Chill Out with These 18 Best Summer Cocktail Recipes!

Discover refreshing and best summer cocktail recipes that are perfect for any occasion. Easy recipes for pool parties, BBQs, or gatherings with loved ones. Cheers to summer!

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What’s Hot in Mixology This Year: 18 Best Summer Cocktail Recipes to Try This Year!

If you’re on the hunt for new and unique summer cocktail recipes, you’ve come to the right place!

Whether you prefer something zesty citrusy blends or something fruity and sweet, this recipe roundup is an exciting mix of summer cocktail recipes that are not only easy to make but are also sure to impress.

Why You’ll Love These Refreshing Summer Cocktails 🍹

  • Classic and Unique Options: From classic mojitos to innovative summer alcoholic drinks, there’s something new and unique, there’s something for everyone! 
  • Simple to Make: You don’t have to be a professional mixologist to enjoy refreshing summer cocktails at home. Just follow these straightforward, easy-to-make drink recipes.
  • Perfect for Any Occasion: Whether it’s a pool party, a backyard BBQ, or a small gathering with loved ones, these easy summer cocktail recipes are perfect for any occasion to set the perfect mood!
  • Refreshing and Cooling: Each recipe is made with refreshing summer ingredients that will help you beat the heat. Perfect recipes to beat the summer heat this season! 

So, grab your shaker, relax, and enjoy summertime with your loved ones by trying out these best summer cocktail recipes. Cheers to great drinks, good times, and unforgettable memories!

Until next summer, happy sipping!

Summer Sips: 18 Best Summer Cocktail Recipes to Beat the Heat!


1. Bahama Mama by Will Cook for Smiles (Best Summer Cocktail Recipes)
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1. Bahama Mama

Recipe by Will Cook for Smiles

Ingredients ~ coconut rum, orange juice, pineapple juice, a touch of grenadine, and dark rum.

2. Pineapple Margarita by The Live in Kitchen
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2. Pineapple Margarita

Recipe by The Live in Kitchen

Ingredients ~ Reposado tequila, pineapple juice, lime juice, Cointreau, turmeric, and agave, with a combination of chili powder and sugar!

3. Classic Mojito by The Novice Chef Blog (Best Summer Cocktail Recipes)
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3. Classic Mojito

Recipe by The Novice Chef

Ingredients ~ Simple syrup, fresh mint leaves, fresh lime juice, ice cubes, white rum, and club soda or sprite.

4. Red Sangria Recipe by Julie’s Eats and Treats
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4. Red Sangria

Recipe by Julie’s Eats and Treats

Ingredients ~ red wine, brandy, orange juice, triple sec, sugar, fresh orange slice, strawberries, and lemon-lime soda.

5. Frozen Peach Margarita Slushies by Cozy Peach Kitchen (Best Summer Cocktail Recipes)
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5. Frozen Peach Margarita Slushies

Recipe by Cozy Peach Kitchen

Ingredients ~ sliced peaches, tequila, simple syrup, lime juice, orange liqueur, and ice cubes.

6. Piña Colada by Belly Full
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6. Piña Colada

Recipe by Belly Full

Ingredients ~ white (light) rum, frozen pineapple, 100% pure pineapple juice, cream of coconut, lime juice (optional), and a cute little umbrella! 🍸

7. Irish Trash Can by Julie’s Eats and Treats
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7. Irish Trash Can

Recipe by Julie’s Eats and Treats

Ingredients ~ gin, light rum, vodka, peach schnapps, blue curacao, triple sec, and red bull energy drink.

8. Mai Tai by Will Cook for Smile (Best Summer Cocktail Recipes)
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8. Mai Tai

Recipe by Will Cook for Smiles

Ingredients ~ lime juice, simple syrup, orgeat syrup, curacao, and rum.

9. Sparkling Greyhound Cocktail by The Live in Kitchen
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9. Sparkling Greyhound Cocktail

Recipe by The Live in Kitchen

Ingredients ~ fresh grapefruit juice, honey syrup, vodka, club soda, and a pretty sugar rim.

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10. Pineapple Coconut Mojito by The Noice Chef Blog
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10. Pineapple Coconut Mojito

Recipe by The Noice Chef Blog

Ingredients ~ sweet pineapple juice, white rum, toasted coconut, and fresh mint.

11.Sex On The Beach by Julie’s Eats and Treats (Best Summer Cocktail Recipes)
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11. Sex On The Beach

Recipe by Julie’s Eats and Treats

Ingredients ~ any vodka, peach schnapps and not liqueur, pulp-free 100% orange juice, cranberry juice, grenadine, orange slices, and maraschino cherries.

12. Easy Watermelon Margaritas by The Novice Chef Blog
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12. Easy Watermelon Margaritas

Recipe by The Novice Chef Blog

Ingredients ~ silver tequila, lime juice, triple sec, and homemade watermelon juice.

13. Blue Hawaiian by Bellyfull
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13. Blue Hawaiian

Recipe by Bellyfull

Ingredients ~ 100% pure pineapple juice, plain vodka, white (light) rum, simple syrup, blue curacao liquor, and crushed ice.

14. Peach Rosé Sangria by Recipe Runner
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14. Peach Rosé Sangria

Recipe by Recipe Runner

Ingredients ~ rosé wine, brandy or peach brandy, peach juice or nectar, sliced peach, raspberries, and sparkling wine.

15. Rum Runner by Will Cook for Smile (Best Summer Cocktail Recipes)
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15. Rum Runner

Recipe by Will Cook for Smile

Ingredients ~ dark rum, white rum, banana liqueur, blackberry liqueur – (or blackberry brandy!), pure pineapple juice, and pulp-free orange juice.

16. Fresh Grapefruit Paloma by The Novice Chef Blog
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16. Fresh Grapefruit Paloma

Recipe by The Novice Chef Blog

Ingredients ~ tequila, grapefruit juice, tangy lime, and sweet agave syrup.

17. Whiskey Lemonade by Julie’s Eats and Treats (Best Summer Cocktail Recipes)
Photo by Julie’s Eats and Treats

17. Whiskey Lemonade

Recipe by Julie’s Eats and Treats

Ingredients ~ simple syrup, fresh lemon juice, whiskey, and sparkling water.

18. Dragon Fruit Pink Martini by The Novice Chef Blog
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18. Dragon Fruit Pink Martini

Recipe by The Novice Chef Blog

Ingredients ~ freshly squeezed lemon juice, dragon fruit syrup or any pink/red syrup, Pink Love Gin, a sprig of fresh mint, and pink sanding sugar.

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