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Step Up Your Summer Drinks

Photography By Heather Schrock | Last Updated May 15, 2017
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Summer time is here and the patios are hopping. Edible Indy picks drinks of all kinds, mocktails, cocktails and floats - what isn't there to like? These are some of our favorite new drinks that will bring you joy. Wow your guests at a party, wow the kids at the picnics, whatever you do, just put them on your list for your upcoming thirst quenching activities!

Ruby Limeade Fizz

Ruby Limeade Fizz drink recipe
In a champagne flute add limeade and Ruby Garden Party. Top with champagne or sparkling wine. Garnish with edible flowers and a raspberry.

The Hot Ruby Margarita

The Hot Ruby Margarita Recipe
Fill a shaker with ice and pour in all ingredients except Ruby Garden Party. Shake vigorously. Strain into a cocktail glass filled with ice. Top with Ruby Garden Party and a fresh squeezed lime. *...

Garden Party Blueberry Lavender Ice Cream Float

In a mason jar add one scoop of vanilla ice cream and blueberry lavender jam. Top with Flora (or St. Germain), Violet Garden Party and sparkling wine. Insert a fun straw and viola!

Violet Bees Knees

Violet Bees Knees
Fill a shaker with ice and pour in all ingredients except Violet Garden Party. Shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled coupe glass and top with Violet Garden Party. Squeeze lemon swath into glass and...

Szechwan Peppercorn Basil Lemonade

Szechwan Peppercorn Basil Lemonade
When Life Gives You Lemons…

Bing Bloom Cocktail

Bing Bloom Cocktail
The sweet joy of morning cocktails so perfect for brunch.

Marma Mia! Cocktail

Marma Mia Cocktail
You may become a dancing queen after one, two or even three of these!

Orient Express Cocktail

Orient Express Cocktail
This cocktail will leave you wanting to write a novel....

Fuzzy Caterpillar Mocktail

Fuzzy Caterpillar Cocktail
Refreshing, beautiful and not just for kids!

Raspberry Racer Mocktail

Raspberry Racer Cocktail
Raspberries make for a great mocktail.

Apple Pop Tart Mocktail

Apple Pop Tart Cocktail
A little sweet, a little tart - the perfect combination for a hot day!

The Peach Cobbler

Perfect for outdoor events, this recipe comes from Afrohead Rum.

Gusano “Worm” - A Spring Cocktail

Thomas Perez created our March Cocktail of the Month, Gusano or "Worm". If you are looking for a cocktail to pair with stinging nettle risotto or seared black sea bass? This is one that will wow your...

Russian Delight - a Tasty Spin on a White Russian

russian delight a healthy twist on a white russian
This cocktail comes from our partners Texas Fresh Juice. This is a healthy alternative to a White Russian using Texas Fresh Juice's good for you Almond Delight. Who says juice can't be fun?

The Texas Toddy

The perfect cocktail to sip on a chilly winter evening. Recipe provided by Third Coast Restaurant

Orange Clove

This warming, seasonal cocktail recipe is from Third Coast Restaurant

Indiana Boozey Slings, Modern Love

Modern Love, Ball n Biscuit
This cocktail is named after a David Bowie song by Kendall Lockwood of the ball & biscuit in Indianapolis.. The name was chosen because David Bowie has a spice mixture called “Spice Oddity.” The...

The John William Fix

Cocktail of the month: The John William Fix
The John William Fix cocktail is the perfect fix for fall. Recipe and photo by Morgan Weber, co-owner of Coltivare in Houston.

Edible Houston's BatTastic Cocktail - Scary Good!

Edible Houston mixed vodka, tequila and triple sec with a basil-chili infused sour mix to make BatTastic as a ‘cheers’ to the beneficial bat and its hard work as pollinator and pest controller.

Happiness Does Not Wait

This cocktail from Butchertown Grocery’s Lola lounge is a house favorite.

The Bee's Knees

This cocktail dates back to the prohibition era when anything called 'the bee's knees' meant it was really something special. True to form, if you're looking for a cocktail made with only three simple...

Ancient Molasses

Ancient Molasses cocktail odd birds st. augustine florida
Black molasses syrup can be found at local markets.

Pray for Rain

Rain or shine, St. Augustine Florida Cane Vodka and rose water are a delightful combination at the end of a hot summer day.

Possibly Maybe

Possibly Maybe
The combination of basil and mulberry together with St. Augustine New World Gin might possibly maybe make this drink your new warm weather favorite.

Still Life of a Pear

Pear Spice cocktail recipe
This drink features a pear shrub, also known as a pear drinking vinegar. Shrubs originated several centuries ago in England as a method of preserving fruit and berries. It can be used either in...

Strawberry Key Lime Gin Fizz

Girl pouring Gin fiz at a cocktail party
Egg white gives this cocktail a perfectly foamy finish, while Congaree and Penn's Strawberry Key Lime shrub adds a fun, fruity kick.

Lavender Beet Collins

Lavender Beet Collins
Lavender infused vodka gives this Collins drink a refined flavor.

Hipster Snow Cone

Cocktail snowcone with gin and beer
Add this fun drink to your warm weather libations menu. But remember, with a blend of gin and Gose-style beer, it's for grown-ups only.
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