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17 Refreshing Cocktails You Need To Make This Summer

Delicious, cold, and boozy. Just what summer needs.

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1. Kombucha Mojitos

Look for a kombucha in a simple or "original" flavor so that it doesn't overpower the other flavors in the drink. Get the recipe here.
halfbakedharvest.com

Look for a kombucha in a simple or "original" flavor so that it doesn't overpower the other flavors in the drink. Get the recipe here.

2. Rosé Sangria

Go super cheap with the wine since the fruit flavors will be strong. Get the recipe here.
howsweeteats.com

Go super cheap with the wine since the fruit flavors will be strong. Get the recipe here.

3. Spiked Cherry Mint Spritzer

Get the recipe here.
creative-culinary.com

Get the recipe here.

4. Strawberry Chamomile Paloma

If you can find chamomile flowers at your farmers' market, they make the drink extra pretty, but regular chamomile tea works, too. Get the recipe here.
halfbakedharvest.com

If you can find chamomile flowers at your farmers' market, they make the drink extra pretty, but regular chamomile tea works, too. Get the recipe here.

5. Orange Crush Cocktail Recipe

Like your favorite childhood drink, but spiked with tequila. Get the recipe here.
kitchenkonfidence.com

Like your favorite childhood drink, but spiked with tequila. Get the recipe here.

6. Blueberry Margaritas

So pretty and so delicious. Get the recipe here.
gimmesomeoven.com

So pretty and so delicious. Get the recipe here.

7. Chili, Lime, and Mango Margaritas

The spicy rim helps balance the intensely sweet mango. Get the recipe here.
minimalistbaker.com

The spicy rim helps balance the intensely sweet mango. Get the recipe here.

8. Gin-Spiked Earl Grey Iced Tea

It may seem unusual, but gin goes perfectly with floral Earl Grey since it's pretty herbal. Get the recipe here.

9. Fresh Watermelon Mint Juleps

This is your new summer go-to. Try it with bourbon, vodka, or even rum. Get the recipe here.

10. Strawberry-Pineapple Margaritas

Get the recipe here.
howsweeteats.com

Get the recipe here.

11. The Love Potion Cocktail

Who knew that love potion was really just blackberry syrup and Prosecco? Get the recipe here.
jacquelynclark.com

Who knew that love potion was really just blackberry syrup and Prosecco? Get the recipe here.

12. Spiked Tea and Peach Ice Cream Floats

Get the recipe here.
thecookierookie.com

Get the recipe here.

13. Strawberry, Thyme, and Lillet Spritzers

Lillet is a citrusy fortified wine that tastes great over ice, but tastes even better with fresh thyme and strawberries. Get the recipe here.
whatsgabycooking.com

Lillet is a citrusy fortified wine that tastes great over ice, but tastes even better with fresh thyme and strawberries. Get the recipe here.

14. Minty Watermelon Cucumber Margaritas

Get the recipe here.
halfbakedharvest.com

Get the recipe here.

15. Strawberry Sangria

Get the recipe here.
gimmesomeoven.com

Get the recipe here.

16. Black Plum Shandies

Use a light beer for the shandy—anything too bitter or too dark will overwhelm the fresh plums. Get the recipe here.

17. Blueberry Mojitos

Get the recipe here.
realhousemoms.com

Get the recipe here.

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