From Palomas to margaritas, cocktails are synonymous with summer. Whether you prefer a classic twist on an old favorite or a one-of-a-kind cocktail you can’t find anywhere else, here are five of the best drinks to try this summer in Beverly Hills.
You can’t go wrong when you order a classic Paloma. has one of the best options in the city: a medley of Avion Silver Tequila, fresh grapefruit juice, freshly squeezed lime juice, and club soda served on the rocks. You’ll feel like you’ve been transported to a tropical beach somewhere.
If you’re looking for a grownup twist on a childhood classic, try the frozen lemonade at atop The Peninsula Beverly Hills. Made from vodka and citrus with a pickled lemon rind garnish, the cold, sweet drink will transport you back to the carefree summer days of your youth. Order a drink (or three) at the teak bar and then retreat to lounge chairs around the rooftop fire pit.
Inspired by the 1990 classic Pretty Woman film, Feeling Pretty is a signature cocktail made at The Blvd Lounge in . Comprised of Moët & Chandon Brut Champagne, Belvedere Vodka, Combier Pêche de Vigne Liqueur, raspberries, and aquafaba and garnished with a rose petal, the refreshing, picturesque drink pairs perfectly with a summer novel.
The Vegan Booster
The Vegan Booster (served at atop the Montage Beverly Hills) takes L.A.’s juice affinity to a whole new level. Made from Don Julio tequila blanco, turmeric juice, ginger juice, and bell pepper juice, the cocktail packs a refreshing punch. After ordering the light, guilt-free drink, lounge by the pool and enjoy city views.
It wouldn’t be summer without margaritas, and (a garden-style rooftop bar atop the Waldorf Astoria, which is the largest of its kind in Beverly Hills) offers a fun variation. The ginger margarita is a light, whimsical drink made from Ocho-Reposado Tequila, Cointreau, ginger, and lime. Saying no to a second margarita is nearly impossible. If you get hungry, head to Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s New American restaurant located in the same building.
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