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Mix It: Five Drinks To Try at Home This Summer

A few of our favorite summertime drink recipes. 


It’s a summer evening, you’ve just finished a long day at work, and there are hours more of sunshine left in the day. Here, five of our favorite cocktail recipes to celebrate summer’s extended hours of daylight. Cheers.

Bonus: Hosting a patio party this summer? Liven your libations with creative ice.


1. Cafebar’s Summer Mint Lemonade (non-alcoholic), and the Main Squeeze (alcoholic)

2. Cuba Cuba’s Spicy Mango-Cilantro Sangria

3. Session Kitchen’s I’ll Just Have A Salad

Bonus: Learn to make rosemary-lemongrass simple syrup at home.

4. Rocky Ford Cantaloupe Fizz Culinary Cocktail

Bonus: Learn to make mint-vanilla simple syrup.

5. Ace Eat Serve’s Mint Julep

Mix It: Ace Eat Serve’s Mint Julep from 5280 magazine on Vimeo.

Jerilyn Forsythe, Digital Associate Editor

Jerilyn Forsythe co-directs 5280.com's editorial strategy, manages the magazine's social media presence, and oversees 5280's digital internship program. Follow her on Instagram or Twitter @jlforsyt.

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