7 Fruity Cocktails to Kick Off Summer

Watermelon-Tequila Cocktails Photo © John Kernick
By F&W Editors Posted June 19, 2015

From blueberry cobblers to mango margaritas, here are seven refreshing, fruit-filled drinks to make this summer.

From blueberry cobblers to mango margaritas, here are seven refreshing, fruit-filled drinks to make this summer.

1. Watermelon-Tequila Cocktails
Star chef Bobby Flay purees seedless watermelon chunks and mixes it with silver tequila, blueberries and fresh lime juice.

2. Mango-Peach Sangria
What's the secret to this beautiful, golden sangria? Viognier, which has a nice balance of fruit and acidity.

3. Blueberry Cobbler
This summery take on the classic pre-Prohibiton cocktail is made with fresh blueberries.

4. Raspberry Fizz
This cocktail is the liquid version of raspberry sorbet, says mixologist Sebastian Reaburn.

5. Peach Donkey
Ginger liqueur and ginger beer give this peachy drink a spicy boost of flavor.

6. Little Birdy
Strawberry-and-pineapple-infused pisco stars in this refreshing drink.

7. Mango Margarita
Upgrade this frozen drink from good to great by coating the rim of the glass with powdered chile.

Related: Beautiful Cocktails
Summer Fruit Cocktails
Garden-to-Glass Cocktails

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