We all love a good cocktail at Sonic; happy hour is a favorite office pastime. In celebration of the summer solstice (several days late) and the start of summer, we thought we'd share a roundup of our favorite summery drink recipes.
Mallory's Classic Margarita
1 shot Triple Sec
2 shots Tequila (preferably silver tequila)
0.5 shot Rose's Sweet Lime Juice
1.5 shots simple syrup
1 shot lime juice
Mix well and serve over ice.
Seth's Drunken Seth
1 liter (yes, liter) Malibu Black
1 gallon pineapple juice
Enough club soda to make it bubbly
Mix liquid ingredients and serve over ice in a glass. Makes one serving if you're Seth.
1.5 oz. 901 Silver
0.25 oz. agave
0.75 oz. lime juice
0.5 oz. pineapple juice
0.5 oz. Cointreau
3 basil leaves
Muddle cucumber in the bottom of a tall glass. Roughly a quarter inch is right. Top with ice. Mix liquid ingredients and pour over ice. Garnish with basil leaves and a cucumber slice.
Jamie's Jack and Ginger, for the Ginger
Exact measurements are not required. Mix and drink.
Ellen's Fuzzy Navel
Mix to your liking.
Jen's Moscow Mule
Juice from half a lime
2 oz. vodka (Tito's Handmade Vodka is recommended)
4-6 oz. ginger beer (Bundaberg is recommended)
Fill a copper mug halfway with crushed ice. Add the juice of half a lime. Add vodka, then top with ginger beer, 4-6 ounces depending on how strong you like your drink. Stir gently and enjoy.
Allie's Cucumber Martini
2 oz. vodka
0.5 oz. lime juice (roughly the juice from half a lime)
0.5 oz. simple syrup
2-3 slices of fresh cucumber
2 mint leaves
Mix all liquid ingredients in a shaker with ice. Pour into a martini glass, garnish with cucumber slices and mint leaves, and drink.
Lindsay's Ruby Red Sipper
1.5 oz. (1 shot) Deep Eddy's Ruby Red Vodka
Splash of St. Germain Liqueur
Fresh lemon juice
Pour vodka into a tall glass filled with ice. Top with club soda, lemon juice, and a splash of St. Germain. Stir gently. Garnish with mint leaves and sip!