Make It Your Own Lazy Days Cocktail Everclear Featured Recipe

Prep: 5 min.

Yield: 1 serving

The Official Cocktail of Playing Hooky.

Strawberry, lemon and mint. Not sure it gets much more refreshing than that. Your newly made Strawberry Ginger Vodka takes center stage in this simple yet flavorful cocktail. It’s best enjoyed while relaxing in a hammock, on a day with no agenda.

Lazy Days Cocktail Ingredients
Ingredients: Strawberry Ginger Vodka, lemon juice, simple syrup, mint leaves, and club soda.

Prep: 5 min.

Yield: 1 serving

Lazy Days

2 oz. Strawberry Ginger Vodka
¾ oz. Lemon juice
¼ oz. Simple syrup
6-8 Mint leaves
Club soda


  1. Combine Strawberry Ginger Vodka, lemon juice, simple syrup and mint in a shaker full of ice.
  2. Shake vigorously
  3. Fine strain into a Collins glass with clean ice
  4. Top off with club soda
  5. Garnish with a mint leaf and strawberry.

Lazy Days Summer Cocktail

Photo of Ted Kilgore
Created by:
Ted Kilgore

Make It Your Own’s in-house mixologist, Ted Kilgore, is a 17-year veteran of the bar and spirits world. Passing the B.A.R. with BAR Ready certification in 2007, he is now proprietor and Beverage Director at Planter’s House in St. Louis.

Caution: Do not apply to open flame. Keep away from fire, heat and open flame. Contents may ignite or explode. Do not consume in excessive quantities. Not intended for consumption unless mixed with non-alcoholic beverage.