Coca-Cola Summer Cocktails

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The cold, crisp refreshing drink of everyone’s youth can now be enjoyed as a grown up beverage. Introduced by Coca-Cola Company USA, these cocktails featuring Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Georgia Peach, DASANI Sparkling, Suja, Odwalla, Honest Tea, Simply Light, Fresca, and Seagram’s are created just for summer sipping. From the spicy heat of the Frescaloma to an exciting new take on the ever-popular “Rum & Coke,” there is no better way to stay cool this season.

Try these variety of recipes at your next summer get together for a refreshing twist on a classic cocktail.

Coca-Cola Coke and Rumberry

Recipe by Andrew Hwang

3 mint leaves
3 raspberries
½ oz lime juice
2 oz white rum
Coca-Cola Classic

Fill glass with ice; add two fingers of Coca-Cola. Add remaining ingredients to
shaker. Shake, strain and pour over Coca-Cola. Garnish with raspberry and mint.

Diet Coke Coca Libre

Recipe by @apartmentbartender

2 oz. vodka
½ oz. lime juice
Diet Coke Ginger Lime

Add vodka and lime juice to shaker. Shake, strain over ice. Top with Diet Coke Ginger Lime. Garnish with lime wheel.

Coca-Cola Georgia Peach State of Mind

Recipe by Andrew Hwang

¾ oz. lime juice
1 oz. Malibu
1 oz. white rum
Coca-Cola Georgia Peach

Add all ingredients except Coca-Cola Georgia Peach to shaker. Shake, strain and pour over ice. Top with Coca-Cola Georgia Peach. Garnish with lime wheel.

Honest Tea Pineapple Mule

Recipe by Andrew Hwang

1.5 oz. vodka
1 oz. lime juice
1 oz. Golden Turmeric Pineapple Honest Tea
Ginger Beer

Combine vodka with Golden Turmeric Pineapple Honest Tea. Add lime juice in a shaker. Shake, strain over ice. Top with Ginger Beer. Garnish with pineapple and lime wedge.

Suja KomBEACHa

Recipe by Andrew Hwang

½ oz. lime juice
¾ oz. honey syrup
2 oz. bourbon
Suja Green Apple Kombucha

Add all ingredients except Kombucha to shaker. Shake, strain over ice and top with Suja Green Apple Kombucha.

Odwalla Mango Tango Swizzle

Recipe by Andrew Hwang

1 oz. lime juice
1 ½ oz. Odwalla Mango Tango
2/3 oz. Malibu rum
1 ½ oz. white rum
Peychaud’s bitters

Add all ingredients except bitters to shaker. Shake, strain over ice. Peychaud’s float. Garnish with lime wheel.

DASANI Sparkling Fun in DA-Sun

Recipe by Andrew Hwang

5 ginger pieces
¾ oz. lemon juice
¾ oz. simple syrup
1 ½ oz. London Dry gin
DASANI Sparkling Black Cherry

Add ginger pieces, lemon juice and simple syrup to shaker. Muddle, add gin. Shake, strain over ice, top with DASANI Sparkling Black Cherry. Garnish with lemon wedge and ginger.

Seagram’s Ginger Ale Ginger Fizz

Recipe by Andrew Hwang

4 raspberries
1 oz. lime juice
2 oz. vodka
Seagram’s Ginger Ale

Add all ingredients except Seagram’s Ginger Ale to shaker. Shake, strain over ice, and top with Seagram’s Ginger Ale. Garnish with 1 raspberry and lime wheel.

Simply Light Peach Prosecco

Recipe by Andrew Hwang

3 sage leaves
½ oz. peach juice
¾ oz. Simply Light Lemonade
1 oz. vodka
Prosecco

1. Add all ingredients except Prosecco to shaker. Shake, strain into coupe glass and top with Prosecco. Garnish with one sage leaf.

Fresca Spicy Frescaloma

Recipe by Andrew Hwang

4 mint leaves
5 jalapeño slices
1 oz. lime juice
½ oz. simple syrup
2 oz. blanco tequila
Fresca Original Citrus Sparkling Soda

Add mint, jalapeno, lime juice and simple syrup to shaker. Muddle. Add tequila, shake, strain over ice and top with Fresca. Garnish with mint sprig.

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Jennifer Fauci is the managing editor of Long Island Weekly, Anton Media Group's award-winning special sections and Anton’s local magazines. Her passion for literature, travel and the arts lend to the unique content in her publications. In her time at Anton, she has received first place in the Folio Awards, second place for the NYPA awards and is the recipient of six PCLI awards.

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