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Quench Your Thirst with the Best Summer Drinks: Refreshing Recipes for a Sip of Paradise

Quench Your Thirst with the Best Summer Drinks: Refreshing Recipes for a Sip of Paradise

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When the sun is shining and the temperatures rise, there's nothing quite like a refreshing summer drink to keep you cool and hydrated. Whether you're lounging on the Sundeck, hosting a barbecue, or simply relaxing on a sunny afternoon in your JG Whittier Apartment home, these delightful beverages will transport your taste buds to a tropical paradise. In this article, we'll share some delicious summer drink recipes that are sure to make your summer days even brighter. From fruity concoctions to icy coolers, get ready to savor the season with the best summer drinks.


Tropical Paradise Punch:


  • 2 cups pineapple juice

  • 1 cup orange juice

  • 1 cup cranberry juice

  • 1 cup coconut water

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • Sliced fruits (pineapple, orange, and berries) for garnish



  • In a large pitcher, combine all the juices and coconut water.

  • Stir well to blend the flavors.

  • Add lime juice and mix again.

  • Refrigerate for at least an hour to allow the flavors to meld.

  • Serve over ice, garnished with sliced fruits.


Watermelon Mint Cooler:



  • 4 cups watermelon, seeded and cubed

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

  • 8-10 fresh mint leaves

  • 1 cup sparkling water

  • Ice cubes




  • In a blender, puree the watermelon cubes until smooth.

  • Strain the watermelon juice to remove any pulp.

  • Add lime juice and torn mint leaves to the juice, and stir well.

  • Fill glasses with ice cubes and pour the watermelon mixture over them.

  • Top each glass with sparkling water.

  • Garnish with a sprig of mint and enjoy the cool, refreshing taste.


Citrus Sangria Spritzer:



  • 1 bottle white wine

  • 1 cup orange juice

  • ½ cup lemon juice

  • ½ cup lime juice

  • ¼ cup honey

  • Sliced oranges, lemons, and limes

  • Club soda




  • In a large pitcher, combine the white wine, orange juice, lemon juice, lime juice, and honey.

  • Stir until the honey is dissolved.

  • Add sliced oranges, lemons, and limes to the mixture.

  • Refrigerate for a few hours or overnight to let the flavors infuse.

  • When ready to serve, fill glasses with ice cubes and pour the sangria mixture until three-quarters full.

  • Top with a splash of club soda for some fizz and garnish with citrus slices.


With these delightful summer drink recipes, you can beat the heat and embrace the flavors of the season. Whether you prefer tropical punches, watermelon coolers, or citrus spritzers, these beverages will keep you refreshed and satisfied all summer long. So grab your favorite ingredients, mix up a batch of these delicious drinks, and sip your way to a taste of paradise. Cheers to a sensational summer at JG Whittier, filled with the best summer drinks!

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