Celebrate the return of tank top season with some of the most refreshing summer drinks on this side of the Mississippi. We thirsted, we gathered, and we found some refreshing concoctions that are as tasty as they are creative.
Bismillah’s Mango Lassi
A traditional Indian drink that’s a blend of yogurt, spices, and fruit. Cool down with mango added, try another fruit, or substitute a salty ingredient for a cold savory drink.
Bread & Circus Cocktail
This interesting arrangement of flavors is made with a sprig of fresh tarragon, lightly roasted on the pit, zucchini infused gin, watermelon liqueur, and cane water. The depth of flavor is sure to tantalize your taste buds as the cool cocktail you haven’t tasted yet…until now.
Cafe Sydney Mae’s Pink Pierre
With Deep Eddy Lemon Vodka, Grey Goose Vodka, and fresh lemon, strawberry, and basil, this reFRESHing summer drink is the answer to your summer cocktail thirst.
Their mojito has fresh-picked mint and squeezed lime muddled with agave nectar. It’s topped off with Cruzan Rum and soda water. Mix it up and try it with one of their flavored rums for a twist on your Legendary Mojito! There’s nothing better than sipping on a cold, refreshing Mojito while sitting on the patio on a warm summer day! Stop by one of their nine locations for a Mojito and play some of the fun patio games like Giant Jenga, Cornhole, and more!
Sugar Momma’s Michelada Popsicle
Introducing Sugar Momma’s latest creation: a savory popsicle made from a tomato base, blended with spices and fresh citrus. This is THE perfect popsicle for pints on a hot summer day. Sugar Momma’s Secret Confections specializes in small-batch, sweet and savory treats made with local flavors and lots of love!
Acadiana Bar and Grill Youngsville’s Cucumber Lemonade
Don’t make summer complicated. Keep your cocktail equally simple and refreshing by trying this mixture of Stoli Cucumber Vodka and lemonade.
Riverfront Coconut Breeze
This taste of the islands is made with Three Olives’ coconut vodka, Malibu rum, fresh mint, fresh lemon juice, and Prosecco. Close your eyes and you can almost hear beach waves.
Carpe Diem’s House Made Strawbery Basil Italian Cream Soda
A sweet summer treat as cool as a welcomed breeze. Carpe Diem makes their fabulous syrups in house. Pop in today and try their Italian Cream Soda. Word on the street is that they use their syrups to make yummy milkshakes too.
Greenroom’s The Screech
This watermelon margarita was featured for a ’90s-themed pub crawl and made such a splash that, lucky for you, they decided to keep it around for the summer! It’s made with Cazadores tequila, watermelon liquor, triple sec, and citrus juice. It’s sure to help you forget just how hot it is. Mention you saw it in 337 Magazine and get it for $6!