So many drinks help add taste and refreshment to your outdoor BBQ. You have the ability to either pack the cooler with beers and canned spritzers, or you can make some of the tastiest, most popular summer cocktails known.

Easy and Affordable Cocktails to Make

A lot of summer punch cocktails are easily made with a little fresh fruit juice and only a simple request of added alcohol. Some of these start as a fun, sweet punch that works for kids at your summer cookouts. If you simply add a little gin, vodka, rum, or wine to some of them, it makes a fresh cocktail without an overwhelming kick on those really hot days. Take a look at these fresh and fruity selection.

  • Strawberry Lemonade Punch
  • Mason Jar Watermelon Frose
  • Refreshing Berry Spritzer
  • Dogwood Punch

Traditional Tasty and Sweet Cool Drinks

Some of these cocktails come from the warmest nations, while others are part of regular cultural events during the warmest times of the year. While some are stronger than others, they are all easily recognized and often your standard favorite cocktail. Ranging from tangy to strong to fruity and fresh, you have many summer cocktail choices for refreshing in the sun with your broad outdoor menu at all your cookouts. Some of these provide a tasty addition to your meal:

  • Margarita
  • Long Island Iced Tea
  • Mojito
  • Mai Tai
  • Pina Colada
  • Mint Julep

Some of these are fun to make in pitchers for your entire party, or even as a flavored lemonade or a tea for everyone including the kids. Some of them even work as frozen cocktails or frozen punch

The Tastiest Drinks with Your BBQ Menu

It’s easy from here to know that your BBQ can have some of the most cooling and refreshing drinks. Some drinks for your outdoor summer BBQ are as simple as cold wine and beer that can beat the heat. Some of those canned or bottled light beers and instant cocktails or wines that keep your tongue cool with some of those hot grilled food.