Best Summer Cocktail Beverages to Beat the Florida Heat
There's nothing better than a herby, fruity, or frozen drink in hand during the summertime. There is a wide variety of summer cocktails to play on the flavors of the season and beat the Florida summer heat. On an 88-degree day, there are tons of different cocktails to enjoy. Margs. Sangrias. Piñas. Anything that contains rum, tequila, or vodka, and a splash of fruit juice–or anything with bold flavor.
Summer isn't over yet, so we've curated a list of our thirst-quenching, crime-solving summer cocktails, and mocktails for you to enjoy.
Looks to Kill Lemonade
This tasty and refreshing lemon cocktail is perfect for summer–but is perfect for any time of year, especially in Florida! This drink contains fresh and tart lemonade and Tito's vodka. The vodka adds just the right amount of boozy finish without too much spice.
A lot of people search for a low-cal option during the summer months. If that's you, the Low-Cal Ripper might be the perfect drink for you. Tito's Craft Vodka, seltzer water, and cranberry juice make this low-cal drink tasty and Rippin’ good.
There's something about a sparkling cocktail that is so fun and glam. Activate your inner Gossip Girl with this summer cocktail–complete with white cranberry, vodka & citrus with a sugar-rimmed glass.
A classic amaretto sour with a Florida twist. An amaretto sour is a classic sour cocktail that's made with amaretto liqueur. This refreshing cocktail is sweet and prepared with almond-flavored liqueur that's mixed with lemon juice and lemon-lime soda. Honestly, these are great year-round, but they're definitely perfectly refreshing for summer in Florida.
This drink needs no introduction. The tangy and tart mix of fresh lime juice, orange liqueur, and tequila is consistently ranked as one of America's favorite cocktails and among the most popular in the world. Our Classic Margarita sticks to the roots of the simple favorite with Jose Cuervo and Triple Sec.
Sangria has a long, rich history that dates all the way back to the Middle Ages. Originally, the recipe was aged wine with fruit and spices. Today's take on Sangria became popular following the 1964 World's Fair in New York. If you like a sangria that's:
you'll love our pitcher of Sangria.
Lil' Red Caboose
If you like Piña Colada's and getting buzzed on a train...our take on the piña colada is perfect for you! Or, if you prefer your beverage buzz-free, we also offer a mocktail version. The Lil' Red Caboose is a smooth wildberry piña colada that features a wild berry drizzle and a fresh strawberry garnish.
Sip Back, Solve Crime, and Relax on The Dinner Train
All aboard the Murder Mystery Dinner Train for a one-of-a-kind theatrical and culinary experience! Enjoy your cocktails with a five-course dinner (choice of three different entrees), prepared fresh onboard the train. All while a live murder mystery unfolds in the dining cars.
The round trip journey to and from Colonial Station in Fort Myers, Florida is forty miles and takes 3 and a half hours. Plenty of time to enjoy a few summer cocktails and solve the mystery! Book your seats today–the mystery awaits.