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20 Summer cocktails That'll Add A Little Sweetness to Your Life!

sweet Georgia peach smash

It's summer time at last!!! Now that there is no more snow shoveling to do and a whole lot more porch sitting to look forward to, shouldn't you have have a pretty little cocktail in hand? We totally agree and so we offer up these 20 summer cocktails that'll add a little sweetness to your life! 

So keep scrolling to find the perfect mix for whatever you might be doing. Whether you are looking for something to serve your friends, finding the perfect signature drink for your wedding cocktail hour, or just needing a little slow down and sip time just for you, we are positive you will find it here. Let us know which ones you love in the comments below! Cheers! 


watermelon pineapple snagria

1.   Watermelon Pineapple Sangria

You will need:
Moscato wine | Brandy | Lime, thinly sliced | Watermelon, cubed and cold | Extra sweet pineapple, cubed and cold | Lemon lime soda | Ice cubes!

You can find the full recipe here.


white wine melon spritzer

2.   White Wine Melon Spritzer

You will need:
Chilled Mirassou Sauvignon Blanc | Chilled club soda (or tonic if you want a little more sweetness) | Frozen melon cubes | Sprig of fresh basil

You can find the full recipe here.


red wine berry spritzer

3.   Red Wine Berry Spritzer

You will need:
Red wine | La Croix Mixed Berry sparkling water | Ice cubes | Frozen blueberries or raspberries

You can find the full recipe here.


strawberry basil Moscow mule

4.   Strawberry Basil Moscow Mule

You will need:
Strawberries | Fresh basil leaves | Vodka | Lime juice | Crushed ice | Chilled ginger beer 

You can find the full recipe here.


blueberry mojito

5.   Blueberry Mojitos

You will need:
Fresh blueberries | Rum | Fresh mint leaves | White sugar | Lime juice | Club soda | Ice cubes

You can find the full recipe here.


the firecracker watermelon lime and cucumber cocktail

6.   The Firecracker

You will need:
Prairie Cucumber Vodka | Cubes of seedless watermelon | Limes | Simple syrup | Lime rim | Watermelon slices | Cucumber slices | Small mint sprigs

You can find the full recipe here.

lemonade prosecco punch

7.   Lemonade Prosecco Punch

You will need:
Lemonade, chilled | Citrus vodka | Blackberries, frozen | Sprigs fresh mint | La Marca Prosecco, chilled

You can find the full recipe here.

skinny coconut margarita

8.   Skinny Coconut Margaritas 

You will need:
Lite coconut milk | Tequila blanco | Triple sec | Coconut water | Fresh lime wedge, to serve

You can find the full recipe here.

rose spritzer cocktail recipe

9.   Summer Rosé Spritzers

You will need:
Rosé | Fresh strawberries | Fresh mint leaves | Lemon slices | Sparkling water or club soda

You can find the full recipe here.

sweet tea sangria with peaches

10.   Sweet Tea Sangria

You will need:
Sweet tea | White wine | Raspberries | Sliced peaches | Fresh mint, for garnishing 

You can find the full recipe here.

lavender lemonade martini

11.   Lavender Lemonade Martini

You will need:
Sugar | Water | Sprigs of lavender | Lemon juice | Vodka, chilled | Lemon slices, halved

You can find the full recipe here.

gin basil cucumber lime

12.   Cucumber Basil Gin and Tonic

You will need:
Gin | St. Germain elderflower liqueur | Lime juice | Sprigs basil, plus more to garnish | Cucumber | Tonic | Ice

You can find the full recipe here.

greyhound

13.   Greyhounds

You will need:
Ice | Vodka | Grapefruit juice | Grapefruit peel | Rosemary syrup | Rosemary sprig

You can find the full recipe here.

black cherry bourbon cola smash

14.   Black Cherry Bourbon Cola Smash

You will need:
Black cherries | Bourbon | Cherry brandy | Lime | Cold cola

You can find the full recipe here.


sweet Georgia peach smash

15.   Sweet Georgia Peach Smash

You will need:
Whiskey or bourbon | Lemon juice | Simple syrup | Peach slices | Seltzer water

You can find the full recipe here.

strawberry chamomile paloma

16.   Strawberry Chamomile Paloma

You will need:
Water | Honey | Chamomile tea bags | Fresh grapefruit juice | Tequila | Fresh strawberries | Sparkling water | Crushed ice

You can find the full recipe here.


chili lime mango margaritas

17.   Chili Lime Mango Margaritas

You will need:
Mango, cubed | Orange juice | Limes, juiced | Silver tequila | Triple sec or orange liqueur | Dash hot sauce | Agave nectar or maple syrup | Lime wedges | Chili powder | Sea salt

You can find the full recipe here.

the love potion cocktail

18.   Love Potion Cocktails

You will need:
Blackberries | Water | Sugar | Prosecco or champagne | Sprigs of thyme

You can find the full recipe here.

pimms cup

19.   The Pimm's Cup

You will need:
Pimm's No 1 | Lemonade or Sprite | Elderflower liqueur or elderflower cordial | Strawberries | Sliced cucumbers | Sliced lemon or orange | Mint sprigs | Ice

You can find the full recipe here.


avocado margarita

20.   Avocado Margaritas

You will need:
Avocado | Limes | Sea salt | Honey | Fresh orange juice | Tequila | Ice

You can find the full recipe here.