The Beers, Wines and Cocktails to Drink This Memorial Day

Summer calls for its own genre of cool, casual drinks.

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JENNIFER PUNO

During winter, the senses sharpen. We’re drawn to drinks that challenge us: a heavy stout, a mulled wine. Summer’s not like that. It’s casual — and it’s hot. We become thirsty for a new genre of beverages, things that taste good and don’t require a lot of fuss. That means light lagers, dry rosès and cool, easy-drinkin’ cocktails. Here’s your guide.

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