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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