12 creative cocktail recipes to cool you down this Summer
cranberry julep

The summer has finally arrived.

And if you’re looking for an alternative to white wine and a cold beer, there’s nothing more satisfying than a cooling cocktail.

But sometimes it’s hard to know exactly what works when it comes to making a cocktail. So we thought we would do the hard work for you – bringing together some of the best summer cocktail recipes all in the one place.

So what are you waiting for? Make a few of these for your friends and family and get the summer party started.

1. The Summertime Smash from fiveoclockcocktails.com

summertime smash

2. Basil Cranberry Julip from drinkstraightup.

cranberry julep

3. Banana Colada from foggedinlounge.co.uk

Banana Colada

4. Xanadu Cocktail from steamykitchen.com

xanadu cocktail

5. Traditional Mai Tai from liquor.com

Traditional-Mai-Tai

6. Cardomon Rose Cocktail from designsponge.com

7. Rosemary Lime Cocktail from joythebaker.com

8. Frozen Habiscus Margheritas from prettygirlscook.com

9. Fresh Bloody Mary from cookieandkate.com

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10. Mint Julep from forksknivesandspades.blogspot.co.uk

11. Pink Lemonade Margherita from incrediblesometimesedibleegg.com

12. Rasberry Limoncello Prosecco from damndelicious.net