These days, adults also like pool parties! You might invite the group over for a pleasant outdoor activity, tasty food, and drinks. When you host the upcoming hip and big-time themed party, ensure the thirsty attendees get a quick boost of refreshment. You must pick the appropriate cocktails for your pool party. The best option is to choose short cocktails because you won’t have much time during the celebration. Provide a variety of beverage options so that guests can choose. Naturally, you ought to also consume some nonalcoholic cocktails. Some of them are incredibly prosperous.
However, some people favor the Cointreau cocktails, while others will go with lighter options like Mojitos and Cool Blue. Things can quickly get out of hand when you must keep everyone happy. Consider light, low-alcohol cocktails to keep the pool party running all day. Here are some suggestions for your upcoming poolside gathering.
1. Prickled Pink
Put ice in a shaker and add 2 parts Milagro Silver, 1 part fresh lime juice, 2 parts pink Agua de Tuna, and 34 part agave nectar. Shake ferociously before pouring over fresh ice in a rocks glass. Add a lime wheel as garnish.
Five prickly pears should be peeled and finely chopped before being added to a blender and pureed to create Agua de Tuna. Pour through a sieve with a fine screen to get the pulp and seeds out.
2. Strawberry Margarita Jell-O Shots
This is a brilliant new way to enjoy strawberry margaritas. Boiling water, chilled silver tequila, two limes for garnish, two ounces of strawberry Jell-O, two boxes, each weighing three ounces, and coarse sugar or salt to rim the cups. Plastic beverage ware In a pot of boiling water, combine the strawberry Jell-O from both boxes until it is completely dissolved. Stir in the tequila well when it has dissolved. After that, pour the mixture into the shot glasses and put them in the refrigerator to chill for a few hours or until they are firm. When you remove the cups from the fridge, moisten the rims and season them with salt or sugar. After that, put them back in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to let the edges harden. Lime wedges should be cut into small pieces and placed on the rim of each cup before serving. These are some of the top beverages for pool parties!
3. Blue Hawaiin
The Blue Hawaiian is a mainstay at pool parties! This cult classic has many variations; most revolve around the type of alcohol used. Vodka is used in some recipes while it is not in others. In this instance, we’ll go through the variant closer to a pina colada. The crushed ice in this drink gives it a slushy feel, and it’s the ideal refresher after a hot day by the pool. Garnish with pineapple slices and maraschino cherries for extra presentation points.
- Rum of Your Choice, Light
- Liquor called Blue Curacao
- Pomegranate Juice
- Creme de Coco
- Broken Ice
- A few garnishes, too!
4. Spiced Bourbon Cocktail With Pomegranate Syrup
You should use a cocktail shaker filled with ice to combine 1/2 parts Basil Hayden’s® Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 1/2 parts cinnamon-pomegranate syrup, 1/2 parts fresh lime juice, 1 part fresh grapefruit juice, and 2 dashes black walnut bitters. Shake vigorously until chilled. Pour over ice and strain into a double rocks glass. Add a cinnamon stick and a rosemary sprig as garnish.
To make cinnamon pomegranate syrup, you need 5 cinnamon sticks and 1 cup of pomegranate juice combined in a medium pot over the fire. Bring a gentle simmer to unleash the flavor from the cinnamon sticks. Gently whisk in 1 cup of granulated sugar to dissolve (do not bring to a boil). Once the sugar has been dissolved, turn off the heat and let the syrup cool. Remove the cinnamon sticks, strain the syrup, and keep it in the fridge for up to two weeks in a glass jar.
5. Mango Mojito
With this beverage, embrace the flavors of the tropics. Four mint leaves, two teaspoons of brown sugar, two tablespoons of freshly squeezed lime juice, one and a half cups of mango nectar, and three ounces are required to prepare it. Rum, 2 ounces. of seltzer water, ice, lime slices, cubed fresh mango, and mint as garnish. Mint leaves should be added to a cocktail glass and combined with brown sugar until the mint leaves are damaged, and the flavor is released. Add the rum, lime juice, and mango nectar when the sugar has dissolved. Add the ice and seltzer water after that. Finally, add a lime slice, a mango cube, and a mint sprig as a garnish.
6. Rosé Sangria
This cocktail is the ideal summer libation since it has the perfect ratio of citrus, berries, and wine. You will require one bottle of dry rosé wine, one cup of limoncello, one cup each of fresh raspberries and strawberries (hulled and quartered), one lemon, and half an orange. Combine the fruit in a pitcher, then add the limoncello and rosé. Combine by stirring, then chill for at least one hour. Add other fruit and serve over ice in a wine glass if desired.
7. Champagne Daiquiri
Make a Champagne syrup first. You should combine 1 cup of granulated sugar and 1 cup of flat, dry Champagne (of any brand) until sugar is completely dissolved, heat and stir. When not in use, let cool and keep in the refrigerator. Combine 2 ounces for each cocktail. 3/4 oz. of white rum. 34 oz. of fresh lime juice. Ice and champagne syrup in a shaker. Add a lime peel as a garnish after straining into a coupe glass.
Drinks for pool parties are easy to create and highly hydrating as you relax and have fun. Mix liqueurs and alcohol with fruit flavors if you want to get crazy. You might think of the following best beverages! Be sure to give these original beverages a try! Because every hour is a happy hour by the pool, so savor it with these vibrant, refreshing cocktail and mocktail recipes.