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Cool off with these essential summer cocktails

If you need to chill on a hot day, these refreshing summer cocktails are the perfect way to stay cool.

Spicy basil summer mule

Tenzin Samdo, bartender at Cafe ArtScience in Cambridge, makes a cool summer cocktail.
Tenzin Samdo, bartender at Cafe ArtScience in Cambridge makes an easy summer cocktail.

Makes 1 drink

1.75 ounces Ghost tequila

.75 ounce fresh lime juice

.75 ounce cardamom-infused agave syrup

5 basil leaves

Ginger beer

1. Muddle the basil leaves in a cocktail shaker.

2. Pour all the ingredients in the shaker with ice except the ginger beer.

3. Shake vigorously and strain into a collins glass.

4. Top it with the ginger beer.

5. Garnish with basil sprig and dehydrated lime wheel.

Savor summer sour

Tenzin Samdo, bartender at Cafe ArtScience in Cambridge, makes an exotic summer cocktail.
Tenzin Samdo, bartender at Cafe ArtScience in Cambridge makes an easy summer cocktail.

Makes 1 drink

1.75 ounces bourbon

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.5 ounce Jagermeister

1 ounce fresh lemon juice

.75 ounce saffron honey syrup

1 egg white

1. Pour all the ingredients into a shaker and dry shake for about 10 seconds.

2. Add ice in the shaker and shake vigorously.

3. Double strain into a coupe glass.

4. Optional: Garnish with edible printed lobster garnish and atomized spray with ocean mineral mist on a bamboo leaf.

Cocktail recipes by Tenzin Samdo, Café ArtScience bar director