There’s nothing like a glass of something cool and soothing as the summer heat continues to rise. With the sunny season at full blast, it’s important to keep yourself chill and hydrated, and what better way to do so than with drinks that are sure to hit the spot? Here are a few that we’re sure you’d love to sip when everything else is scorching.

Iced Sweet Teas and Sweet Tea Ice Blended Drinks from Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf
Looking for a light and fruity escape from the heat? Try out Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf’s newest line of cold beverages. Iced sweet tea lovers will enjoy the refreshing flavors of Passion Fruit, Red Orange, and Swedish Berries, while those into something slushy can quench their thirst with ice blended Passion Fruit, Red Orange, and Pear Berry.

Prices range from Php 135 to 175 at at all Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf branches

Pure Nectar from Fruit Magic
Pure Nectar is Fruit Magic’s line of cold-pressed juice drinks for those looking to detox or lose weight. They’re usually offered as part of a three-day cleansing program, which includes instructions on how to go into and out of fasting. However, on their own, these juices are quiet refreshing and filling – a far cry from many mixes of fruits, vegetables, and herbs that taste like meds and grass.

Pure Nectar Single Bottles range from Php 120 to Php 190; three-day cleanse at Php 3,825 (inclusive of 21 bottles of cold-pressed juice and 1 bottle of lemon kefir); available at all Fruit Magic outlets

Vita Coco Natural Coconut Water
Fresh coconut juice is always a great thirst-quencher, but when you can’t get it from the mangbubuko, you can always opt for a pack of Vita Coco. It’s all natural, straight-up buko juice that you can safely bring with you wherever you go. It’s also gluten-free, so anyone allergic to gluten can enjoy it.

Vita Coco (330ml) at Php 35; available in select convenience stores and groceries

Roasted Marshmallow S’Mores Frappucino and Summer Berry Panna Cotta Frappuccino from Starbucks Philippines
If you’re up for something rich and creamy, try out the latest additions to the Starbucks menu: Roasted Mallow S’mores and Summer Berry Panna Cotta Frappuccino. Up your energy levels with these blended beverages that will surely satisfy your dessert cravings. Just make sure to chug water afterwards to wash down this sweet drink!

Available at all Starbucks branches


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