Memorial Day is next weekend, which means summer is almost here! We always love to kick off the season with an ultimate soirée.

Whether you’re hosting a barbecue, clam bake, or a casual potluck, we found several different types of beverages that will suit your summer soirée needs. From watermelon and vodka to blueberry mojitos, these libations are sure to get the party started.

The Ell BlogTropical Guava Rum Punch
Who doesn’t love rum during the summer? This delicious cocktail combines the best tropical fruits along with a strong kick of rum — the perfect pairing to barbecued burgers.

Caribbean CollinsCaribbean Collins
This is definitely not your classic collins! With grapefruit, bitters, gin, and aperol, this fruity cocktail is the perfect libation to sip on during the hot days of summer. Another tip: swap out the gin for vodka if you don’t prefer gin.

Blueberry MojitoBlueberry Mojito
Need we even say more? The only thing better than a mojito is one packed with this antioxidant rich berry. This is not only refreshing, but a low-cal option to sip on and save your bikini bod.

vodka-watermelon-cooler-1Vodka Watermelon Cooler
You didn’t think we would make it through this whole list without watermelon, did you? The ultimate summer fruit has made it’s way into a cocktail. Not only do we like this light pink beverage for the taste, but its hydrating perks will also help with hangovers.

Rose SpritzerRosé Spritzer
While we love a chilled glass of rosé, we are all about trying it out in different recipes. This spritzer is the perfect light beverage to serve at your summer brunches alongside a tasty homemade dish!

pineapple-moscow-mulePineapple Moscow Mule
Every gal loves a good Moscow mule. Get tropical with your mules this summer and add some sweet pineapple to that copper mug. You may just stick with this recipe all year long!

xx, The FabFitFun Team