The traditional pisco sour is given a tropical twist in Raymi's signature cocktail.

The traditional pisco sour is given a tropical twist in Raymi’s signature cocktail. (Photo/Courtesy Raymi Restaurant)

Weekend Cocktail: Fabulously fruity cocktails

Summer begs for deliciously fruity, frosted cocktails and the good news is, you don’t have to escape to a Latin restaurant or a poolside tiki bar on some sunny island to get your fix. From mango-infused to shaken with pineapple, fruity drinks are easy to make. And get this: while the option to garnish your cocktail with a tiny umbrella is all yours, there’s no denying that a fruity cocktail always satisfies during summer’s hottest days.

Flaming Cholo

Think you know everything about tropical fruit cocktails? Meet tiki-style drinks, which are taking the country by storm.

Think you know everything about tropical fruit cocktails? Meet tiki-style drinks, which are taking the country by storm. (Photo/Courtesy Dominic Venegas)

Pineapple muddled with lime and cinnamon forms the fruity base of this cocktail, which is blended with Grand Marnier and tequila for a deliciously vibrant cocktail. Click here for the recipe.

The Raymi

The traditional pisco sour is given a tropical twist in Raymi's signature cocktail.

The traditional pisco sour is given a tropical twist in Raymi’s signature cocktail. (Photo/Courtesy Raymi Restaurant)

Pisco sours are always a crowd-pleaser, but when the standard recipe gets a makeover with the addition of passion fruit, mango and the subtle bite of aji amaraillo, magic is made in a cocktail that’s perfect for sipping at meal time or by the pool. Click here for the recipe.

Cayenne and mango margarita

A mango-cayenne pepper margarita is at once savory and sweet.

A mango-cayenne pepper margarita is at once savory and sweet. (Photo/Courtesy Casa Herradura )

This margarita, infused with sweet mango juice and topped with a spicy cayenne-salt brim, brings to mind the sliced mango and pepper-dusted treats sold by street vendors throughout Mexico; a deceptively simple combination that immediately satisfies cravings for something salty, sweet, spicy and sour. Click here for the recipe.

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