18 Summer Smash Drinks To Try

All of these are best served poolside, beachside, and/or Netflix-side.

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1. Strawberry Balsamic Smash

Instead of strawberries, you could also muddle blackberries, mangoes, limes — whatever fruit you have on hand. Get the recipe.

2. Watermelon Tequila Smash

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3. Bourbon Peach Basil Smash


Just peachy. Get the recipe.

4. Blackberry Pineapple Rum Smash

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5. Lemon Champagne Smash

For fancy times. Get the recipe.

6. Blood Orange Bourbon Smash


There Will Be Blood (Orange Bourbon Smashes at my next summer gathering, TYVM.) Get the recipe.

8. Mezcal Smash

Sweetened with blackberries and a bit of agave. Get the recipe.

9. Prosecco Smash with Plum and Thyme

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10. Strawberry Vodka Smash

When life gives you lemons, use them to garnish spiked lemonade. Get the recipe.

11. Cardamom Berry Smash


Cardamom pods + water + sugar = your new favorite DIY simple syrup. Get the recipe.

13. Blackberry Sage Tequila Smash

Whoever said tequila couldn’t be ~classy~? Get the recipe.

14. Meyer Lemon & Vanilla Bean Bourbon Smash

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15. Blackberry Bourbon Smash

Pssst. There’s beer in there, too. Get the recipe.

16. Apple Ginger Smash

Some people might say this is more of a fall cocktail. I’ll drink on their behalf. Get the recipe.

17. Kiwi Caipirinha Smash


18. Rosemary Grapefruit Smash

Cheers to summer. Get the recipe.

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