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Chill Out: 3 Cool Summer Cocktails You Can Whip Up Right At Home

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    UPDATE: Who's ready for a Sunday funday? Try any one of these tasty drinks to instantly add some fun to your weekend wrap-up. This story was originally published on May 16.

    Our favorite way to wrap up a long week? A tall glass filled with a chilled, potent concoction — preferably one that actually tastes like summer. And when we're the ones pouring the drinks for our pals, we want to make sure to serve them something that's fully in the spirit of the season.

    So, to master the summer cocktail, we tapped bartender Brad Witucki of Old Town Alexandria's Virtue Feed & Grain to give us the skinny on his favorite seasonal sips and show us how to concoct them at home. He let us in on one of the biggest warm-weather trends in mixology — beer cocktails. Dubbed "hoptails," these concoctions are light, fizzy, and refreshing, while still delivering layers of flavor. So, gather up some fresh citrus and a few bottled brews, and follow these recipes to make some seriously cool summer libations.
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