• Licor 43

  • Tequila Avión

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  • Licor 43

  • Jim Cottingham

  • Royalton

  • Sparkling ICE

  • LAVO Las Vegas

  • Happy Hour Projects

  • Tequila Avión

  • Liz Fourez

  • Patrón

Saying goodbye to summer can be hard, so a stiff drink may help.

Whether you're headed to full out Labor Day bash, or having a relaxing hang by the beach, ease the pain with a cocktail from this refreshing roundup of beverages are perfect on those hot summer nights. 

  • 1. 43 Rose

    Licor 43

    Rosé wine is the ultimate summer time wine indulgence. Kick it up a notch with a fresh and fruity spin. So refreshing, you may be sipping with this sweet concoction well into the fall.

    Recipe: 43 Rose

  • 2. Avión Lemonade

    Tequila Avión

    This cocktail is even easier to make than regular lemonade but a lot more fun to drink. 

    Recipe: Avión Lemonade

  • 3. Rosa Mexicano’s Pomegranate Margarita


    Make a ruby red splash with this bright and juicy cocktail. For an extra fancy twist, use Grand Marnier instead of triple sec.

    Recipe: Rosa Mexicano’s Pomegranate Margarita

  • 4. Strawberry Sparkle

    Licor 43

    Just because summer is almost over doesn't mean you have to resort to boring brews. Celebrate the hot weather with a deliciously light, fresh and fruity drink.  This refreshing strawberry cocktail captures the essence of summer with every sweet sip. 

    Recipe: Strawberry Sparkle

  • 5. Watermelon Sangria

    Jim Cottingham

    Sangria is a great party cocktail that can be made ahead for big groups. This refreshing twist on a classic recipe has juicy watermelon for a summertime upgrade.

    Recipe: Watermelon Sangria

  • 6. Royalton’s Wakaya Bramble


    From the Royalton in New York City, this cocktail has muddled blackberries, lemon, and ginger which gives it a fruity, almost spicy and refreshing taste. 

    Recipe: Royalton’s Wakaya Bramble

  • 7. Sweet Spice & Everything Nice

    Sparkling ICE

    Spice it up with some jalapeño washed down with refreshing grapefruit Sparkling ICE. This drink is for the vodka lovers out there. 

    Recipe: Sweet Spice & Everything Nice

  • 8. Lavolini from LAVO Las Vegas

    LAVO Las Vegas

    Las Vegas hotspot LAVO is famous for its upscale Italian cuisine and extensive cocktail menu. With passion fruit puree, this sweet sparkler is a tropical treat.

    Recipe: Lavolini

  • 9. Lemon Basil Vodka Gimlet

    Happy Hour Projects

    This is a crisp and refreshing warm-weather drink using fresh basil and lemon juice, and it's one of my favorites because it's a citrus drink that's not too sweet.

    Recipe: Lemon Basil Vodka Gimlet

  • 10. Blood Orange Margarita

    Tequila Avión

    This sweet cocktail brings out tons bright citrus flavor for a sunny take on a classic margarita.

    Recipe: Blood Orange Margarita

  • 11. Watermelon Lemonade Mocktail

    Liz Fourez

    This homemade lemonade infused with fresh watermelon is the perfect way to quench your thirst with imbibing too much. It mixes up quickly in a blender and is bursting with sweet, fruity, watermelon flavor.

    Recipe: Watermelon Lemonade

  • 12. Patrón Paloma


    Tequila lovers rejoice. This cocktail is just as a refreshing as margarita but grapefruit juice gives it a zesy kick.

    Recipe: Patron Paloma