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Top 10 Summer Cocktails

Date Published: July 16, 2021

Whether it's drinks with friends, date night with your partner, or special occasion with family, nothing says summer quite like a refreshing cocktail. Kick back at one of these Dutchess hot spots and enjoy a balmy summer evening sipping one of their delicious libations.

52 Main, Millerton 

Cocktail: French 52
Greylock gin, wild strawberry cordial, Lamberti prosecco, lime juice, simple syrup
The whole meaning of tapas is to enjoy them with others. Accompanied by a delightful bubbly cocktail and you've got the recipe for a fun night.

Canoe Hill, Millbrook

Cocktail: Garden Party
Tequila, lemon, lime, agave, cilantro, jalapeno
What used to be one of our favorite Millbrook restaurants and oyster bars is now transformed into a full service market and grocery. Grab some prepared food or a sandwich, accompanied by a takeaway cocktail for a picnic-style meal you won't forget.

Casa Ortega, Wappingers Falls 

Cocktail: Popsicle Tequila
Homemade popsicle with your choice of tequila
Talk about unique! Casa Ortega is combining popsicles with alcohol to create the perfect summer treat! 

The Corner, Tivoli

Cocktail: Flor Delicate
Vida Mezcal, lavendar honey, dry orange curacao, lime
Whether you're staying the night or just popping in to the bar Hotel Tivoli and The Corner is a lovely choice for a relaxing evening. The colorful atmosphere and fresh ingredient cocktails will have you celebrating the season!

Heritage Food + Drink, Wappingers Falls 

Cocktail: Love with the Coco
Tequila or vodka, pineapple, cucumber, coconut
You don't need to book a flight to feel like you're somewhere tropical! Find paradise in Dutchess with this tropical libation.

Hyde Park Brewery, Hyde Park

Cocktail: Strawberry Shandy
Big Easy Blonde beer, strawberry liqueur, ginger ale
Cool off with this summer shandy made with their very own handcrafted Big Easy Blonde!

McKinney and Doyle, Pawling

Cocktail: Passion Fruit Caipirinha
Cachaça, fresh lime, banana, passion fruit, cane sugar
Have a taste of Brazil's national cocktail with a fruity twist with this Passion Fruit Caipirinha!

Millhouse Brewing Company, Poughkeepsie

Cocktail: Cucumber Cooler
Gin, St. Germain, Lime, Mint, Cucumber, Cucumber Blessings beer
Sure, Millhouse is known for their craft beer, but have one tried one of their cocktails?! Get the best of both worlds with this refreshing beverage featuring Cucumber Blessings!

Terrapin, Rhinebeck 

Cocktail: Peachy Arnold Palmer
Jim Beam peach bourbon, iced tea, fresh lemonade
Try this sweet twist on a summer classic as you soak in the charming vilalge of Rhinebeck.

Wonderbar, Beacon 

Cocktail: Satan’s Ally
Rum, pineapple, peach, mint, salted honey, lime, barrel aged bitters
This beautiful bar is Story Screen Beacon Theater's very own cocktail lounge! Serving up creative cocktails and small bites it's the perfect place to spend a summer night.

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