6 classic cocktails to cool off in summer

With summer in full swing, the sun shining and temperatures rising, there’s no better way to beat the heat than with some refreshing classic cocktails, those drinks that never go out of style and for many are a must-have during summer.

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Refreshing cocktails and drinks for summer

Whether you’re by the pool, at a meeting in a beautiful garden or just want to take a break from the hot rays of the sun, these iconic drinks will never let you down, especially if we’re talking about these 6 classic cocktails!

Join us to discover the perfect balance between delicious flavors and a touch of nostalgia.

Best cocktails for summer

1. Mojito, the summer classic

The first on our list is the Mojito, a classic of classics originally from Cuba but loved all over the world. It is the perfect combination of sweet and refreshing flavors, due to its main ingredients; lime, mint, sugar and rum.

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Mojito, a classic summer drink

The pleasant citrus notes of mint and lemon, mixed with mineral water and liquor, makes it the ideal elixir to soothe your thirst on a hot summer day. Causing this cool drink to transport you to a tropical paradise.

2. Margarita, the Mexican pride

As one of the most loved classic cocktails during hot season, it’s no surprise that there are several versions of this one. However, the original is characterized by bringing together the tasty touches of lime juice, the smoothness of tequila, the subtle sweetness of triple sec, and of course, the salt frosting on the edge of the glass.

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Margarita glass, frosted drink with salt

Without a doubt, it is a delight, and best of all, it has the pride of being Mexican. Believe us, whether on the rocks or mixed with ice, with or without salt, the Margarita is a timeless classic that has managed to capture the essence of summer. So don’t hesitate to order it!

3. Piña Colada, Caribbean drink

No list of classic summer cocktails would be complete without mentioning the Piña Colada, a drink created from Caribbean ingredients. It stands out for being extremely refreshing and with sweet touches, but light on the palate. 

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Glass of refreshing Piña colada

Garnished with a pineapple wedge and a cherry, it is the spitting image of a tropical escape in a glass. So if you want to enjoy a day at the beach, this creamy blend of pineapple juice, coconut cream and rum will transport you straight to the shores of the Caribbean.

4. Long Island, intense flavors

Although this drink is commonly known as Long Island Iced Tea, do not be fooled, as it is characterized for being one of the most intense summer cocktails thanks to its great mixture of liquors.

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Refreshing Long Island drink

Combining liquors such as vodka, rum, tequila, gin and triple sec, with lemon juice and cola, this cocktail is quite rich in flavors, but at the same time refreshing. So if you are looking for a classic that gives you an incredible dose of flavor, the Long Island is the ideal choice.

5. Gin Rosa, sophisticated and delicious

For those who want to soothe the heat in a lighter and more elegant way, one of the most popular classic cocktails is the Pink Gin; a visually charming glass with bright and striking tones, that for many is the perfect accompaniment to summer evenings.

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Summer drink, a glass of Pink Gin

Like all great drinks there are many ways to serve it, however, the most classic version is a selection of red fruits, with hints of citrus, combined with gin and tonic water. While simple, it is also quite sophisticated and refreshing at the same time.

6. Sangria, a Spanish classic

Last but not least, we have one of Spain’s most popular drinks; Sangria. A vibrant red-tinged drink that can be enjoyed both in the company of friends at a summer barbecue, or alone in a quiet afternoon in the sunlight.

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Sangria, a drink based on wine and fresh fruits

Undoubtedly, the most remarkable thing about this cocktail is that as ingredients it uses pieces of fresh fruits such as oranges, lemons and apples, which are combined with red wine, a touch of brandy and a splash of soda, resulting in a fruity cocktail that everyone can enjoy!

Where to refresh your summer?

As you can see, in this list you can find something for all tastes, from the classics with citrus flavors, to those with sweet and intense touches. Best of all, no matter which one you decide to try, each one offers a delicious break from the heat.

Although if you want to take your summer to another level, then we recommend you visit Pischán Restaurant, an establishment located in Cobá characterized by its tropical and charming atmosphere.

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Summer Experiences at Pischán Restaurant

Whether you are on the terrace overlooking the pool, inside the main palapa or in the private area, this is a place that promises not only exquisite classic cocktails, but also incredible ancestral dishes and fabulous signature mixology. 

If you are in Coba and its surroundings, and want to live this experience, do not hesitate to contact our direct line 998 342 0198, or if you prefer, book through our website.


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