ISLAND VIBES | Hit the Beach Flavors

Nothing says summer like toes in the sand with a sparkling, watery vista before you. Mix up a batch of these refreshing summery cocktails before you next hit the beach.

RUMHAVEN COLADA Makes one drink. Recipe is from RumHaven.


2 ounces RumHaven

2 ounces pineapple juice

1 ounce coconut cream

1/2 ounces fresh lime juice

Directions Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously until well chilled. Strain into an ice-filled Collins glass.

BASIC WINE SPRITZER Makes one drink. Recipe is from Skinnytaste.


2 ounces pinot grigio

2 ounces club soda

Directions Pour the pinot grigio and club soda over ice in a chilled wine glass. Consider making it your own with your favorite chopped fruit.

PALOMA Makes one drink. Recipe is from Allrecipes.


2 ounces tequila

1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice

1 pinch salt

3 cubes ice, or as desired

6 ounces grapefruit soda

Directions Combine the tequila, lime juice and salt in a tall glass. Add ice, then top with grapefruit soda and stir.

SPICY MARGARITA Makes one drink. Recipe is from The Modern Proper.


1 serrano pepper, sliced

1 1/2 ounces fresh lime juice, from about

2 limes

2 ounce tequila blanco

1/2 ounce triple sec

2 dashes Angostura bitters Tajin, for serving

Lime wedge, for serving


1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the pepper with the lime juice for about 30 seconds. Add tequila, triple sec and bitters. Fill shaker with ice, cover and shake vigorously until outside of shaker is very cold, about 30 seconds.

2. Place the Tajin on a small plate. Rub the rim of a rocks glass with the lime wedge, then dip the glass rim into the Tajin to coat. Fill the glass with ice and pour the margarita.

3. Garnish with lime and serve immediately.

SHANDY Makes one drink. Recipe is from A Bar Above.


6 ounces lager

3 ounces lemon juice

3 ounces simple syrup


1. Mix the lemon juice and simple syrup in a chilled glass. Top with beer.

2. Stir, then garnish with a lemon twist.

Please enjoy responsibly and obey local regulations regarding alcohol consumption.