The trend to upgrade everyone’s favorite 7-11 treat into an appropriate adult concoction has been gaining in popularity recently and with good reason. The additional wrinkle of ice brings a satisfying freshness and a bit of fun to a cocktail. What a tasty, tropical, and chill way to kick off summer! Here are four surefire recipes we’ve been blending up.
Margarita + Watermelon + Ice = Summer. Need we say more?
Smitten Kitchen’s recipes NEVER fail and this one is no
exception. This slushie is a non-alcoholic option—but could easily be converted.
You’re on Cape Cod. I can’t think of a better cocktail than one that evokes storms, pirates, and shipwrecks, can you?
From The Tippler, a bar in Chelsea Market, New York City, comes a drink featuring vodka, absinthe, lemon juice, simple syrup, and basil. And that hi-test green color is an added bonus.