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Cue the rooftop happy hours, backyard barbecues, and long days spent laying out by the pool.

Whether you’re entertaining or hosting a fabulous party of one, we’re sharing our favorite cocktail recipes below that are sure to keep you cool in the heat.

Spicy Grapefruit Jalapeño Margarita

There’s nothing better than a spicy margarita, and this one kicks it up a notch with grapefruit. Add a side of chips and guac and you’ve got an award-winning happy hour.

Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco

Contrary to popular belief, limoncello is not just reserved for your upcoming Italian vacation. Combine prosecco, limoncello, raspberries, and lemons for a luscious libation. Cheers!

Tropical Passion Sangria

Transport yourself to a tropical destination every time you sip this fruity drink. It’s infused with pineapple, mango, limes, and grapes.


Yes way, frosé! Beat the summer heat with this crowd favorite, whether you opt for strawberry and watermelon, raspberry and peach, or a fruit combo of your own creation.

Blood Orange Elderflower Gin Cocktail

Life is too short for boring cocktails, which is why we love this vibrant pick-me-up. Blood orange, elderflower, and lemon thyme sprigs mark the unique notes of this gin-inspired drink.

Blackberry Mint Mojito

Impress your friends with this light and refreshing cocktail that’s waiting to be the star of your next event. Spruce up a regular mojito with farmers market blackberries and fresh mint.

Peach Lemon Spritzer

Talk about the ultimate summer drink! The fresh peaches, basil, and lemon juice are sure to keep you cool in the heat.

Strawberry Lime Vodka Tonic

It’s five o’clock somewhere, so treat yourself with this five-ingredient tonic that’s full of flavor. It’s fruity, fresh, and easy to make, so you can worry about more important things like planning your next summer vay-k.

Mango Sunrise Piña Colada

Desperately in need of a beach getaway? Try this cocktail that’s oozing with layers of grenadine, coconut, and mango with a festive pineapple garnish.

Rosé Summer Sangria With Berries

Your party is simply not complete without sangria. The rosé and berries make this classic drink the perfect post-pool treat.

Sweet Georgia Peach Smash

This Insta-worthy drink is absolutely peachy (pun intended). The whiskey and lemon juice effortlessly counteracts the sweetness of the peach slices and simple syrup.

Aperol Spritz

An Aperol spritz is a must-have for outdoor entertaining. It’s classy, crisp, and citrusy – and this unique recipe calls for a sprig of thyme for freshness.

xx, The FabFitFun Team

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