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3 Easy, Fruity Summer Cocktail Recipes

You know summer is in the air when I start whipping out the booze and making some fruity drinks just like in these summer cocktail recipes!

I always say that my perfect bliss is somewhere in the Caribbean on a smoking hot beach with an umbrella and some sort of tropical fruity adult beverage in a coconut.  Well I couldn’t get my hands on a coconut for this video but there is plenty of tasty drinks to go around!  Whether it’s making an electric lemonade in a punch bowl or whipping up a blackberry mojito or even making a traditional mai tai, these 3 Summer Cocktail Recipes are sure to get you started off right this season.  Enjoy, drink responsibly and get to pouring!!

Electric Lemonade Punch Bowl


  • 2 cups of vodka
  • 2 cups of blue curacao
  • 6 cups of lemonade
  • Ice
  • Lemon wheels and carnations for garnish
  1. Mix together the vodka, blue curacao and lemonade until combined and cool with ice.  Serve with garnishes.
Summer Cocktails 2

Blackberry Mojito

1 drink

  • 8 blackberries
  • 4 fresh mint leaves
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • 1 ounce of simply syrup (equal parts sugar and water boiled and cooled)
  • 2 ounces of light rum4 ounces of club soda
  • Ice
  • Lime wheel, mint leaf and blackberries for garnish
  1. Muddle the blackberries, mint leaves and lime juice in the bottom of a tall glass until pureed and pour in the simple syrup, rum, club soda and ice. Stir and Serve with garnishes.
Summer Cocktails 3

1 drink

  • Ice
  • 2 ounces of light rum
  • 1 ounce of dark rum
  • 1 ounce of coconut rum
  • ½ ounce of triple sec
  • 1 ounce of orange juice
  • 1 ounce of pineapple juice
  • Splash of grenadine
  • Pineapple, umbrella, orange wheel and cherry for garnish
  1. Add to a short glass and pour in all of the juices.
  2. Serve with garnishes.

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