20 Easy & Refreshing Summer Cocktails
July 20, 2018
I love a great cocktail and I know most of you do too. I enjoy using the freshest seasonal ingredients to make a modern cocktail. All of these are no fuss and come together quickly. I’m sure you will find something in this list to tickle your tastebuds! Serve at your next happy hour, pool party or any summer get together.
Blueberry Basil Moscow Mules: Have you ever had blueberry and basil together? They so fresh & clean tasting when combined!
Bloodhound Cocktail: A simple combination of fresh, muddled strawberries, gin and vermouth
Aperol Cosmopolitan Cocktail: This beauty is cool, refreshing and way too easy to down the entire drink in seconds. If you love Aperol then this drink is for you!
Honey Bee Martini: A lively mix of honey, lavender and coconut vodka.
Cotton Candy Cocktails: All you need is a bottle of Champagne, Prosecco or Cava. Place the cotton candy in some pretty flutes, pour the champagne & top with more cotton candy.
Summer Sun Tangerine Wine Spritzers: This drink would look so pretty in your hand as you float in the pool.
Cilantro Lime Moscow Mule: Thirst quenching and completely delicious. Be sure to bookmark this cocktail for Cinco de Mayo celebrations and summer parties. This pairs wonderfully with grilled favorites, tex-mex dishes and asian favorites.
Long Island Iced Tea: A mixture of vodka, gin, white rum, silver tequila, triple sec, lemon juice & cola. Not your ordinary iced tea…and it certainly packs a wallop!
Pink Grapefruit Margaritas: The pink color swoons and the flavor is refreshingly heavenly. Citrus lovers, here’s your new favorite cocktail.
Frozen Peach Basil Margaritas: Ripe summer peaches, silver tequila and a hit of lime juice, perfect to cool you down on a steamy summer day!
Strawberry Moscow Mule: Fresh summer strawberries go so well with vodka, ginger beer, lime & ice.
Pure Lime Margaritas: If you are a margarita purist then this drink is for you!
Cowgirl Coolers: This frozen cocktail is perfect for strawberry lovers!
Blueberry Whisky Sour: A fun blueberry twist on a classic whiskey cocktail.
Blueberry Martini: This elegant, beautiful martini has been the hit at many parties & celebrations!
La Rosa Cocktail: Named after the La Rosa ski trail in Telluride, CO. This cocktail is adventurous and delicious, made with Blackberry Pimm’s.
Red Raspberry Rascal Cocktail: Raspberry lovers, this is your drink!
Blackberry Lemonade Pimm’s Cup: Turning the traditional Pimm’s Cup upside down and sideways..sometimes braking tradition tastes oh so good!
Cranberry Moscow Mule: Cranberries are a favorite berry here all year round. It’s tartness tastes wonderful paired with the ginger beer in this drink.
Cranberry Orange Old-Fashioned: Whiskey, orange and cranberry pair perfectly together in this drink.