26 June 2017 –As the weather heats up, Philly restaurants and bars are cooling down with refreshing and creative twists on classic summer cocktails. From Old City to University City, and even one creative force in the Western suburbs, these bars have locals covered with the best summer cocktails in Philly.
aMuse/Le Méridien – Gali Dali
Bacardi 8, Simple Syrup, Lime Juice, Mint, Angostura bitters.
Bluebird Distilling – Summer Fling
Bluebird Distilling Sugarcane Rum, Grapefruit Cordial, Lime Juice, Ginger Slice, Mint.
Cafe Ynez – 4 Housemade Mixers
Mango mint (suggested pairing: sparkling wine), Blackberry Lemon Thyme (gin or vodka), Bloody Mary (tequila or vodka), Orange Margarita (tequila).
City Tap House – The Whitehead Tart
A refreshing take on the classic Hemingway Daiquiri featuring Bluebird Distilling Sugar Cane Rum.
Coopers’ Craft – Ale-8-One
Coopers’ Craft and Ale-8-one, served over ice in a highball glass with lime.
Devil’s Den – Love Someberry
Blueberry and raspberry vodka, mint, strawberries, lemonade.
Jet Wine Bar – Black Hole Sun
Bacardi Rum, Roots Mastiha Liqueur, peach, lime.
MilkBoy South Street – Paloma Flip
Espolon, lime, agave, egg white, habanero.
Ocean Prime – Cucumber Gimlet
Bombay Sapphire Gin, muddled fresh cucumber, hand squeezed lime.
Red Owl Tavern – Art of the City
Black lime infused Bluebird Distilling Gin, lime, pastis, orgeat syrup, egg white.
Rex 1516 – Openly Opily
Bourbon, lemon, Becherovka, orange curacao.
Townsend – Two Paths One Way
Gin, Génépy, Blanc Vermouth, Wray & Nephew Overproof Rum, lavender bitters, lemon peel garnish.
The Twisted Tail – Champagne Pop
Fresh fruit popsicle in a coupe of champagne.
SkyGarten – Slushies
Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri and Frozen Margarita.
Square 1682 – Punch Drunk Love
Tito’s Vodka, Aperol, lemon, grapefruit, pomegranate, celery shrub bitters, brut served in a wine glass.