4 Refreshing Cocktails Drinks That Are Perfect for The Summer Heat

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Summer just wouldn’t be summer if you didn’t have a refreshing cocktail drink to cool you down. So here are 4 refreshing cocktails drinks that are perfect for summer.

Yeah, you might have guessed by now that I am a little bit of a cocktail drinker, especially if you look at my Instagram and the facts I’m always mentioning that I’m having a cheeky ones at the beach.

I’m not that bad, honestly. It just that there something fun and all grown up (which is weird for a 30 something women to say on here!) about having a cocktail in the evening.

You see, I really don’t like drinking wine/champagne. Actually scratch I absolutely hate drinking wine/champagne. I think its Seldon Cooper that summed it up nicely by saying, ‘its grape juice that burn!’.  I always been told that I will grow into drinking wine/champagne and truthfully – I never have.  I’m always the awkward weird person that try to get water when someone hand me a glass or I have that glass and then leave it on the side somewhere.

So yeah while I might not be mad keen on wine/champagne, I bloody do love my cocktails drinks. Like I said, they are fun and so refreshing to have on a boiling hot summer day.

What I also especially like is that there so many flavor to choose from. You can go from smooth creamy bailey cocktails to cool fruity rum flavor drinks. We, well Richard and I always tend to go for the smooth creamy Bailey drinks as it like drinking a milkshake – well an alcoholic milkshake. However, lately due to the insane heatwave we been having I have been swapping the creamy drinks for cooler fruity flavor ones.

Here are 4 refreshing cocktails drinks that are perfect for the summer heat. They are so simple to make at home and will just a welcoming break from drinking cold ice water all the time. Not there anything wrong with cold ice water, but sometime you just need to mixed it up a little.

Pina Colada:

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Pulse all the ingredients along with a handful of ice in a blender until smooth. Pour into a tall glass and garnish as you like.


 Tequila Sunrise:

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Combine tequila and orange juice in a cocktail mixing glass. Add 1 cup ice, stir, and strain into the prepared highball glass. Slowly pour in grenadine and let settle.


Blue Lagoon:

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Fill a highball glass with ice and pour in your vodka and curacao. Top the rest of the way with lemonade, and garnish with a wedge of lemon.


Strawberry Daiquiri:

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  • Place the strawberries, sugar, rum, strawberry liqueur and lime juice into the base of a cocktail shaker and mash (muddle) with the end of a clean rolling pin.
  • Place the lid onto the cocktail shaker and shake well.
  • Strain the mixture into a Martini glass and garnish with half a strawberry.


So there you go, 4 refreshing cocktails that should wet your taste bud. Let me know if will be making any of these and remember folks, do drinks responsible.



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    21st June 2017 at 8:09 am

    I like the illustrations you found for these. This is making me thirsty.

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    21st June 2017 at 8:26 am

    Ooohhhh….cocktails!! Is it too early for one now?! Would cool me down in my hot office already!
    Em x

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    Sigrid Braun
    21st June 2017 at 8:34 am

    Good post for the summer, I love Pina Colada andStrawberry Daiquiri!
    Greetings from Germany

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    21st June 2017 at 11:18 am

    The Blue Lagoon one sounds delicious and is one that I have never tried! Will have to sample one of those this summer! 🙂

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    21st June 2017 at 1:46 pm

    These are so great! Going to try it out.

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    21st June 2017 at 2:12 pm

    Love this post! Can’t wait to try them!

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    21st June 2017 at 2:19 pm

    These cocktails are perfect for summer entertaining! Love the pictures too!

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    21st June 2017 at 2:25 pm

    I love a strawberry daiquiri in the summer! So fun and refreshing! 🙂 Thanks for the roundup!

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    Clearissa Coward
    21st June 2017 at 2:59 pm

    These look yummy. Can’t wait to try the tequila sunrise. Thank you for sharing. Cheers!

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    Carol A Cassara
    21st June 2017 at 3:35 pm

    Would it be too short a comment to say, simply, “Yummikins!”? These sound delightfully refreshing.

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    Yasmine Robles
    21st June 2017 at 3:38 pm

    Love these drink ideas! Perfect for the heat 🙂

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    21st June 2017 at 5:23 pm

    I love a good cocktail on a hot summer day. Tequila Sunrise is one of my favourites, though I’m more a Mojito man myself.

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    GiGi Eats
    21st June 2017 at 6:00 pm

    BRING IT ON cause it’s only 10 am and it’s already 90 degrees here. #NOTOK!

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    Christina @ Hugs and Lattes
    23rd June 2017 at 2:19 pm

    I love a good summer cocktail! Blue Lagoon is definitely an amazing summer drink. I recently made a pineapple/strawberry sangria and it was ahhmazing!

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    Agness of Run Agness Run
    24th June 2017 at 4:05 pm

    I love these beverages! I would love to try each one of them!

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