5 Summer Cocktails to Make Today


ob·ses·sion —noun
1. the domination of one’s thoughts or feelings by a persistent idea, image, desire, etc.

You could say I have a slight obsession these days. It started with my neighbor’s margaritas, a decent thing to focus on, if I do say so myself. From there it moved to making ginger syrup for ginger ale, which then turned into a drink mixer. Ever since, I’ve been captivated by the homemade possibilities of mixing cocktails. Summer guests and extreme temperatures are to blame, and cocktails are the antidote to those things for sure, as Mike claims.

Here are a few of the “perfect for summer” cocktails I have bookmarked to try sooner rather than later.