1. Cucumber Watermelon Martini
Marinate cucumbers in vodka overnight, then muddle a seedless watermelon to make your own watermelon juice. Also delicious with mint and/or strawberries.
2. Apple-Vanilla White Wine Sangria
Fizzy and delicious! Make this with vanilla vodka, simple syrup, apple, dry wine, and Lemon-Lime soda or Seltzer.
3. Strawberry Basil Margarita
Probably good with a balsamic reduction as well.
4. Green Tea Lemonade
Green Tea Vodka and Homemade Lemonade. For a less sweet version, mix in half a glass of iced green tea.
5. Jalepeno-Mango Mojito
See foodnetwork.com for this absolutely delicious spin on the Mojito!
6. Berry Stout Refresher
A mix of stout, chocolate liqueur, berry liqueur, and nutmeg.
7. Ginger Lemongrass Pina Colada
Want a beach vacation? This is it in a glass.
8. Grapefruit and Rosemary Spritzer
Grapefruit juice, champagne, simple syrup and rosemary. Add sea salt to compliment the grapefruit tang.
9. Orange-Ginger Margarita
This is a no-brainer. You don’t even need to use fresh juice! Find the recipe here: http://www.delish.com/recipefinder/recipefinder_orange-ginger-margarita-recipe
11. Fro Mo: The Frozen Mojito
Obviously a mojito in smoothie form is a good idea.
12. Cucumber-Elderflower Sangria
What is elderflower? Does it matter?
Limeade, cucumber, mind, cucumber and rose infused gin (Hendrick’s), and elderflower liqueur (St. Germain).