21 Summer Approved Cocktails You Need To Taste

Blackberry Bramble Cocktail

It seems that anywhere you go right now it’s hard to escape the heat.  If we can’t escape it, I say we make it as enjoyable as possible.  

So why not let our taste buds play as we sip on some amazing cocktails that just scream summer? Want more? Check out our previous post for more tasty cocktails. 


The Firecracker

A simple recipe with only 4 ingredients including cucumber vodka and seedless watermelon from Creative Culinary.


Blackberry Lemon Gin & Tonic

From The Stiers Aesthetic comes a fruity twist to one of my favorite cocktails. Made with fresh blackberries you really cant go wrong.


White Wine Mojito

From Turnip The Oven (OMG I love that name! So clever!) comes a simple white wine mojito. I’m a white wine fan, so I can’t wait to try this!


Sex In The Driveway

I just couldn’t get over the name haha! This amazing cocktail with only 4 ingredients is from Restless Chipotle.


Frozen Raspberry Peach Sangria

From Joyful Healthy Eats is this Frozen Raspberry Peach Sangria. Talk about refreshing!  And the best part?  It’s only 131 calories according to the author.  You can’t go wrong!


Blueberry Whiskey Spritzers

Life As A Strawberry has given me a reason to try a whiskey drink again.  This Blueberry Whiskey Spritzer looks delicious, and pretty simple to make.


Northern Lights Cocktail

This beautiful cocktail comes from The Tipsy Bartender. Appropriately named the Northern Lights Cocktail, it’s made with Smirnoff Sours Berry Lemon, Lemon Vodka and Red Bull Blueberry.  Yum!


Frozen Peach Champagne Cocktail

Spend With Pennies shared this unique Frozen Peach Champagne Cocktail that we couldn’t help sharing.  Definitely a different take on a mimosa, yum!


Plum and Thyme Prosecco Smash

Such an unusual combination for a cocktail that we couldn’t help but sharing from My Diary Of Us.

Blackberry Bramble

Blackberry Bramble Cocktail

Yum blackberries! Feasting At Home brings another way to drink your gin.  And if you’re a gin fan (like me) you’ll be eager to try this!


Strawberry Watermelon Mojito

The cool combination of flavors in this Strawberry Watermelon Mojito from Zokimag are sure to be a hit.

Pink Moscato Strawberry Lemonade

Pink Moscato Strawberry Lemonade - Summer Cocktails


p style=”text-align: center;”>The WHOot shares this Pink Moscato Strawberry Lemonade.  You can also see how to make it in the video below.

Raspberry Mojito

Raspberry Mojito - Summer Cocktails

CookingLSL shares this Raspberry Mojito that’s ready in under 5 minutes!


Honey Paloma

This might be the one I most want to try.  I love grapefruit in summer and this one has be covered.  The Little Epicurean shares this Honey Paloma with grapefruit, lime, honey and (of course) tequila.


Kiwi Blueberry Mojito

OMG this Kiwi Blueberry Mojito sounds delicious!  I hardly ever see Kiwi used in drinks, so I had to include this cocktail from Laylita.com.


Toasted Frozen Coconut Mojito

Who can resist toasted coconut?  This toasty take on a coconut mojito from With Salt & Wit will make an amazing addition to a summer day.


Blueberry Cucumber Moscow Mule

The Gastronom Blog features this 5 ingredient adaptation of the Moscow Mule. Blueberries and cucumber make for an interesting combination.


Vodka Pear Lavender Lemonade

Sugar & Cloth has this fabulous unique recipe for a Vodka Pear Lavender Lemonade. I just want one of these, sitting on a porch in the country on a beautiful day.  Ahh, maybe one day.

And bonus! Drunken Vodka Popsicle Slushie

Drunken Vodka Popsicle Slushie - Summer Cocktails




  1. Oh my gosh I’m drooling! I can’t wait to try these out when I’m at my boyfriend’s parents house this weekend to celebrate my birthday! Thank you for sharing this awesome list of yummy treats!

  2. Haha “Sex in the Driveway” ? Some of these look like really tasty twists on classics, like the plum and thyme prosecco. I might be mixing up some of these soon to beat this awful summer heat!