As the weather warms up, there’s something so satisfying about sipping a refreshing cocktail in the sun. Whether you’re lounging poolside, enjoying a backyard picnic, or simply enjoying a drink at home, these 10 cocktails are exactly what you need. Even better, they’re light enough to enjoy before 5 p.m. We won’t judge.

Blackberry Vodka Tonic

Not your average vodka tonic, this cocktail features real blackberry-infused vodka, adding a delicious fruity flavor without the extra sugar.

Spritzy Screwdriver

The orange juice in this cocktail makes it a great choice for any time of day, while herbs like rosemary and sage give it a unique and flavorful twist.

Gin & Tonic In Pimm’s Style

For all you gin lovers, this cocktail is perfect for those days you’re drinking for several hours or more. Tonic water keeps it light and chunky fruit, including lemon, orange, plum, and cucumber, make it extra refreshing.

Tropical Fruit Smash

Kiwi, mango, and pineapple give the rum in this cocktail an extra-tropical makeover. You’ll want to sip this all summer long.

Frozen Pisco Sour

Blending a traditional Pisco sour into a delicious frothy drink makes it even more suitable for long, hot days.

Blood Orange Blood & Sand

If an Aperol spritz is your go-to drink, you’ll surely love this update on a vintage cocktail made with gin, blood orange, and bubbles.

Kentucky Lemonade

What goes together better than lemonade and summertime? How about this boozy version, made with bourbon, lemonade, and mint leaves.

Black Pepper-Watermelon Margarita

The black pepper in this refreshing watermelon margarita offers a spicy, unexpected kick.

Strawberry Basil Gin Cocktail

Even if you’re not a gin fan, this cocktail should definitely be on your radar. Fresh strawberries and basil mix well with club soda, lemon juice, and sugar for a subtly sweet and tart drink.

Indian Summer Cocktail

This unique cocktail combines bourbon, limoncello, apricot jam, and sage…need we say more?

xx, The FabFitFun Team