Recipe: Cajun Lemonade
Add a Cajun kick to your lemonade with some hot sauce and rum. Rinse gallon milk jugs and use as a spill-proof way to transport your drinks.
Recipe: Tequila Mojitos
Our users recommended adding club soda just before serving as an extra refresher. If you're having company, double the recipe—this one goes quickly.
Kane's Peppery Bloody Mary
Recipe: Kane's Peppery Bloody Mary
It's hard to beat the spicy bite of a good bloody mary on warm summer mornings. Seasoned with fresh basil, cilantro, and chives, this drink received the our Test Kitchen's highest rating.
The peach nectar used in this recipe is a sweet, intensely flavored drink that's usually sold on the international food aisle.
Recipe: Porter Float
Make a simple adults-only float using vanilla ice cream, creamy porter or stout, and a flavorful garnish of fresh raspberries and mint sprigs.
Pink Lemonade Cocktail
Recipe: Pink Lemonade Cocktail
The subtle beer taste gives this summery drink a frothy texture. For a pretty presentation, serve on ice and add orange slices as a garnish.
Barbecue Bloody Mary
Recipe: Barbecue Bloody Mary
This spicy sweet drink gives an extra kick to the traditional bloody mary.
Apple Pie-Bourbon Sweet Tea
Recipe: Apple Pie-Bourbon Sweet Tea
Bourbon and apple are perfect teammates in this thoroughly Southern concoction.
Swap out champagne for beer to make this easy and delicious drink. It's perfect for tailgating and casual cookouts.
Grapefruit Tequila Fizz
Recipe: Grapefruit Tequila Fizz
You'll want to make a whole batch of this citrusy spritzer. It's perfect for outdoor gatherings and kicking back on the porch.
Apple, Lemon, and Gin Shandy
Recipe: Apple, Lemon, and Gin Shandy
This refreshing, citrusy drink goes from kitchen to cooler with ease.
Homemade Cherry Soda
Recipe: Homemade Cherry Soda
Sipping on this sweet, juicy libation on a game day is absolute bliss. For a finishing touch, serve it over ice in a mason jar.
Recipe: Berry-Colada Punch
This drink is great to serve to a crowd. The club soda keeps the punch from tasting too sweet.
Recipe: Mimosa Gelée
These may be made up to a day ahead. Keep tightly covered with plastic wrap, and garnish just before serving.
Raspberry Beer Cocktail
Recipe: Raspberry Beer Cocktail
Try replacing Miller or Bud with a Woodchuck Cider for an even more refreshing result.
Recipe: Beer 'Garitas
If you like a bolder flavor, use a dark beer. For a fun twist, serve it in 16-oz. mason jars.