6 Late Summer Cocktails For This Weekend

Getting together with friends and/or family this weekend? With the end of summer coming, we have just the cocktails to fuel your celebration, whether that's a barbecue, watching sporting events on television, or binging on a favorite series. Photo by Whitney Wright on Unsplash.

6 Late Summer Cocktails For This Weekend

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6 Late Summer Cocktails For This Weekend

Getting together with friends and/or family this weekend? With the end of summer coming, we have just the cocktails to fuel your celebration, whether that’s a barbecue, watching sporting events on television, or binging on a favorite series.

These recipes are courtesy of our friends at CÎROC (TM), makers of Ultra-Premium Vodkas that are gluten-free and distilled from fine French grapes. This process of using grapes was inspired by the company’s more than a century of wine-making expertise.

The fifth distillation of the vodka takes place at the historic Distillerie de Chevanceaus in the South of France, giving it a distinctive flavor with an exceptionally fresh, citrus taste.

CÎROC Distillation Process. Photo: Ciroc.com.

The fifth distillation of the vodka takes place at the historic Distillerie de Chevanceaus in the South of France, giving it a distinctive flavor with an exceptionally fresh, citrus taste.

In addition to its Ultra Premium Vodka, CÎROC offers a full line of flavored vodkas as well. The recipes below feature two of those: Peach and Pineapple, as well as the Limited Edition Summer Colada.

When 2 Worlds Colada

A refreshing summer cocktail made with Ciroc Summer Colada, lime juice, pineapple juice, coconut water and simple syrup.

When 2 Worlds Colada. Photo: Cîroc.

Ingredients

1.5 ounces Cîroc Summer Colada

1 ounce fresh lime juice

0.75 ounces pineapple juice

0.75 ounces coconut water

0.75 ounces simple syrup

4-5 mint leaves

Directions

Add all ingredients into shaker tin. Shake for 10 seconds and roll the drink into a highball glass that has been rimmed with coconut flakes (use honey as the binding agent on the rim of the glass). Garnish with a full mint sprig.

Sex On The Peach

A delicious summer cocktail made with Ciroc Peach, lemon juice, simple syrup, strawberry puree and grenadine.

Sex On The Peach. Photo: Cîroc.

Ingredients

1.5 ounces Cîroc Peach

1 ounce fresh lemon juice

0.5 ounces simple syrup

0.5 ounces strawberry purée

0.5 ounces grenadine

Directions

Combine ingredients in a highball glass. Stir and garnish with strawberries.

Pineapple Colada

The pineapple colada featuring ciroc vodka, lime juice, coconut cream and pineapple juice.

Pineapple Colada. Photo: Cîroc.

Ingredients

1.5 ounces Cîroc Pineapple

3/4 ounce lime juice

1-1/2 ounces coconut cream

1 ounce fresh pressed pineapple juice

1/4 ounce spiced pineapple syrup

Directions

Combine in shaker with ice. Pour into glass and garnish with pineapple leaf and maraschino cherries and fresh-grated nutmeg.

La Piña Fresca

La pina fresca cocktail made with ciroc pineapple vodka, lime juice, agave syrup and a jalapeno pepper.

La Piña Fresca. Photo: Cîroc.

Ingredients

1.5 ounces Cîroc Pineapple

1 ounce fresh lime juice

0.5 ounces agave syrup

1 jalapeño pepper

2 stalks cilantro

Directions

Combine ingredients and serve over ice. Garnish with jalapeño slices and cilantro.

Georgia

The georgia cocktail made with ciroc peach vodka, lime juice, simple syrup and carrot juice.

Georgia. Photo: Cîroc.

Ingredients

1.5 ounces Peach Cîroc

1 ounce fresh squeezed lime juice

0.75 ounces simple syrup

0.5 ounces carrot juice

Directions

Combine ingredients and serve over ice. Garnish with lemon slice.

Colada Limitada

The colada limitada cocktail made with ciroc summer colada, fresh lime juice and agave nectar.

Colada Limitada. Photo: Cîroc.

Ingredients

1.5 ounces Cîroc Summer Colada

1-1/2 ounces fresh lime juice

0.5 ounce agave nectar

2 pieces or chunks of honeydew melon

Directions

Mix ingredients and pour over ice. Garnish with honeydew.

Remember to enjoy responsibly!

Lead photo: Photo by Whitney Wright on Unsplash.

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