Sip Your Way Through Summer

There’s something about sunshine and a warm summer breeze that puts us in an on-the-rocks kinda mood. Whether it’s hosting a sunset soiree or mixing up some margs for a backyard BBQ, the glass is always half full. So to spark some cocktail creativity, we turned to the pros at Snake Oil Cocktail Co.—San Diego’s premier boutique beverage catering and mixology firm. Since its inception, Snake Oil has continued to raise the bar with fresh ingredients, innovative concoctions and artful presentations. Here are five summer sips, made with smooth Milagro Tequila, that’ll help you beat the heat! Best Summer Cocktail

Whether it’s hosting a sunset soiree or mixing up some margs for a backyard BBQ, the glass is always half full.

 

Garnishes You’ll Need: Best Summer Cocktail

Edible Flowers
Dehydrated Orange Wheel
Orange Creamsicle
Grapefruit Wedge
Daisies
Edible White Mum
Dehydrated Grapefruit Wheel
Sprig of Mint

 

1 | Drink Name: Tango Best Summer Cocktail

Ingredients:
1½ oz Milagro Silver Tequila
2 oz Mango Puree
¾ oz Lemon Juice
½ oz Passion Fruit Puree
1 oz Mint Syrup

Recipe: Combine all ingredients in a shaker tin with ice; shake thoroughly. Strain over a large ice cube in an old fashioned glass. Garnish with edible flowers and enjoy!

 

2 | Drink Name: California Margarita

Ingredients:
1½ oz Milagro Añejo Tequila
2 oz Orange Juice
½ oz Oat Milk
½ oz Orange Peel Oleo

Recipe: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake. Strain over an old fashioned glass with ice; garnish with an orange creamsicle and a dehydrated orange wheel.

 

3 | Drink Name: Cantario Twist

Ingredients:
1½ oz Milagro Silver Tequila
½ oz Lime Juice
1 oz Lemon Juice
1 oz Grapefruit Juice
1 oz Simple Syrup

Recipe: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake. Strain over a highball glass with ice, and garnish with a grapefruit wedge and a side of daisies.

 

4 | Drink Name: Valley Sunset Margarita

Ingredients:
1½ oz Milagro Silver Tequila
2 oz Prickly Pear Puree
¾ oz Lemon Juice
1 oz Chipotle Chili Syrup

Recipe: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake. Strain over a margarita glass rimmed with white chocolate. Finally, garnish with a sprig of mint!

 

5 | Drink Name: Mariposa Sour

Ingredients:
1½ oz Milagro Reposado Tequila
1 oz Simple Syrup
1 oz Butterfly Tea Water
½ oz Grapefruit Juice
1 oz Aquafaba

Recipe: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake. Strain over an old fashioned glass with no ice; garnish with edible white mum, a dehydrated grapefruit wheel and a sprig of mint.

 

JULEP Venue
1735 Hancock St
San Diego, CA 92101­
619.754.4041
@julepvenue

Snake Oil Cocktail Company
1735 Hancock St, Ste D
San Diego, CA 92101
858.754.9173
@snakeoilcocktail

About The Author

​Currently based in San Diego, ​Kambria Fischer is a lifestyle photo​grapher known for her impactful​, authentic​ ​imagery​ of lifestyle brands, food, ​people and travel.​​ ​​She holds a ​BA in Journalism​ and Public Relations​​ from CSULB and has an accomplished professional background in the hospitality and tourism industries. You can find Kambria hiking or playing beach volleyball on the weekends and eating tacos almost any night of the week. Visit her at www.kambriafischer.com.

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