The Perfect Summer Cocktail

cherry bomb cocktail

The Fourth of July is quickly approaching which means barbecues, drinks and summer cocktails. It’s the perfect time to enjoy with your friends and family. If you’re hosting this year’s fireworks celebration, blow (pun intended) everyone away with the perfect summer cocktail. Our cherry bomb cocktail is perfect to enjoy anytime but it’s always just right for that summer fun.

the perfect summer cocktail

Cherry Bomb Cocktail

Yields: 2 servings

Ingredients:

5-6 ice cubes
1 cup ginger ale
1/2 cup cherry vodka
4 Tablespoons grenadine
Red sanding sugar
Bing or maraschino cherries, to garnish

cherry bomb cocktail

Directions:

Pour the red sanding sugar on a plate.

cherry bomb cocktail

Wet the rims of your serving glasses with water (or you could use a lime wedge). Dip each rim into the sanding sugar and coat evenly. Chill glasses for 15 minutes.

cherry bomb cocktail

Place 5-6 ice cubes in a cocktail shaker.

cherry bomb cocktail

Add the ginger ale, cherry vodka and grenadine. Place the lid on the cocktail shaker and SHAKE, SHAKE, SHAKE!

cherry bomb cocktail

Pour the cherry bomb mixture into the 2 chilled glasses, filled with ice.

cherry bomb cocktail

Garnish with Bing or maraschino cherries.

the perfect summer cocktail

Want the deliciousness without the alcohol? You can easily create a virgin cherry bomb cocktail by leaving out the vodka and it’s still a fabulous summer drink!

How do you celebrate during the summer? Do you have the perfect summer cocktail? Comment below and share your ideas with us!

the perfect summer cocktail

Melanie Kampman

Melanie Kampman is a web designer, developer and owner of Giveaway Bandit and Farm News for Kids. She lives in Northwest Missouri on a large family farm with her husband and eight year old son, the Giveaway Bandit. They raise cattle with a variety of pets including horses, chickens, ducks, and a slew of cats. By Melanie Kampman If you are interested in writing a sponsored post on Giveaway Bandit please email me at melanie (at) giveawaybandit (dot) com.

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