Why we like it: Drinking this libation on the sand transports you to your beach bliss.
Muddle 8 lime wedges and 12 fresh mint leaves in a cocktail shaker. Add 8 ounces (1 cup) mango vodka and 8 ounces (1 cup) mango nectar. Shake vigorously, and strain into 4 ice-filled glasses. Top with club soda, and garnish with chopped fresh mint. Makes 4 servings.
Recipe reprinted with permission from It’s 5 o’clock Somewhere: The Global Guide to Fabulous Cocktails (Sixth & Spring Books, 2008) by Colleen Mullaney; barnesandnoble.com.