Written by Anna Barthelme
July 2016

Are you looking for a great summer drink? Look no further! Our list of top Tito’s Summer Cocktail Recipes are below!

In 1995, Tito Beveridge had the idea of building his own microdistillery incorporating the boutique winery concept into the spirits industry. He acquired the first legal permit to distill in Texas, and has since turned his handmade vodka into the fastest growing spirit brand in the country — even winning the double gold medal at the World Spirits Competition. Available in all 50 states, Tito’s Handmade Vodka is still produced in Austin, Texas and is designed to be savored by spirit connoisseurs and everyday drinkers.

Tito’s Summer Challenge

A bold new bunch of boaters on the Bay are twisting open vodka bottles to quench their summer thirst. Marinalife asked boaters to join the Tito’s bandwagon and stir fun into their tito’s summer cocktails. Here’s a few of the top Tito’s summer cocktail recipes submitted by Marinalife members. Cheers!

Crystal’s Blue Lagoon

  • 1.5 oz Tito’s Handmade Vodka
  • 2 oz pineapple juice
  • .5 oz Coco Lopez
  • .5 oz blue curacao

Method: Shake all ingredients with ice. Strain over fresh ice. Garnish: Orange wheel Glass: Collins

Tito’s Watermelon Cooler

  • 1 oz. Tito’s Handmade Vodka
  • .5 oz. watermelon Liqueur
  • 2 oz Fresh watermelon
  • .5 oz. Agave nectar
  • .5 oz. Lime juice
  • Splash of Club soda
  • Salted rim optional

Method: Shake all ingredients with ice and pour into a glass with fresh ice. Garnish: Watermelon Slice Glass: Old fashioned

Tickled Tito’s

  • 1.5 oz Tito’s Handmade Vodka
  • .5 oz Campari
  • 1 oz pineapple juice

Method: Shake all ingredients over ice. Strain into cocktail glass. Glass: Coupe

Tito’s Kickin’ Mule

  • 1.5 oz. Tito’s Handmade Vodka
  • .5 oz. Freshly squeezed lime
  • 3 oz. Ginger beer
  • Alternatively, for a bigger kick, use jalapeno-infused Tito’s!

Method: Build in glass. Stir well to combine. Garnish: Lime wedge Glass: Double rocks