Sip the Season: Top 5 Refreshing Summer Drinks to Keep You Cool

July 10, 2024 4 min read

Sip the Season: Top 5 Refreshing Summer Drinks to Keep You Cool

Who doesn’t want to bask in the fun and recreation that summer brings? When it comes to beating the heat, nothing hits the spot quite like refreshing summer drinks. Perfect for any time and any place, these summer refreshers offer cooler enjoyment and a moment of peace amidst the hustle and bustle of the season.

Summer drink recipes are the perfect idea for recreation, ease, and enjoyment. Whether you're hosting a backyard BBQ or simply looking to beat the heat, we're excited to share five of the best refreshing beverage recipes to help you make the most of your summer. From summer punch  and  non-alcoholic mocktail recipes to iced tea, we've got you covered with delightful beverages that will not only quench your thirst but also make you fall in love with the hot summer days.

Top 5 Refreshing Summer Drinks to Make

1. Lemon Mint Mojito Mocktail

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Add in a sturdy glass, fresh mint leaves, freshly squeezed lemon juice, coconut sugar, and a pinch of black salt.
  2. Use a muddler or the back of a spoon to gently muddle the ingredients together, releasing the mint oils.
  3. Fill the glass with ice cubes.
  4. Pour sparkling water over the ice and mint mixture. Stir gently to combine all the flavors.
  5. Garnish with lemon slices and a sprig of mint.
  6. Serve & enjoy the refreshing and lightly sweetened Lemon Mint Mojito!

This mocktail drink recipe combines the bright flavors of lemon and mint with the sweetness of coconut sugar and a hint of savory complexity from the black salt.

2. Quick Chia Pomegranate Cooler

Ingredients

Directions

  1. In a pitcher, combine pomegranate juice, lemon juice, sparkling water, coconut sugar, chia seeds and chat masala. Stir well until the sugar dissolves.
  2. Fill glasses with ice cubes and pour the pomegranate lemonade over the ice.
  3. Garnish with fresh mint leaves.
  4. Serve immediately and enjoy the refreshing flavors!

This zesty Pomegranate Cooler with Chia and Chat Masala is an easy drink to make, offering a perfect balance of flavors to enjoy as a refreshing summer drink.

3. Summer Peachy Mint Splash

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe peaches, peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon honey (adjust to taste)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Pride of India’s Himalayan white salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon  Pride of India’s Dried mint
  • Ice cubes
  • Sparkling water or club soda

Directions

  1. In a blender, combine the diced peaches, honey, lemon juice, white salt, and dried mint.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Fill glasses with ice cubes.
  4. Pour the peach mixture over the ice cubes, filling each glass about halfway.
  5. Top up each glass with sparkling water or club soda.
  6. Stir gently to combine.
  7. Garnish with fresh mint leaves or peach slices, if desired.
  8. Serve chilled and enjoy this delightful Peachy Mint Splash!

This perfect summer punch drink recipe combines the sweetness of peaches with a hint of tartness from lemon juice, balanced by refreshing mint flavors and a touch of white salt, making it an ideal cooler for hot days.

4. Mango Mojito Mocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe mango, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons sugar (adjust to taste)
  • Pinch of Pride of India’s Himalayan black salt
  • 1/2 cup sparkling water
  • Ice cubes
  • Mint sprigs and mango slices (Optional)

Directions

  1. In a blender, combine the diced mango, fresh mint leaves, lime juice, coconut sugar, and black salt.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Fill glasses with ice cubes.
  4. Pour the mango mixture over the ice cubes, filling each glass about halfway.
  5. Top up each glass with sparkling water.
  6. Stir gently to mix everything together.
  7. Garnish each glass with a sprig of mint and a slice of mango.
  8. Serve immediately and enjoy this refreshing Mango Mojito on a hot summer day!

This non alcoholic mocktail recipe combines the tropical sweetness of mango with the refreshing flavors of mint and lime, making it a perfect summer cooler.

5. Lemongrass Iced Tea

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 5-7  Pride of India’s dried lemongrass stalks
  • 2 tablespoons honey or sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon slices and mint leaves (Optional)

Directions

  1. Boil Water in a medium-sized pot with the added dried lemongrass stalks.
  2. Reduce the heat and let the lemongrass simmer for about 10-15 minutes, or until the water is fragrant and slightly yellowish.
  3. Remove from heat and sweeten with honey or rock sugar( or coconut sugar)
  4. Allow the tea to cool first and then strain the tea into a pitcher to remove the lemongrass pieces.
  5. Stir in the fresh lemon juice for a refreshing citrusy kick.
  6. To serve, fill glasses with ice cubes and pour the chilled lemongrass tea over the ice.
  7. Serve after garnishing with lemon slices and some mint leaves, if desired.

This iced lemongrass tea is one of the best drink recipes, offering a refreshing citrusy zing. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this perfect iced brew on a hot summer day!

Conclusion

Summer is the perfect time to relish the joy and recreation the season brings, especially to beat the heat with  refreshing summer drinks. Our curated list of five summer drink recipes ensures you have a flavorful companion for every occasion. These delightful cooling beverages offer a moment of peace and cooler enjoyment, making summer days truly special. Embrace the season with these easy-to-make beverage recipes, and let the flavors of summer refresh and rejuvenate you!

For even more summer fun, explore additional fruity drink recipes with chia seeds and coconut sugar. These combinations not only add a nutritious twist but also enhance the flavors of your summer drinks. Dive into the world of tropical refreshment and experiment with new favorites to keep you cool all season long!


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