POPSUGAR Celebrity

10 Pitcher-Perfect Summer Cocktails

Jun 30 2011 - 12:45pm

If you dream of Summer afternoons where you can sip on a favorite cocktail and bask in the sun, then get ready! It's time to fill up a hefty pitcher, enjoy the weather, and share it with friends. Whether you're entertaining twenty people or a party of one, here's a collection of refreshing spirits that are sure to turn up the heat at your next seasonal bash.

Cool down with this watermelon margarita [1]. A slice of lime is the perfect garnish for this boozy Summer treat.

Two of my favorite drinks packed into one cup. The piña colada mojito [2] is born.

We love the effervescence of the gin berry fizz [3]. Can you ever go wrong with strawberries and lemon?

Nothing says Summer like a delicious glass of sangria. This basil sangria [4] is a refreshing spin on the Spanish classic.

Sip on this Sicilian cooler [5]. With enough Campari, you'll swear you're channeling a 1950s Summer soirée.

You'll be surprised how well peaches and tequila complement each other in this peach margarita [6].

I love the fresh ginger and mint in this strawberry-ginger caipirosca [7].You've got to taste it to believe.

Iced tea is a Summer staple. This spiked cherry tea [8] is sure to quench your thirst.

We love the twist on this jalapeno margarita [9]. Be prepared! It packs a spicy punch.

Instead of the traditional take on a rum-filled spirit, this lemonade mojito [10] opts for vodka instead.

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