Cool off this summer with popular cocktails and mocktails!

Cool off this summer with popular cocktails and mocktails!

Sun-soaked adventures are on the horizon—summer is here! Time for hanging out with friends by the pool, lake, or beach and sipping the sunny days away. What is your favorite summer cocktail? This post includes a few of our favorite summer drinks and the best way to enjoy cocktails on the go!

Popular Summer Cocktails & Mocktails

Summer is sipping season! Here are a few favorites, perfect for summer because of their light, breezy taste and feel.

Classic Margarita

Cooling off with a frozen treat never tasted so good! Margaritas have a refreshing blend of zesty limes, smooth tequila, just a touch of sweetness, and that oh-so-delicious salty rim! Synonymous with carefree beachy days, these classic treats can be served as a frozen slushy or on the rocks.

What’s in it: tequila, triple sec, lime juice

Mocktail: substitute tequila with sparkling water or club soda


Summer Mojito is a classic! Capturing the essence of the season with every single sip. Mojito sings summer with its refreshing burst of mint and tangy lime. It is perfect on a hot day because it is a cooling thirst quencher on a hot summer day.

What’s in it: fresh mint, rum, sugar, lemon-lime soda, lime slices

Mocktail: substitute tequila with sparkling water or club soda  

Strawberry Daiquiri

Who doesn’t love a sweet slushy treat like a strawberry daiquiri? Bright bursts of juicy strawberry flavor, balanced with the tanginess of lime juice, served super cold on a hot summer day! Pure poolside perfection.

What’s in it: rum, fresh strawberries, lime juice, ice cubes, OR you can use a pre-made mix!

Mocktail: substitute rum with sparkling water or club soda

Aperol Spritz

This Italian cocktail is a whole summer vibe with its light citrusy flavors and bubbly character. It is refreshing with a brilliant orange hue and a nice balance of bitter and sweet. A popular cocktail in Italy to help battle the summer heat and humidity, the Aperol Spritz will keep you cool this summer.

What’s in it: Aperol, prosecco, sparkling water, ice cubes, orange slice

Mocktail: also known as a Crodino Spritz made with Crodino, orange juice, soda water or tonic water

Pomegranate Vodka Gimlet

Spruce up the classic Gimlet for summer by making a pomegranate version. The Pomegranate Vodka Gimlet is a sophisticated twist on the classic, adding a pomegranate's vibrant flavor and color. Served super cold, this refreshing drink will be a go-to all summer long.

What’s in it: vodka, fresh lime juice, pomegranate juice, simple syrup

Mocktail: substitute vodka with sparkling water or club soda

Canned Cocktails and Mocktails

Canned cocktails and mocktails are excellent options for on-the-go adventures this summer! They are a trendy and convenient alternative to taking your bar service supplies along for the ride. Portable drinks and mixers in safe containers perfect for picnics, beach days, or backyard barbeques.

Tasty, ready to drink canned cocktails and mocktails are premixed, guaranteeing consistent flavor profiles and as easy to serve as popping open a soda can. Are you ready to try canned cocktails and mocktails?


HOUSEOFLOVE canned cocktails and mocktails are premium quality cocktails bursting with flavor and served in ready-to-drink colorful cans. You can always pour them over ice and add your favorite garnishes. In partnership with RuPaul, HOUSEOFLOVE is extending love and light with an extra-special collection of RTD canned cocktails! Check out our cocktails and mocktails online and place your order today!

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