Have you been assigned the drinks duty this year? Or if you’re in charge of the entire party and are looking for some easy summer Christmas cocktail recipes that you can create in a jiffy? Well, then you are at the perfect place.

Summer Christmas drinks are a lot different from traditional drinks served during Christmas. Not everyone would like to gulp down a glass of eggnog or sip hot chocolate in the blazing summer. Summer Christmas cocktails should be bright, colorful, cold and refreshing. And of course, it should have a judicious amount of alcohol in it too! So get into the spirit, quite literally, with these fun summer Christmas cocktail recipes and ideas.

25 Summer Christmas Cocktail Recipes And Ideas

  1. Christmas Sangria:

We’re kicking off the list with the traditional, exotic and refreshing Christmas sangria. This delicious drink contains all the quintessential flavors of Christmas with a little white wine, some brandy, and a little ginger beer. The ginger and apple cider vinegar gives this drink a slightly sweet taste, which makes it oh so delicious.

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  1. White Christmas Mojito:

If you wish for a white Christmas in summer, then this white Christmas mojito would be perfect for you. It would make your surrounding cool, but will definitely quench your thirst to make you feel refreshed. The garnishing of pomegranate seeds and mint leaves are giving an out and out festive look to this drink.

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  1. Holiday Mule:

Home Sweet Jones has given a perfect Christmassy twist to this summer refresher. First and foremost, it contains cranberries, which adds the perfect tartness to this drink. And the fragrant rosemary and spicy ginger will complement the tartness well. Even the decoration of cranberries is making this drink look mighty pretty.

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  1. Jingle Juice:

Instead of making pitcher after pitcher of cocktails, you can create a huge batch of punch and let the guests pour the drink in their own glasses. This way, at least you will get enough time to spend more time with the friends and family. Besides, this drink looks excessively yummy.

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  1. Elderflower Ginger Fizz:

How beautiful and elegant does this summer Christmas cocktail look? Very beautiful, isn’t it? This cocktail has a mix of flavors, right from ginger syrup and lemon juice to Germaine liquor and champagne. This way, you’ll get a festive drink with a minimal effort.

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  1. Black Ombre Sparkler:

Summer Christmas Cocktail Recipes

Isn’t the sprig of rosemary in this champagne cocktail bringing the Christmas tree to mind? We knew we weren’t alone. And we totally love how it’s adding the perfect holiday touch to this drink. Besides Christmas, you can even consider making this drink for Valentine’s day.

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  1. Candy Cane Shooters:

Summer Christmas Cocktail Recipes

These candy cane shooters will definitely be the showstopper of your Christmas dinner. It contains chocolate liquor, which balances the peppermint flavor really well. The crushed candy canes used as the coating for the rims is making it look even more appetizing. All in all, a perfect summer Christmas cocktail.

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  1. Santa Claus-Mopolitan:

Summer Christmas Cocktail Recipes

How about whipping up a batch of this refreshing Santa Claus-Mopolitan for your summer Christmas party. With such a lovely presentation, this Christmas cocktail is sure to be the signature drink. And more than anything else, we totally loved the wordplay, Claus-Mopolitan!

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  1. Peppermint Chocolate Martini Recipe:

Summer Christmas Cocktail Recipes

No matter what season it is, chocolate craving can begin any moment. And this peppermint chocolate martini recipe will definitely satiate your craving, that too in a light way. You just need to combine chocolate liquor with chocolate almond milk and add a splash of peppermint liquor to it. Garnish with crushed peppermint candies for a final touch.

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  1. Cranberry Cider Punch:

Summer Christmas Cocktail Recipes

This pretty pastel colored drink is made by combining two staple Christmas flavors, cranberry, and cider. While the recipe does not include alcohol, you can add any spirit of your choice to this drink. Furthermore, you can even make this recipe with pomegranate juice instead of cranberry juice.

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  1. Cinnamon Roll Cocktail:

Summer Christmas Cocktail Recipes

You just need two ingredients, Kahlua and RumChata to create one of the most happening Christmas cocktails. And it’s sure to appeal to the coffee lovers because a hint of Kahlua used in this cocktail will quench all your coffee craving. And it’s neither too sweet, which is another plus.

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  1. Cranberry Beergaritas:

This festive beergarita is made using just 5 ingredients, which include beer, lime soda, lime juice, tequila and frozen cranberry juice. You just need to combine all the ingredients mentioned and voila! Just ensure that the measurement is perfect, lest it can turn into a disaster.

