My Top Ten Italian Cocktails for Summer

My Top Ten Italian Cocktails For Summer

Now that we are coming into the summer season, al fresco aperitivos or cocktails are back. In honor of outdoor aperitvo season, here are my personal top ten Italian cocktails for summer.

Peach Bellini | A slushy version of the famous Italian cocktail thatskinnychickcanbake.com @lizzydo #DoleRose

Peach Bellini #DoleRose

Peach Bellini | A slushy version of the famous Italian cocktail thatskinnychickcanbake.com @lizzydo #DoleRose

Mocktail: lemon sparkler -Limoncello and Prosecco Cooler

Raspberry, Limoncello and Prosecco Cooler

Blood Orange Negroni - the classic Italian cocktail with a splash of fresh squeezed orange juice. | www.feastingathome.com

Blood Orange Negroni

Blood Orange Negroni - the classic Italian cocktail with a splash of fresh squeezed orange juice. | www.feastingathome.com

I discovered the Basil Vodka Gimlet at a local Italian restaurant a few years ago. I'd never had one before but I've been sold ever since.

I discovered the Basil Vodka Gimlet at a local Italian restaurant a few years ago. I'd never had one before but I've been sold ever since.

Move over mimosa, there's a new brunch cocktail in town!  This sparkling, fresh drink features the Italian lemon liquor perfect with strawberries and Prosecco!

Move over mimosa, there's a new brunch cocktail in town! This sparkling, fresh drink features the Italian lemon liquor perfect with strawberries and Prosecco!

HOMEMADE LIMONCELLO ITALIAN RECIPE AND HISTORY - ready in 3 days! - Homemade Limoncello is a recipe very easy to prepare, a must for any Italian festivity! Even if, the traditional method needs a long time for the infusion, scientifically the taste of this delicious Italian after-dinner spirit made with lemons will be perfect in just three days!   dessert, desserts, ice cream, cocktail, Christmas, thanksgiving, gatherings, Easter, Italian, family, recipes, party, lemoncello, digestrive…

HOMEMADE LIMONCELLO ITALIAN RECIPE AND HISTORY - ready in 3 days

HOMEMADE LIMONCELLO ITALIAN RECIPE AND HISTORY - ready in 3 days! - Homemade Limoncello is a recipe very easy to prepare, a must for any Italian festivity! Even if, the traditional method needs a long time for the infusion, scientifically the taste of this delicious Italian after-dinner spirit made with lemons will be perfect in just three days! dessert, desserts, ice cream, cocktail, Christmas, thanksgiving, gatherings, Easter, Italian, family, recipes, party, lemoncello, digestrive…

A beautiful and refreshing spin on a traditional sangria using a mixture of frozen berries for a full berry flavour, a simple to make strawberry syrup, and the sweet Italian tangy-sweet citrus from limoncello! | http://cafedelites.com

Berry Limoncello Sangria

A beautiful and refreshing spin on a traditional sangria using a mixture of frozen berries for a full berry flavour, a simple to make strawberry syrup, and the sweet Italian tangy-sweet citrus from limoncello! | http://cafedelites.com

The most popular drink in Italy is the Spritz cocktail, find out why it's so popular and how to make one. ~ http://www.baconismagic.ca

The Spritz Cocktail - Italy's Most Popular Drink

The most popular drink in Italy is the Spritz cocktail, find out why it's so popular and how to make one. ~ http://www.baconismagic.ca

Prosecco cocktails do not get any fresher than this contemporary take on the classic Mojito. You’ll need to prepare the mint syrup at least an hour before you plan to serve these.

Prosecco cocktails do not get any fresher than this contemporary take on the classic Mojito. You’ll need to prepare the mint syrup at least an hour before you plan to serve these.

italian bramble cocktail: dry gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and crème de mûre (blackberry liqueur)

italian bramble cocktail: dry gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and crème de mûre (blackberry liqueur)

Negroni is the ultimate Italian cocktail. Invented in Florence, which adds a certain classical appeal, it’s a great digestif and an even better aperitif.

Negroni

Negroni is the ultimate Italian cocktail. Invented in Florence, which adds a certain classical appeal, it’s a great digestif and an even better aperitif.

Campari, Gin, & Sweet Vermouth mix together to make the perfect red-hued drink, the Negroni. This three-ingredient Italian cocktail is as classic as a drink can get.

Negroni

Campari, Gin, & Sweet Vermouth mix together to make the perfect red-hued drink, the Negroni. This three-ingredient Italian cocktail is as classic as a drink can get.

Gangster Martini: An Italian cocktail made with Tuaca, Amaretto, vodka, & pineapple juice.

The Gangster Martini

Gangster Martini: An Italian cocktail made with Tuaca, Amaretto, vodka, & pineapple juice.

Italian Breeze        1 part Disaronno Amaretto      1 part White rum      2 parts Pineapple juice      2 parts Cranberry juice

Italian Breeze 1 part Disaronno Amaretto 1 part White rum 2 parts Pineapple juice 2 parts Cranberry juice

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