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8 Fresh and Fruity Cocktails for Your Next Summer Cookout

Any good summer party starts with a great bottle of tequila.

Summer doesn’t truly start until you’ve gone to a cookout, barbecue or any other kind of party that involves being outside with your friends. And the best summer get-togethers are the ones with cocktails as good as any item on the grill.

These eight fruity cocktails, all made with fresh ingredients and high-quality tequila, more than meet that description. Fix any of them for your buddies to make sure your party will be remembered long after Labor Day.

  • Azuñia Organica Skinny Margarita

    This is proof that a Skinny Margarita doesn’t need to skimp on flavor.

    This organic Margarita is light on calories but full of flavor. Plus, this delicious take on the skinny Margarita is surprisingly simple to make at home.

  • Summertime Tippling

    Good luck finding a more irresistible mix of fresh and fruity flavors.

    How do you improve on the combination of cucumber, strawberries, ginger and mint? It’s simple. Add great organic tequila, shake it all up, and serve it at your next get together.

  • Kiwi Apple Reposado Pop

    It’s tough to imagine a better summer treat than a tequila popsicle.

    Is there anything better than a popsicle on a hot summer day? Absolutely—a kiwi-apple popsicle made with amazing tequila. You have Country Velador of Super Chunk Sweets & Treats in Phoenix to thank for creating the recipe.

    Making an amazing boozy popsicle is easier than you might think. