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We’re Sipping Poolside This Summer

Written By: LOCALE Editors 
Photography Provided By: William Grant & Sons Summer Cocktail Recipes

Summer is here! It’s time to kick back, relax and spice up your cocktail game at home. Whether you’re lounging by the pool or BBQing with the family, these William Grant & Sons drinks will transport you to a tropical vacay. Bask in the sun with one of these cocktails in hand—cheers! 

 

1 | Poolside Sipping  Summer Cocktail Recipes

Tenochtitlan

Ingredients: 
2 parts Milagro Silver
1 part fresh lime juice
¾ parts oregano simple syrup 
4 chunks watermelon
Oregano leaf
Pink peppercorn 
Coarse salt 

Recipe: Muddle fruit and herbs in a Boston shaker. Add remaining ingredients then shake and strain over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with fresh oregano leaf, pink peppercorn and coarse salt rim.

 

2 | Afternoon Refresh Summer Cocktail Recipes

Cucumber Lemonade

Ingredients: 
1 part Hendrick’s Gin 
1 part lemon juice
1 part sugar syrup 
3 parts soda water 
Cucumber slices

Recipe: Combine all ingredients in a highball filled with cubed ice. Lightly stir and serve. Garnish with three thinly sliced rounds of cucumber

 

3 | Happy Hour at Home

The Freshest Margarita

Ingredients: 
2 parts Milagro Silver
¾ parts agave nectar
1 part fresh lime juice
Lime

Recipe: Pour all ingredients into a Boston shaker, shake and strain over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.

 

4 | Soaking Up the Sun 

Salty Dog

Ingredients: 
1 part Hendrick’s Gin
2 parts pink grapefruit 
1 part soda water
Cucumber Slices
Lemon

Recipe: Assemble ingredients in a cocktail shaker over ice. Stir to mix and then pour into a highball glass filled with ice. Garnish with three thinly sliced rounds of cucumber and a lemon twist. 

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