Refreshing Summer Cocktails to Sip on with CHOYA
07.01.2023 | Blog
Summer is finally here, and what better way to enjoy the season than with the perfect cocktail in hand? When it comes to summer cocktails, it's all about using fresh, vibrant ingredients that are both refreshing and flavorful. Lucky for us, summer brings with it an abundance of fresh fruits, herbs, and vegetables that can be used to create amazing summer cocktails that are not only delicious but also colorful and fun. CHOYA is a great choice for summer because we offer a range of products that have a unique and delicious flavor profile that is perfect for summer cocktails.
Our Mixologist partners have crafted some amazing summer cocktail recipes using CHOYA products that are sure to impress. So, let's dive into the world of summer cocktails and get ready to indulge in some refreshing goodness!
Watermelon comes into season in early to mid-summer, so it makes sense to turn it into a refreshing summer cocktail. @ramithemixologist created the perfect drinking vessel for a watermelon experience with CHOYA!
- 0.75 oz The CHOYA Single Year
- 1.5 oz Vodka
- 1.25 oz Watermelon Juice
- 0.25 oz Mint Syrup
- Rose gold glitter
@spiritedshaker made this awesome refreshing cocktail with CHOYA in warm weather. The combination of Yuzu, Passion fruit, and Lime creates a perfect balance of sweet, tart, and tangy flavors that are perfect for a hot summer day!
- 1 oz CHOYA Yuzu
- 1.5 oz Whisky
- 0.75 oz Lime Juice
- 0.75 oz Passion Fruit Syrup
- 3 Dashes Vanilla Bitters
Shiso is an aromatic herb that is often used with Ume fruit. @spiritedshaker has concocted a stunning 4th of July cocktail featuring this beautiful red gem. Whether or not you celebrate U.S. Independent Day, get ready for an extraordinary flavor experience with The CHOYA Natural Shiso!
- 0.75 oz CHOYA Natural Shiso
- 1.5 oz White Rum
- 0.5 oz Black Pepper & Beet Syrup*
- 0.75 oz Lime Juice
* Black Pepper & Beet Syrup
- 0.75 cup fresh 100% beet juice
- 0.25 cup water
- 0.5 cup cane sugar
- 2tbs black peppercorns
In a small saucepan, combine the peppercorns with the beet juice and water, and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat, cover, and let it sit for 30 minutes. Fine strain into a bottle or jar. Add the sugar, cover, and shake gently until dissolved. Keep refrigerated.
The Japanese Sangria is an another cocktail with Shiso and a perfect blend of Japanese ingredients that are sure to impress. In recent years, Shiso has become more easily available throughout the year through greenhouse cultivation, but its peak season is summer from June to September.
@ramithemixologist used a shiso leaf as a beautiful garnish with Japanese ingredients including CHOYA Yuzu.
- 0.75 oz CHOYA Yuzu
- 1 oz Shochu
- 3 oz Sake Junmai
- 0.5 oz Ginger Syrup
- Small Cubes of White Peach
- 1 Shiso Leaf
So, there you have it - three amazing summer cocktails that are guaranteed to keep you refreshed and cool all season long. Whether you're lounging by the pool, sunbathing at the beach, or simply hanging out at home, these summer cocktails are the perfect way to beat the heat and improve your mood. Cheers to a wonderful summer filled with amazing cocktails and great memories!
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