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Cocktail of the Week: Forever Summer

We're sending summer off with our glasses raised. While we've got plenty of cozy cocktails headed our way for fall, what better way to say farewell to the warm weather than with a delicious tropical cocktail? The Forever Summer is a libation that will have you reminiscing about fun in the sun until the very last drop.


  • 1.5 oz. White Rum
  • 0.5 oz. Banana Liqueur
  • 0.25 oz. Green Chartreuse
  • 1 oz. Pineapple Juice
  • 0.5 oz. Lime Juice
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract


  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Top with ice and shake until chilled.
  3. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with pineapple and lime.

Sure, a glass of wine or a beer is a nice way to unwind – but every now and then, you deserve a happy hour that's a little more...hmmm. What's the word? Refined! Kelly Sparks of Queen Bee Mixology is graciously sharing a new cocktail with us every week, just in time for Happy Hour.

Queen Bee is raising the bar for cocktails made at home with recipes that are both easy – and delicious! Want more? Connect with Queen Bee Mixology on social media for extra recipes and behind-the-scenes content produced by VMG Studios. Please drink responsibly.