Summer Mocktailing

Refreshing Mocktails for Summer Fun  

Non-alcoholic drinks that bring the fun without the buzz. Hosting a party this summer? Just want a refreshing but sophisticated drink? You'll want to have a go-to mocktail in the mix. More than just a mixed-drink without the booze, these mocktails from Steve Gleich, Bar Manager at Gibsons Italia, keep everyone indulging in something special.  


Melon Sling

What you'll need: 1.5oz watermelon juice, .75oz lime juice, .5oz agave syrup (2:1 agave:water), 1.5oz Mr. Q’s Cucumber soda, Cucumber skewer garnish



Grapefruit Fizz

What you'll need: 1.5oz grapefruit juice, .75oz lemon juice, .5oz honey syrup (2:1 honey:water), 1.5oz ginger beer, Mint sprig garnish

 


RECIPE BY

Steve Gleich

Bar Manager at Gibsons Italia

Steve Gleich was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. After graduating college, Steve decided to stay in Iowa to help open and work at a tapas restaurant. In 2008, Steve moved to Chicago where he started working at Gibsons Restaurant Group. Steve began his career with GRG working behind the bar at LUXBAR, located in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. Steve worked there for just under 10 years developing and refining the bar program. In 2017, Steve was an integral part in the opening of Gibsons Italia. When he isn't tending bar, Steve enjoys traveling to places he’s never been. Steve is currently the Bar Manager at Gibsons Italia.

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