Last Updated on April 3, 2023 by The Noms
Here is a great list of Summer Cocktails, perfect for everyone. Options for all, with fresh fruit, herbs and flavors.
We think there is nothing better when the days get hot than having a fruity or frozen drink in your hand. There are a lot of variety of flavors on this summer cocktails list including watermelon, berries, cucumbers, pineapple and hibiscus.
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Summer Cocktail Recipes
This is a list of all the best summer cocktails to try! There are classics like a margarita and sangria, frozen drinks with wine or tequila as the base. There are also rum and vodka cocktails, with fun and fruity versions.
These refreshing summer cocktails are the perfect way to stay cool. Some of these refreshers include using basil, lavender, jasmine and hibiscus. Plus, a lot of frozen drinks, too. These summer cocktails are great for any occasion or any event!
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These summer cocktails on this list have something for everyone! A lot use fresh fruit, herbs and flavors of the summer season!
This ridiculously refreshing tequlia smash cocktail combines fresh strawberry and sage for a tasty sip and a perfect summer cocktail!
This bubbly and refreshing Limoncello Spritz is a must make! Easy to make, and great all summer season long!
Berry Sangria Recipe
Red wine in the summer? Yep, in this red wine and vodka based berry sangria that is perfect for sipping to cool off with! A dash of orange liqueur for brightness, and sparkling water, this bubbly drink is perfect for summer!
Blackberry Lavender London Mule
This beautiful pink London Mule is a must make this summer! Combining purple gin, fresh blackberries, mint, lavender syrup and ginger beer for a tasty and visually appealling sip!
Strawberry Caipirinha Cocktail
This super easy Caipirinha Cocktail is a must make refreshing summer drink! Using fresh strawberries and basil, this Cachaca based drink is light and tasty!
This refreshing tequila based cocktail is a must make! Refreshing watermelon and fresh orange and lime juices combine for a great drink!
A super refreshing vodka spritzer is the cocktail of the summer season! combining lemon, coconut and strawberry for a tropical and light flavor, this super cold drink is a great party sip, too!
White Peach Sangria
This White Peach Sangria invokes all the summer vibes! Combining a dry white wine with peach nectar, brandy and fresh fruit, this simple and elegant sip is perfect for entertaining!
Spicy Jalapeno Margarita Recipe
A spicy margarita is just what the summer called for! This margarita on the rocks is made my muddling fresh jalapeno with the flavors of a classic margarita!
Boozy Frozen Strawberry Lemonade Slushies
I don't know about you, but a lot of the time in the summer I just want a great blended cocktail that will cool me off! These strawberry lemonade boozy slushies are just the trick alllll summer long!
The Best Mexican Mule
This tequila based Mule goes off the same basis as a classic Moscow Mule! It just uses tequila as the base liquor. A 3 ingredient easy cocktail perfect for sipping in the heat!
Tropical Sangria: Boozy and Fruity
A Tropical Sangria that is epic! This dry white wine based sangria is a must make with a LOT of delicious sounding booze: orange liqueur, licor 43, rum, peach schnapps, and then topped with moscato. That isn't even including all the delcious tropical fruits: guava, passion fruit, lime and more! I NEED this recipe in my life!
This Bourbon Peach Smash is easy to make and even easier to drink! Combining fresh late summer peaches with the sweetness of bourbon and herbalness of mint, this is a great summer cocktail!
Make Ahead Mason Jar Strawberry Rhubarb Frozen Margaritas
Strawberry Rhubarb anything is summer to us! These Strawberry Rhubarb Margaritas are a great blended cocktail, that get this: can be made in advance and tucked in the freezer for when you are ready! Summer perfection!
These Lavender Mimosas are the perfect summer brunch cocktail! An easy combo of 3 ingredients, this lavender cocktail is a great herbal serve!
Tequila Lemonade - Just 4 ingredients|
This super simple Tequila Lemonade is a summer staple! Refreshing and light and easy to make!
Royal Hawaiian Cocktail with Maraschino
The Royal Hawaiian cocktail is a deliciou ssummer sipper full of tropical flavors with undertones of marzipan. Also known as the Princess Kaiulani cocktail, this gin and pineapple juice cocktail pairs with maraschino liqueur!
Fruity Sorbet Wine Slushies
These refreshing wine slushies are made with dry white wine, peaches and berries! Using a base of fruit sorbet, this delicious blended cocktail is a must make refresher!
This Vodka Collins cocktail is made summer ready with fresh lemon juice and lavender simple syrup. This floral syrup add makes this refreshing cocktail a great summer drink!
White Wine Stone Fruit Sangria
This easy and refreshing stone fruit sangria can be made ahead of time and is perfect for entertaining!
