July 24, 2017
Beaches are bustling more than ever, car- tops are down and the degrees are rising- summer in San Diego is here people, and if there’s anything to get us out of our beach chairs, it’s a refreshing and crisp summer libation. Whether enjoying a drink with friends on the beach or cooling off after a day of work, our top 3 must- sip summer cocktails in San Diego will leave you with a certain hankering for a refreshing drink and some new weekend plans!
The Surfer in Panama at Masters Kitchen & Cocktail - Conveniently located just a few blocks from the beach in the heart of Oceanside, Masters Kitchen & Cocktail provides a menu dotted with fresh and innovative summer cocktails. Among our favorites is The Surfer in Panama- the perfect summery drink, concocted of gold pot still rum, amaro meletti, maraschino, pressed lime, pineapple and angostura. The Surfer in Panama is a tiki-inspired cocktail, perfect for San Diego’s beautiful beaches and weather. “A great drink for a hot day, the earthy tones of the rum pair exquisitely with the fresh pineapple,” according to bar manager Nick Herda. 208 South Coast Highway, Oceanside, 760.231.6278
The Meredith Sangre at BAR by Red Door - Little sis to the the quintessential ethically-driven restaurant - The Red Door- BAR by Red Door touts tantalizing season-specific craft drinks, inspired by what’s growing locally and in the owner’s own garden. This summer, we recommend the Meredith Sangre, which combines Vodka, carrot purée, blended Scotch, lemon, pepper, salt and celery bitters. Its pure and refreshing profile will add a kick of rejuvenation into anyone’s summer. 729 W. Washington St., San Diego, 619.295.6001
The Spicy Margarita at Hive - New San Diego hotspot HIVE has quickly become a popular destination for culinary and craft cocktail enthusiasts — and we can see why. The entertainment hub offers an extensive list of cocktails ranging from seasonal and barrel-aged libations to more tropical blends such as our must-sip cocktail, the Spicy Margarita. The Spicy Margarita puts a spin on the classic with jalapeño-infused charro, lime juice, orange curacao and agave nectar. 4428 Convoy Street Ste 100, San Diego, 858.576.0700