We’re guessing you already know how to make a killer mimosa when you’re hosting a brunch (fill the glass up with 90 percent champagne, then add a drop of O.J). However, your tastes may differ from her tastes. So it’s always good to have a few go-to cocktail options if you’re having guests over or if you’re hosting a date for dinner. These five summer cocktails are simple to make and can make you look like a seasoned barkeep.
We recommend giving any and all recipes a test run before offering them up to someone else. This will allow you to perfect the recipe and, more importantly, provide a great excuse to get sloshed. Plus, some involve a few steps — nothing crazy, just a little extra prep time — so going for it on the fly may prove unwise.
#1. Peach Smash (pictured above)
½ bottle Strongbow Hard Honey Cider
2 ounces preferred whisky
1 ounce lemon juice
2 slices of fresh peaches or 2 ounces of peach juice
Shake/stir whiskey, lemon juice, peaches and ice. Top with Strongbow Hard Honey Cider and garnish with a peach slice (optional).
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