The best part of hot sticky weather is cooling down with one of these mouthwatering summer cocktails! I have made of list of the very best summer cocktails. Whether you are hosting a party or just want something cold to sip on after a long day, these are the ideal mixed drinks for you.
After you look over this roundup, you will find delicious, easy, flavorful, and refreshing mixed drinks that you will drool over. So whip out the cocktail and wine glasses, because you are in for a real treat!
Vodka, whiskey, rum and more. You will find a variety of alcoholic drinks that are great for any and every occasion. Check out these whiskey mixed drink recipes too!
Pineapple Vodka Drink - Cave of Wonders (Aladdin Themed)
The flavors of pineapple and vodka are the perfect combination! This Aladdin themed cocktail doesn't just look impressive; it tastes fabulous too. Plus, when you serve this to a crowd, they are going to go wild over it.
Kombucha Moscow Mule (Easy Recipe)
If you have never tried a Kombucha Moscow Mule, now is the time! This refreshing summer cocktail has ginger kombucha, vodka, lime, and fresh herbs. Seriously so terrific!
Strawberry Rhubarb Margarita Recipe
Classic margaritas are always fantastic, but this one is extraordinary. Strawberries and rhubarb just scream summer, so it makes total sense to put them together into one scrumptious drink. Not to mention, it gives an amazing presentation.
The Iced Cake and Orange Cocktail
If you are an orange fanatic, you have to taste this cocktail. It's crisp, refreshing, and I love the look of it. This would be a perfect signature drink for a summer wedding too.
Strawberry Lime Vodka Tonic
You know if it has fresh strawberries and limes, that it's bound to be delicious! This Vodka Tonic will not disappoint even the pickiest drinkers. Give it a try, you won't regret it.
Sparkling Pink Grapefruit Cocktail with Cucumber
I love how elegant and classy this pink grapefruit cocktail is! You will wow your guests if you serve it at your next dinner party or backyard barbecue.
Tropical Watermelon Sangria
Hosting a brunch this summer? You have to serve this gorgeous and tasty tropical watermelon sangria. It's a perfect choice for pretty much any type of get-together.
Whiskey And Ginger Ale With A Splash of Lime
Use your favorite whiskey, ginger ale, and freshly squeezed lime to replicate this yummy drink! It's so easy and you can't help but want more than one when you taste it.
Strawberry Cucumber Lemonade Punch
Lemonade, plumb ripe strawberries, and crisp cucumbers are the perfect base for this punch. You could even leave out the vodka to have a kid-friendly drink too.
Summer Cocktails: Kiwi Cardamon Mojito
Adding kiwi to a mojito is a surprisingly fantastic twist on a traditional mojito. Plus, it looks beautiful and is a real crowd pleaser.
Frozen Peach Bellini Recipe · Chef Not Required...
Nothing cools you off quicker than a frozen drink like this peach bellini. The star of the show is the peach sorbet and raspberries. So good!
Summer Cocktails-Mulberry Marjoram Mule
Seriously, this mulberry marjoram mule is so stunning and perfect for a hot day. Fresh mulberries, bourbon, marjoram, ginger beer, and bitters make up this fabulous cocktail.
Malibu Bay Breeze
I have to warn you on this cocktail. As soon as the refreshing drink hits your lips, you will feel like you are on a tropical island. Seems like a great way to relax to me!
Easy Whiskey Lemonade
Lemonade is a go-to summer drink for many people, but we love to add a little bit of whiskey to ours. It's the perfect refreshing summer cocktail! Don't take my word for it, give it a taste and see for yourself.
Garnished with salt and lime, you are sure to fall head over heels in love with this Cadillac margarita. Kick up your shoes and relax with this drink in your hand.
Delight and Refresh with Simply Made Frozen Watermelon Daiquiris
I think frozen daiquiris are the perfect go-to summer drink. The watermelon adds a terrific touch, and the texture and flavor is a home run!
Easy Berry Mojito
Sparkling water, lime, fresh mint leaves, blueberries, and white rum are the perfect marriage of amazing flavors in this drink. Grab a glass and give it a taste.
Summer Brew Lemonade Vodka Cocktail
Vodka and lemonade are a match made in heaven. Its citrusy base combined with the vodka is a show stopper. Drink this instead of plain lemonade!
Sweet As a Georgia Peach: Skinny Peach Mojito Recipe
Naturally sweetened with fresh peaches, this is going to become your new favorite drink. Plus, doesn't it look beautiful?
Must-Try Summer Cocktail: Cilantro-Lime Mango Jalapeño Margarita
Make this mango jalapeno margarita at your next taco night! It has a nice punch of heat and fabulous sweetness from the mango. You should really taste this one!
