If you were stuck in a vast desert, what drink would you dream about?
Though this will (hopefully) never happen, sometimes your work commute can feel like a hot and endless journey, especially if public transportation is involved. Instead of focusing on the heat, imagine yourself making the perfect cool drink when you get home, and the trains will start to move faster. Then make said drink to reward yourself at the end of the day. We’ve rounded up 14 refreshing drinks — alcoholic and non-alcoholic alike — to help you create your own oasis amid the high temperatures.
Louisa Shafia's Watermelon, Mint, and Cider Vinegar Tonic by Genius Recipes
Watermelonade by Merrill Stubbs
Orange Ginger Mint Sodas by gr8chefmb
Strawberry Juice and a Champagne Cocktail by Merrill Stubbs
Grapefruit Tarragon Gin and Tonic by mrslarkin
Sparkling Rhubarb Lemonade by TheRunawaySpoon
Michelada (aka Bloody Beer) by TheFlyingFoodie
The Firlock by Katie Bernstein
Mint Iced Tea by Merrill Stubbs
This article originally appeared on Food52.com: 14 summer refreshers
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