Refreshing Drinks to Keep You Cool by the Pool This Summer

Summer is all about spending time outside. When the weather gets really hot, nothing beats a day lounging by the pool, drink in hand. Whether you have a yard full of guests or you’re enjoying a relaxing solo sesh—or you’re really on someone’s roof or fire escape—you can’t go wrong with one of these refreshing beverages.

Tropical Vibes

Frozen Banana Daiquiri

My Favorite Pina Colada

Mango Lassi

Something Fruity

Raspberry Acetosa Mojito

Blackberry Caipirinha

Rhubarb Cordial

Blueberry Smoothie

Bright Day, Bright Citrus

The Bowery Punch


Orange Ginger Mint Sodas

Sparkling Rhubarb Lemonade

Iced Mint and Citrus Tea

Saffron and Cardamom Lemonade Concentrate

Retro Raspberry Lime Rickeys

The Sip With A Kick

The Michelada

This list was originally published in July 2013. We’ve updated it with more of the drinks we’ve enjoyed since. The list gets ever longer. 


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