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25 Cocktail Recipes You Need To Sip On This Summer

by Rose Adams Published on 22 July 2016
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Summer's in full swing and we really can't think of a better way to welcome the longer days and tans than sippin' on something sweet, fruity and alcoholic. Yes, it's time to talk cocktails and we've got all the inspo you'll ever need here. But if you do need another reason to get mixing, we promise they'll take your insta feed from eek to fleek too. Bottoms up!

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1. White Wine Summer Sangria Spritzer

Sip on this and you'll feel like you're on a sunny beach in Spain rather than your little 'ol english garden. Now where's the paella at? Find the recipe here.

2. Strawberry Vodka Lemonade

Our good friend Voddy is the star of this show, and where he goes the good times (and hangovers) follow, right? Don't forget to garnish with lemon. Find out all you need to make it here.

3. Peach Party Wine

As wine is made from grapes and this also contains peach, you're basically on your way to getting your five a day in one glass. Winning! Find out how to make it here.

4. Malibu Sunset

This scrumptious drink is so refreshing, it's guaranteed to give you the coconut infused boost you need after a sweaty day in the scorching sun. Enjoy! Find the recipe here.

5. Strawberry Margarita Punch

Who doesn't need a margarita in their life? This punch packs a real, erm, punch. Enjoy with plenty of ice. Learn how to make it here.

6. Pineapple Coolers

Rather than using your blender for those look-better-than-they-actually-taste green juices in the morning, put it to some good use instead, by whipping up these sweet as hell coolers. Find out how here.

7. The Hugo

Allow us to introduce your new BFF Hugo. He's both refreshingly sweet and cool and will relax you after a long day at work. Who needs actual human men anyway, aye? Find the recipe here.

8. The Green Goddess

The grass sometimes actually is greener on the other side, if this cocktail is anything to go by. Find the recipe here.

9. Candy Colada

If this doesn't satisfy your sweet tooth then we're sorry but nothing will. You HAVE to try this super sweet take on the conventional colada - just don't forget to stock up on the pick n mix while you're at it! Find out how to make this seriously sweet alcoholic treat here.

10. Raspberry Mojito

Ditch your usual lime favourite and try this fruity raspberry twist on the classic mojito instead. Find out how here.

11. Voot Beer

It doesn't have to be Thursday for a throwback, and this cocktail is taking us way back to the days of coke floats at kid's parties. But hey, this one contains alcohol so it's basically made for grown ups amiright? Find out how to make it here.

12. Frozen Super Minty Mojito

Guaranteed to keep you cool when the sun has got his hat on, this bitter mojito will make you pull your best lime face. Prime ugly selfie photo opp. Get the recipe here.

13. Pink Grapefruit Margerita

These fruity delights are super simple to make, you could do it with your eyes closed. Don't though, that would be dangerous and you may get lime juice in your eye. Talking of which, make sure you don't skip the fresh lime - as this little ingredient makes all the difference. Find out how to make it here.

14. Raspberry Moscato Sangria

I'm sure you'll agree with me here when I say wine = life, and this little gem is full of the good stuff. Time to take your fave vino up a gear. Find out how here.

15. Strawberry Basil Moscow Mule

If you're a keen gardener you could grow these ingredients in your own back garden to make a cocktail that's organic and fresh af. But fear not if you don't have green fingers, you could just buy all the ingredients from the supermarket hassle free too. Woop! Find the recipe here.

16. Blackberry Mojito

Another twist on a classic, why not make the most of the summer season and go blackberry picking? It will give you a good excuse to get home and make these as a reward for all your hard work. Find the recipe here.

17. Coconut Rum Cooler

You may not be lazing on a beach in Barbados but you can still feel like you are by sippin' on something totally tropical like this yummy mix. Find it here.

18. Pineapple Mojito

This fruity blend gives you the perfect chance to impress everyone with your mixing skills and pretend you're on the set of Coyote Ugly. Serve with plenty of ice people. Find the recipe here.

19. Pink Lemonade Champagne

Get your posh on with an absolutely fabulous champagne infused blend, sweetiedarling! See the recipe here.

20. Strawberry and Peach Wine Slushie

We're totally obsessed with this grown up slush puppie, and let's be honest, is there really anything better than a fruity frozen beverage to beat the heat? Answers on a postcard please. Find out how to get your slush on here.

21. Honolulu Hammer

Inspired by the ocean and all things nautical, this sweet cocktail will blow your socks off right off into the distance - so be careful with your measures! Find out how to make it here. Shiver me timbers!

22. Punch Drunk Clove

Aperol is the coolest drink to be seen sipping on this summer, and there's totally no shame in following the crowd when it goes down this smoothly, so get making this sweet cocktail and you'll be the most on trend at the party - guaranteed. Find the deets here.

23. Storm Trooper

All you Star Wars geeks out there this one's for you! Get everyone together this weekend for a binge watch of the series from start to finish, then serve these and your squad will think you're the best pal in all the galaxy. Fact. Get the recipe here.

24. Raspberry & Rose Cocktail

Definitely a contender for prettiest cocktail we've ever seen. Taking inspo from totally on trend rose gold hues, the Instagram potential for this bevvy is off the richter. Get making here, and don't forget to post the result on your feed!

25. Pineapple Frozen Margarita

This fruity drink blends the flavour of a traditional margarita with orange and pineapple. Yum. If you wanna really show off, why not serve it in a pineapple half? Just a thought. Find out how to make it here

Got any good cocktail recipies to share? We wanna hear from you! Tweet us @SofeminineUK!

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