Pitcher Perfect: The Best Cocktails for Summer

Two guys sitting by river with drinks for MAN'edged Magazine best cocktail for summer drink series

The best cocktails for summer are easier to make than you think

Do you find yourself getting stuck drinking the same thing over and over again?

It happens to the best of us and we totally get it. Unless you’re a cocktail expert, ordering a drink can be a bit intimidating at the bar. Especially since no one teaches us the in’s and out’s of how to order a cocktail.

Today, we wanted to help you shake things up (literally) with several of the best cocktails for summer.

The occasion

First, please understand there’s no limit to what season you make these for. Since it’s hot out, we figured these the below drinks would be great to help cool down.

Here are a list occasions that we see these as a great fit for:

  • Graduations
  • BBQ’s
  • Rooftop parties
  • Birthdays
  • Pool parties
  • Chilling with the homies

Various cocktails for every palette

Whether we are the calorie counter, the vodka only drinker, or down for anything drinker, we have something for you.

Browse our varied collection of summer drinks to quench your thirst before summer is over.

Our Drinks

We’re highlighting several drinks to tickle your fancy.

Click any of the images below to check out how to make each drink and get ready to celebrate summer until the last drop!

Smirnoff sourced bottle, guinness blonde beer featured in the Summer Shandy best summer cocktail for MAN'edged Magazine

Angry Orchard hard cider featured in the Adam's apple best summer cocktail for MAN'edged Magazine

Smirnoff Red White and Berry featured in the patriotic punch best summer cocktail for MAN'edged Magazine

Truly Spiked Sparkling water featured in the spiked & sparkling best summer cocktail for MAN'edged Magazine

What’s your favorite drink?

If you decide to try out these drinks, we want to see your creation! Be sure to tag us on Instagram @manedgedmag or on Twitter @manedgedmag



Please, drink responsibly. Must be 21+. MAN’edged Magazine does not endorse underage drinking or drink and driving.