3 Cooling Cocktails to Enjoy This Summer

The first part is all about August in South Florida. The second is all about relief—and here are 3 ways to get it.

Miami Sour
Cleo South Beach has got what you need on a sizzling summer day. Cheers!

• 2 oz. whiskey
• 1 oz. Frangelico
• 1 oz. lemon juice
• 1/2 oz. simple syrup
• 1/2 oz. red wine float

Shake all ingredients together, then serve.

Green Beast
This refresher comes to you courtesy of Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co.

• 3/4 oz. absinthe
• 3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
• 3/4 oz. simple syrup
• 4 slices cucumber
• 2 oz. still water

In a double rocks glass, muddle the cucumber slices with the simple syrup. Add crushed ice, lime juice and absinthe and stir to combine. Top with still water and more crushed ice, then garnish with mint and cucumber slices.

Achilles’ Heal
You can find this at Lobster Bar Sea Grille Miami Beach—but now, you can also make it at home.

• 2 oz. Michter’s Bourbon
• 1/2 oz. rosemary sage syrup
• Splash lemon juice

Build drink in a yarai; add ice. Stir with bar spoon until chilled, then strain into rocks glass over the rosemary ice cube. Finish with three drops of chamomile bitters and a rosemary ice cube.

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