Best NYC Summer Cocktails At: The Standard Hotel

Cold summertime cocktails. So hot right now. We’re visiting the best, trendiest hotel bars to find you the tastiest summer cocktails in NYC. Not only have we got the photos, we’ve got the recipes — directly from the bartenders — so you can make them at home. Grab your martini glass and hit the deck, you’re having a cocktail party.

This week we've got The Standard Hotel. Previously, we've taste-tested The James Hotel and Hilton New York Fashion District.

The Standard, New York
The Standard, New York

DRINK #1: Whiskey Punch

Whiskey Punch
Whiskey Punch

Ingredients

  • 2 oz rye whiskey
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • ½ oz orange juice
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • Prosecco

To make Pour all ingredients except Prosecco into mixing glass with ice. Shake and strain into tall glass with crushed ice. Add Prosecco. Garnish with an orange twist.

DRINK #2: Cosmonaut

Cosmonaut
Cosmonaut

Ingredients

  • 2 oz vodka
  • 2 oz Lillet
  • 1 oz elderflower cordial

To make Shake all ingredients and strain into martini glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

DRINK #3: Raspberry Ricky

Raspberry Ricky
Raspberry Ricky

Ingredients

  • 2 oz gin
  • 2 spoons fresh bramble mix*
  • 1 oz sour soda

To make Pour all ingredients except soda into mixing glass with ice. Shake and pour into tall glass with ice. Add soda. Garnish with raspberries. *The bramble mix is made in-house by cooking berries in sugar until the berries make their own juice. This is taken off the flame before the beries break, so the mix consists of whole berries with a sweet syrup.

DRINK #4: Jalisco Gimlet

Jalisco Gimlet
Jalisco Gimlet

Ingredients

  • 2 oz tequila
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 1 oz grapefruit juice

To make Shake all ingredients with ice. Strain into martini glass. Top with lime zest. Garnish with grapefruit.

DRINK #5: Rickshaw

Rickshaw
Rickshaw

Ingredients

  • 2 oz bourbon
  • Ginger beer

To make Fill with ginger beer. Serve in a high ball glass with crushed ice. Garnish with a lime wedge.

The Standard New York
The Standard New York
The Standard New York
The Standard New York
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