Stay Cool with Summer Cocktail Recipes
Summer means lots of time spent enjoying great food and fun times with friends and family. For many of us, that means having an adult beverage or two to go along with the fun. With cookouts and pool parties galore, you need lots of great ideas for perfect signature drinks to serve when you entertain. Or you might just want to whip up something special for yourself while you enjoy a long weekend. These 20 relaxing summer cocktail recipes will give you the recipes you need, whether you’re out to wow your guests or simply enjoy an evening on the porch with your special someone.
Relaxing Summer Cocktails
This Red, White, and Blue Slushy Cocktail from Sugar, Spice, and Glitter is so festive and patriotic. Plus, that Red, White, and Berry Vodka tastes just like a old school Bomb Pop! So good!
Nothing says summer like a classic Blue Hawaiian like this one from Baking Beauty. It’s an island vacation in a relaxing summer cocktail.
By Pink’s Blue Raspberry Jolly Rancher Cocktail is fruity, refreshing and visually gorgeous with its patriotic red, white, and blue theme.
Tequile, Triple Sec, and Blue Curacao combine in this Blue Agave margarita from Tammilee Tips. Sip this one slow because it really packs a punch!
A summery Strawberry Vodka Slush from Everyday Eileen uses real, fresh strawberries rather than a pre-made mix. So simple and delicious.
Make a grown-up treat for your guests with this Sweet Tea Vodka Pops recipe from Home Cooking Memories.
What says summer more than honeysuckle and this Honeysuckle Berry Vodka Spritzer turns it into a relaxing summer cocktail!
Honey Mango Strawberry Margaritas from Taste and See are a sweet, tropical way to celebrate with your guests.
My Crazy Good Life adds the sizzle of tequila to the fun of bubble tea in this unique Strawberry Bubble Tea Margarita. Such a fun spin on a summer cocktail!
Enjoy the relaxing feel of the Caribbean with this delicious Rum Punch from Pura Vida Moms. You’ll feel like you’re kicking back in the islands.
Another popsicle makeover, this time from Kitchen Sanctuary. You’ll love beating the heat with their Prosecco Elderflower Popsicles.
Keep your bathing suit body (or lack thereof) in check with a Skinny Whiskey Sour from Makeovers and Motherhood.
A Fresh Fig Margarita from A Cookie Named Desire is a great compliment to a dinner party or just relaxing with your honey and watching the summer sunset.
The fun pink color scheme and orange and cranberry flavors of a Pink Flamingo Slush from Bitz and Giggles bring a little something extra to your summer cookout.
Bourbon and summer pear cider meet in this Hard Cider Pear Cocktail from Pretty Extraordinary. So refreshing and sophisticated at the same time!
Crisp and clean tastes are the name of the game in Lydi Out Loud’s Grapefruit Basil Refresher Cocktail. What a delicious and light combination!
Try a Tequila Lemon Sour from Park Ranger John as you kick back and relax this weekend. Just what your Friday night needed!
Whether you’re waiting on a summer storm to set in or just want a delicious and relaxing summer cocktail, give Tropical Storm Punch from Juggling Act Mama a try.
Oh My Creative’s Strawberry Tequila Mojito has the typical lime and mint of a classic mojito, with the added YUM of fresh strawberries and tequila. Perfect for a hot summer day!
Honey and Lime’s Alize Blue Passionfruit Mojito is a beautiful way to cap off a relaxing summer evening with friends and family. Kick back and enjoy!