Sassy Summer Cooler

Debbie wright


So I am going on a girls weekend trip to the beach. We needed a signature drink for the weekend. This is cool with a little fruitiness but not too sweet. The mint lingers and makes this so refreshing, it will be great to sip on while sitting on the beach listening to the waves and catching some sun. Note ... I didn't have access to a good food processor while out of town so I replaced the strawberry purée and lemonade with a premade strawberry lemonade concentrate and it was easy and worked well. It still had all the flavor combinations.

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1 oz
cucumber mint infusioned vodka
1 oz
malibu rum
2 oz
freshly made lemonade
1 oz
strawberry puree
fresh mint leaves
sliced strawberries
crushed ice


3 oz
premade strawberry lemon replacing the strawberry purée and lemonade .. and add sliced fresh strawberries

How to Make Sassy Summer Cooler


  • 1Prepare Cucumber Mint Vodka a few days ahead of time. Pour Vodka in a sealed jar put several slices of cucumber and several mint leaves and let sit in the fridge for a few days.
  • 2Prepare Lemonade. Either make your favorite fresh Lemonade or a mix . Just make sure It is sweet and tart.
  • 3Prepare Strawberry Puree. Slice 12-15 strawberries and a few tablespoons of sugar and blend well in a blender.
  • 4Now gather the rest of your ingredients and you are set to go. This will make several beverages.
  • 5Start by muddling a few mint leaves in a glass. If you don't have the tool to muddle you can break the leaves up with a fork
  • 6Pour one shot glass, or 1 oz, of Cucumber Mint vodka , Malibu Rum, and strawberry Puree.
  • 7Then 2 shots of Lemonade and add 1-2 sliced strawberries. The mixture will only fill about half the glass
  • 8Fill the glass almost to the top with crushed ice
  • 9Add Sprite to finish filling the glass and stir well.
  • 10Garnish with a Lemon Wedge and sprig of mint

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About Sassy Summer Cooler

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Summer