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HOW TO ENJOY YOUR PORCH THIS SUMMER

Adult Beverage Recipes

What could possibly make your time relaxing on your screened-in porch more enjoyable this summer? Drinks!
Below we have compiled a list of summer drink recipes to enjoy while sitting on your SCREENEZE® porch.


Country Living’s
Mason Jar Watermelon Frosé


 

INGREDIENTS:

1 Cup of Rosé
1/3 Cup of Watermelon Juice

DIRECTIONS:

Combine rosé and watermelon juice in a 16-ounce mason jar. Attach metal lid and screw band.
Freeze for 1 hour then shake the jar once. Continue freezing and shaking the jar every 30 minutes until the liquid is slushy, 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
Serve garnished with mint sprig, if desired.
 


Strawberry Jalapeño Mint Julep 

by Delish.com

 

INGREDIENTS:
1/2 c. water
1/2 c. granulated sugar
2 jalapeños, halved
1/4 c. chopped strawberries 
8 fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish
2 oz. bourbon
Ice 
1 (12-oz.) can seltzer
Strawberry, for garnish 
Red jalapeño, sliced, for garnish

DIRECTIONS
1.) In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine water, sugar, and jalapeños. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature. Discard jalapeños. 

2.) In a cocktail glass, muddle strawberries and mint. Add bourbon and 1 tablespoon simple syrup, then fill with ice and top off with seltzer. 

3.)Garnish with mint, a strawberry, and red jalapeño slices.



Pink Bikini Cocktail 
By A Farm Girl's Kitchen


INGREDIENTS:
1 bottle of Raspberry Lemonade
1 ¾ cup of Malibu Coconut Rum
1 cup amaretto liqueur 
Orange Sherbet Ice Cream
Raspberries for garnish
Orange Slices for garnish
Mint leaves for garnish 


DIRECTIONS:
1.)Combine the raspberry lemonade, Malibu Coconut Rum, amaretto liqueur in a large pouring pitcher. Stir well.

2.)Add ice to cocktail glasses and place a scoop of orange sherbet on top of each glass.

3.)Gently pour the cocktail mixture over the ice and sherbet in each glass. Add a straw and pick with fresh raspberry, orange wedge, and mint leaf to each glass.



‘Merica Mule
by Smirnoff



INGREDIENTS:
2 oz. Smirnoff Red, White, & Berry
3 oz. Ginger Beer
0.5 oz. Lemon Juice
Square ice cubes

DIRECTIONS:
Pour all ingredients into a mule mug filled with ice
Stir cocktail and enjoy



AND FOR THE KIDS:

Veggie Society’s Cucumber Mint Lemonade



INGREDIENTS:
4 lemons -peeled & seeds discarded
1 lemon (sliced for garnish)
1/2 English cucumber -sliced
1/2 English cucumber -diced
5 sprigs fresh mint (leaves only) +some for garnish
6 cups filtered water
1/3 cup agave syrup or coconut nectar (or to taste)

DIRECTIONS:
1.)Add the diced cucumber and peeled lemons together with the mint leaves and agave syrup to a powerful blender or food processor. Add the water and blend until smooth to your liking. ( If using a food processor you might want to strain it at this point. If using a Vitamix there won't be any need for straining).

2.)Taste and adjust sweetness with more syrup or nectar.

3.)Transfer the lemonade to a pitcher with the reserved cucumber, lemon slices and mint sprigs. Serve over ice.


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