The Perfect Purée of Napa Valley welcomes summer with a refreshing array of frozen cocktails and cool, fruity drinks to suit any summer occasion.

The Peachy Keen Margarita is a summer harvest in a glass and a festive way to start a poolside party. When the heat wave heads your way, conjure a tropical island with The Heat, a light, refreshing cocktail developed by The Perfect Purée’s Hawaii Brand Ambassador, Jenn Marr. The tropical citrus qualities of The Perfect Purée El Corazon are a perfect pairing to the smokiness of the newly popular Mezcal.

Elegant entertaining is breezy with a Mediterranean Granita, which combines The Perfect Purée Strawberry, limoncello, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup and vodka.

If the dog days of August find you lakeside in an Adirondack chair, Appalachian Lemonade might suit the mood.

Flavored Ice is the simplest recipe of all, and the perfect way to entertain kids or try new flavors without alcohol. Just combine any flavor with filtered water, freeze and enjoy.

Peachy Keen Margarita

Peachy Keen Margarita

Peachy Keen Margarita

(Makes 4 Drinks)

Ingredients:

  • 12 oz. The Perfect Purée White Peach, Thawed
  • 4 oz. Tequila
  • 2 oz. Frozen Limeade Concentrate
  • 2 oz. Triple Sec or Orange Liqueur
  • 12 to 16 Ice Cubes
  • Lime Wedges
  • Coarse Salt

Preparation: In a blender container or food processor bowl, place White Peach puree, tequila, limeade concentrate, triple sec and ice cubes. Cover and process until slushy. To serve, rub a lime wedge around rim of each Margarita glass; dip rims into coarse salt. Pour drinks into glasses and serve immediately.


The Heat

The Heat

The Heat

(Makes 1 Drink, By Jenn Marr)

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Silver Mezcal
  • 1 oz. The Perfect Purée El Corazon Blend, Thawed
  • 1/2 oz. Fresh Made Lime Sour
  • 1/2 oz. Soda Water
  • tsp. of Tajin (Garnish)
  • Lime Wheel (Garnish)

Preparation: Shaken strained into a chilled Tajin rimmed glass garnished with a floating lime wheel.


Mediterranean Granita

Mediterranean Granita

Mediterranean Granita

(Makes 1 Drink, By Manny Hinojosa)

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Grey Goose Vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Simple syrup
  • 1/2 oz. Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz. The Perfect Purée Strawberry Puree, Thawed
  • 1/2 oz. Limoncello
  • sprig of Rosemary

Preparation: Combine ingredients into a mixing glass with ice. Shake with a Boston Shaker and pour into a martini glass with crushed ice. Garnish with a fresh sprig of rosemary. Serve.


Appalachian Lemonade

Appalachian Lemonade

Appalachian Lemonade

(Makes 1 Drink, By Manny Hinojosa)

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Bourbon Whisky
  • 1/8 oz. The Perfect Purée Ginger Puree, Thawed
  • 1/2 oz. The Perfect Purée Black Currant Puree, Thawed
  • 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 1 oz. Lemon Juice
  • Top with Club Soda

Preparation: In a mixing glass combine all the ingredients with ice and shake. Serve over the rocks and garnish with lemon and cloves.


Flavored Ice

Flavored Ice

Flavored Ice for Beverages

  • 3 cups filtered water
  • 1/2 cup of any flavor of The Perfect Purée of Napa Valley, thawed

Preparation: Combine Perfect Purée with water and stir. Fill ice molds to the top, lay flat and place in freezer to freeze solid

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About The Perfect Purée of Napa Valley
Since 1988, The Perfect Purée of Napa Valley has indulged the culinary passions of chefs, mixologists and food enthusiasts with products that provide ultimate fresh fruit flavor without the peeling, dicing and simmering required for making purées from scratch. The company’s line of fruit purées and specialties features more than 30 premium flavors and 9 blends. Flavors range from pantry staples like raspberry, strawberry and banana to the exotic lychee, passion fruit and pink guava. All products contain no artificial additives, preservatives or sweeteners. The fruits are harvested at the peak of season, puréed and packed frozen to maintain optimal freshness, flavor and color no matter what the season. As the leading U.S. producer of premium fruit purées, The Perfect Purée of Napa Valley is revered in restaurants, hotels, bakeries, catering kitchens and bars for the just-picked taste and unmatched consistency of its products. All flavors can be frozen for up to 24 months from date of manufacture. When thawed, the purees, concentrates and specialties last 7-10 days in the refrigerator, and blends for 21 days.

For more information, visit PerfectPuree.com.