Summertime Flavors for Chai, Lattes and Cocktails

Chai, lattes, and cocktails can all be perfectly seasonal in the summer when made with ice, fresh ingredients, and lighter flavors that transform them into refreshing treats perfect for warm weather.

Lavender Chai

  1. In a 16 oz glass with ice, combine all ingredients and stir well.
  2. Garnish with dried lavender if desired.
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Topics: Coffee & Espresso, Recipes, Teas & Chai, Cocktails & Mocktails, Cold Brew & Iced Coffee, Flavored Lattes, Iced Drinks

Strawberry Lemonade & Iced Tea

The natural sweetness of strawberries balances both the tartness of lemonade and the bitterness of tea, creating well-rounded and enjoyable flavor profiles for each.

Offering strawberry versions of tea and lemonade at your shop can help you ring in the summer season, and may also differentiate your business and attract customers

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Topics: Recipes, Cocktails & Mocktails

Sangria for any season

Sangria is incredibly versatile. It can be made with various wines (red, white, rosé), fruits (citrus, berries, melon), and liqueurs (brandy, triple sec). It's also a crowd pleaser with its refreshing taste and festive appeal.

Check out these sangria recipes that will take you from sun-kissed summer days to cozy winter nights.

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Topics: Recipes, Cocktails & Mocktails

Citrus Drinks

Add these refreshing citrus drinks to your menu for sweet-and-sour options that give customers the best of both worlds. And remember: citrus is a broader category than you might think, encompassing fruits like tangerine, mandarin, bergamot and yuzu. Experiment!


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Topics: Recipes, Cocktails & Mocktails, Energy Drinks, Iced Tea & Lemonade

Change Up Your Chai

A good cup of chai is essential to your menu, whether the weather is cold or hot. Its warm spiciness is so popular in fact, that you might consider changing it up and creating a signature chai cocktail, an extra-spicy chai, or even adding chai essence to hot cider. Check out these recipes for inspiration.

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Topics: Recipes, Teas & Chai, Cocktails & Mocktails

Easy Tea-Infused Cocktails & Mocktails

These tea cocktails and mocktails are fun and elegant at the same time—and delicious, of course. We've also included a hot-chocolate option to round out the list. 

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Topics: Recipes, Teas & Chai, Cocktails & Mocktails

Lemonade Drinks for Any Season

Who said lemons are just for summer drinks? These recipes are the perfect way to brighten up any season, with popular base products that are delicious and easy to use.

  • Lotus Old Fashioned Lemonade Concentrate: Shelf stable concentrate that's easy to use. Just add a pump; it's as simple as using any other flavored syrup. It also contains no caffeine (unlike other Lotus concentrates).
  • Dr. Smoothie Lemonade: Mix with water at the same ratio as other Dr. Smoothie products. This simplifies recipes and ensures accuracy.
  • Big Train Shaken Lemonade: A shelf-stable powder that's ideal for making large batches of lemonade. Prepare before the rush with minimal effort while guaranteeing speedy service.
  • Rishi Sparkling Botanicals. No added sweeteners or acidifiers, just tea and botanicals that provide a refreshing base for cocktails and NA drinks alike.
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Topics: Recipes, Cocktails & Mocktails, Iced Tea & Lemonade