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    Updated on Sep 19, 2019. Posted on Jun 27, 2016

    18 Cocktails Guaranteed To Keep You Pleasantly Buzzed This Summer

    When it's too hot to do anything, make cocktails.

    1. Cucumber Vodka Soda

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    This refreshing cocktail is flavored with homemade cucumber juice and fresh lime juice, which are mixed with some vodka and seltzer water. Serve with a boatload of ice and fresh cucumber slices. Get the recipe here.

    2. Hibiscus Ginger Palomas

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    These vibrantly pink cocktails are literally SCREAMING summer at you right now. Get the recipe.

    3. Frozen Toasted Coconut Mojitos

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    Calling dibs on all of these. But you can get the recipe here.

    4. Cherry Coconut Margaritas

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    You could be drinking these 10 minutes from now! Get the recipe.

    5. Pineapple Vanilla Bean Martinis

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    Vanilla bean fans, this one's for you. Recipe here!

    6. Strawberry Moscow Mules

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    This summery twist on the classic Moscow Mule is literally overflowing with fresh strawberries. Get the recipe.

    7. Kahlua Coffee Soda

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    This recipe is a total summer game-changer. Get it here.

    8. Dragon Fruit Mojitos

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    If you've never had dragon fruit in a cocktail, this is your chance! Find the recipe here.

    9. Coconut Milk Rum Punch

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    Not only should you be freaking out about coconut milk in a cocktail, you should also be freaking out about the candied pecan rim. Get the recipe here!

    10. Strawberry Beer Floats

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    If you're not putting ice cream in your favorite summer beer, you're doing summer wrong. Recipe here.

    11. St. Germain Spritzer

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    This four-ingredient cocktail, garnished with fresh cherries and apricots, can be whipped up in just minutes and is best enjoyed on a warm summer evening. Get the recipe here.

    12. Strawberry Thyme Gin Rickeys

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    This summery cocktail is flavored with strawberry thyme simple syrup, fresh strawberries, and fresh sprigs of thyme. Get the whole recipe here.

    13. Rainbow Sherbet Champagne Floats

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    Again, do not underestimate the power of the float. Recipe here!

    14. Coconut & Strawberry Raspberry Frozen Daiquiris

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    Why settle for a daiquiri with only one flavor when this one has three!? Combine fresh summer berries with coconut for the ultimate daiquiri experience. Recipe here.

    15. Sangria Verde

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    The kind of green food you can actually get behind. This sangria is full of the best green fruits and plenty of bubbles. Get the recipe here.

    16. Rhubarb-Raspberry Margaritas

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    In addition to featuring the classic summer combo of rhubarb and berries, this vibrant margarita also features a salty vanilla bean rim. Get the recipe.

    17. Summertime Rosé Tequila Sangria

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    Grab a bottle of your preferred rosé, some tequila, and all of the best summer fruits you can think of! Get the recipe.

    18. Watermelon Shandy

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    And in case you prefer beer over cocktails, here is a cocktail with beer in it. Just add freshly made watermelon juice! Get the recipe.

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