Watermelon Margurita

Posted by Mr BBQ on June 29, 2013

Hot summer days call for chillin’ out. Here’s a delicious way to drink your watermelon! It’s the delightful Watermelon Margurita.

Ingredients: 1.5 oz. silver tequila, 1 cup crused ice, 6 large slices of frozen and seeded watermelon, 1/.2 oz. fresh squeezed lime juice.

Preparation: Put all ingredients into a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into a margurita glass

Tequila Lemonade

Posted by Mr BBQ on June 23, 2013

My buddy Kim Wallis sent me this recipe. Spicy and tart combined for a refreshing summertime libation.

The combination of spicy Tequila with the tartness of lemon helps to create a very refreshing summertime libation. It’s lemony for sure!

Ingredients:   2 cups of ice cubes,9 medium-sized lemons, 3oz. silver Tequila, 4oz. club soda, 1 tsp. simple syrup, 2 vanilla beans (for garnish), 4 …

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Pickpocket Soda (from Imbibe Magazine)

Posted by Mr BBQ on June 22, 2013

Pickpocket Soda

Fresh berries and a splash of balsamic flavor this summery spritzer.

1 1/2 oz. Pickpocket soda syrup
4-5 oz. soda water
Glass: highball
Garnish: mint sprig

Combine ingredients into an ice-filled glass, stir and garnish.

Pickpocket Syrup
2 lbs. fresh berries, puréed
2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 1/2 cups water
Zest and juice of one lemon
2 1/2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1 cup of fresh basil

Bring strawberry purée, sugar, water …

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Sweet Lime Iced Tea

Posted by Mr BBQ on June 15, 2013

Sweet Lime Iced Tea— June is iced tea month. Here’s a bit of a tropical twist on a Southern favorite-sweet tea. I love the citrus flavor added to this thirst quenching beverage.

Ingredients: 1 gallon boiling water, 1 cup white sugar, 6 tea bags, juice of 5 limes, lime wedges or rounds for garnish.

Preparation: Boil the water. In a gallon container, …

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Tequila-Sage Smash

Posted by Mr BBQ on June 9, 2013

Unlike most drinks that rely on very precise measurements, “a smash lets you feel your way around the drink,” The amount of honey syrup you use will depend on the size and acidity of the lemons.

Ingredients:                                                                                                                           1/2 lemon, cut into wedges
6 fresh sage leaves
2 oz. tequila
3/4 oz. honey syrup (equal parts hot water and honey)
Ice cubes
Glass: Collins
Garnish: sage bouquet

Preparation:                                                                                                                      Honey syrup: Boil …

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