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Suns out and Spirits High: The Types of Spirits That will Keep You Cool

February 27, 2023 | Flasked PH

Suns out and Spirits High: The Types of Spirits That will Keep You Cool As summer approaches and the temperatures rise, staying cool can become a difficult task. Luckily, various spirits can be used to make refreshing cocktails and mocktails to beat the heat. From fruity and sweet concoctions to classic favorites, there is something for everyone. 
Whether you’re looking for a cool and refreshing drink to enjoy by the pool or a light cocktail for a backyard barbecue, the perfect spirit awaits.

Beating the heat with these cool spirit drinks

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Those who claim that summer drinking leads only to dehydration have never tried one of these radiant refreshments. Alcohol can, of course, lead to dehydration and hangovers. Still, by infusing drinks with cooling agents like mint, lemongrass, eucalyptus, and cucumber, one can enjoy a summer libation while keeping dehydration and heat exhaustion at bay. 
Make use of these natural ingredients, and you will feel revitalized in no time.

Mint Cucumber Prosecco Sparkler

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This concoction is a delicious and refreshing beverage that is perfect for any occasion. It is made by combining fresh cucumber, lime juice, and mint in a shaker with ice and strained through a fine mesh sieve before adding Prosecco. The result is a light, airy drink that is perfect for sipping on a summer day. The tartness of lime and the Prosecco's sweetness balances the refreshing cucumber flavor. The addition of mint adds an herbal note that helps to make the drink even more enjoyable. 

Lemongrass and Cucumber Caprioska

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This drink is a refreshing and unique twist on a classic cocktail. A medley of lemongrass and cucumber mixed with vodka and lime creates a delightful combination of flavors. This cocktail is perfect for summer days, with its light, crisp taste. The light, refreshing taste of the Lemongrass and Cucumber Caprioska pairs well with seafood, salads, and appetizers.

Irish Sour 

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Irish Sour is a classic whiskey cocktail that has been around since the early 19th century. It is a simple mix of whiskey, sugar, lemon juice, and an egg white, shaken and served straight up or on the rocks. The egg white adds a velvety texture and creamy foam to the drink, while the whiskey adds a smoky flavor balanced by the sweetness of the sugar and the tartness of the lemon.  

Eucalyptus Martini 

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This martini is made with gin, dry vermouth, and eucalyptus-infused simple syrup. The eucalyptus syrup provides a unique flavor that makes this martini stand out from the rest. It is a great choice for a unique and flavorful cocktail. The eucalyptus-infused simple syrup adds a subtle sweetness and cool flavor to the gin and dry vermouth. 

Lemongrass Gin Fizz with Mint

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The zesty combination of lemongrass and mint provides an invigorating flavor profile that is sure to please. The gin adds an herbal aroma, while the fizz provides a refreshing twist. The mint adds sweetness and a subtle hint of herbal flavor. The lemon juice splashes provide the perfect finishing touch to this delightful beverage. 

The Kentucky Tea Cocktail Recipe

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This classic recipe is easy to make and requires only a few ingredients. To create this beverage, combine 1 ½ ounces of bourbon whiskey, 1 ounce of sweet tea vodka, 2 ounces of lemonade, and ½ ounce of simple syrup in a shaker shake until well blended. Pour the mixture over ice into a glass and garnish with a lemon wedge. 

Get your quality beverages at Flask!

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Beat the summer heat with a wide selection of quality beverages at Flasked! You can select the right one to cool you down and refresh you. Whether it's a cold beer, refreshing martini, or cocktail, Flasked has it all. Their selection of craft beers and specialty wines is sure to please even the most discerning palate. And their knowledgeable staff can help you pick the perfect beverage for any occasion. With Flasked, you can rest assured that you're getting the highest quality beverage, so check out their collections here

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