Summer Cocktails

The Most Refreshing Summer Cocktails and How to Make Them

Summer is here and there’s no better way to celebrate than with a refreshing cocktail in hand. In this week’s blog, we’re bringing summer vacation to you! Check out these refreshing summer cocktails crafted by Tuyet, one of our amazing bartenders at Jacks Monterey!


Jacks Punch

Fruity and refreshing, this cocktail pairs perfectly with a warm summer afternoon. Enjoy it with appetizers or sip it by the pool.

1½ oz. Southern Comfort
1 oz. Amaretto
1 oz. Cranberry juice
1 oz. Orange juice
1 oz. Pineapple juice
1 oz. Lime juice

Combine into tall cocktail glass with ice. Stir. Garnish with orange lime and cherry.

Summer Cocktails Jacks Punch


Portola Sunset

If you’re enjoying a drink while watching the sunset, you’re doing summer the right way. Try the Portola Sunset for a delicious way to celebrate the beginning of summer!

2 oz. Grey Goose Orange
½ oz. Peach Schnapps
1 oz. Cranberry juice
½ Fresh lime squeezed

Combine into a shaker. Chill and strain into martini glass. Garnish with an orange wedge.

Strawberry Field

A sophisticated spin on summer cocktails, this mixed drink will cool you off on any hot summer night.

2 oz. Strawberry Gin
½ oz. St. Germaine Elder Flower Liqueur
½ oz. Lime juice

Combine into shaker with ice and shake well. Chill and strain into martini glass. Garnish with a strawberry.

Strawberry Field Cocktail Strawberry Field

La Pasion

This tropical summer cocktail is balanced and refreshing. Make this drink while you pack your bags for a summer getaway.

1½ oz. Repo Tequila
¾ oz. Canton Ginger Liqueur
1 oz. Passion Fruit
½ oz. Lime juice

Combine into shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into old fashion glass with ice.

Cheers to Summer in Monterey

Enjoy one of these summer cocktails at home, or enjoy one of our handcrafted cocktails on our menu at Jacks Monterey! To book your summer vacation in Monterey, visit us online or call us at 888-222-5851.

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