Passion Fruit Margarita

Passion Fruit Margarita (B.R. Hospitality Group)

Weekend Cocktail : Three Cool Cocktails for Hot Days

The dog days of summer are officially here and there’s no better way to cool off than with a refreshing cocktail at this weekend’s family gatherings and holiday barbeques. Here are three summer-ready cocktails from some of our favorite Latino bartenders from coast to coast.

Weekend Cocktail : Three Cool Cocktails for Hot Days passion fruit margarita food NBC Latino News

Passion Fruit Margarita (B.R. Hospitality Group)

Try this delicious take on the classic margarita, made special with the bright addition of passion fruit juice. It’s one of the most-ordered cocktails at high-end New York and Florida Mexican eatery Dos Caminos and makes the list of senior mixologist Raff VanCouten’s personal favorites. Check out the recipe here.

Weekend Cocktail : Three Cool Cocktails for Hot Days sangria food NBC Latino News

Classic red sangria (Photo/courtesy Barbara Bahny at the InterContinental New York Barclay.)

Nothing says summer quite like a well-chilled, fruity red sangria and Spanish native Jose Torrella divulged his secrets on taking this beverage from simple to stunning. Check out the recipe here.

Weekend Cocktail : Three Cool Cocktails for Hot Days caiprihina food NBC Latino News

Meet Brazil’s national cocktail, the caipirinha. (Photo/Getty Images)

Bright, sexy limes and earthy cachaça are combined to perfection in Brazil’s signature cocktail, making it a refreshing libation well-suited to any occasion.  Check out the recipe here.

Comments

  1. […] flavors frequently associated with Latin cocktails like the piña colada, mango margarita and caipirinha, but they’re also the basis for Polynesian-style drinks. We’re talking about tiki bar […]

  2. Reblogged this on lilmunchkings and commented:
    This week Portland is heading into the 85s. Looks like I will be needing one of these! :D

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