Summer is just starting in the city, which means it’s about to be time to pour yourself a cold one to stay refreshed as you try to beat the heat. But rather than always whipping up your go-to drink of choice, why not grab something a little bit more convenient. The next time you’re stocking up for your next gathering, use this guide to find your new favourite summer drinks that are perfect for the hot weather!
From spiked sodas and creamy IPAs, to tart gin and tonics, and even rosé, here are 9 boozy drinks to keep you buzzed all summer long.
If you thought cider couldn’t get any better, wait until you try this latest offering from Strongbow. The brands newest addition is a light and refreshing cider that’s made with red-fleshed apples that result in a gorgeous rose colour. This should definitely be one of your go-to drinks this summer!
Take a bite out of summer and dive into a refreshing can of Coors Slice. This limited-time summer offering is everything we all love from Coors but with a hint of orange which makes it perfect for cracking open at backyard BBQs and cottage weekends!
What’s better than a crisp vodka soda with a hint of lemon and lime on a scorching summers day? A lime vodka soda that has 0 carbs, no sugar added, and is only 100 calories, that’s what. Think of this as paradise in a can. Serve over ice with a paper umbrella and you’ve reached peak summer.
Think of this as your mom’s spiked seltzer, but with a refreshing twist. Available in two delicious flavours, including grapefruit and cranberry, this Spiked Seltzer has 0 grams of sugar and only three simple ingredients. Whether you’re sitting on a patio with friends, having a family BBQ or lounging on the dock at the cottage–Spiked Seltzer is the perfect addition to a great suntan.
Those who like to stick to their trusted beers but are looking for a fun upgrade will enjoy this collaboration between two iconic brands: Budweiser and Jim Bean. Aged on Jim Beam bourbon staves, this is a darker, stronger beer offering with a toasted oak aroma and a deliciously nutty taste. Sounds like the perfect beer to enjoy beside the fire at the cottage if you ask us.
If you just can’t seem to get enough of kombucha, you’ll appreciate this crisp and refreshing take on Mill Street’s classic radler. Featuring a blend of flavours including lemon, hibiscus, jasmine, and ginger, this dynamic bevvy gives you an enjoyable blend of smooth organic lager and subtle yet complex small-batch kombucha.
Those with a bit of a sweet tooth will enjoy this deliciously tasty milkshake IPA that’s reminiscent of the sweet taste of peaches and cream. Crack the top and enjoy the smooth taste of guava, blueberry, and apricot. The finish has a slight note of pear, pineapple juice tartness, and peach that you’ll continue to taste on your lips until your next sip.
What could be more reminiscent of summer than a tall glass of iced tea? Made from real brewed black tea with no added sugar or colours, this natural, spiked sweet peach tea is the perfect kick of refreshment on a hot summers day. Plus, since it only has 100 calories, you won’t have to feel guilty if you have more than one — or three!
This is a thirst-quenching, ready-to-drink beverage that features hints of juniper, melon, cherry, and raspberry. It’s the ultimate grab-and-go beverage for your next summer BBQ, beach day, or picnic. Plus, if you’re a sucker for appearances, the adorable can and millennial pink hue are right up your alley.
From weddings and baby showers to BBQs and picnics, this is the perfect drink for those who love rosé. You’ll enjoy the sweet taste of strawberry and cherry, along with floral notes that are balanced perfectly by a hint of tart citrus.
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