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  1. Jack Frost Cocktail:

This vibrant cocktail reminds us of the Frozen movie, mainly due to its color combination. And it’s named Jack Frost cocktail, which is more or less same. This drink is basically Pina Colada, which gets some flair because of blue curacao. If you want to give your drink some more flavor, we’d suggest you rim the glass with coconut. It will give an icy effect to the drink too!

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  1. Grinch Drink:

This got to be one of the prettiest looking Grinch drinks. The color, especially, is unique and looks even better with contrasting garnishing. And we are hundred percent sure it will taste even better, provided you follow the methods mentioned properly. Moreover, it has a combination of lemon-lime, peach and orange flavors, which can never go wrong.

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  1. Nutcracker Cocktail:

Here’s a simple and delicious cocktail made by mixing Frangelico with almond milk and vodka. Give it a good shake in the shaker, add some ice and shake again. Then top the drink with whipped cream and you are set. To give you drink an extra oomph, sprinkle some nutmeg on it.

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  1. Vanilla Cranberry Mimosa:

Summer Christmas Cocktail Recipes

This bright and beautiful vanilla cranberry mimosa is just perfect for summer Christmas brunches and even dinner parties. It requires just three ingredients and is incredibly easy to make, as stated by the blogger. You can create the mimosa by combining cranberry juice, sparkling wine, and vanilla vodka.

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  1. Peppermint White Christmas:

Summer Christmas Cocktail Recipes

This simple drink requires sprucing up the champagne with white crème de cocoa. Yes, it’s THAT easy! Even the presentation looks great, in candy cane rimmed glasses and served with white chocolate and peppermint stir sticks.

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  1. Christmas Tree Cocktail:

Summer Christmas Cocktail Recipes

Here’s another Christmas drink that reminds us of Christmas tree. It’s fruity, minty and most importantly refreshing, which would make a perfect return gift for your guest in the harsh summer. Even the color is very Christmassy and the garnishing looks out of the world.

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  1. Cranberry Mojito:

There could be no other way to celebrate Christmas than by chugging down this cranberry mojito. This cocktail is made by mixing fresh cranberry syrup with lemon, mint, rum and ice cubes. The thing we loved the most about this drink is its color. It’s indeed gorgeous.

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  1. Apple Pie On The Rocks:

Summer Christmas Cocktail Recipes

Now, this is one of the most unique summer Christmas cocktails we have come across and we’re pretty confident each of your guests will like it. After all, who wouldn’t want to try apple pie in the form of cocktail? Even the taste of this cocktail is quite unique as it’s spicy, which gives us another reason to include it in our summer Christmas cocktail list.

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  1. Satsuma And Pomegranate Campari:

Just a look at this tri colored cocktail is making us thirsty and we’re sure you’re feeling the same. This drink is a bit sweet, a bit tarty and has a bitter undertone, which means it will appeal to varying palettes.

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  1. Pomegranate Rosemary Spritzer:

Summer Christmas Cocktail Recipes

This refreshing drink containing pomegranate and rosemary as its active ingredient will definitely make your Christmas Eve. It does require a decent number of ingredients, but the end result will definitely impress all your guests.

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  1. Raspberry Russian Cocktail:

Here’s another traditional Christmas drink, but with a twist. This Russian cocktail is spiked with raspberry liqueur instead of the regular coffee and freshly muddled raspberries. We particularly loved the raspberry ice cubes. It lends a unique touch to this drink.

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  1. Raspberry Cream Mimosa:

Summer Christmas Cocktail Recipes

Mimosa is one of our most favorite cocktail recipes as it allows us to be as creative as we want. After vanilla and cranberry mimosa, here’s another delectable mimosa recipe made with sugar, heavy cream, frozen raspberries and champagne. There could seriously be nothing better than this to pay homage to our favorite Saint Nick.

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  1. Butterscotch Martini:

This is one of the most unusual martinis we have come across in the recent times and this is why we are including it in our list. In this cocktail, butterscotch is paired with Sprite, cream soda and vanilla vodka. Most importantly, it isn’t too sweet, which any people dislike. SOURCE

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So how did you like our collection of summer Christmas cocktail recipes? We’ve got a tipple to suit all palette and taste, so we’re sure you’ll find our list of summer Christmas cocktail recipes and ideas handy. Don’t forget to save our summer Christmas cocktails recipes and ideas by pinning the images.

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