Toast to the Coast with These Delicious Clambake Cocktails and Mocktails!
Whether you’re hosting a traditional clambake or just looking for seafood-inspired treats to serve at your next gathering, your drinks should be just as delicious as the food. For those of age, nothing beats a good cocktail!
But what about those who aren’t drinking?
Not to worry, mocktails are just as fun and full of flavor!
Here are some ideas of our creative cocktails and mocktails to serve at your clambake party. Trust us; when it comes to parties, these are sure to please everyone at your soiree!
Let's get mixing!
Ready for a night (or even day) of indulgence? Calling all cocktail enthusiasts (and alike)- here are tantalizing cocktails to savor at your next clambake party!
If a refreshing, flavorful beverage is what you desire for your next beach outing this summer-- or any fun party you'll have, then this delightful Sangria recipe is perfect!
It starts with a bottle of white wine, such as Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc, mixed with fruit juice like peach or pineapple. Add slices of fresh fruit such as oranges, apples, lemons, limes, and peaches. Then top it off with seltzer water, and you have yourself a delicious summer cocktail!
Whether you're hosting a party or just lounging outdoors on a warm day, it's sure to make all of your guests' tastebuds sing while enjoying the fresh lobster boil from us. Cheers to creating lasting memories at the beach!
This one might sound strange but trust us when we say it’s delicious!
Start by combining an entire can of minced clams with clam juice in a blender or food processor until smooth. Pour into a punch bowl and add white wine, vodka (if desired), and ginger ale. Finally, mix in some freshly squeezed lime juice for a refreshing finish! You can also top it with slices of lime for garnish if desired.
Unconventional yet heavenly, you'll be amazed at this cocktail's flavor!
For an extra festive twist, why not try out this tasty version of sangria? Make your clambake from East Coast Clambakes even more festive by adding a special touch of more sea!
Start by combining one bottle of white wine, half a cup of ginger ale, half a cup of cranberry juice cocktail, and two tablespoons each of orange liqueur and lemon juice in a large pitcher. Add in your favorite diced fruits—we recommend apples and oranges for the best flavor—and refrigerate overnight.
When it’s time to serve the sangria, stir in some of our cooked shrimp or lobster chunks to give it that authentic “clambake” feel. Mouthwatering!
Enjoy a classic beach-inspired taste with Seaside Sipper! This refreshing blend of vodka, peach schnapps, pineapple juice, and sour mix is sure to leave you wanting more!
Simply combine all the ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake well until chilled, then strain into an ice-filled glass and garnish with a cherry or pineapple wedge. Have no peach schnapps? Not to worry - orange liqueur works just as well!
Let your summer vacation (or your feast at home) begin today - it's time to make some Seaside Sippers!
Surfer on Acid
Grab your board and get ready to ride the waves of flavor with Surfer on Acid! This fruity concoction has been described as "a bit like drinking sunshine."
It's made by combining Malibu rum (or any other coconut-flavored rum), Midori melon liqueur, sweet & sour mix, cranberry juice, orange juice, pineapple juice, and Sprite in an ice-filled shaker. Shake until chilled, then strain into an ice-filled glass—garnish with an orange slice if desired.
Experience a taste of summer with each sip of this sweet and delightful refreshment. Picture yourself experiencing the sun's warmth while indulging in a slice of watermelon from our clambake platter - that deliciousness is now bottled and ready to satisfy! This liquid sunshine will surely make your mouth sing!
Wow your guests with this delectable classic cocktail that blends light and dark rum for an unforgettable beachy flavor!
Combine the rums along with coconut cream (we recommend Coco Lopez brand), pineapple juice, lime juice, and simple syrup in an ice-filled shaker—shake until chilled, then strain into an ice-filled glass garnished with fresh pineapple slices or wedges if desired.
This unique blend of flavors will take you and your friends on a mini vacation right in the comfort of your own home!
Can't partake in the cocktails yet? Or are you just not a fan? We've got you covered! Prepare yourself for some delicious mocktails that won't let you miss the booze at all!
Watermelon Mint Slushie
This chilled beverage is made from freshly squeezed watermelon juice, creating an irresistibly cool and refreshing drink that you won't be able to put down (just like
Simply combine pureed watermelon with mint leaves and blend until smooth. Add sugar or honey if desired, then pour into glasses over ice cubes and garnish with mint sprigs for extra flavor!
Refresh yourself this summer (or whenever) by savoring a delightful Watermelon Mint Slushie and delighting in our Mixed Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette on the side!
Tropical Fruit Punch
Get ready for a fruity good time! This is the perfect party drink for those who want to stay sober but still join in on the fun. Enjoy its sweet, citrusy flavor and let loose with your friends - you won't regret it!
Start by combining pineapple juice, orange juice, mango nectar, and coconut milk in a pitcher or large bowl. Add in some freshly cut tropical fruits such as papaya or banana for extra flavor and color if desired.
Top off with seltzer or club soda for added dizziness, and enjoy with your seafood feast!
For those who like things on the spicy side, this spicy lemonade is sure to please! Perfectly balanced with the tartness and sweetness of lemons, it's time to kick things up a notch!
Start by mixing freshly squeezed lemon juice with simple syrup (or honey) until combined, then add some ground cayenne pepper for an unexpected kick! Serve over ice cubes in individual cups or glasses topped off with club soda for extra fizziness if desired.
Ignite your senses with this fiery concoction and our BBQ Baby Back Ribs– it's sure to leave you wanting more!
Coconut Lime Cooler
Quench your thirst with this refreshing blend of freshly-squeezed lime juice, mint leaves, and coconut water--the perfect complement to our delectable grilled salmon!
Combine two parts of coconut water, one part of lime juice, and a sprig of fresh mint in an ice-filled shaker. Shake until chilled and strain into glasses.
Garnish with additional mint leaves for an extra-special touch!
Looking for something vibrant and exciting to quench your thirst but don't want alcohol? The Sandcastle Cooler is the ideal mocktail!
Combine two parts of plain lemonade with one part of cranberry juice in a pitcher filled with ice—stir until combined. Serve in glasses over more ice—garnish each glass with a lemon slice if desired.
This fun mocktail is one of those party drinks that are perfect for those who don't want alcohol but want something more exciting than just soda or juice!
Wrapping It Up
Who said cocktails have to be boring? With so many delicious options available for your refreshment menu, it’s easy to find something that everyone will love—even those who are underage or don't drink alcohol! These recipes are perfect for adding some extra flavor to your next clambake party without sacrificing fun or taste!
Whether you're looking for something boozy or non-alcoholic (or both!), these drinks are sure to be hit with adults and kids alike!
So raise a glass to summertime sipping - whatever it may be - enjoy responsibly, everyone! Cheers!
And since the refreshment menu is already set, we here at East Coast Clambakes will do the rest!
Our team of passionate chefs has been cooking up delicious seafood feasts for over two decades all across New England! No event is too fancy or too laidback; our staff can easily accommodate it, no matter your style. All it takes is an outdoor area to prepare our delicious dishes from scratch with fresh ingredients.
Simply tell us your menu refreshment preferences and leave the rest in good hands!
It's time to get the party going! Reach out now and start planning your perfect clambake with us today!