Our Top Picks: Summer Cocktails

Whether you're planning a product launch, birthday party, or benefit, one of the key elements for your event will likely take into account what is being served at the bar. Knowing this, last week we announced an all-craft beer menu after much deliberation.

This week, we bring you recommendations from the team on some of our favorite cocktails this summer. Personalize your bar menu by renaming these beloved cocktails to reflect your product, cause, or celebration, or go with the classic names, whichever works best! Whatever you do though, please enjoy. 

#1 AMERICANO Stacie Black

Americano's are made with Campari, sweet vermouth & soda - great for a light cocktail. Photo by: Flickr user hirnrinde_de

Americano's are made with Campari, sweet vermouth & soda - great for a light cocktail. Photo by: Flickr user hirnrinde_de

The Americano is a great, light summer cocktail, composed of Campari, Sweet Vermouth, and club soda. A favorite of our very own, Stacie Black :). Check out the recipe here.

Fun Fact: It is the first drink ordered by James Bond in the first novel in Casino Royale.

#2 MOSCOW MULE ISABELLE M-T

Moscow Mules from above. Photo by: 3stacksdallas on Instagram

Moscow Mules from above. Photo by: 3stacksdallas on Instagram

This cocktail is ubiquitous on drink menus around the city due to its deliciously refreshing flavor.  It consists of vodka, lime juice and ginger beer. Check out the recipe here.

Fun Fact: The cocktail became popular during the vodka craze in the United States during the 1950s.

#3 White Sangria REBEKAH KIM

Photo courtesy of simplyduostyle on Instagram.

Photo courtesy of simplyduostyle on Instagram.

Originally from Spain and Portugal, this is the definition of a refreshing summer drink. It can also be made in advance which is great for quick service. Ingredients include wine, brandy, fruit and more. Check out the full recipe here.

Fun Fact: Sangria was introduced to the United States when it was brought to the 1964 world’s fair in New York City by Alberto Heras.

Have another recommendation? Let us know in the comments!