught my eye. Must have!!!!

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  4. Girl, are you trying to get me in trouble this summer? haha These look delicious!

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    1. LOL Logan! Just trying to get your summer off on the right track! :-)

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  5. I've slobbered.. i mean studied all of these and I would have to go w the Beach Breeze! Tasty and sweet!

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    1. Yeah that would be my favorite one too Aimee!

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  6. I don't drink. But, I bet a lot of my mom friends would love these.

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    1. I'm only a social drinker, so I don't really drink much.

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  7. I don't drink, but they look really refreshing. I'm sure I could just leave out the alcohol and they would be amazing!

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    1. These drinks would be great without the alcohol as well Alli.

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  8. 1 Mange Sunrise and 1 Beach Breeze too...; oh and a side of wings. :)

    I never know what to order and I've never made fun drinks at home. These seem really light and fun.

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    1. Hehe now that sounds really good Reginia!

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  9. Anonymous1:59 PM

    I'm not usually a fan of sweet cocktails, but the Beach Breeze sounds just perfect after a day on the sand!!

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    1. It sure does Suzanne! Looks like Beach Breeze is a clear winner amongst everyone!

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  10. Bad day :-( You have no idea how much this will help! I'm pinning it, and literally going out when Mr. Mashed Up gets home to go get the stuff for Mango Sunrise!

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    1. I'm sorry you're having a bad day. A cocktail will always cheer anyone up!

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  11. I have been in a mango state of mind lately.. that one looks like it would work perfectly for me.

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  12. Anonymous4:37 PM

    These look delish and I LOVE the names!! I want to try the Teeny Bikini Coffee Martini.

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    1. Yes all the names to these drinks are very cute!

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  13. I could so go for a Summer Lovin' or Beach Breeze this evening! Bookmarked this page for sure! ;) Thanks for sharing.

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  14. I'm not a cocktail drinker, but a mocktail version of the Pool Party sounds intriguing.

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    1. I bet a mocktail of Pool Party would be good!

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  15. How delicious! The Mango Sunrise is definitely my favorite! I think all of them are perfect for the summer!

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    1. Mango Sunrise does look delicious!

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  16. Pool party is right up my alley!

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  17. Anonymous12:08 AM

    Pool party sounds awesome! I want to try all of these this summer :)

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  18. I don't drink often but these would be great for a hot summer day!

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    1. I don't drink often either but I would love to try them all!

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  19. I never say no to cocktails! These look awesome!

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  20. I don't drink alcohol, but I like the pool party with virgin drinks lol Love you, Lou!

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  21. Its always a good day for a nice cocktail! These are beautiful, can't wait to try them!

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  22. I love fruity drinks, and wouldn't mind trying out the Beach Breeze, and seeing what this VOGA Italia Sparkling is all about.

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    1. I've started to hear about VOGA too and they must make some great cocktail drinks.

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  23. That summer loving cocktail looks amazing! I do love anything with a strawberry taste

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    1. Strawberry is always a good flavor.

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  24. Not a drink but the style they are laid out is beautiful. The pool party sans rum would be good.

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    1. I love how they styled the drinks as well.

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  25. Ooh! la! la! I'm pinning this! Summer drinks are always fun and helps you relax for sure!

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  26. The beach breeze looks SOOO good! Might try making a few of these for our cookout next weekend :]

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  27. The Beach Breeze looks delish. I'll have to pin this!

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