The 8 Best Beach Drinks
This big batch cocktail packs two great drinks (Sangria and the Margarita) into one refreshing pitcher. It’s made with both white wine and blanco tequila, and it’s enhanced with fresh citrus juices and slices. A handful of basil leaves gives the drink a savory, aromatic touch.
Every beach party needs some sort of Rum Punch. This one is a straight classic, made simply with rum, demerara syrup, lime juice and bitters. It’s a true rum-lover’s punch, and it’s easy to scale up for a whole crowd of rum devotees.
The Frozen Margarita gets an extra beachy makeover with this take on the classic happy hour cocktail. Creamy Coco Lopez meets mellow reposado tequila, lime juice and a touch of agave syrup for a chilly, indulgent drink.
Jäger in a beach drink? Trust us. The bittersweet spirit brings depth to this mix of coconut rum, pineapple juice, lime and seltzer. It’s a little tiki, a little frat party and a lot of delicious.
This frozen cocktail takes your morning smoothie and turns it into a boozy, beach-ready beverage. Fresh strawberries and banana form the fruity base, while a mix of spiced rum and rhum agricole turns the cocktail into a grown-up affair.
This kicked up Piña Colada variation gets an injection of 151-proof rum for a serious beach party cocktail. An additional splash of amaretto gives the drink a delicious hit of nuttiness. The Piña Colada never knew what it was missing.
Whiskey drinkers aren’t left out of this beach party. Shake up a few Mason jars of this bourbon-spiked blackberry lemonade before leaving the house, pack them on ice in a cooler, and you’ll be ready to party the second you hit the sand.
This dangerously fruity summer cocktail combines both light and dark rums with banana liqueur, blackberry liqueur, and pineapple and orange juices. A splash of grenadine adds color and ensures you’ll have no idea how much alcohol is actually packed in this deceptive drink.