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Summer garden party drinks

Alcoholic and non-alcoholic

Summer garden party drinks

There is no summer without beautiful and fresh cocktails with or without alcohol and parties can be good with non-alcoholic drinks as well.

There are a thousand versions of cocktails; here are only a few from the favorites. It’s all about your preference and creativity. You can mix anything you want, just taste it before you give it to your friend….

Non-alcoholic cocktails:

Brazilian shake – Virgin Piña Colada

This is a wonderful, sweet cocktail that brings the taste of the Piña Colada, without alcohol of course. Therefore it’s healthier than the original. If you put it in taller glasses, it will look elegant and mouth-watering.


  • 2 slices of pineapple
  • 2 dl coconut milk, unsweetened
  • 1 brunch of mint leaves
  • Ice, as much as you want

Virgin Mary

This sacredly named cocktail is a real vitamin bomb, full with vitamin C, K, and magnesium. It’s only for those who get bored of sweet taste and are looking for something much more piquant.


  • 75-100 ml tomato juice
  • 75-100 ml blueberry juice
  • Half spoon of Tabasco sauce
  • One spoon of lime juice
  • Black ground pepper
  • Celery or tomato on the top

Arnold Palmer

This drink is named from the most famous golf player of the 20th Century. It was his favorite drink, served in a long glass with lemon slice.


  • One part of ice tea
  • One part of lemonade
  • Little bit of sugar or honey
  • Lemon, lime, and mint leaves additional

Alcoholic cocktails:

But how can we miss the alcoholic drinks and the wonderful cocktails? Let’s see a few of them. We can make them easily at home and the friends will love them…

Shady Lady

It’s exclusive and seductive taste easily spellbinds us immediately because we are mixing the different ingredients of the cardinal points and these are creating a very exciting new taste.


  • 3 cl watermelon liqueur
  • 3 cl Silver tequila
  • 12 cl grapefruit juice

Cape Cod

This is fruity dream that is drink from morning to evening, you simply cannot stop until the bar closes.


  • 4 cl Vodka
  • 12 cl blueberry juice
  • 3 slices of lime

And finally, something with whisky, called…

Cameron’s Kick (Can you imagine why?)


  • 2 cl Irish Whisky
  • 2 cl Scottish Whisky
  • 1 cl almond syrup
  • 1 cl lemon juice

Fabulous! They are all great, just make sure about the ingredients’ quality, and if you don’t like any of them, then create something that is close to your taste. Mix, taste, and try your own recipe.

Long, hot summer is here…


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