Best Refreshing Summer Cocktail Recipes
Looking for some refreshing summer cocktail recipes? You’ve come to the right place! We’ve gathered some of our favorite drinks that are perfect for sipping on a hot day. Whether you’re in the mood for something fruity or a classic cocktail, we have something for everyone. So grab a glass and get ready to sip your way through summer!
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What Is The Most Refreshing Drink On A Hot Day?
It goes without saying that water is the best and most effective way to stay hydrated during the summer but just in case you want something stronger.
I have made a list of some refreshing and fun cocktails for you! Remember, in most all of these recipes you can leave out the alcohol and have a refreshing Mocktail for you and your non alcohol drinking friends!
Best Refreshing Summer Cocktail Recipes
All My Favorite Summer Cocktails Rounded Up For You In One Place!
Our Easiest Frozen Margarita is so easy you will surely roll your eyes!
A delicious twist on a classic. The Lucky Irish Margarita is cool and refreshing any time of year. It's the ideal way to switch up a traditional cocktail recipe
This Easy Paloma Recipe is a straightforward cocktail that can be whipped up in no time. It’s ideal for any situation! Tequila, grapefruit soda, and lime juice are all you need. This Easy Paloma Recipe is perfect if you’re seeking something light and refreshing.
Forget the Arnold Palmer you know and love – this is the REAL deal. Made with half lemonade and half tea, plus a healthy dose of bourbon whiskey, this delicious drink is perfect for any occasion.
Even the most novice of bartenders can make a decent margarita, but how about stepping up your game with an Irish Paloma Cocktail? This delicious cocktail is perfect for any occasion, from watching the game with friends to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Keep reading for the ultimate guide to making the perfect Irish Paloma!
Sipping on an Easy Strawberry Mango Frozen Cocktail is one of the best parts of summer! It’s cold, refreshing and can easily be made with alcohol or as a mocktail version. It’s the perfect thirst-quenching cocktail that is utterly delicious.
Skinny Spicy Jalape�o Margarita
This skinny spicy jalapeño margarita is perfect for sipping on a warm, sunny day. Made on the rocks with freshly squeezed lime juice, orange juice, jalapeño simple syrup, and ripe jalapeño peppers, this "healthy" light margarita is super refreshing and will be your go-to cocktail all summer long.
Beach, Please Martini – An Easy Summer Cocktail
This sweet pink drink is perfect for summer parties. One sit and its tropical flavors will make you feel like you’re on vacation.
White Wine Stone Fruit Sangria
Your guests are going to love this sweet and refreshing White Wine Stone Fruit Sangria. With layers of flavor in each sip, this intricate and crowd-pleasing cocktail is a must when the hot weather hits.
Watermelon Vodka Slushies
Made with frozen watermelon, vodka, lime, and simple syrup, their smooth and slushy texture is the most refreshing way to cool down during hot and sunny days.
This Passionfruit Margarita is my new favorite warm weather sip! Slightly sweet with that classic passionfruit tartness, these delicious tequila based cocktails are a refreshing treat that are sure to impress!
Frozen Gin and Tonic - The Jam Jar Kitchen
This refreshing and delicious Frozen Gin and Tonic is the perfect warm weather drink! Your favorite gin, blended with premium Indian tonic, fresh lime and lemon juice, simple syrup, fresh cucumber, a few dashes of bitters and lots of ice. Patio perfection!
How to Make a Gin and Tonic
The classic gin and tonic is a light, fresh, and easy 3-ingredient cocktail. Learn how to make a perfect Gin and Tonic at home with this easy to follow recipe and guide.
Pineapple Rum Punch Landscape
This easy Pineapple Rum Punch recipe is a wonderful tropical cocktail. Delicious and so refreshing, it is like an island vacation in a glass!
