Warm Weather Cocktail Menu Roundup

A list of the best new cocktails around Cincinnati, tailored for summer.
The Efflorescent Fizz cocktail from King Pigeon made with gin, Cocchi Americano, hibiscus, orange blossom, lemon, egg white, and soda.

Photograph courtesy of King Pigeon

There’s nothing like sipping a nice cold drink on a hot day. If you’re in the mood for a summery cocktail, here are some special seasonal options from local bars.

Pins Mechanical Company

Beach, Please

Headlined by its coconut, citrus, and Aperol flavors, this gin-based cocktail tastes like a vacation in a glass, with the perfect blend of bitter and sweet for summer. $12.50

Atomic Blonde

The Atomic Blonde mixes smoky and sweet, featuring tequila, mezcal, honey mango, and pineapple, with a hint of spice from a tamarind candy straw. $13.50

Tequila Mockingbird

Watermelon fans will love this bright, refreshing cocktail with tequila, campari, watermelon, and strawberry, tied together with a salt rim and basil garnish. $13.50

1124 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 964-7746, pinsbar.com/locations/cincinnati

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Avocado Margarita

This margarita has a unique twist, with tequila blanco, lime, agave, orange curaçao, and the addition of avocado provides a smooth and light flavor. $14

Bird of Paradise

This refreshing cocktail features simple syrup, brut, and Aperol float, with Cavalier Cachaça adding a spicy and sweet taste to the drink. $15

Key Lime Martini

This Martini features pineapple juice, lime juice, vodka, and RumChata, giving it a sweet, fruity flavor. A graham cracker rim ties it all together adding extra sweetness and a bit of crunch. $15

1 Levee Way P-122A, Newport, (859) 392-2060, amadorcuban.com

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Cobblestone OTR

Hot Honey Margarita

This sweet and spicy margarita features Hot Honey for a nice kick, and its citrus flavors are prominent and refreshing. $11

Basil Mule

This simple cocktail features vodka, lime, and bitters. Ginger beer adds sweetness balanced by the herbal basil flavor, making a delicious summer drink. $10

Shocked Pink

The Shocked Pink cocktail has a vibrant, bold flavor, featuring tequila, dragonfruit, Velvet, lime, cayenne, and jalapeno, providing a sweet and spicy flavor profile. $10

1132 Race St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 273-7675, cobblestoneotr.com

King Pigeon


This staple features Altos Olmeca Blanco tequila, Giffard Pamplemousse liqueur, house grapefruit soda, and lime. The drink is smooth and sweet, with refreshing citrus, it is an amazing addition to King Pigeon’s summer lineup. $14

Efflorescent Fizz

This drink includes bright flavors from lemon and orange blossom, a creamy texture thanks to the addition of egg white, tied together by Fords London Dry Gin, Cocchi Americano, hibiscus, and soda. $13

Nordic Martini

The Nordic Martini is tart, and sweet with distinctive herbal notes, featuring Plymouth gin, aquavit, Dolin Blanc vermouth, Giffard Rhubarb, lemon verbena, and celery bitters, providing a tangy, yet savory flavor.  $14

2436 Gilbert Ave., Walnut Hills, (513) 221-3000, kingpigeoncinci.com

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