Favorite Summer Cocktails & Mocktails

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Here is a round-up of my favorite cocktails and mocktails to sip on to beat the summer heat! I like my drinks sweet while remaining on the healthier side, and all these recipes provide just that!

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Watermelon Margarita by Minimalist Baker

To make a virgin version, omit the tequila and use a lemon-lime soda.

  • 1 1/4 cups watermelon juice
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 5 Tbsp silver tequila
  • Sea salt (optional)

Get the instuctions here

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Citrus Tequila by Skara

To make a virgin version, omit the tequila and use a lemon-lime soda.

  • 2-3 fresh squeezed oranges
  • 2-3 fresh squeezed grapefruits
  • 1 shot of tequila
  • Ice
  • Dash of lime zest

Get the instructions here

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Tangerine Rosemary Mocktail by The Merry Thought

  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed tangerine juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary simple syrup (get recipe here)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon-lime soda
  • Club soda
  • Ice

Get the insructions here

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Lemonade Cocktail by Unusually Lovely

  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup + 7 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 10-15 basil leaves

Get the instructions here

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Gin & Basil Tonic by Sakara

  • Blackberries
  • Skinned cucumber cut into small pieces
  • Fresh basil
  • Club soda
  • Hendricks gin

Get the insructions here