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You might reach for that spicy Bloody Mary or peach Bellini, but try skipping those traditional flavors for fun cocktails perfect for the warm spring and summer weather. Focus on bright, fresh flavors and that will wow your girlfriend when you hand her a glass. Watermelon makes for a light and versatile flavor for your cocktails.
Not only is it sweet and refreshing, its vivid pink color also makes it as pretty as it is tasty.
For a perfect mid-afternoon cocktail, combine watermelon and prosecco to make a watermelon Bellini. The original Bellini uses white peaches, but watermelon lightens the drink and gives it a bolder appearance. Divide the puree into champagne flutes or other tall glasses and fill them up with the rest of your prosecco. For a kid-friendly version, substitute sparkling lemonade or a lemon-lime soda for the wine. You can turn the same watermelon puree into a margarita or a mojito, whichever you prefer. Give the drink a West Coast spin by adding tequila and a splash of orange liqueur and calling it a watermelon margarita.
Fancy some rum? Muddle some fresh mint leaves and sugar in a tall glass, then add white rum and the watermelon puree to make a mojito. For an elegantly adult take on lemonade, muddle a few ripe strawberries in a shaker with fresh mint leaves and a bit of sugar or other sweetener.
Add tart lemonade, vodka or lemon vodka and crushed ice and shake vigorously. Pour the drinks, strawberry pulp and all, into large glasses. Mason drinking jars give the drink an especially appealing appearance. Garnish with a lemon twist or a half-strawberry. Make it for kids or non-drinkers with sparkling lemonade or a lemon-lime soda for an agreeably adult thirst-quencher.
This Americano is made with Campari, and was invented in the 19th century at the Italian bar owned by Gaspare Campari himself. The drink is exceptionally easy to mix. Put ice in your glass and pour in equal parts Campari and sweet vermouth. Top it up with soda water and garnish the glass with a slice of orange or blood orange. To make it for a group, pre-measure the vermouth and Campari into a large glass beverage dispenser with the appropriate amount of soda.
Place an ice bucket and a bowl of orange slices beside the dispenser, along with a tray of glasses. Muddle mint leaves in the bottom of a tall glass Lazy sunday cocktails a splash of lime juice and a spoon or two of sugar. Add ice and a shot of rum, then top up the glass with your favorite chilled green tea.
Garnish with more mint leaves or a twist of lime.
Sangria is a longtime favorite, made with fruit, brandy and Rioja or other red wine. That version is pleasant enough, but you can make it even more summery by substituting a sparkling cava — the Spanish version of Champagne — for the heavier red wine. Sangria is something you make for a crowd, so start by chilling a large, heavy glass pitcher.
Pour in a healthy splash of brandy and refrigerate the pitcher for a couple of hours, then top it up with cava or another sparkling wine. Bring the chilled jug to your patio table and set out a tray of glasses. What are your favorite fresh and flavorful beverages for a lazy, gotta-work-tomorrow Sunday afternoon?
Pull up a chair, put down that paper umbrella, and share one or two of your favorites. Spring is right around the corner and with that comes Easter! Get a head start on planning a fun, Easter-themed day at home with the family. Whether you're looking for your spouse, kids, or friends, find it at Personal Creations. Your Turn What are your favorite fresh and flavorful beverages for a lazy, gotta-work-tomorrow Sunday afternoon? Share this post. Subscribe Subscribe. Related Posts.Lazy sunday cocktails
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