Perfectly Pink Ros� Grapefruit Sangria
This grapefruit sangria is my favorite recipe for pink rosé sangria; it's refreshing, crisp, and bursting with fruit flavor! It hits the perfect balance of tart and sweet, and it's perfect for warm days.
Sparkling Tuscan Lemonade Cocktail
Sparkling Tuscan Lemonade is a fresh and vibrant twist on a classic lemonade with the addition of a really easy lemon simple syrup with fresh thyme and rosemary. Perfect for summer afternoons by the pool or as an elegant cocktail recipe for any warm weather occasion.
Easy Guava Mojitos
If you're looking for a fun and fruity drink to enjoy this summer, look no further than this guava mojito recipe! This refreshing cocktail is perfect for parties or backyard barbecues, and it's easy to make too. All you need is some guava nectar, lime juice, white rum, and sparkling water.
Lavender Martini Cocktail
A Lavender Martini Cocktail just in time for spring or summer! Floral with a virbant purple hue, this cocktail will wow your guests every single time. It's made with an easy homemade lavender syrup, lemon juice, gin and some bubbly!
Passion Fruit Vodka Martini Cocktail (With Puree)
This fresh passion fruit martini is made with vodka and passion fruit puree. It is the perfect summer drink for entertaining that is slightly tart and just the right amount of sweetness.
The BEST Vodka Strawberry Lemonade
Nothing says summertime like vodka strawberry lemonade cocktails! These refreshing drinks are perfect for dining al fresco, and are sure to please everyone at your next party. They are easy to make, and can be tailored to fit your taste preferences. So grab a pitcher of vodka strawberry lemonade and enjoy the warm weather!
Strawberry Pink Lemonade Vodka Cocktail
Strawberry Pink Lemonade Vodka Cocktail combines Pink Whitney Vodka, Strawberry Malibu Rum, and Pink Lemonade for the best refreshing drink! This large batch cocktail is ready in just 5 minutes!
Malibu Bay Breeze Cocktail Recipe
Malibu Bay Breeze is a fruity, layered cocktail bursting with the best tropical flavors! Just one sip of this refreshing drink of coconut rum, pineapple juice, and cranberry juice will have you wishing you were on island time!
Pimm's - A refreshing summer adult beverage.
Easy and refreshing summer cocktail I was introduced to in England! Simple to mix and pretty with traditional cucumber slice and strawberry garnish.
This refreshing Cucumber Margarita on the rocks is so delicious and so easy to make with only a handful of ingredients! Whether you are making one or a whole pitcher, this cocktail is sure to be a hit!
Grapefruit & Thyme Gin Fizz
Grab your cocktail shaker and get ready to wow your guests with this delicious Grapefruit & Thyme Gin Fizz! This pretty pink drink is so easy to make too!
Watermelon Vodka Soda
This refreshing Watermelon Vodka Soda is the perfect summer cocktail! Fruity, perfectly sweet, and easy to make!
Caribbean Rum Punch (The Perfect Party Cocktail)
The iconic Bajan drink, this rum punch is easy to make(only 4 ingredients!) and absolutely delicious. It will quickly become your new favorite summer drink!
Skinny Topo Chico Margarita
This easy skinny Topo Chico Margarita uses a few clean ingredients so you can enjoy your margarita without all the calories and sugar.
Mango Lychee Wine Slushies With Ginger Lime
These refreshing Mango Lychee Wine Slushies have a touch of ginger and lime to give your summer drinks a new twist. Perfect for pool parties & celebrations!
Riesling Peach And Cherry Slushies
Riesling Peach And Cherry Slushies: a delicious frozen cocktail with wine, cherries, and peaches. Perfect to enjoy poolside or for entertaining. Refreshing!
Frozen Peach Margaritas Recipe
Frozen Peach Margaritas are a sweet and refreshing summer cocktail perfect for summer parties or afternoons by the pool. Your blender does all the work, leaving you with a delicious frozen cocktail that tastes like a boozy peach smoothie. So yummy!
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