Briana Hansen
August 11, 2016 6:00 am
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Nothing is more relaxing during summer than a nice cold drink as you enjoy the heat and longer days. And while some people prefer to save their specialty drinks for holidays, we say every day of summer can feel like a holiday if you take your summer day drinking to the next level and make some absolutely delicious (and totally unique) cocktails

Here are just some of the most delightful drinks we found (along with their recipes so you can DIY) to help you make this summer your most relaxing and enjoyable ever.

Chocolate Covered Cherry Peppermint Martini

With so many incredibly flavors, what’s NOT to love about this bold and delicious drink. Here’s how to make it.

Roasted Butternut Bourbon

The butternut makes it healthy-ish…right? Try it for yourself.

Peach Mango Pineapple White Sangria

This takes your fruit-filled sangria to the next level. Here’s the recipe.

Frozen Sangria

For those extra hot days, try adding some extra cool to your delicious sangria drink for a beautiful and delectable result. Check it out here.

Tropical Mango Mimosas

Try replacing your typical orange for a totally unique taste. Here’s how. 

DIY Mimosa Bar

Combine your love for mimosas with your love for DIY-style projects by setting up your own mimosa bar by following these simple directions.

Paloma Cocktail with a Mezcal Float 

Put a little kick into your day with this incredible cocktail. Get the recipe here.

Beer-garita

Two summer classics combined into one unforgettable drink. The super simple directions are here.

Beet Infused Margarita

For the adventurous beet lover who wants to loves playful combinations of the delicious vegetable. Here’s how to make it.

Sparkling Paloma

A totally unique bubbly that will make you feel like you’re constantly toasting summer itself. Try it here.

Frozen Mango Pineapple Daiquiri

You won’t even remember there’s booze in this sweetly flavored cocktail concoction. Make it following these directions.

Red Wine Gin Sour

It’s a little bit of liquor, a smidgeon of wine, and a whole lot of summer-rock-and-roll-festival feel. Here’s how to make it.

Sparkling Elderflower Cocktail

Delicious and totally original use of the unique berry, elderflower, that combine into an explosively flavorful and fun summer drink. Get the recipe here.

Strawberry Rose Slush

A simple twist a summer classic to make it feel like you’re getting the most out of this drink (and your summer). Try it yourself today.

Happy summer and happy drinking!

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