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:


Tweet A few drinks are so popular that they have a special glass named after them; this is one. Served on the rocks or frozen the salted rim always makes it stand apart. Cocktail Ingredients: 1 oz. Tequila 1 oz. Triple Sec 1 oz. Lime or Lemon Juice Instructions: Shake well with cracked ice. Rub […]


Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 2 oz. Rum 1/2 oz. Lime Juice 1/4 slice Pineapple 1 dash Grenadine Instructions: Sprinkle sugar on pineapple slice. Beat all ingredients in electric blender. Pour unstrained. Serve with short straw.

Cuban Ginger

Tweet I’m a big bourbon and ginger ale fan and never really thought rum and ginger ale would go together, boy was I wrong! A simple cocktail to enjoy. Cocktail Ingredients: 1/2 oz apple liqueur 2 oz dark rum ginger ale Directions: In a tall glass (mojito glass) add ice cubes, apple liqueur, rum and […]

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.

Frozen Mint Daiquiri

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 2 oz Light Rum 1 tbsp Lime Juice 1 1/2 oz Peppermint Schnapps 1 tsp Sugar 1 cup Ice Instructions: Blend until smooth.

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.

Blue Margarita

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: .5 oz Blue Curacao 1 oz Lime juice 1.5 oz Tequila Instructions: Rub rim of cocktail glass with lime juice. Dip rim in coarse salt. Shake ingredients with ice and strain into glass.

Cilantro-Mango Margarita

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 3 slices fresh, ripe mango Pinch of ground chili pepper 2 slices fresh lime 4 sprigs of cilantro Crushed ice 1.5 oz tequila Splash orange juice Instructions: Muddle mango, chili pepper, cilantro and lime together then add tequila. Shake and serve with a lime garnish.

Whiskey Smash

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz. Whiskey 2 tsp. Sugar 2-3 springs Fresh Mint Instructions: Muddle mint and sugar with 2 oz. shaved ice. Add Whiskey and strain into sour glass. Garnish with fruit.


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.

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.

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.

Kiwi – Cilantro Mojito

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 4 sprigs of cilantro 4 mint leaves 1/4 lime 1 peeled and halved kiwi 1/2 tbsp. sugar 1/2 tbsp. water 2 oz. rum club soda Instructions: Muddle kiwi, cilantro and mint together. Add rum and ice then fill with club soda. Garnish with lime.

Hemingway Daiquiri

Tweet Ernest Hemingway was a cocktail aficionado who had this drink named after him in 1921 in Havana, Cuba. Hemingway preferred the drink without sugar, you decide what you like! Cocktail Ingredients: 1 1/2 Light Rum Juice of 1/2 Lime 1/4 oz. Grapefruit Juice 1/4 oz. Maraschino Liqueur Instructions: Shake well with cracked ice. Strain […]

Culto A La Vida

Tweet Rum and cranberry, how can you go wrong on a hot day? Cocktail Ingredients: 2 oz dark rum Juice of half a lime Cranberry juice sugar Directions: In a tall drinking class (mojito glass) dissolve spoonful of sugar in lime juice. Add ice cubes and rum. Top of with cranberry juice and garnish with […]

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