‘Tis the season for hot summer nights, cool ocean breezes, and soirees lasting into the wee hours of the evening. Unfortunately, this laissez-faire lifestyle sometimes involves less-than-stellar health choices. Although steering clear of cocktails altogether may be your best bet for a healthy summer, certain occasions call for that perfect adult beverage. When looking to spice up your imbibment of preference, don’t limit your options to chemical-laden diet sodas and cranberry concentrates! We at Pressed Juicery and The Chalkboard have a few ideas of our own for the health-minded summer soiree crowd. Here are Pressed Juicery staff member’s top 5 picks for putting Pressed Juicery goodness to work behind the bar!
Alkalizing applejack: Alkalizer + Whiskey
Sweet apple and sharp ginger complement the smokiness of whiskey to perfection – and the cayenne adds an unexpected zing
Melon Ball Bellini: Peach Melon + Champagne
This Pressed Juice-ified twist on the summer Bellini will make you feel all kinds of fancy, indeed.
Raw Amaretto: Almond Milk + Kahlua
When combined with Kahlua, our insanely smooth almond milk with vanilla bean creates a dessert-like treat perfect for after hours!
21st Century CAPE COD: Watermelon Mint + Vodka
The most refreshing pink cocktail you will ever drink. Make this your new go-to! Garnish with a mint leaf for extra style points.
Apple Berry Margarita: Strawberry Apple Lime + Tequila
Fake a vacation and grab this new summer must-have – splash SAL into your blender for a fun remix of these slushy staples!