17 Refreshing Summer Cocktails

Summer is the perfect time of the year for drinking cocktails. They are a great refreshment in these hot summer days. Especially when you are on a vacation. Lying on the beach, on the hot sand, taking in the sun and listening to the sound of the splashing waves…and what is missing from this beautiful picture? A cocktail in your hand of course.

But you don’t have to be at the beach or go to a bar to give yourself this sweet, refreshing retreat. You can also have it when you are relaxing at your home and make it right there, yourself. It is not hard at all. First you need to make sure you have all the needed ingredients and then just follow the steps from the chosen recipe.

Cocktails are great for parties too. So if you are hosting a party soon, surprise your guests with some delicious cocktails. You can also serve them creatively and make them look even more appealing. You could serve them in jars instead of glasses. And for decorating the jars, there are many options. You can add ribbons, blue for the boys and pink for the ladies, then put name tags on, make them more colorful with straws in different colors and add little umbrellas. You can also add pieces of fruit as decoration which is great because it is an edible decoration. And you will have the perfect drinks for  your party that all your guests are gonna love.

There are hundreds of cocktail recipes that you can find on the internet, that you could get lost searching for the perfect one for you. That is why we are here to help you choose, by reducing the big number of choices to 17 cocktail recipes. They all taste amazing just as they look amazing. And they are easy to make too. So take a look at these 17 refreshing cocktail recipes that we decided to share with you, pick one or more according to your taste and try it out.

Grapefruit Mojito

Full recipe on www.iowagirleats.com

Peach Gin Fizz

Full recipe on www.freutcake.com


Cucumber Cooler Coctail

Photo via www.freutcake.com


Strawberry-Pineapple Lynchburg-Ade

Full recipe on www.blog.cookingplanit.com



Aperol Spritz

Full recipe on www.thedrinkblog.com



Blood Orange Bourbon

Full recipe on www.thelittleepicurean.com


Watermelon-Tequila Cocktail

Full recipe on www.foodandwine.com


Blackberry Gin Fizz

Full recipe on www.freutcake.com


Raspberry Beer Margaritas

Full recipe on www.theblondcook.com


Cherry Lemonade Slammer

Full recipe on www.theblondcook.com


Pomegranate Sex On The Beach

Full recipe on www.sbchic.com


Fizzy Apricot Coolers W/Lemon

Full recipe on www.brittanyspantry.com


Frozen Margarita

Full recipe on www.flouronmyface.com


Bourbon Plum Smash

Full recipe on www.thebartenderess.com


Cactus Rose Daiquiri

Full recipe on www.thebartenderess.com


Cherry Sake Cocktail

Full recipe on www.girlversusdough.com


Pink Berry Sangria

Full recipe on www.willcookforsmiles.com