Summer Cocktail Recipes

Summer Recipes to Cool You Off!

These drinks recipes will help cool you off this summer. Have some fun and do a little experimenting with these Summer Drink Recipes.


Sweet Summer Drink Recipes:

Apple Daiquiri

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 0.5 oz. Apple Juice 0.5 oz. Lime juice 1.5 oz. Light Rum 0.5 tsp. superfine Sugar Directions: Fill a mixing glass with 4 oz. of shaved ice and add all ingredients. Shake and strain into a chilled glass.


Tweet (pronounced []) The Mojito is a traditional Cuban highball cocktail. This is one of our favorite hot day drinks as it is very light and refreshing. Once you get the individual drink down, try making a pitcher to last longer. Cocktail ingredients: 12oz Rum (usually white rum but you can use dark depending on […]

Raspberry Margarita

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 2 ounces Tequila 1 ounce Raspberry liquor 1 ounce Lime Juice 2 ounce Sweet and Sour mix Instructions: Mix all ingredients in Margarita glass or use blender for frozen version. Moisten rim of glass and coat with sugar.

Gulf Breeze

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 1 oz Blue Curacao 3 oz Champagne 1/2 oz Light Rum 1/2 oz Brandy 6 oz Lemonade 1 oz Lime Juice 1 cup Ice Instructions: Blend until smooth. Pour into sugar-rimmed glass. Top with a strawberry.

Cranberry Ginger Margarita

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 3 oz of cranberry juice cocktail 1 1/2 oz of tequila 1 1/2 oz of ginger liqueur juice of half a lime Instructions: Combine ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice & pour into a salted martini glass. Garnish with chopped cranberries & a sliver of crystalized ginger.

Gin Smash

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz. Gin 2 tbsp. Sugar 2-3 springs Fresh Mint Instructions: Muddle mint and sugar with 2 oz. shaved ice. Add Brandy and water. Strain into sour glass. Garnish with fruit.

Seven Sinful Years

Tweet A distinguished daiquiri with a little bite. Make with a nice dark rum, I prefer El Dorado 15yr. Cocktail Ingredients: 2 oz dark rum 2 thin slices of ginger 1 oz light rum 1 oz dry orange curacao Juice of half a lime Dash of Angostura bitters Directions: In a Boston shaker buddle ginger […]

Strawberry Daiquiri

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 1 oz. Light Rum 1/2 oz Strawberry Schnapps Juice of 1/2 Lime 1 tsp. Sugar 1 oz. fresh or frozen Strawberries Instructions: Mix with shaved ice in electric blender until desired consistency. Pour unstrained into cocktail glass.

Isle of Coconut

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz. White Rum 2 tsp. Cream of Coconut 2 tsp. Lime Juice 1 tsp. Lemon Juice 1 tsp. Orange Juice 1 tsp. Sugar Syrup Instructions: Mix all in blender with 3 oz. crushed ice until smooth. Pour into collins glass. Add slices of coconut.


Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 3/4 oz white Creme de cacao 3/4 oz Creme de banana 3/4 oz Light cream Instructions: Shake all ingredients with ice, strain into an old-fashioned glass over ice cubes, and serve.

Nutty Colada

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 2 oz. Amaretto 1 oz. Gold Rum 1 1/2 oz. Cream of Coconut 2 oz. Pineapple Juice Instructions: Mix with shaved ice in electric blender until desired consistency. Pour unstrained into collins glass. Garnish with pineapple slice.


Tweet Sangria is a great summer drink that you can share on the deck, beach, patio, etc… With friends. While there are many variations that can be found elsewhere on this site, in this recipe we are going to concentrate on the traditional red sangria. While the recipe is below, the great thing about sangria […]


Tweet Great for summer and winter. One of the oldest cocktails, this one is always best served chilled chilled glass, not on the rocks. Cocktail Ingredients: 2oz Rye, do not use bourbon 1/4 oz simple syrup 4 dashes Peychaud’s bitters 1 dash Angostura bitters Splash of water Instructions: Fill mixing glass with ice and stir […]

Pineapple Mint Cooler

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 2 oz. Gin 2 tsp. White Creme de Menthe 1 oz. Lemon Juice 3 oz. Pineapple Juice Club Soda Instructions: Shake well with cracked ice all but club soda. Strain into collins glass filled with ice. Add club soda. Garnish with pineapple stick.

Jamaican Banana

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 1/2 oz. Light Rum 1/2 oz. White Creme de Cacao 1/2 oz. Creme de Banana 2 scoops Vanilla Ice Cream 1 oz. Half and Half 1 Whole Banana Instructions: Blend until smooth and pour into brandy snifter. Garnish with strawberries, banana slices and nutmeg.

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