easy cocktails for the summer

Light, cool, and refreshing cocktails are one of the things that make summer so fun. 


A good mixed drink can take the sweltering heat out of summer. You’ll find a delicious mix of fruit and herbed libations on this list to cool you down day or night.


All of the cocktails compiled here are quick and easy to make because I know no one wants to waste a minute of their precious summer.  


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Fruity Summer Cocktails


Easy Fruity Sangria with Red Wine and Prosecco

Fruity Sangria 

This elegant sangria is perfect for any occasion this summer. It’s quickly and easily made with your favorite red wine, Prosecco, lemon-lime soda, and refreshing fruit.


Make it a party with these spicy tuna cucumber bites and Caprese skewers

mixed berry and fresh mint sangria

Mixed Berry Summer Sangria

This tasty cocktail contains fresh mint and mixed berries paired with white wine for a beautiful and tasty summer sangria. Mix up a batch, sit back, and enjoy the taste of summer in a glass.


Having a gathering? Serve up this Roasted Zucchini Dip along with the chilled summer sangria to wow your guests. 


watermelon mojito recipe

Watermelon Mint Mojito 

A refreshing summertime cocktail that’s simple to make and is fruity and light. This watermelon mint mojito hits the spot on a warm day and is perfect for any occasion.


Pink Grapefruit Martini

Pink Grapefruit Martini

This pink grapefruit martini is so refreshing! It is a sophisticated adult cocktail you’re going to love on a warm day.


Fan of martinis? This chocolate peppermint martini makes a festive holiday drink.


raspberry sorbet float

Raspberry Sorbet Champagne Float

A fizzy and chic pink cocktail that makes a flawless romantic summer treat for any special celebration or just hanging out by the pool.


elderflower blackberry sparkling cocktail
Blackberry Elderberry Cocktail

An out-of-the-ordinary sparkling summer cocktail infused with fresh blackberries, basil, and the delicious flavor of elderflowers.


cookbook of summer cocktails
Summer Cocktails

45 no-fail summer cocktails you won’t want to miss in this full-color cookbook that features not only wonderfully fruity recipes but also methods and techniques so they taste just like they were served at your favorite beachside watering hole.


frozen strawberry margarita recipe
Frozen Strawberry Margarita

A delicious frozen concoction that is sure to liven up any summertime gathering, this popular Mexican libation is so quick and easy to make that you can enjoy it in no time with no fuss.


If you like frozen drinks, give this classic malt shop vanilla milkshake a try.

sweet summer peach sangria
Peach Sangria with Blueberries

A simple and sweet peach sangria that makes a wonderful warm weather cocktail to cool you off from the summer heat.


Lemon and Herb Spritzer
Lemon Herb Vodka Spritzer

A quick and refreshing skinny vodka spritzer full of cool citrus and herbal flavors. It’s sure to become a favorite summertime low-calorie drink.


The spritzer makes a great accompaniment to this refreshing strawberry fennel salad


honeydew melon green apple white wine sangria
Honeydew and Green Apple Sangria

This sangria marries together white wine, rum, and lemonade with honeydew melon, green apples, lemon, and mint for a tart and refreshing adult beverage.


A perfect pairing for this libation is a Green Apple Couscous Salad

Sit back, relax, and enjoy yourself this summer with your new favorite summer cocktail concoctions.



What’s your favorite fruity summer cocktail? Let me know in the comments below.



Fruity summer cocktails


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