10 Sexy Summer Cocktails

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Soak up summer sip by sip with these luscious, refreshing cocktail ideas!
  1. The Flirtini

    Get your flirt on with this cocktail concoction -- it not only combines vodka and apricot liqueur, but also includes a dash of bubbly. The strawberry garnish adds extra oomph.

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  2. Tropical Mai Tai

    This beachy, rum-based drink is great to sip by the pool. It’s a staycation in a glass!

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  3. Grilled Pineapple Mojito

    Add citrus appeal to your cocktail -- and make it sizzle -- with grilled pineapple. Oh, and be sure to add some rum. That’s important.

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  4. Strawberry Shag

    What’s in a name? We’re not sure, but we can tell you what’s in this drink: a savory-meets-sweet combo of basil and strawberries. One word: Yum.

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  5. Blood Orange Margarita

    This tart creation will have you puckering up, even if your hubby is nowhere in sight!  

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  6. Hibiscus Sangria

    Hibiscus tea adds that special something to this wine-based drink. It’ll definitely make a splash at your next summer soiree.

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  7. Sorrel Champagne Cocktail

    Spice up your champagne with cloves and cinnamon. (Admit it, we already had you at champagne.)

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  8. Summer Sangria

    This sangria recipe couldn’t be any simpler. Or any more delicious.

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  9. Jumpin’ Julep

    It’s time to turn up the heat. This drink features fiery jalapeno! (We’re not kidding.)

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  10. Kiwi Cosmo

    Give the standard cosmo an exotic spin. This kiwi version is perfect for summer.

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