Raise a glass to our simple cocktail recipes! If you are looking for a quick mixed drink to share with a loved one, these alcoholic and non-alcoholic recipes will be the perfect addition to your summer afternoon.


Grapefruit Summer Water

Mix grapefruit juice and homemade jalapeño-infused tequila for a sweet and spicy cocktail.


1/3 c. fresh pink grapefruit juice

3 tbsp. simple syrup

1 1/2 oz. Spiced Tequila

Sparkling Water (such as Topo Chico)

Pink grapefruit wedges, cilantro sprigs, and sliced jalapeño for garnish



  1. Spread salt on a flat plate. Dip the rim of a 12-ounce glass in water and then in the salt.
  2. Fill the glass with ice and top with grapefruit juice, simple syrup, and tequila; stir to combine.
  3. Top with sparkling water and garnish with grapefruit wedges, cilantro sprigs, and sliced jalapeño.


Earl’s Affair with Rosemary

This is one of the Victorian Hotel’s all-time favorites!



1 oz  Lemoncello

.75OZ Egg White (1 egg white fresh frothed, pure on top)

.75 oz Simple Syrup with Earl Grey Tea infused

.75 oz Lemon Juice freshly squeezed.

1 sprig of Rosemary or Western Red Cedar


Directions: Add Gin, Lemoncello, and Earl Grey Syrup into Martini Shaker with ice. Shake Well, and filter pour into a Chilled Martini Glass. Add frothed egg white into a shaker and shake, and filter pour-over cocktail. Garnish with a fresh Sprig of Rosemary.


BlackBerry and Maple Lemonade

The perfect mock-tail for your patio!


3 blackberries (or berries of your choice)

2 sprigs of thyme

2 oz lemon juice

1 oz maple syrup

Sparkling water



In a shaker, mash your berries with the thyme sprigs. Add the lemon juice, maple syrup, and ice cubes. Shake for 5 seconds. Filter it and serve on ice.

Garnish with a lemon slice, a blackberry and a sprig of thyme.


Mason Jar Watermelon Frosé

Best refreshing summer drink.


1 c. rosé wine

1/3 c. watermelon juice

1 mint spring, for garnish, optional

Directions: Combine rosé and watermelon juice in a 16-ounce mason jar. Attach metal lid and screw band. Freeze for 1 hour, then shake the jar once. Continue freezing and shaking the jar every 30 minutes until the liquid is slushy, 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Serve garnished with a mint sprig, if desired.