Beat the heat with these 7 refreshing summer drink recipes

Summer drink recipes

When facing sweltering summer days, let the sweating take place on the outside of your glass. Kick back and cool off with these refreshing summer drink recipes infused with fresh flavors like lemon, lavender, pomegranate and mint. Mix up a pitcher (or two) of your favorites before summer sips, sips, sips away.

Tip: Most of these recipes make party-sized portions, so be sure to reduce accordingly for small-batch servings.

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Alcoholic summer drinks  

Sparkling Pomegranate Punch Recipe

Sparkling pomegranate punch perfect for any party

Our pretty pomegranate punch is made with tea, pomegranate juice and chilled prosecco. This easy summer punch recipe makes 9 quarts to serve and satisfy a crowd.

Spiked Iced Tea Recipe

Spiked iced tea

Made with freshly brewed tea, orange juice, honey and golden rum, this easy Spiked Iced Tea recipe makes 9 quarts so it’s perfect for sipping away sultry summer days and nights.

Rosé sangría recipe

Rosé sangría

This easy recipe makes a pitcher of almost-too-pretty-to-pour Rosé Sangría, perfect for sharing with a dozen of your closest friends.

Mint Julep Recipe

Mint julep

Our Mint Julep recipe is made with sugar syrup, mint leaves and your favorite bourbon poured over a mound of finely crushed ice.

Non-alcoholic summer drinks  

Fresh Mint and Ginger Lemonade Recipe

Fresh mint and ginger lemonade

This tasty twist on traditional lemonade makes 12 quarts, so it’s perfect for serving a thirsty crowd at your next backyard BBQ or summer soirée.

Lavender Lemonade Recipe

Lavender lemonade

Not only does lavender add an interesting floral note to this homemade lemonade, but it also makes a lovely presentation. This easy recipe makes 9 quarts, so it’s a party-perfect pick.


A glass of green tea soda garnished with blackberries, lime and mint, with a gold-plated metal straw, sitting on a white and gray marble countertop with a Signature butterfly card sitting nearby.

Sparkling green tea soda

Our Green-Tea Soda combines green tea, sparkling water and fresh fruit in a punch bowl to create a bubbly summer party drink your guests will love.