Summer Cocktail Ideas

Summer is here and it is advised to be hydrated all the time. But being hydrated with water is just too mainstream, don’t you think? Really the best way to enjoy summer and be hydrated at the same time is to drink, not water, but a drink which makes you wanna dance. YES! I am talking about alcohol. Well, drinking spirits neat isn’t much fun either so how about COCKTAILS. Add a sparkle to your party with a selection of refreshing and sophisticated cocktail ideas.

Here are some of the refreshing and suave cocktail ideas:

1. Summer Vodka & Mint Lemonade

A refreshing summer lemonade cocktail to serve at a backyard party or enjoy poolside.

Ingredients

  • 1 Lime
  • 1 Mint, fresh
  • 1/2 cup Strawberries
  • 4 cups Lemonade
  • 1 Ice cubes tray
  • 2 cups Stolichnaya vodka

2. Lemonade Prosecco Punch

Lemonade Prosecco Punch Recipe is perfect for a summer party! Just 3 main ingredients filled with berries and mint, it goes down so easy!

Ingredients

  • 1 pint Blackberries
  • 3 sprigs Mint, fresh
  • 4 cups Lemonade, prepared
  • 1/3 cup Citrus vodka
  • 1 bottle La marca prosecco

3. Blueberry Mojito

Tart limes, sweet blueberries, and smooth rum. A refreshing drink perfect for lazy summer afternoons!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Blueberries, Fresh
  • 2 Limes, Juice of
  • 10 Mint, Fresh Leaves
  • 2 tsp White sugar
  • 6 oz Club soda
  • 1 Ice cubes
  • 4 oz Rum

4. Pineapple Rum Punch

The perfect mix of tropical flavours in one amazing and easy to make a party drink!

Ingredients

  • 1 Pineapple chunks, Fresh
  • 3 cups Canada Dry ginger ale
  • 3 cups Pineapple juice
  • 1 cup Malibu rum

Here are some of the most popular and sophisticated cocktail ideas:

5. Tom Collins

The first Tom Collins dated back to 1876 so this drink has some history, gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, soda and maraschino cherries. Classic Tom Collins.

Ingredients

  • 2 oz Lemon juice
  • 1 oz Simple syrup
  • 1 Club soda
  • 1 Maraschino cherries
  • 3 oz Gin

6. Mai Tai

The best and booziest mai tai ever!! Perfect tropical summer cocktail!

Ingredients

  • 1 Splash Grenadine
  • 1 oz Orange juice
  • 1 oz Pineapple juice
  • 1/2 oz Amaretto
  • 1 oz Rum, Light
  • 1 oz Rum, Dark

7. Frozen Watermelon Margaritas

The best Frozen Watermelon Margaritas! Perfect cocktail recipe for a hot summer day.

Ingredients

  • 1 Lime
  • 2 cups Watermelon, frozen
  • 2 cups Watermelon, fresh
  • 3 tbsp Lime juice
  • 3 tbsp Simple Syrup
  • 1 Sea salt
  • 1/2 cup Tequila
  • 1 tbsp Triple Sec

Originally published at Cyahi Blog.

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