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Happy, Happy Monday and holiday weekend!!! Today, I thought I’d share a few of B and I’s fave summer cocktails!! We both love trying new cocktails and have tried our best to get these recipes perfect over time!! One tip: We absolutely LOVE to support local small businesses and have found that using craft/local alcohol to taste best. Try these out and let us know what you think!!! They are all unique in their own way and super refreshing. Plus, you can shop my fun gold dot barware as well! 

Kate Spade Gold Dot Pitcher //  Kate Spade Gold Dot High Ball Glasses //  Kate Spade Gold Dot Old Fashioned Glasses // Wusthof Urban Farmer Knife Set

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Pineapple Mojito

 INGREDIENTS

   12 fresh mint leaves

   2 teaspoons sugar

   1 lime, quartered

   Ice cubes

   1/2 cup pineapple rum

   1/2 cup club soda

 INSTRUCTIONS

   Divide the mint, sugar, and lime wedges among 4 old-fashioned glasses.

   Using a pestle (from a mortar and pestle) or the end of a wooden spoon, mash the mint, sugar, and lime together.

   Add some ice and top off with pineappple rum, and club soda.

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Canadian Mule

 INGREDIENTS

   2 ounces Canadian whisky

   4 ounces Ginger Beer, well chilled

   ½ to 1 ounce fresh lime juice depending on your taste

   ice (not crushed)

 INSTRUCTIONS

   Pour the whisky and lime juice into a copper mug or tall glass, and stir well.

   Add ice and a lime wedge.

   Top with Ginger Beer.

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Cucumber Mint Fizz

 INGREDIENTS

   2 oz Gin

   0.75 oz Lime Juice

   1 sugar cube

   Fresh Sliced Cucumber

   Fresh mint leaves

   Club Soda

 INSTRUCTIONS

   In a pint glass, combine cucumber, two mint leaves pulled from the stem and the gin.

   Muddle until leaves start to break up.

   Fill glass to the rim with ice. Add the lime juice, sugar cube, and top with club soda.

   Stir with a spoon until well chilled.

What’s your fave cocktail? I’d love to hear any new, fun recipes to try!!! We are always looking for new inspo!!! Drop me a comment below!

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