Having a party or summer event? Then you need to check out our 21 girly and delicious summer cocktails. We have found great tasting recipes and creative ways to serve you creations. Any of these would be great for bridal showers, hen parties, summer parties, BBQs and more.
1. Pink Flamingo Cocktail
First up we have this gorgeous pink cocktail with a flamingo and fruit as decorations. This is a cute cocktail that all your girls will love. There a few recipes around for pink drinks so it just depends on your taste. You could recreate this with a pink lady recipe of gin, lemon juice, egg white, grenadine and apple jack. Decorate with flamingos to finish off the drink.
2. Citrus Punch
Nothing is better in summer than a citrus drink. So, when the weather is heating up serve orange punch just like this. It is made from orange juice, lemon juice, ginger ale, simple syrup and slices of orange and lemon for garnish. It is perfect for an outdoor event.
3. Pink Slush Cocktail
What better way for you and your girls to cool off this summer than with a pink slush cocktail. There are a lot of ways to make a drink like this. To an easy and low-cost version, you will need: frozen pink lemonade, vodka, lemon and lime soda. Drinks like these will be a hit with all your guests.
4. Teapot Cocktails
If you are looking for girly cocktail ideas, then you’ll love this! These cocktails are served in teapots. This is a cute and quirky way to present drinks at an event or party. You could fill these up with any cocktails and mocktails. Just make sure you have teacups as glasses.
5. Golden Gate Spritz
Want a cocktail that looks a little more glam? Then the Golden Gate Spritz is for you. This cool and summery drink is made from grapefruit juice, sparkling wine and Lo-Fi Gentian Amaro. Finish off with a grapefruit peel garnish. Serve your fruity drink in a chic glass.
6. Mango Pineapple Lemonade
If you are having a few guests over it is a good idea to have cocktails available in a jug. This way guests can serve themselves and the drinks can keep on flowing. An orange cocktail like this would be perfect! It is summery, fruity and refreshing. To make it you will need: 3 cups water, cup sugar, 2 mango peeled and pureed and 1 cup pineapple. You could even add some flowers for a tropical look.
7. Watermelon Martini
Another fruity cocktail must have for the summer is the watermelon martini. These are refreshing and will be a hit with any guest. To make your watermelon martinis you will need: watermelon juice, vodka, watermelon schnapps, simple syrup, white sugar and lime juice. Serve with slices of watermelon as a garnish.
8. Summer Floral Punch
When you have your perfect cocktail recipe, you should think about how you are going to serve it. You can dress up the simplest cocktail recipes with cute cups, garnishes and straws. If you’re creating cocktails for your girls why not add some flowers like these! Edible flowers are available online and will give any drink a summery, tropical and creative look.
9. Flamingo Cocktail
Flamingos have become a summer favourite. So, serve your cocktails in flamingo glasses. There are glasses available to purchase online. You could even fill up your glasses with a flamingo cocktail which is made with: rum, lime juice and pink grapefruit soda.
10. Pasion Caliente
Our next cocktail looks funky, fruit and delicious! We love how the colors are separate and the flower is a pretty finishing touch. To make this cocktail you will need: Mezcal, honey, lemon, hibiscus liqueur, amaro and soda water. It is a refreshing drink your guests will love.