28 Great Ways To Get Your Day-Drink On

Apr 12, 2014 · 3 mins read
28 Great Ways To Get Your Day-Drink On
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Cucumber Cooler

The Gin Hound

The Sidewalker

Grapefruit Mimosa

Bloody Beers

Boozy Blueberry Lemonade

Carlene Thomas / healthfullyeverafter.co / Via swoonedmagazine.com

Bourbon-Cherry Cooler

honestlyyum.com Get your muddle on with any kind of fruit if it’s not quite cherry time yet. Aperol helps give the drink its pretty color. Get the recipe at Pinch of Yum

Ginger Beer Margaritas

The ginger beer makes this a little lighter than your average marg (and thus fully appropriate for daylight hours). Get the recipe

Aperol Spritz

Aperol is lovely because it’s got the complexity of other, stronger bitter-ish aperitifs, but is low-alc enough that you won’t pass out before dinner. Get the recipe

Clementine Cocktail

Maureen Petrosky / thekitchn.com The perfect way to use up your end-of-winter clementines. Get the recipe

Sparkling Red Wine Cocktails

marthastewart.com Anything that involves bourbon, Lambrusco (aka sparkling red wine) AND Orangina is definitely something you should be interested in. Get the recipe

Spicy Gin Cucumber Lemonade

Heather Christo / heatherchristo.com There’s a pinch of cayenne in there to make things interesting (surprise!).

Campari & IPA Spritzer

Anjali Prasertong / thekitchn.com Sounds weird, but something about bittersweet Campari + bitter/fizzy beer = hot damn, that’s refreshing. I’m on a quest to train every bartender in the world to appreciate this drink.

Raspberry Gin Fizz

Alexandra Steinmetz / the-dandy-life.com Get the recipe

The Bad Idea

The low-key love child of a margarita and a chelada: tequila, triple sec, lime, and ice-cold beer. Get the recipe

Rhubarb Hibiscus Mojitos

Katie Morris / katieatthekitchendoor.com Get the recipe

The White Thyme

A white wine spritzer that got a cool makeover with lemon juice, honey and thyme. Get the recipe

Strawberry Bourbon Lemonade

Sydney Kramer / crepesofwrath.net Get the recipe

Pimm’s & Ginger Beer

Rachael White / rachaelwhite.me Get the recipe

Luscious White Sangria

Lauren Rea / adashofsoul.com Get the recipe

Rubies & Thorns

Kimberley Hasselbrink / bonappetit.com Lemon-thyme syrup adds some intrigue to the pretty combo of blood orange + gin. Get the recipe

Ginger Mint Limeade

Kelly Carámbula / thebestremedy.co Get the recipe

Elderflower Berry Collins

Lucy Parissi / supergoldenbakes.blogspot.co.uk The calls for an elderflower cordial like bottlegreen , but you could also use a splash each of St. Germain and simple syrup. Get the recipe

Lillet Rose Spring Cocktail

marthastewart.com Hello, laydeez. Get the recipe

Nacho Vidal

Marcus Nilsson / bonappetit.com This sassy tequila-based drink takes a little doing because you have to make a spicy lime “shrub” syrup (shrub = involves vinegar), but after that it’s a snap. Get the recipe

Bourbon Sweet Tea Cocktails

Strawberry Rhubarb Sangria