Favorite Recipes for Summery Fruit Cocktails

Whether you’re having an outdoor get together with neighbors and friends or just relaxing poolside with the family, nothing says summertime like fruity cocktails made with fresh Hickory Farms fruits. Try some of these fruity drink recipes that are sure to delight and refresh this summer.
This Indian Summer Cup, packed full of apples and other fruits floating amidst an ambrosial mix of liqueur, gin and tonic water is perfect when the mercury rises and the humidity is high. Enjoy a citrusy Orange Splash and garnish with a juicy slice of a fresh-cut orange. Or, jazz up a traditional rum punch with freshly squeezed orange juice for a tasty infusion of Vitamin C.

How about an invigorating cocktail with a kick? These Mango Jalapeno Margaritas have a tasty tropical flavor with a surprising hint of spiciness for a fabulous zesty treat. We also like the sound of this exotic Mango Colada that is sure to be delicious and smooth.

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Mango Jalapeno Margaritas
Source: Yummly

Stir up some succulent Beachcombers, a light mix of yummy banana liqueur mingled with pear nectar and splashed with lemon over ice. You can’t go wrong with the Lucky Pear, a sweet medley of Bartlett pears, vanilla vodka and other ingredients would also make for a special treat. This particular cocktail was first mixed at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas! Maybe sipping on one of these will bring you some summer luck!

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The Beachcomber
Source: Coastal Living

For an especially sophisticated summer cocktail, try these Kiwi Martinis, a modern take on a classic libation. Or, mix up a batch of Brazilian Kiwi Caiprioskas muddled with diced kiwi and mint leaves and garnished with an extra slice of kiwi.

No matter which cocktails you choose for your next summer gathering, you can always count on the fresh fruit selection at Hickory Farms. Then, you can pair your cool, fruity drinks with a spread of our award-winning sausage and cheese. It’s the perfect finger food for outdoor entertaining! Stay a while and browse our blog for more delectable ideas to make your next menu or gathering pop.

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