I was just sitting here, smiling about the fact that it's Friday, then sun is shining and I feel a very enjoyable weekend coming on! Then I realized it's the perfect time of year to start enjoying some "summer in a glass"!
For those of you unfamiliar with the term "summer in a glass", my good friends and I here in Raleigh define it as any refreshing summer cocktail other than beer and wine.
We have had many different types of "summer in a glass" but it is only to be enjoyed during the warmer months of the year. Since the weather for this weekend is predicted to be most enjoyable, I thought it would be a great weekend to enjoy a little summer in a glass!
My mind began to drift to some of our past favorites...
The ever refreshing cranberry and vodka with lime...
If we wanted to spice up the cranberry and vodka a bit, just add a splash of OJ and you've got yourself a madras!
This next one became a personal favorite of mine last summer...
And finally the Rasberry Beer Cocktail...YUM!!!
So today I was trying to think of something new to try when my favorite reality star came to mind...I want a
I quickly jumped on the website to see which local North Carolina ABC store stocks this future contender for summer in a glass and to my dismay...NOBODY DOES!
(for my NJ peeps, we don't have liquor stores here. You buy beer and wine in the grocery store and liquor in an ABC store. Crazy right!)
My weekend plans already have a kink in them and it's not even noon on Friday yet.
What to do...should I attempt to make my own or just pick a different drink??? I am going to have to find a way to satisfy my palate this weekend until I can get some SGM (skinny girl margarita) shipped to me...