Summer Cocktails

Summer is here! From restaurants with ocean views to chic steakhouses, here are our top picks for new cocktails to cool down with this season.

summer cocktails

Photo Credit: Stage Left Steakhouse

Stage Left Steakhouse

5 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick


2.5 oz Woodford Reserve Bourbon

.5 oz Antica Vermouth

.5 oz Cold Brew Coffee Syrup

7 dashes Angostura Bitters

Combine ingredients in mixing glass with ice and stir. Strain to rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish Photo Credit: Stage Left Steakhouse with orange twist.

Photo Credit: 26 West on the Navesink

26 West on the Navesink

26 W Front, Red Bank


2 oz Woodford Reserve

4 dash(es)Woodford Reserve Orange Bitters

.75 oz Ginger Honey Syrup

.75 oz Orange Liqueur

.5 oz Lemon

Combine ingredients in shaker, add smoke & ice. Shake & strain into coupe glass. Garnish with lemon twist.

Photo Credit: Sirena


27 Ocean Ave, Long Branch


1 1/2 oz of Herradura Silver

1oz of Ancho Reyes

1oz of Prickly Pear puree

3/4 oz of Lime juice

Add tequila, Ancho Reyes, Prickly Pear, lime juice and a few ice cubes to a cocktail shaker. Shake or stir for about 10 seconds, until combined. Give the mix a taste and if you would like it to be sweeter, stir in your desired amount of agave or simple syrup to taste.


Photo Credit: Stella Marina

Stella Marina

800 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park


2 oz. Herradura Tequila

1 oz lemon juice

1 oz simple syrup

1 egg white

Cinnamon Sugar

Combine Tequila, Lemon Juice, and Simple Syrup in an ice filled shaker. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds . In a separate shaker add 1 egg white and strain in liquor. Shake and strain into coupe glass. Sprinkle Cinnamon sugar on the foam.

We hope you try and enjoy these summer cocktails!


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