If snowstorm after snowstorm is giving you the winter blues, get excited for this annual milestone. While it may seem like the Hamptons beach season is still incredibly far away, on Thursday, March 12th it’s officially 100 days until summer. We think that’s definitely a reason to raise a glass and toast, so here are six tropical cocktails to enjoy as you wait for warm weather to finally arrive.
1. Azzurre Pineapple Coco-Banana Freeze:
Directions: Blend all ingredients with ice in a blender for 20 seconds. Pour into a tall glass. Garnish with a slice of pineapple.
2. Blueberry 46:
Directions: Muddle the St-Germain and blueberries together in a glass. Add ice and the Maker’s 46. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass.
3. Hornitos LeMANade:
Directions: Combine ingredients in a glass and serve. Garnish with a lemon peel or slice.
4. Skinny Ginger:
Directions: Slice lemons and limes and garnish collins glasses. Fill pint glasses with ice and add 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey and diet ginger ale.
5. Cruzan Summer Sway:
Directions: Squeeze limes wedge into a wine glass and drop in along with a sliced strawberry. Add remaining ingredient and stir. Fill with ice.
6. Gin Cup: (Created by Bombay Sapphire North American Brand Ambassador, Gary Hayward)
Directions: Build with ice in punch bowl and stir. Serves 5 people.