The Best Refreshing Summer Cocktails for a Party: Cook at Home

In the summer of ‘21, there is no place for sleepy nights, for 22Bet India games, for beer, and other commonplace alcoholic drinks. No beach party, picnic, or birthday party in summer is complete without bright, cool, and refreshing cocktails. We offer recipes for summer cocktails with which you will pleasantly surprise and delight your guests during a hot party.

1. Strawberry Margarita


  • 50 ml of silver tequila 
  • 30 ml of orange liqueur 
  • 40 g of lime 
  • 100 g of strawberries 
  • 2 g of granulated sugar
  • 160 g of ice 

Method of preparation: 

1. Dip the rims of the glass in the liqueur and then in sugar to get a thin border. 

2. Pour 6 strawberries into a blender, fill with tequila and orange liqueur. Squeeze out the juice of half a lime, throw in some ice and beat thoroughly so that there are no large pieces left. 

3. Pour the drink into a glass and decorate with one ripe strawberry. Serve chilled.

2. Cava Sangria


  • 8 large mint leaves 
  • 1 bottle of sparkling wine, chilled (in the original recipe, this is Cava wine, but can be replaced with another kind) 
  • 3/4 cup white grape juice, chilled 
  • 1/2 cup fresh strawberries, 
  • chopped 1/4 cup orange liqueur ice cubes 

Method of preparation: 

1. Rub the mint leaves against the walls of a large jug using a wooden spoon to release the aromas. 

2. Pour sparkling wine into a jug and mix with grape juice, strawberry pieces, and orange liqueur. 

3. Top with ice cubes and serve immediately to the guests.

3. Cocktail “South Breeze”


  • 40 ml bourbon 
  • 25 ml apricot liqueur 
  • 40 g lemon sprig of mint 
  • 20 g dried apricots 
  • 10 g dried dates crushed ice 

Method of preparation: 

1. Put 1 dried dates and 1 dried apricots on the bottom of each glass. Then, fill them with crushed ice to the very top.

2. Pour apricot liqueur, bourbon into a shaker or a jar with a tight lid and squeeze a quarter of a lemon. Fill a shaker with ice and beat thoroughly. 

3. Pour the cocktail into glasses, decorate with dried apricots and mint leaves.

4. Peach Sangria


  • 2 bottles of dry white wine 
  • 4 tbsp. Cointreau peach liqueur 
  • 250 ml peach vodka 
  • 4 tbsp. l. sugar 
  • 2 cinnamon sticks 
  • 2 limes, cut into wedges 
  • 2 oranges, cut into wedges 
  • 500 ml of sparkling water 

Method of preparation: 

1. In a large jug or another container, mix wine, liqueur, vodka, sugar, cinnamon sticks, lime and orange wedges. Mix thoroughly until the sugar is completely dissolved. 

2. We put in a cold place for several hours so that the cocktail is infused. 

3. Before serving, add sparkling water and ice cubes. Decorate with a slice of lime or orange if desired.

5. Cocktail “Grapefruit sparkler”


  • 80 g of grapefruit juice 
  • 50 g of cranberry juice 
  • 50 g of Campari gin 
  • Mineral sparkling water
  • Lime juice 
  • Lime slices for decoration
  • Salt 

Method of preparation: 

1. Grease the rim of the glass with grapefruit juice and dip it in salt. 

2. Fill glasses with ice cubes. 

3. Fill a cocktail shaker or jar with a tight lid halfway with ice. Add grapefruit and cranberry juice, gin, some Campari, and squeeze out the lime juice. Cover and shake vigorously for about 30 seconds. 

4. Strain through a strainer, if necessary, and pour into glasses. Add a little mineral water on top. Decorate with mint or lime wedge if desired.

6. Cocktail “Frozen peach” 


  • 1 ripe peach 
  • 100 g ice cream 
  • 100 g milk 
  • 5 g salt 
  • 3 drops of vanilla extract 

Method of preparation: 

1. Mix the pieces of peach, milk, salt, and a couple of drops of vanilla extract in a blender until you get a homogeneous mass.

2. Add ice cream and beat again. 

3. Decorate with mint, peach slice, and serve.

7. Watermelon sling 


  • 10 ml sugar syrup
  • 100 ml Sprite 
  • 40 g lemon 
  • 120 g watermelon ice cubes 

Method of preparation:

1. Fill a glass with ice cubes to the very top. 

2. Put a little watermelon in a shaker or a jar with a tight lid and squeeze a quarter of lemon. Press with a spoon, and then add the sugar syrup, ice cubes and beat thoroughly. 

3. Pour the cocktail into a glass with ice and fill it with sprite to the very top. Stir gently with a spoon and decorate with a slice of watermelon.

8. Raspberry Beer Cocktail


  • 3/4 cups frozen or fresh raspberries 
  • 3 1/2 bottles of chilled beer 
  • 12 oz lemon concentrate 
  • 1/2 cup vodka lemon or lime wedges then mix with beer. 

Method of preparation:

1. Grind raspberries in a blender or simply crush with a spoon and then mix with beer. 

2. Mix vodka with lemonade concentrate in a separate container. We put everything together just before serving. Until this time, the mixture can be stored in the refrigerator for 3 days. Throw in ice cubes and decorate with lemon or lime wedges.

9. Sweet tea with soda


  • 2 cups of cranberry juice 
  • 1 cup of vodka 
  • 1/2 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice ice cube
  • 1 non-alcoholic lemon drink (can be carbonated)

Method of preparation: 

1. Mix cranberry juice, vodka, and lemon juice in a large jug. 

2. Add ice cubes and a soft lemon drink. Mix gently and serve immediately.