5 Cocktail Recipes That Are Basically Summer In A Glass

If summer had a taste, it would be one of these cocktails. Infused with seasonal flavors like pineapple and watermelon, each recipe brings to mind days spent poolside. So go on, whip one of these up and enjoy your long weekend (and we’re guessing after the week you just had at work, you could use a drink—or several).

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Pineapple Rum Punch

Author: Paper & Stitch

Serves: 1

Ingredients: 3 oz of pineapple coconut juice 2 oz of orange juice 2-4 oz of coconut rum optional: sprig of mint, edible flowers, and pineapple slices for garnish

Directions: Combine juices and rum. Pour over ice.

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Fresh Pineapple Margarita

Author: Hot Beauty Health

Serves: 2

Ingredients: 2 cups of fresh pineapples, diced 3 oz of lime juice 1/2 cup of silver tequila 1 oz of Cointreau 2 oz of simple syrup or agave nectar (optional) 3 cups of ice cubes coarse Kosher salt Pineapple or lime wedges (for garnish)

Directions: Blend tequila, lime juice, Cointreau, pineapple chunks and ice cubes. Serve in a glass rimmed with salt.


Limoncello Prosecco With Blueberries And Thyme

Author: Downshiftology


Ingredients: 1 bottle prosecco, chilled 1 cup limoncello, chilled ice blueberries, thyme and lemon slices (for garnish)

Directions: Combine limoncello and prosecco in a pitcher. Serve over ice.

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Vodka Watermelon Cooler

Author: Jennifer Meyering

Serves: 4

Ingredients: 8 cups watermelon, cubed 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons honey 1 cup water 1 cup watermelon vodka

Directions: Blend watermelon, lime juice, honey and water. Pour through a fine-mesh strainer. Stir in vodka. Serve over ice.

Sparkling Ice

Author: Sparkling Ice

Serves: 1


1.5 oz of white rum

1.5 oz of vodka


8 oz Sparkling Ice Lemon Lime

Directions: Add blackberries and vodka to shaker. Muddle. Add rum and ice. Shake and strain into a chilled pint glass over ice. Fill with Sparkling Ice Lemon Lime.