Smirnoff Cocktails For Summer!

If you love summer, then I am sure you are very happy today, June 20th is the official start of the season. Smirnoff Sourced is a brand new take on flavored vodka that’s gluten-free, made with real fruit juice, and absolutely delicious! Whether you’re hosting a summer party with friends, having a Piña Colada by the poolside, or just need to sip Sangria on a hot day, below are a few cocktail recipes courtesy of Smirnoff Sourced to help you toast to this season of sun, fun, and friends. 

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Summertime Shandy

1.5 oz Smirnoff Sourced Ruby Red Grapefruit

.5 oz Lemon Juice

.5 oz Simple Syrup

Method: Top with Guinness Blonde American Lager

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Sourced Pina Colada

2 oz Smirnoff Sourced Pineapple

.75 oz Lime juice

1 oz Coconut Water

1 oz Coconut cream (coco lopez)

Method: Shaken & served over crushed ice OR Blended with ice (Frozen)

Garnish: Float of Dark Rum, Fresh grated nutmeg, pineapple leaves, pineapple slices

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Sourced Sangria

1.5 oz. Smirnoff Sourced Cran/Apple

1.5 oz. dry Red wine (or White wine)

.5 oz. orange juice

.5 oz. simple syrup

Method: Build all ingredients over ice & stir to combine.Top with splash club soda

Pack with fresh fruit: apple slices, orange slices, cranberries or pomegranate seeds (seasonal)

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Sourced Spritz

1.5 oz Smirnoff Sourced Ruby Red Grapefruit

.75 oz Italian Aperitif bitter (Aperol, Campari)

.5 oz lemon juice

.5 oz simple syrup

Method: Shake all ingredients with ice & strain into rocks glass. Top with Club soda

Garnish with grapefruit peel or grapefruit slice

Please pair responsibly….  

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

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