A beach BBQ is one of the most enjoyable ways to spend a warm summer day, and delicious cocktails can be the cherry on top. When going to the beach, lugging the whole bar onto the sand isn’t ideal, so by using ingredients that multitask with multiple alcohol choices, you can create a variety of no-fuss drinks that are simple to make and delicious to drink.
Three Olives® Pomegranate Vodka
Pomegranate is the newest fruit flavored vodka, and most popular flavor to add to cocktails right now. Try some of these mixtures for new, bright flavors.
Pom Bomb: These crowd-pleasing drinks are ideal for a beach get-together because it’s the perfect time to be fun-filled and full of energy! Fill tall glass to the brim with ice; pour three fourths of an energy drink, one fourth vodka. Garnish with a lemon.
Pomaide: This fun and refreshing cocktail is sure to be a hit. Mix Pomegranate vodka with lemonade in a glass filled with ice and garnish with a lemon wedge.
Pom Breeze: Mix one third cranberry juice, one third Pomegranate Vodka, and one third pineapple juice in a glass filled with ice, garnish with a lemon wedge.
Pomegranate Mojito: While not new, Mojitos have returned as a very trendy drink—the addition of flavored vodka updates this classic. Muddle mint leaves and lime juice in a tall cocktail glass. Fill with ice; add vodka and a white soda. Garnish with a lime, and for a fancy presentation; add a mint sprig.
Pom Press: Simple yet excellent. Pomegranate Vodka, white soda, and a splash each of lemon juice and lime juice, garnish with a lemon or a lime wedge.
Malibu® —Coconut or Pineapple
Don’t underestimate this lighter liquor; after a few of these cocktails have been served they will be in high demand.
Malibu and Cola: Mix one third Malibu with two thirds dark soda in a glass full of ice, garnish with a lime.
Malibu and Pineapple Juice: This concoction evokes visions of island life. Stir one third Malibu with two thirds pineapple juice in a glass full of ice, garnish with an orange wedge.
Malibu mixed with white soda, and a splash each of lime juice and lemon juice in a tall glass of ice, garnish with a lime.
X-RATED® Fusion Liqueur®
This new, award-winning liqueur which is bright pink in color has a very different, exotic taste. These attractive drinks are delicious without being too strong.
X-Rated and Pineapple Juice: Stir one third X-Rated and two thirds pineapple juice in a large glass filled with ice, garnish with an orange slice.
X-Rated Mojito: Another trendy twist on an old classic. Fill a tall glass with ice, add mint leaves, lime juice, X-Rated, white soda and stir. Garnish with a lime, and add mint sprig.
X-Rated Pink Lemonade: Build cocktail in a tall glass. Fill to the brim with ice; pour X-Rated, a splash of lemon juice, lemonade, white soda, and stir. Garnish with a lemon wedge.
These tasty concoctions will have everyone at the beach impressed with the flavors and wondering where you came up with such innovative ideas—they might even become a part of your standard cocktail regime.