7 Happy Hour Drinks to Make in 10 Minutes or Less

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By F&W Editors Posted August 22, 2014

From citrusy beer cocktails to refreshing cucumber margaritas, here are seven super fast cocktails that are perfect for happy hour.

From citrusy beer cocktails to refreshing cucumber margaritas, here are seven super fast cocktails that are perfect for happy hour.

1. Alma Mater
Star mixologist Jim Meehan makes this delicious strawberry cocktail with Death's Door White Whisky.

2. Edna's Lunchbox
This unusual-yet-delicious drink requires just three ingredients: fresh orange juice, amaretto and light beer.

3. Ginger Julep
Bobby Flay's take on a Southern julep features a refreshing ginger-mint syrup.

4. The Palomaesque Cocktail
Smoky mezcal, fresh grapefruit juice and Cocchi Americano (a sweet Italian aperitif wine) star in this version of the classic Mexican Paloma cocktail.

5. Green Lantern
Kiwi and citrusy Viognier pair well in this refreshing, gin-based cocktail recipe.

6. Kansai Kick
This lively drink is made with Japanese whisky.

7. Cucumber Margarita
Upgrade the classic margarita with cucumber-infused tequila.

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