The quintessential beach cocktail, a hurricane consists of light rum, dark rum, fruit juice, and grenadine. The drink was first created in New Orleans and is sweet (which tends to mask the alcohol content) and typically served on the rocks, a hurricane will run around $7 depending on the liquor in it. To bring the storm this summer check out the Hurricane Recipe.
Probably the most popular of summer drinks is the Mojito. With a sweet blend of mint, lime and sugar, the Mojito is a cold, refreshing mixed drink that cools you down and gets you loose on any hot summer day. When it comes to the mint, some like a lot while other prefer less. But it certainly makes for a nice kick. To cool things off check out the Mojito Recipe.
Layered Lemonade Drop
This summer mixed drink does not only taste good, but it looks good too! With layers of orange, red and white, this refreshing drink is a must have during the summer. The Layered Lemonade Drop is filled from top to bottom with crushed ice making it one of the more cooling drinks you can have on those hot summer days. To mix things up check out the Layered Lemonade Drop Recipe.
Slushy Margarita Shots
Who doesn’t love slushies? This summer mixed drink is smaller but it packs a whole lot of punch to it. You will barely be tasting the alcohol in these shots with a mix of tequila, lime juice, honey and fruit. That can be good or dangerous depending upon how you look at it. These margarita shots are sure to be a hit at any summer party. Take a shot and try out the Slushy Margarita Shots Recipe.
Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco
For all of you raspberry lovers out there the Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco is the perfect summer mixed drink for you. The best part about this drink is that the raspberries are frozen before they are put into the drink; acting as ice cubes. Genius! Guaranteed to cool you off on those hot summer days, this drink is a crowd favorite. Give it a go and try the Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco Recipe.
Sparkling Pomegranate Punch
The Sparkling Pomegranate Punch lives up to its name as it is packed with over 3 tablespoons of sugar. Perfect for a little afternoon mixed drink to get you a little wired up for the rest of the day. With a nice blend of pomegranate juice and sparkling wine, this summer mixed drink doesn’t consume you with the taste of alcohol which makes it very easy to drink. Turn up your summer party and try out the Sparkling Pomegranate Punch Recipe.
Sour Cherry-Yuzu Bellinis
This summer mixed drink is perfect for when you throw your large summer parties and need to make a lot of drinks for all your guests. Usually served in a large pitcher, the Sour Cherry-Yuzu Bellinis is a sweet mix of cherry juice and champagne. You know, for then you are feeling a bit classy with your mixed drink choice. When you are ready to take the leap, try out the Sour Cherry-Yuzu Bellinis Recipe.
The Sangria Flora is an awesome mix of fruit and alcohol so that you can be sipping on them all afternoon. Typically served in wine glasses over ice, this cool drink is definitely one to keep you cool in the summer. The best part about this mixed drink is how easy it is to make. No blenders, shaking or stirring necessary. If you want to try it out check out the Sangria Flora Recipe.
Blueberry Lemonade Sangria
The Blueberry Lemonade Sangria works real well for those hot backyard pool parties with all of your friends. Typically served in a pitcher for multiple people, this summer mixed drink is one you will be making time and time again. Great for you fruit lovers, the Blueberry Lemonade Sangria is an awesome mix of blueberries, lemonade and tequila. Get your summer going and try out the Blueberry Lemonade Sangria Recipe.
This summer mixed drink is probably the most colorful of the options. Use your favorite Jarritos soda and mix in some lime juice and tequila to make an ice-cold and festive mixed drink. The Jarritos Margarita is great for the 4th of July parties when you mix red, white and blue Jarritos together for your party guests. It is super easy to make so try it out with the Jarritos Margarita Recipe.