18 Top Cocktails for Summer

Posted by Nabin Shaw on March 11th, 2020

With spring right around the corner and summer coming close searching for that perfect cocktail to cool you off can be mind-boggling. With so many cocktails storming the Internet many people can get mixed up if they are not familiar with them. The most popular types of cocktails around are rum, gin, tequila, vodka, whiskey, beer, and wine cocktails. Some of these can be served on ice and some in the form of a cool slush. It really depends on the preference of the person drinking the cocktail.

Rum cocktails are one of the many favorites that people go to. The rum that is added into these cocktails gives it the island feel. When people have a rum cocktail their thinking beaches, Hawaii, pretty much anything magical and an escape from reality. Some of the rum cocktails are Mojito, Strawberry Daiquiri, and Piña Colada. These are just to name a few of the most popular ones that are requested. The May Quito is a mint rum cocktail that is generally served on ice with freshman's in it. The strawberry daiquiri is more of a/form cocktail. It is blended generally with a blender or mixer and served up at times with sugar around the rim and fresh strawberries. The piña colada is one of the most known cocktails. Run tends to have a destination feel to it. Rum is also smoothed and can be used with fruits to enhance its qualities.

Gin cocktails require a certain taste. When you think of Gin you think of gin and tonic cocktails. The Gin and tonic are served on ice with lime embellishments. There are many Gin and Tonic cocktails that float around the Internet a couple of the more known ones is called a Salty Dog and the Frozen Summer Slush. The gin cocktails a refreshing and served cold for those hot summer days. Particular drinks are very well known. Especially here in Texas. At most Hispanic restaurants a Margarita is a drink that is served daily. You can either have a Margarita on the rocks which are only cubed ice with salt and lime or you can have a frozen Margarita. The frozen Margarita is more of a slush type Margarita served with salt or sugar around the rim and a line embellishment on the edge. There is a Margarita that recently became popular. It's called the Beer Margarita. The Beer Margarita is a frozen Margarita with your choice of beer put into it. How this works is once the cup is filled with the Margarita they take a clean bottle of your preference of beer and then they inserted in the center of the Margarita drink. Generally, it's put in a very large glass. Not only has the Beer Margarita made in an impact but the Strawberry Margaritas are still in full effect. A Strawberry Margarita is a strawberry mixture with tequila that is frozen and is generally served with sugar and fresh strawberries on the edge of the margarita glass. Here in Texas Margaritas are one of the most popular cocktails to have.

Vodka in a cocktail sometimes is not noticed. The common vodka cocktails are a Lemon Drop, Red Rooster, and a Vodka Collins. When using vodka it can either be a sweet drink or a more bland drink. It really depends on the preference of the person drinking the cocktail. These types of cocktails are best served on ice and in the afternoons generally.

Whiskey cocktails are more of a dark cocktail. The whiskey itself is generally a darker whiskey than the clear liquid of vodka or tequila. Some of the popular whiskey cocktails are a True Manhattan, Bourbon Slush, and the Red Snapper. These are also generally obtained at night or in the late evening after dinner.

Beer and wine cocktails or something that you really don't hear much of. Here in Texas generally it is a beer that is drink not a beer and wine product. Some common beer and wine cocktails are White Peach Sangria, Summer Beer, and Champagne Peach Punch. These are refreshing cocktails that offer a little bubbly to your taste buds.

So that the 18 top cocktails for summer which included rum, gin, tequila, vodka, whiskey, beer, and wine cocktails. Many of these can be served over ice or in the form of a slush. Some of the cocktails are sweet and some are bland. Here in Texas, you're able to go to any Dallas bar in order most of these cocktails. Not only do Dallas bars offer cocktails great for the summertime but they offer a wide range of domestic beers as well. So if you're looking to cool off this summer check out the cocktails that are mentioned above.


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