Popular Drinks

Popular Drinks to Combat Summer

Summer is almost here and temperatures are beginning to climb. And if you’re living in a city that is coastal, you might be dealing with the humidity too.

Sure it’s a wonderful time to take a vacation and have some fun on the beach. However, it’s also the time when you’re more susceptible to heat-related issues like dehydration.

The body may lose water in the event that you sweat excessively. This can trigger conditions like heat stroke and headaches that you don’t wish to ruin your fun. What can you do to continue your adventures with the heat on your face? It is essential to stay hydrated and keep your body hydrated with cold drinks.

Drinks for summer not only keep your body well-hydrated and cool to avoid the summer blues, but they can also make summer more enjoyable and exciting. Here are a few popular drinks that you shouldn’t miss out on trying this summer.

1. Fruit Slushies

Fruit slushies offer a lot of variety as you can choose your preferred flavor, such as watermelon-lime, cantaloupe-basil, and honeydew-ginger-mint. The refreshing flavors of shaved ice are perfect for beating the summer heat. Try at least one of these refreshing shaved-ice flavors this summer.

Ingredients (Watermelon-Lime Slushie)

  • 1 watermelon (6-7) lb.
  • Simple syrup
  • Half cup lime juice (from four limes)
  • Lime zest (from 2 limes)

Recipe

  1. Cut the watermelon into pieces of 2 inches by removing the seeds and skin
  2. Create an easy syrup by boiling 2 tablespoons of granulated sugar and 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 cup of water in a pot. Once boiled and then let it simmer for approximately 2 to 3 minutes
  3. Mix all the ingredients, with the exception of the melons, into the syrup. Allow it to cool.
  4. Then strain the mixture into a cup or bowl
  5. In two batches, mix the simple syrup mixture in your blender
  6. Also, work the watermelon in the blender in two batches.
  7. Put them in a pan and cover them with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 8 hours.
  8. Serve the ice using a fork to break the ice into small pieces
  9. These can be transferred to the glass.

2. Strawberry-Lemon Punch

Strawberry-lemon punch can be a refreshing option for summer days. You can either prepare the drink in bulk or in small patches. You can chill this drink up to 8 hours prior to serving it.

Ingredients

  • Concentrate frozen pink lemonade (1 pack)
  • Ripe strawberries
  • Coldwater ( 6 1/4 cups)
  • Ginger ale (1 quarter)
  • Whole strawberries

Recipe

  1. Pour the hulled strawberries, and 1 cup of water and mix the concentrate of lemonade in a blender. Process until you have an emulsified liquid
  2. The mixture must be transferred to the punch bowl
  3. Pour the remaining 1 1/4 cup of water into the bowl and stir it
  4. Add ginger ale and gradually mix.
  5. Serve the drink over the ice, and then garnish with strawberries that are whole.

3. Sparkling Thyme Lemonade

Are you trying to find the best summer drinks to include on your summer party menu? The sparkling thyme lemonade is the perfect upgraded lemonade drink to test.

Ingredients

  • Sugar (1/2 cup)
  • Water (1/2) cup
  • Fresh Thyme (6 springs)
  • Fresh lemon juice (3/4 cup).
  • Club soda (3 cups)
  • Bourbon (optional).

Recipe

  1. Combine the sugar and water in a small saucepan
  2. Incorporate the thyme sprigs, and bring it to a simmer on medium heat.
  3. After boiling, reduce the heat and allow the syrup to simmer for about 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. Mix the sugar until completely dissolves.
  5. Allow it to cool, then remove the thyme sprigs out of the mix.
  6. Allow the syrup to cool before adding lemon juice.
  7. All your club soda
  8. Serve your sparkling thyme lemonade over ice (with Bourbon, if you are using)

4. Summer Party Punchsummer party drinks, there are plenty to choose from. variants like strawberry-lemon punch and sparkling lemonade with thyme, there are plenty of summer drinks that you can enjoy. A mocha iced with coffee will satisfy your need for a quick fix coffee but you don’t wish to consume a cup of espresso.

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