Ahh, July. The hottest month of Minnesota summers. Good thing we live in a land of 10,000 lakes. We're ready to jump in then cool off with a cocktail. Continue reading for our fav summer cocktails, made easy with pre-made mixers from Williams-Sonoma.
1. Berry Sangria
Turn any gathering into a sunny celebration with this handcrafted sangria mix. For a refreshing summery spin on a classic Latin recipe, blended red raspberries, cherries and cranberries come together with lively key lime and orange. Just add red wine, then garnish with berries or sliced citrus fruit. For nonalcoholic coolers, combine the mix with sparkling water.
2. Pomegranate-Blueberry Cocktail
For effortless entertaining, stock your bar with this artisanal cocktail mix, which blends the sweet-tart juices of ripe pomegranates and blueberries with just a touch of cane sugar + a splash of tangy lime. Simply shake two parts mixer with one part vodka, rum, tequila, whiskey or gin and crushed ice, pour into a stemmed cocktail glass and enjoy!
3. Strawberry-Watermelon Margaritas
Grab your favorite tequila and blend or shake it with this agave strawberry-watermelon margarita mix!