This summer, we’re all about shaking things up. Even though our Summer Cocktail Collection of Standard Roses may sound like your normal rose, they’re far from basic. Inspired by summer libations, the Rose Marketplace Place gives you our Standard Roses with a twist. Because nothing’s better than summer evenings with good company, we have the summer drink recipes that are sure to be crowd pleasers this season:


 

1. Tequila Sunrise Bright Orange Roses Inspired by The Tequila Sunset


First, combine 1.5 oz. of tequila and 3 oz. of freshly squeezed orange juice well, then pour into a chilled cocktail glass. Add 2 oz. of raspberry puree and stir gently, until you see a mixture of oranges and reds. After, garnish with a slice of orange.

Then, sip, stare and exhale.

 

Ingredients:

Tequila

Freshly squeezed orange juice

Orange

Raspberry Puree

 

2. Sangria Hot Pink Roses Inspired by Spanish Sangria


First, slice up your lemon, orange and lime, then pour into your large pitcher. After, pour 1 bottle of dry red wine and 2 cups of white rum over your fruit. Stir and let cool for at least 1-5 hours.

Then, pour, garnish and serve.

 

Ingredients

Lemon

Lime

Orange

Bottle of Orange Juice

Bottle of Dry Red Wine

Bottle of White Rum

 

3. Mulberry Margarita Purple Roses inspired by The Black Mulberry Margarita


First, line the rim of the glasses with lime juice from a wedge, then dip them in a sea-salt-sugar combination. After, blend ½ a cup of black mulberries, 2 oz. of tequila, 1 oz. of Cointreau, 1 oz. of lime juice and 3 teaspoons of powdered sugar in a blender.

Then, pour, add a lime and relax.

 

Ingredients:

Black Mulberries (fresh or frozen)

Cointreau

Tequila

Powdered Sugar

Limes

Lime Juice

Ice

Sea Salt

Granulated Sugar

 

Source: Gourmet Kitchen Tales

 

4. Rosé Cream Roses inspired by The Rosey Summer


First, pour 2 oz. of rosé and 1 oz. of gin over ice, add 2 oz. of ruby red grapefruit juice and stir.

Then, garnish with rose petals and enjoy.

 

Ingredients:

Rosé
Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice
Gin
Rose Petals

Source: Martha Stewart

 

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5. Champagne Quicksand Roses inspired by The Champagne Mule

First, fill each glass with 1 ounce of the vodka of your choosing, then top each glass with 2 oz. of ginger beer. Add a squeeze of fresh lime juice and pour a 2 oz. splash of champagne over. After, garnish with mint leaves and a lime.

Then, serve cold, sip and enjoy.

Ingredients:

Vodka

Ginger Beer

Chilled Champagne

Limes

Mint Leaves

 

Source: Delish

 

6. Merlot Dark Red Roses inspired by The San Francisco Sangaree

First, muddle cherries in a cocktail shaker, add ice and ¼ oz. of simple syrup, then pour 1.5 oz. of your favorite bottle of red and 1 oz. of bourbon, add a slice of lemon.

Then, shake, strain and pour.

Ingredients:

Cherries

Simple Syrup

Merlot

Bourbon

1 Lemon

Source: Cosmopolitan

 

7. Berry Mojito Lavender Roses inspired by Summer Berry Mojito

First, muddle ¼ blackberries, strawberries and raspberries, 10 mint leaves and 1 oz. of simple syrup in a glass. After, pour in 1 oz. of lime juice and 1 oz. of light rum over ice.

Then, top with soda water, stir and enjoy immediately.

 

Ingredients:

Fresh Berries

Mint Leaves

Simple Syrup

Lime Juice

Light Rum

Ice

Soda Water

 

Source: Chef Savvy

 

As temperatures heat up, stay cool this summer. Whether you’re sending an assortment of our Summer Cocktail Standard Roses or whipping up a batch of these summer drinks, it’s sure to be a refreshing season.

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