Already struggling through rosé season? Sick at seeing the sight of a another oh-so-Instagrammable bottle of Millennial pink wine when all you really want is a cold beer or a refreshing Sauvignon Blanc with ice cubes (no judgement) to mix it up a little? How much rosé can a person really drink? Whether you want to change up the way you drink the liquid of summer or want a replacement for the wine altogether, here are a few ways to mix up your pink drinks to keep that rosé-all-day game strong all summer long.
Rosé All Day Tea
Caffeine and alcohol free, this loose leaf pink tea is a wholesome alternative to detox from serious rosé all day binges. You could, of course, cold brew it to make a rosé wine punch or just enjoy the mouth-puckering taste of this hibiscus and elderberry infused tea. $16, DavidsTea.com
For pink booze that doesn’t pack as much of a punch, opt for a light and refreshing (and no, it’s not faux pas to pour this pink drink over ice and sip it with a straw) rosé cider. Try Wölffer No. 139 Dry Rosé Cider made with New York grown apples in Sagaponack, Long Island, i.e. the heart of summer’s rosé drinking capital. $16, Wolffer.com
Rosé water gun
Beach toys got a booze-friendly transformation this summer, thanks to Wine Awesomeness, which engineered a DIY rosé water gun to help you squirt a boring bottle of pink wine to new levels of exciting. Get the instructions here.
Rosé ice cream
If you prefer to spoon your rosé into your mouth, go the frozen route. Upgrade from a glass of frosé to legitimate rosé ice cream made with sweet Sonoma rosé ready to scoop out of the pint. $109 for five pints, Goldbely.com
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