11 Cocktails to Make By the Batch
For his riff on the classic Spanish wine-based drink, Jon Santer of Prizefighter in Emeryville, California, layers on more fruity flavors with French apéritif Lillet Rouge and the orange cognac-based liqueur Grand Marnier. Get the recipe for Red Sangria » Matt Taylor-Gross
This lemonade gains herbaceous depth from lavender and thyme, while vodka delivers a good, clean punch.
Whether it’s juicing grilled limes into margaritas, charring tomatoes for bloody marys, or making this reimagined sangria with caramelized fruits, grilling your drinks will add smoky depth to every sip.
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A twist on the British classic, this summer cooler takes on spicy, herbal notes from Kaffir lime leaves, while strawberries lend sweet balance to the pleasingly bitter liqueur.
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This version of a Spanish sangria is ripe with summer fruit; its light, crisp flavors complement seafood and poultry.
Choose a high-acid, no-oak sauvignon blanc or similar white for this sophisticated version of the party wine drink from bartender Jon Santer of Prizefighter in Emeryville, California.
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Crisp and bittersweet, this Colombian lager-based cocktail is the perfect accompaniment to an afternoon around the grill.
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For a vibrant drink that’s excellent with spicy foods, try floral, tropical passion fruit juice paired with white rum and cool mint.
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Canned frozen limeade intensifies the citrus flavor of this slushy Mexican-inspired libation.
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Mezcalita de Piña
Sweet watermelon balances the heat of Scotch bonnet chiles in this summery tequila-based drink.
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