Having a party or summer event? Then you need to check out our 21 girly and delicious summer cocktails. We have found great tasting recipes and creative ways to serve you creations. Any of these would be great for bridal showers, hen parties, summer parties, BBQs and more.
1. Pink Flamingo Cocktail
First up we have this gorgeous pink cocktail with a flamingo and fruit as decorations. This is a cute cocktail that all your girls will love. There a few recipes around for pink drinks so it just depends on your taste. You could recreate this with a pink lady recipe of gin, lemon juice, egg white, grenadine and apple jack. Decorate with flamingos to finish off the drink.
2. Citrus Punch
Nothing is better in summer than a citrus drink. So, when the weather is heating up serve orange punch just like this. It is made from orange juice, lemon juice, ginger ale, simple syrup and slices of orange and lemon for garnish. It is perfect for an outdoor event.
3. Pink Slush Cocktail
What better way for you and your girls to cool off this summer than with a pink slush cocktail. There are a lot of ways to make a drink like this. To an easy and low-cost version, you will need: frozen pink lemonade, vodka, lemon and lime soda. Drinks like these will be a hit with all your guests.
4. Teapot Cocktails
If you are looking for girly cocktail ideas, then you’ll love this! These cocktails are served in teapots. This is a cute and quirky way to present drinks at an event or party. You could fill these up with any cocktails and mocktails. Just make sure you have teacups as glasses.
5. Golden Gate Spritz
Want a cocktail that looks a little more glam? Then the Golden Gate Spritz is for you. This cool and summery drink is made from grapefruit juice, sparkling wine and Lo-Fi Gentian Amaro. Finish off with a grapefruit peel garnish. Serve your fruity drink in a chic glass.
6. Mango Pineapple Lemonade
If you are having a few guests over it is a good idea to have cocktails available in a jug. This way guests can serve themselves and the drinks can keep on flowing. An orange cocktail like this would be perfect! It is summery, fruity and refreshing. To make it you will need: 3 cups water, ⅓ cup sugar, 2 mango peeled and pureed and 1 cup pineapple. You could even add some flowers for a tropical look.
7. Watermelon Martini
Another fruity cocktail must have for the summer is the watermelon martini. These are refreshing and will be a hit with any guest. To make your watermelon martinis you will need: watermelon juice, vodka, watermelon schnapps, simple syrup, white sugar and lime juice. Serve with slices of watermelon as a garnish.
8. Summer Floral Punch
When you have your perfect cocktail recipe, you should think about how you are going to serve it. You can dress up the simplest cocktail recipes with cute cups, garnishes and straws. If you’re creating cocktails for your girls why not add some flowers like these! Edible flowers are available online and will give any drink a summery, tropical and creative look.
9. Flamingo Cocktail
Flamingos have become a summer favourite. So, serve your cocktails in flamingo glasses. There are glasses available to purchase online. You could even fill up your glasses with a flamingo cocktail which is made with: rum, lime juice and pink grapefruit soda.
10. Pasion Caliente
Our next cocktail looks funky, fruit and delicious! We love how the colors are separate and the flower is a pretty finishing touch. To make this cocktail you will need: Mezcal, honey, lemon, hibiscus liqueur, amaro and soda water. It is a refreshing drink your guests will love.
11. Summer Fishbowl Cocktail
If you are having a party then consider fishbowl cocktails like this. These are great for sharing and will serve lots of guests at the same time. Add some funky straws for a unique look. You can fill these up with any cocktail. Add some sliced fruit for a summery finish.
Mimosas are refreshing and easy to make. These are made with orange juice and Champagne. Cocktails like these would be great for a summer outdoor party and more. Finish off your Mimosa some fruit to give it an extra special touch.
13. Pink Gin Cocktail
Next, we have this cute pink drink that all your girls will love! This delicious drink was made with honeysuckle rose syrup, gin, lemon juice and a pinch of salt. Serve it in a chic glass for a glam look. Drinks like these would suit any event.
14. Pink Margarita
Cute glasses and straws would be a cute and creative way to serve your cocktails. Add some fruit and a yummy cocktail and you’re good to go. Any cocktail can be served in this. A pink would look awesome. Try our flamingo recipe mentioned earlier. There are so many glasses available online, just choose your favourite.
15. Amalfi Martini
Serve a cocktail with a kick this summer with an Amalfi Martini. These martinis are made with lemon liqueur, vodka, lemon juice and mint leaves. Cocktails like this are fruity and delicious, perfect for summer! Serve in a glass like this for a chic and glam look.
16. Summer Raspberry Cocktail
Cocktails can be dressed up with fruit. To give your cocktails a summery vibe, add some raspberries. These are tasty and are perfect for the season. You could add raspberries to almost any cocktail. Add some to your pink gin which was mentioned earlier for a girly, fruity and refreshing drink.
17. Fruity Summer Punch
Fresh and fruity punch is perfect for a hot summers day. If you are having a busy event or are having lots of guests attending then a bowl or jug is a great way to serve. This way the guests can serve themselves. To make this punch you will need: 2 liter ginger-ale, 1 liter pineapple juice, 1 orange, peeled and separated, 1½ cup strawberries, halved, 1 cup pineapple, cut in cubes and fresh mint.
18. Tropical “Octopus” Cocktail
Our next cocktail is called the octopus. This quirky drink is made with: rum, passion fruit juice, club soda and Angostura bitters and is garnished with an orchid, pineapple twist and an anchor swizzle. A cocktail like this is fruity and tropical, perfect for summer. Decorate any cocktail with an orchid for a pretty look.
19. Irish Summer Cocktail
Next, we have this vibrant orange cocktail. It is made with: Jameson Whiskey, Peychaud’s Bitters, fresh muddled raspberries, lemon, and Mango juice. The raspberry is a summery finishing touch. This would be a hit with any guest.
20. Citrus Summer Cocktail
This cocktail looks chic, tastes like citrus and is perfect for summer. What more could you want! It is made with Lemongrass infused Tanqueray gin, lime leaf-ginger tincture, honey, lemon and lime juices. A cocktail like this would be perfect on warm day.
21. Rose, Girly and Delicious Summer Cocktails
Last on our list we have this selection of rose cocktails. This just shows how chic and pretty cocktails can look. You can recreate this with the mix of glasses and garnishes or just take inspiration from one. These are summery, delicious and girly and would be perfect for a party.
We hope you have found the perfect girly and delicious summer cocktails.