10 Refreshing Fruity Cocktails to Sip All Summer

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The season of muddled berries, fizzy sips, and frozen drinks is just around the corner. We’ve also got sandy beaches and sunny pools on our brains, but we have a feeling our vacation plans won’t be looking like they usually do this year. That’s why we think we should simply bring those vibes right into our homes, right now.

These 10 fruit-forward boozy beverages have everything you crave in a summer cocktail, and will keep you refreshed from now through Labor Day. Shake and stir them up to enjoy on your porch, in your backyard, or even just on your couch and bring the vacation to you.

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Paloma Cocktail
Rosey-hued and bittersweet, this grapefruit and tequila highball gets a fizzy finish with a splash of grapefruit soda.
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The Best Moscow Mules
This easy step-by-step guide to making a perfect Moscow Mule cocktail included variations on the classic cocktail, too.
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Strawberry & Limoncello Rosé Sangria
With very little effort, you can make a pitcher of gorgeous sangria that's perfect for happy hour on your porch.
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Sweet Tea and Bourbon Pitcher Cocktail
Start with tea, add bourbon and simple syrup and you've got the easiest, most Southern cocktail of all time.
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Watermelon Prosecco Punch
This easy recipe for a refreshing Prosecco punch with watermelon and mint is sure to be an instant go-to.
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This simple recipe for michelada cocktails is made in a pitcher to serve a crowd.
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Spicy Pineapple Vodka Punch
This quick, 3-ingredient recipe is simply vodka, pineapple juice, and jalapeño.
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Sparkling Raspberry Ginger Beer
This easy pitcher cocktail is made with bourbon, ginger beer, and sweet and juicy raspberries.
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Watermelon Margaritas
These 3-ingredient fresh watermelon margaritas are as pretty to look at as they are refreshing to sip.
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Sparkling Spiked Peach Lemonade
This refreshing pitcher cocktail combines ice-cold lemonade with fresh-picked juicy peaches.
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Naomi Tomky


Seattle-based writer Naomi Tomky uses her unrelenting enthusiasm for eating everything to propel herself around the world as an award-winning food and travel writer.