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Summer Drinks & Cocktail Recipes

Looking for colorful and fun summer drinks? These rum, vodka, sangria, tequila-based recipes will serve up a riot of color and tropical flavors that scream summertime.
Bee's Knees Cocktail
Bee's Knees Cocktail
Sloe Gin Fizz
Sloe Gin Fizz Cocktail
Dirty Shirley
Dirty Shirley Drink Recipe
Mango Lassi
Mango Lassi
Frozen strawberry daiquiri with fresh strawberries and limes
Easy Strawberry Daiquiri
Tequila sunrise cocktail garnished with a cherry and orange slice
Tequila Sunrise Cocktail
Classic Pimms and lemonade recipe
Classic Pimm's and Lemonade
Honey-Ginger Switchel Recipe
Honey-Ginger Switchel
Rosé Sangria With Peach, Raspberry, and Strawberry
Rosé Sangria
Pink lemonade in glasses and in a pitcher, garnished with lemons
Pink Lemonade Recipe
Mango Mojito Cocktail
Mango Mojito
Blackberry Mojito in a glass
Blackberry Mojito
Iced Tea Pitcher and Glasses on Tray
How to Make Better Iced Tea
Mojito Pitcher with mojitos in glasses
Mojito Pitcher
Blueberry Mojitos
Blueberry Mojito
Mango Mai Tai
Mango Mai Tai
Fruity Berry Wine Slushies
Berry Wine Slushies
Pineapple Skin Tea
Pineapple Tea Recipe
Spiked Arnold Palmer (John Daly) Cocktail
Spiked Arnold Palmer
Fresh Watermelon Lemonade
Fresh Watermelon Lemonade Recipe
Homemade Lavender Lemonade
Lavender Lemonade Recipe
Juneteenth: Red Order No. 3 - Hero
A Juneteenth "Cocktale", The Red Order No. 3
Starbucks Copycat Pink Drink
Starbucks Pink Drink Copycat Recipe
Breakfast Martini
Breakfast Martini
Orgeat Syrup in a canning jar.
Homemade Orgeat Syrup
Jamaican Rum Punch
Jamaican Rum Punch
Virgin Mojito
Non-Alcoholic Mojito
Frose garnished with strawberries
Frosé Recipe
Chill sangria in pitcher
A Foolproof Guide to Making the Best Sangria Ever
Fresh tomato juice in three glasses
Fresh Tomato Juice
Pouring Cream Over Cold Brew Coffee
Cold Brew Coffee Recipe
Raspberry Iced Tea
Raspberry Iced Tea
Watermelon Punch With Raspberry Lemonade
Watermelon Punch Recipe
Ginger Lemonade
17 Lemonade Recipes to Sip on All Summer Long
Cucumber Collins Cocktail
Cucumber Collins Recipe
Hard Seltzer
What Is Hard Seltzer?
Add a Watermelon Keg to Your Summer Party
How to Make a Watermelon Keg
Freshly Made Orange Shandy With Basil-Rosemary Orangeade
Basil-Rosemary Orange Shandy
Refreshing, Made-From-Scratch Grapefruit Shandy
Grapefruit Shandy
Jungle Bird Cocktail
Jungle Bird Cocktail
Fuzzy Navel Cocktail
20 Deliciously Sweet Peach Schnapps Cocktails
Spicy Pineapple Shandy
Spicy Pineapple Shandy
watermelon beer in pint glass with watermelon garnish on green background
Watermelon Beer
Chia fresca or lemonade
Chia Fresca (Mexican Lemonade With Chia Seeds)
Jellyfish Cocktail
20 Beautiful Blue Cocktails That Will Mesmerize
Drunken Watermelon Slices With Vodka
How to Make a Vodka-Spiked Watermelon
Easy Rosemary Lemonade with Tequila Cocktail Recipe
Summer Drinks for Kids
Garden Party Cocktails With Fresh Ingredients
17 Impressive Garden-Fresh Cocktails
frosted lemonade in glasses
Frosted Lemonade Recipe
Cantaloupe Cocktail
9 Delicious Cantaloupe and Honeydew Melon Cocktails
Frozen hot chocolate in glasses
Frozen Hot Chocolate Recipe
Apricot Sour Cocktail
15 Intriguing Apricot Cocktails
Affogato Italian Espresso Dessert
15 Delicious Ice Cream Cocktails for Summer
Enjoy the clean, crisp taste of a cucumber cocktail.
14 Crisp and Clean Cucumber Cocktails
White Cosmo Cocktail With Sugared Cranberry Garnish
20 Delightful St. Germain Elderflower Cocktails
Spiked Arnold Palmer (John Daly) Cocktail
15 Refreshing and Impressive Iced Tea Cocktails
Espresso Martini
10 Fantastic Iced Coffee Cocktail Recipes
10 Memorable Margaritas and Daiquiri Recipes
Blackberry Mojito
10 Tasty Blackberry Cocktails You Won't Want to Miss