5 Refreshing Summer Cocktails

Get excited, y’all. It’s officially summer cocktail season. And I have great news for you lovely readers: news in the form of deliciously refreshing summertime cocktails, that is. We’ve rounded up five sure-to-please cocktail recipes that will keep you cool amidst even the hottest temps:


1. Frosé


What’s better than rosé, you might wonder? Frosé, that’s what. Step up your rosé game with this frozen treat that only takes a couple of ingredients. Recipe here.

Recipe by Green Wedding Shoes



2. Pink Señoritas


Calling all margarita fans! This is a marg with a fun twist, incorporating pink lemonade for an extra summery cocktail. Get the recipe here.

Recipe & Photo by Delish.com



3. Tabernacle Crush


Flavors don’t get much more summertime appropriate than peaches and lemon, and this cocktail combines the two – along with basil and gin – to create a downright refreshing drink. Mix up your own now with this recipe.

Recipe & Photo by Food and Wine



4. Watermelon Punch


We couldn’t make a list of summertime cocktails and NOT include one with watermelon as a key ingredient! This tasty frozen cocktail is both beautiful and refreshing. Check out the recipe here.

Recipe & Photo by Martha Stewart



5. Palomez


Turns out, if you substitute the tequila in a classic Paloma for mescal (a smokier version of tequila), you’ll have a palomez. Get the details here.

Recipe by Elijah Larson. Photo by David Samson / The Forum