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Refreshing Summertime Sips & Pretty Glass Tumblers To Serve Them In

Originally posted May 31, 2016. Updated July 12, 2017.

When it comes to summertime drinks, I’m a fruity, drinks with an umbrella kinda girl. Lemonade, iced tea, fresh juice, or those juice and fizzy water combos, they’re all up my alley. I’m no bartender extraordinaire so my drinks are pretty PG13. For me, the fun is experimenting with juice, sparkling water, tea and herbs to put together a delicious and refreshing concoction. Whenever I go out to restaurants, I love perusing the zero proofs section of the drink menu because there’s always interesting combinations I’ve never thought of.

Lately, I’ve been especially inspired by combining juice or lemonade with herbs like thyme, basil or mint. It’s amazing how herbs can upgrade and add complexity to your drink. It’ll definitely impress your guests if you plan on hosting summer BBQs this season. Serving it up in a pretty glass tumbler with a cute printed paper straw doesn’t hurt either. I’m dying to experiment and play with the drink recipes below and sip them from pretty glasses. Cheers!

WomensDay-Sparkling-Thyme-Lemonade

Sparkling Thyme Lemonade via WomensDay

GingerPeach-Soda

Ginger Peach Soda via Country Living

Homemade-Hawaiian-GingerAle

Homemade Hawaiian Ginger Ale via Bon Appetit

BBCGoodFood-Pomegranate-Mojito-Mocktail

Pomegranate Mojito Mocktail via BBC Good Food 

Gold Pineapple Cup Large, $22 CAD, Chapters Indigo

Golden Transfer Glass Tumbler, $3.90 CAD, Zara Home

Granada Juice Glass, $10 CAD, Anthropologie

Organic Shaped Glassware, $24 to $32 CAD, West Elm 

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