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:

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.

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.

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.

Caribbean Summer

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 1 part 99 Bananas 1 part Malibu Coconut Rum 1 part Pineapple Juice Instructions: Mix the ingredients in a shot glass. Chill the shot then drink


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.

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.

Rum Coconut Fizz

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 2 1/4 oz. Light Rum 2 tsp. Creme de Coconut 2 tsp. Lime Juice Club Soda Instructions: Shake well with cracked ice all but club soda. Strain into highball glass over 2 ice cubes. Fill with chilled club soda. Stir gently. Top with sprigs of mint.

Banana Colada

Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 1.0 each sliced Banana .5 oz. Banana Liqueur 8 oz. Pineapple Juice 1 oz. light Rum .5 oz. coconut Rum Directions: Blend, and pour into an exotic glass!

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 […]


Tweet Cocktail Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz. Rum 1/2 oz. Cointreau 1 oz. Orange Juice 1/2 oz. Lime Juice Instructions: Blend with 4 oz. cracked ice until smooth. Pour into highball glass.

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.

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 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 […]


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 […]

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