Food & Drink

20+ Summer Drinks to Try (That Aren’t Rosé)


As much as we love to pair our wine with a warm evening and some gal pals, we’re hoping to branch out of our rosé rut this season. We’ve gathered some of our fave summer sips, perfect for a patio party, BFF brunch, or a bubble bath for one. And don’t worry — we’ve got you teetotalers out there covered, too; read to the end for our favorite seasonal mocktails.


1. Watermelon Sangria

Source: Two Sisters Kitchen

2. Sweet Tea Sangria

Source: Delish


3. White Strawberry Lemon Sangria

Source: Kitchen Treaty


4. Frozen Dark and Stormy

Source: Delish


5. Piña Colada

Source: Gimme Some Oven


6. Strawberry Daiquiri

Source: Miss in the Kitchen


7. Mai Tai

Source: Real Simple


8. Isle of Islay Swizzle

Source: Food and Wine


9. Frozen Mint Julep

Source: Bobby Flay for Food Network


10. Descano Beach Smash

Source: Food and Wine


11. Blueberry Mojito

Source: Baking Beauty


12. Summer Gin and Tonic with Elderflower

Source: Little Sugar Snaps


13. Strawberry Basil Moscow Mules

Source: Our Food Fix


14. Blackberry Vodka Tonic

Source: Life as a Strawberry


15. Grapefruit Salty Dog

Source: The Cookie Rookie


16. Cucumber Margarita 

Source: Food and Wine


17. Paloma

Source: The Spruce Eats


18. Pineapple Prosecco Punch 

Source: Damn Delicious


19. Strawberry Lemonade Mimosas 

Source: Cooks with Cocktails


20. Sour-Cherry Bellini

Source: Food and Wine


21. Ginger-Peach Soda

Source: Woman’s Day


22. Very Berry Spitzer

Source: Deliciously Sprinkled


23. Raspberry Lime Rickey

Source: It’s Not Easy Eating Green


24. Grapefruit Kombucha Agua Fresca

Source: Will Frolic For Food


What’s your go-to summer drink?!