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Peach Month


August is officially peach month.  This is great for so many reasons; pies, cobblers, teas, jams and so forth.  I recently discovered a few peach cocktail recipes to add to my list, really helping to round out my uses for the fuzzy, sweet and juicy fruit.  During peach season my favorite cocktail to make is a Peach Martini with Chiles. I usually have my own chiles growing in my garden in the summer and I love the combination of spicy and sweet, especially in a cocktail. Once summer ends, I curve my peach withdrawal by making Peach Pimms Punch.  This cocktail manages to be deliciously peachy without the use of fresh peaches, but instead by using Hansen’s Peach Soda.  Check out the recipes below.

 Peach Pimms Punch


  • 8 oz Aviation American Gin
  • 8 oz Pimms
  • 6 oz Freshly pressed lemon juice
  • 4 oz Simple syrup
  • 3 oz Water
  • 1/2 Cucumber  diced
  • 8 Mint tips
  • 12 oz Hansen’s Peach Soda


  1. In a large mixing bowl, gently muddle the cucumber and mint
  2. Add spirits & mixers (through water)
  3. Fine strain
  4. Cover and cool
  5. When ready to serve, pour into a punch bowl over ice, add peach soda and stir
  6. Garnish with mixed berries and mint tips
Serves 8

Peach Martini with Chiles from the Garden


  • 12 oz Aviation American Gin
  • 12 tsps Dry Vermouth
  • 1  White peach (ripe)
  • 1  Chile (fresh and hot)
  • dash Kosher salt


  1. Chill 6 martini glasses in freezer
  2. Pour Vermouth into each glass, splitting equally between the six
  3. Swirl Vermouth to coat glass, then pour until a small amount remains
  4. In a martini shaker shake ice cubes and gin
  5. Strain gin into glasses
  6. Place a slice of peach and a slice of chile on a skewer, sprinkle with kosher salt
  7. Garnish with peach and chile skewer
Serves 6

Source: Sunset Magazine


– Christina Shapalis, Retail Assistant


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