Summer is finally here. With that comes longer days, pool parties, summer shenanigans, and if you live in Las Vegas, HEAT. It gets really, really hot in Vegas. So in case you’re looking for some creative summer drinks to keep you cool, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best the internet has to offer.
If we missed your favorite cocktail or mocktail be sure to drop it in the comments so we can include it in a future post.
This sweet Spanish drink features seasonal fresh fruit and wine. For a real summer flair, swap the red Tempranillo for a sparkling wine. This is a great drink to enjoy with friends at a BBQ.
Did you know the oldest-known recipe for the mojito appeared as the Mojo de Ron in a 1929 Cuban guide called Libro de Cocktail (The Cocktail Book)? While a traditional mojito has a lime kick to it, you could always dress it up with blueberry or strawberry. These pair well with a day at the pool.
Watermelon is definitely a summer staple. It’s cheap and delicious. So, why not make a cocktail out of it? This fun summer drink by chef Bobby Flay includes blueberries mint and lime too.
Kombucha may be all the rage with millennials and hipsters, but it has a ton of health benefits, too. The fermented tea is known to improve gut health as well as other ailments. So if you prefer to stay hydrated booze-free this summer try a kombucha mocktail. It’s a fizzy drink with all the fun of a cocktail without the hangover.
Have you made any of our summer drinks? If so, let us know in the comments, or post your favorite recipe. No matter what your plans are this summer, keep cool and stay hydrated.