Summertime is still going strong and provided below are some really fun and really easy to make (well, that kinda depends on what you consider easy and challenging in terms of drink mixing). As always, stay cool and hydrated this summer to avoid any heat health issues and drink responsibly. And now for some Sunday Summer Drink Mixing Fun!

Lemon drop

Layered Lemonade Drops (original source)
6 oz Vodka (divided)
3 c Lemonade (divided)
2 c Frozen Mango (divided)
3 c Ice (divided)
2 c Strawberries (chopped)
Garnish – Lemon Slices, Strawberries
How To:
This is a layered drink and so you are going to need to either have three blenders ready or be ready to quick clean a blender a couple of times.
First layer – In a blender add 2 c Frozen Mango, 2 oz of Vodka, 1 c Lemonade and 1 cup Ice and blend until smooth and then bag and freeze the mixture.
Second Layer – In a blender add 2 c chopped strawberries, 2 oz Vodka, 1 c Lemonade and I c Ice. Blend the ingredients until smooth and then bag and freeze the mixture.
Third Layer – In a blender add 2 oz Vodka, 1 c Lemonade and 1 c Ice and blend until smooth. Then bag and freeze the mixture.
Now we are going to layer the glass, and feel free to use several glasses and share. First layer is the mango mixture, second layer is the strawberry mixture and the third layer is the last mixture. After the glasses are filled, garnish the drink with lemon slices and strawberries.


(Oh, No! Someone drank all the ones I had prepared for you)

Hairy Navel (original source)
1 oz Vodka
1 oz Peach Schnapps
8 oz Orange Juice
How To:
In a tall glass with ice, add the vodka and peach schnapps and then top off the glass with the orange juice. Stir the concoction and enjoy.


Dr. Pepper Shot (original source)
1 oz Dr. Pepper
1 oz Rum
Whipped Cream
Garnish – Maraschino Cherry
How To:
In a shot glass add the Dr. Pepper and rum and then add a dollop of whipped cream and add the cherry on top.


Brunch Rum Punch (original source)
½ c Light Rum
½ c Dark Rum
¾ c Orange Juice (Fresh)
¾ c Pineapple Juice
¾ c Cranberry Juice
2 tbsp Grenadine
Garnish – Orange Slices
How To:
Combine all the ingredients into a large pitcher and stir. Since there is so much, go ahead and share your hard work by pouring those around you a glass and garnishing each glass with an orange slice because presentation is key to everything.


(I hate how easy he makes it look)

Fireball Hot Toddy (original source)
8 oz Hot Water
2 oz Fireball Whiskey
½ tbsp Honey
½ oz Lemon Juice
Optional – Tea Bag (your choice of flavor or kind)
How To:
In a large mug add the hot water, Fireball, honey and lemon and stir the mixture. If you decide to use a tea bag, let that steep for a few minutes and enjoy the beverage.
All, if not most, of these drink ingredients can be found at your local liquor store. Keep in mind that the summer heat is unforgiving and you need to make sure to drink plenty of water to keep hydrated and cool. Townsquare Media and KIXS 108 do not condone underage drinking and encourage you to drink responsibly. Have a safe and fun weekend!

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