In summer it is essential to fight the hot and a good way to cool off, especially at night, are the cocktails. There are an infinity of them that we can savor and enjoy with our friends or family during hot nights. Most of them are not complicated to elaborate, so we can prepare them ourselves at home. If you want to know which are the best known, the most fashionable and the tastiest, do not miss this article de.com about What are the best cocktails for summer.You may also be interested: The best restaurants near Camp NouPasos to follow: 1
MojitoThis cocktail is originally from Cuba, although today it is one of the best known and appreciated in the world. It is a very refreshing cocktail prepared with lime, peppermint, sugar, rum and lots of ice.In addition, it is very simple to prepare at home, you can see here how to make a mojito correctly2
CosmopolitanThis tasty drink is prepared with vodka, Cointreau, cranberry juice, a little lime juice and ice, all well stirred in the shaker. You can also make it yourself at home, here is an article on how to make a cosmopolitan cocktail.3
Gin tonicAnother of the classics: the gin and tonic. As the name implies, it is prepared based on tonic and gin. For the preparation of this cocktail, it is very important the type of glass or glass that is used, as well as the pairing between the gin and the tonic. In addition, it is also possible to add some fruits or vegetables to the gin-tonic, discover here how to prepare a gin-tonic with cucumber4
DaiquiriThis cocktail is also well known everywhere and is very tasty and refreshing. It is prepared with strawberries (although there are also with other fruits), sugar, white rum, lemon juice and ice. It is very easy to prepare it, encourage yourself to do it with the help of this article on the preparation of a strawberry daiquiri.5
caipirinhaIt is a cocktail made with cane brandy (cachaza), sugar, crushed ice and lime. It is quite similar to mojito, but caipirinha is native to Brazil. Like the rest of cocktails, you can also prepare it yourself at home and surprise your guests.6
MimosaIt is prepared with orange juice and champagne ("champagne" in French), for this reason it is a soft cocktail since the alcoholic gradation is lower than that of others. Normally, it is served in a flute cup and is a good option to drink during the snack. You can prepare it yourself at home and you can also make it with cava, which will be cheaper; Check here the recipe to prepare mimosa.7
Tequila SunriseSometimes also known as acapulco, it is a cocktail that can be made in two different ways: the original, with tequila, crème de cassis, lime juice and sparkling water; and the most prepared and known today, made with tequila, orange juice and grenadine. In addition to tasty, it is a cocktail with a beautiful appearance, since the two ingredients do not get mixed by the difference in densities, and acquires that beautiful color.8
Pina ColadaThis refreshing and sweet cocktail has rum, coconut cream and pineapple juice as its main ingredients. Although you can find ready-made pina colada preparations, they will have no comparison with the one you can prepare yourself, following this step by step on how to make pina colada.
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