7 Simple Date Night Drinks for Summer It's that time of the year again. The sun comes out, the heat rushes in and there's nothing quite like a cool drink on your porch for date night. Lucky for us, our talented crew of Top Shelf Bloggers mixed up the ultimate list of impressive, but simple cocktails to make just for the occasion.
Mimosa meets mojito - this fun spin on a mojito combines two classic cocktails for a refreshing (but strong!) summer sipper. Fresh mint adds that signature mojito flavor, with notes of orange juice and champagne to give it a sophisticated touch.
Since rosé is also known as "summer water", it was only fitting to whip up a cocktail with Veuve Clicquot's delicious rosé with a little lime, St. Germain, muddled blackberry and more! It's such an easy drink to whip up on a warm summer day, and you'll be making them non-stop after a long week at work to celebrate. Believe me, these will definitely be a hit at your next girl's night or back porch party.
Spice up the classic Gin and Tonic summer cocktail with updated garnishes. The days of serving your Gin and Tonic with a lemon or lime wedge are gone and getting replaced with fresh summer ingredients.
Caipirinhas are becoming more and more popular outside their native Brazil and for good reason - they make a fantastically refreshing, easy cocktail perfect for a warm day. Tart lime, gently sweetened and mixed with cachaca - Brazil's answer to rum. But be warned, they're both pretty strong and addictive!
Nothing is more refreshing in the summer than icy lemonade, but I'm taking this classic and turning things up a notch. This infusion of crisp citrus and fruity hibiscus is quickly going to be your new go-to cocktail of the summer...flower garnish optional.