It’s August in Columbia and the sippin’ is easy! Try these thirst-quenching cocktails as you enjoy the final days of summer:
930 Gervais Street
These specialty cocktails are available from Kaminsky’s throughout the summer! The Watermelon Punch includes Captain Morgan Watermelon Rum, Watermelon Pucker, and Sour & Soda Water. The Patron XO Margarita is made up of Patron XO, Kahlua, and Espresso. Blueberry Blast mixes Tito’s Vodka, Blueberry Syrup, and Pineapple Juice, and Raspberry Lemonade consists of Raspberry Vodka and House-made Lemonade. The Adult Juice Box features Blue Raspberry Vodka, Pineapple Juice, Orange Juice and Grenadine. The perfect way to chill out!
929 Gervais Street
At 929, you can choose from outside-the-box aperitifs like the Tito’s Macha Mule, made with Macha Green Tea, and Green Grape or Passion Fruit Mimosas. Their Classic Soju Cocktail contains Soju (a Korean liquor), sweetened Korean milk and Sprite, and the Jigueso is a kimchi-infused soju dirty martini. So sidle up to 929’s beautifully designed bar and try something new and deliciously different!
Pictured: 929’s War of the Roses cocktail, made with Grapefruit and Rose-infused vodka, Aloe liqueur, and real rose petals.
2154 South Beltline Blvd.
Quaker Steak & Lube’s got much more than a menu full of great food – they’ve got a distinctive drink list that includes Leaded Lube-n-ade and Lube-A-Ritas, bottled and draft beers, and much more. Try something from their ever-expanding list of cocktails, like Moscato Grape Sangria, Grand Red Sangria, Shark Punch, Daytona Daiquiri or Coconut Whiskey Colada (all pictured above). Don’t miss August’s Featured Beverage – the Booze Cruz Shake, made with Cruzan Rum!
4517 Forest Drive
Known for creative comfort food and nightly specials, Tombo Grille is THE neighborhood restaurant in Forest Acres! Tombo’s nightly featured wines and beers, newly renovated bar, and outdoor seating area make it just the place you want to be this summer! Bar Manager Gini Mason provided us with their current popular cocktails: The Grapefruit Crush, made with Finlandia Grapefruit Vodka, fresh grapefruit, triple sec and soda, and The Bell Jar, made with Death’s Door Gin, muddled strawberries and cucumbers, lemon juice and soda.