Raise a glass to summer with these 5 cool, mouthwatering cocktails.
5 to Try: Summer CocktailsNothing says "summer" like the sweet, refreshing bite of watermelon. Blend chopped watermelon with fresh lime juice, lime rind, tequila, sugar, and mint leaves for a slushy slice of summer poured right in your glass.
Tequila MojitosCombine a homemade simple sugar concoction with fresh mint, lemon-lime soda, tequila, and fresh lime juice for a new take on the classic mojito. It's easy and can be made up to a week ahead.
Honeydew MimosasSucculent honeydew melon paired with sparkling white wine makes for a sweet summer morning cocktail. For best results, be sure to chill the honeydew melon overnight.
Shortcut SangriaSimply combine vanilla-flavored syrup, oranges, lime, orange juice, dry red wine, and voilà–you've got sangria. It's got all the flavor without any of the wait.
Pimm's CupPimm's Cup features Pimm's No. 1 Cup–a gin-based liqueur–and gets its bright bite from ginger ale and sparkling water.