Just because the season is winding down doesn’t mean you should put an end to your summer cocktailing. August is a time to seize those waning warm days and long nights with good drink. These 11 cocktail recipes will keep you busy until Labor Day.
August might as well be the official month of the Mai Tai. Aged rum and orange curaçao are the boozy base for nutty orgeat, rock candy syrup and lime juice. The resulting Tiki classic isn’t the overly-sweet, neon-colored concoction you might think of when you think of Mai Tais. Instead, it’s a balanced drink that truly lets the rum shine.
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