Cool Off With These Refreshing Summer Cocktails

Red, white, and blue cocktails all here and accounted for-margaritas, sangrias, and boozy lemonades included. Read on to find out these amazing and refreshing summer cocktails!


Blueberry Lemonade Margaritas

So fresh and tangy.

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE SYRUP

  • 1/2 c. granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 1 c. blueberries
  • Zest of 1 lime

FOR THE MARGARITA

  • 2 tbsp. kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  • 8 oz. tequila
  • 4 oz. triple sec
  • 3 oz. lemonade
  • Ice

© Ethan Calabrese

Mermaid Lemonade

Ariel-approved.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 c. ice
  • 1/4 c. blue curaçao
  • 1 c. white rum
  • 2 c. lemonade
  • 4 lemon slices
  • 8 maraschino cherries

Cherry Bomb Mimosas

These hot pink stunners are guaranteed to get the party started.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 c. pineapple juice
  • 1/4 c. maraschino cherry juice (from the jar of cherries)
  • 1 bottle champagne
  • Orange slices, for garnish

Piña Colada

You’re going to want to make extra of this one.

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 oz. spiced rum
  • 4 oz. coconut milk
  • 1/3 c. fresh pinapple chunks
  • splash pineapple juice
  • 1 c. ice
  • 2 maraschino cherries

© Brad Holland

Red, White & Boozy Margaritas

Now THAT is patriotic.

INGREDIENTS

  • FOR RED LAYER
    3 c. ice
  • 2 oz. silver tequila
  • 1 oz. triple sec
  • 2 oz. grenadine

 

FOR BLUE LAYER

  • 3 c. ice
  • 2 oz. silver tequila
  • 1 oz. triple sec
  • 2 oz. blue curaçao

 

FOR WHITE LAYER

  • 3 c. ice
  • 2 oz. silver tequila
  • 1 oz. triple sec
  • 2 oz. lime juice

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