Green Hawaiian Cocktail
Perfect for a wedding shower, barbecue or a potluck dinner! This green Hawaiian cocktail is sure to put a smile on everyone's face.
Pink Flamingo Vodka Slush
You won't feel like you are just hanging out at home when this slush hits your lips. It's fancy, flavorful, and super quick to throw together.
Refreshing Summer Sangria Berry Punch Recipe
This sangria makes your mouth water as soon as you smell the aroma of fresh berries! And it looks pretty terrific too.
Pineapple Tequila Sunrise
Wake up to a pineapple tequila sunrise and you are bound to have a great day! A summer birthday party, brunch, or even bachelorette party would be a great place to serve this one.
Aperol Spritz - Authentic Italian Aperol Cocktail Recipe!
If you are looking for an elegant and fancy looking drink, here is a winner for you. Adds a perfect punch of color to your dinner!
Cherry Rosé Spritzer!
You already know anything with the word "spritzer" in its title is going to be cool and refreshing! Plus, the cherries add a light and fresh touch.
Bubbly Bourbon & Berries Cocktail
Cocktails with berries are always a crowd pleaser because the berries add a sweetness that can't be beaten. Cool off with this bourbon-based cocktail.
Watermelon Lemonade Prosecco Spritzer
This beauty is begging you to take a sip of the watermelon and lemonade cocktail! Your tastebuds will do a little dance on this one!
Coconut Mezcal Margarita
Coconut-based drinks take you to far off places and relax you immediately. This coconut margarita is a real show stopper!
Blueberry Champagne Cocktail with Lime and Mint
Coconut rum, champagne, lime juice, blueberries, mint, and sugar are tossed together in a shaker. Trust me when I tell you that you are going to love this drink!
The Honey Mango Strawberry Margarita
Mango, tequila, lime juice, orange liquor, strawberries, strawberry liquor, and fresh fruit fuse together to make this phenomenal drink.
Orange Pomegranate Crush
Do I have any pomegranate fans out there? You are going to fall in love with the incredible flavors of this delightful cocktail.
Orange Creamsicle Cocktail
This orange creamsicle cocktail takes you back to being a kid again! Citrus flavors and it's perfectly sweet.
Watermelon Vodka Cocktail
The love of watermelon in the summer is captured in this tasty cocktail. Serve it for summer holidays or get-togethers because it will go over very well.
Jack Daniels Iced Tea Recipe With A Hint Of Lemon
Who doesn't love iced tea in the summer? Give it a splash of Jack Daniels whiskey. The lemon is subtle, but just the right amount to enhance this easy drink.
Peach Whiskey Cocktail
Plump juicy peaches are the star of the show with this fabulous cocktail. If you have never tried peach flavored whiskey you have been missing out.
Watermelon Tequila Fizz | Tequila, Champagne + Watermelon Cocktail
Get ready for this gorgeous watermelon tequila fizz. It has everything you are looking for in a summer cocktail. It's sweet, cold, and tasty.
Frozen Blood Orange Margaritas
Transform your margarita night with this frozen blood orange margarita! You may forget all about traditional margaritas after this. (just kidding, you can't beat a classic margarita!)
Tropical Frozen Lemonade Spiked with Pineapple Rum
Bring the vacation right to your backyard with this relaxing and a tropical drink. It's frozen, so it will surely cool you down too.
A Super Easy Skinny Coconut Margarita With Coconut Water
Just because you are trying to be healthy doesn't mean you can't indulge in a drink here and there. This skinny margarita is just what you have been waiting for.
How To Make These Summer Cocktails Kid Friendly
Most all of these cocktails can be made into kid-friendly drinks! Whether it be using a lemon-lime soda, ginger ale or even a sparkling water. You can replace the alcohol portion with one of those three beverages. Or maybe even a juice like orange juice or apple. If you want bubbles do soda or sparkling juice.
What is the most popular beverage in the world?
- Tea | Sweet or unsweet or even flavored teas.
- Coffee | Doesn’t surprise me this is the top of the list!
- Orange juice | One of the most popular juices, and for good reason. Yum.
- Beer | This is one of the most popular alcoholic beverages purchased.
- Soft drinks | Coke, Pepsi, Dr. Pepper, Diet Pepsi, and the list goes on.
- Wine | I am not a fan but many people love wine with their meals or as a treat for the end of a long week.
- Vodka | This liqueur is a great base to so many incredible cocktails and mixed drinks.
Give one or more of these alcoholic drinks a try! We love them all, and wanted to share a nice collection for you all to try out!