Sadly and suddenly, summer is coming to a close. The air is getting crisp, the leaves are changing colour, and the sun is setting earlier. But, we still have a few precious summer weekends left, and that means final trips to the cottage, after-work walks in the sun, and weekend evenings spent outside with friends.
If you’re throwing a party before we all say goodbye to summer and start prepping for the long winter ahead, lucky you. You’ll need some really fantastic drinks to keep everyone’s mind off the fact that the cold is coming. Here are three recipes that will keep you and your guests in a great mood right through to Christmas.
Strawberry mint fizz
Nothing says bring on a new beginning like sparkling wine, but serving it straight up is boring and uninspired. Add the season’s last fresh strawberries and mint to your bubbles and toast the best summer ever.
Read more at: foodanddrink.ca
For the non-cocktail lover, how about a cocktail with a beer base? This one is a surefire crowd-pleaser, and let’s face it: it’s way less expensive to spike a drink with beer than vodka or gin.
Read more at: food52.com
Passion fruit margarita
What drink says summer better than a margarita? But if you’re classic recipe has gotten a little stale as the summer’s progressed, this change up with the addition of passion fruit is sure to add a little extra spark to your end-of-summer bash.
Read more at: cosmopolitan.com
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