Summer cocktails are perfect for relaxing on the patio, chilling with the girlfriends, a pool party, sipping on the beach, a family barbecue, or just because. With fresh fruit, herbs and spices old favorites are given new twists and unseen before combinations will become new favorites. I can’t wait to try some of these fabulous summer cocktails. Ready to get shaking?
Let's kick off summer cocktails with something that looks as refreshing as it tastes delicious.
Can't have sex on the beach? Have sex in the driveway instead.
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Pineapple? Vodka? Vanilla? Rum? Lychee syrup? Sign me up!
Want to try a changeup of the traditional mojito?
Don't like sangria because don't like red wine? Have a white wine sangria instead!
This might be the best summer cocktail ever.
On a diet? This skinny version of the classic mojito won't sabotage your weight loss goals.
Classic cocktail ingredients come together in a refreshing summer drink.
They say you can't taste the alcohol in this one.
Add some mintiness to a margarita
Is there anything not good about coconut vodka?
Beautiful and you can enjoy the benefits of fresh blackberries and sage.
Mojita mimosa - even the name sounds so dreamy
Summer cocktails with a spritz - so fashionable, so sophisticated.
Peach. Mango. Champagne. A match made in heaven.
That mule doesn't seem so 'ornery now!
Fruity, fresh and fizzy.
With rum, without rum. Either way it's yummy.
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What a stunning combination. Don't you just love melon and ginger?
Some of the most perfect cocktails for summer are frozen.
Add berries to brighten up your mojito.
Ok, so this really is just a gin and tonic with lime, but the name sounds kinda' cool.
I think this is what you call grown up lemonade.
The sun is beating down. It's time for the pineapple to come out to play. The fresh lavender is a nice touch.
It seems like sage is becoming the favorite cocktail herb.
Lemonade gets a Southern makeover.
Gummy worms in a cocktail. Too right sister.
A change up on the beer with a margarita chaser. All in one glass.
Blackberries make gin taste soooo good.
Don't like mint julep? Here's the alternative.
Simple ingredients. Simple to make. Simply delicious.
Guava. Grapefruit. Gorgeous.
Rum gets a herby hit with Amaro.
So green. So scrummy.
Start the day with a tequila sunrise and end it with a tequila sunset
Romance in a glass.
I'm having me one of those.
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Wowzer! Perfect if you like a hit of chili.
Sangria goes sophisticated.
Everyone should know how to make at least one flavor of daiquiri.
Ohhh yum! Watermelon, coconut, vodka. My mouth is watering.
There's less than 200 calories in this little darling.
I'm not sure teenagers should be let loose on the vodka.
Turn your margarita camp pink with Campari.
Add a touch of Mexico to your Spanish sangria.
Margarita likes to act a little tart every now and then.
XXX rated lemonade.
This just reeks of the Indian sub-continent.
Antebellum mansions, Southern belles, and the distinct whiff of the tropics.
Just a sip will have you thinking of the gentle cooling winds coming off the sea.
Why have dessert when you can have a cocktail?
Sangria has an affinity with so many delicious summer fruits.
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So pretty, so scrummy.
The best way to enjoy s'mores in the summer.
Classic martini meets trendy mojito.
Temper the taste of mint with sweet blackberries.
A light version of the classic sangria.
You don't have to wait for Cinco de Mayo to enjoy a Paloma.
Make a pitcher for a party.
It isn't just watermelons that make great summer cocktails.
Henley Regatta. A Day at the Races. A summer picnic. Or, just wherever.
Doesn't this sound delicious?
Ok. I'm intrigued. I've never heard of sake being used in a cocktail before.
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A new way to enjoy a wee dram or two.
Our favorite margarita gets the skinny treatment.
How many of these tempting summer cocktails are you noting down to try?