This coconut margarita will be your summer staple! Garnished with toasted coconut, this will take you away to an island paradise!
Soju Watermelon Cocktail
This refresihng watermelon cocktail is full of flavor from Soju, a colorless clear distilled Korean alcoholic beverage. If you cannot get Soju, then you can use vodka in this simple 3 ingredient cocktail.
Spicy Ranch Water
This spicy cocktail is a twist on the super simple 3 ingredient Ranch Water. Using jalapenos in the cocktail adds a level of spice to the tequila, lime jucie and mineral water drink.
Perfect Pineapple Margarita
These easy 4 ingredient pineapple margaritas are easy to make and tasty to drink! Perfect tropical margaritas!
This simple icy dessert takes a bit of time to make, but since it's boozy, it's all worth it! Combining pineapple juice and mint syrup, along with some white rum, these are an icy, boozy treat!
Sweet Tea Sangria (with Fresh Fruit and White Wine)
This Wine Wine and Sweet Tea Sangria uses dry white wine and a bit of orange liqueur for sweetness, along with fruits added. These fruits can be customized to anything you have or want to use. The sweet tea and mint added makes this a simple and refreshing pitcher cocktail for a crowd!
Honey Paloma Cocktail Recipe
This delicious paloma is made even richer with the use of honey as the sweetener. Honey and grapefruit are great friends, and this one sounds so tasty!
Hibiscus Margarita (Margarita de Jamaica)
The bold color of this Hibiscus Margarita makes it a showstopper before even drinking it! But, it makes for a perfect summer cocktail with an easy 4 ingredients!
Lemon Prosecco Float "Sgroppino"
This lemon sorbet float is made boozy with some vodka and prosecco. This light boozy dessert is a must make to cool of with!
This Cucumber Margarita uses cucumber juice along with lime and triple sec to make this vegetal sip. Tequila brings up the rear in this beautiful light green cocktail, a perfect summer refresher!
This Aquavit Peach Sour is super easy to make, and uses fresh peach simple syrup to sweeten it! We added some orgeat and lime to highlight the dill and caraway flavor of the aquavit for a great refreshing sip!
This Black Raspberry Margarita is super flavorful with using Chambord. This raspberry liqueur adds sweetness and a richness to this cocktail.
Jasmine Green Tea Mimosa
This Jasmine Green Tea cocktail is a lovely combination of green tea, orange juice and champagne. A delightful brunch sip!
This super easy Champagne Margarita is a simple 4 ingredients. Combining orange liqueur with tequila, lime juice and champagne makes for a great brunch cocktail!
Spicy Paloma (Grapefruit and Tequila Cocktail with Jalapeno Simple Syrup)
A spicy paloma is a delicious way to cool off! Combining grapefruit and lime juices with tequila and the spiciness of jalapeno simple syrup, this refreshing easy sip is a must make!
Frozen Watermelon Margarita
This frozen watermelon margarita is a perfect way to cool off! Easy to make with fresh watermelon, this margarita is sweetened with agave!
Frozen Aperol Spritz Cocktail
A Frozen Aperol Spritz sounds like the perfect way to enjoy a hot summer day brunch! An easy 3 ingredients that are in a normal Aperol Spritz, this blended cocktail is a must make!
The Perfect Mezcal Margarita!
This margarita is made smoky by using mezcal instead of tequila. It's sweetened with honey, which makes for a great smoky and sweet sip!
This fun green cocktail is made that color by combining fresh pineapple juice with sweet blue curacao. This is to mimic the green waters of the pacific. Fun and tropical, this sip is a summer must!
Frozen Peach Champagne Cocktail
This frozen peach cocktail is full of rich flavors, and perfect for cooling off! Using Champagne or sparkling wine adds some great dry flavor to this sweet sip!
Fresh and Spicy Pineapple Margarita
These spicy Pineapple Margaritas have the spiciness of jalapeno and the bite of cilantro in them for some fresh greenness - a great and fresh sip!
Watermelon Sugar High Tequila Cocktail
This watermelon tequila cocktail, which mimics a margarita is sweetened with agave, but the added salt and mint make it special and light!
Easy White Wine Spritzer
This super simple and chilled spritzer is full of light flavors! A simple white wine and club soda sip, with an added lime peel makes for a great and easy drink!
Tequila Pineapple Punch Cocktail
This tequila and coconut rum based punch recipe is combined with pineapple and lemon juices. Topped wiht seltzer, this refreshing drink is great for porch sipping!
Prosecco Margarita Cocktail
This super easy tequila margarita cocktail is topped with some prosecco for bubbles, and makes for a super refreshing summer sip!
Sparkling Watermelon Lychee Cocktail
This super fun and refreshing cocktail uses fresh watermelon, lychee juice and hard seltzer to make a fun sip!
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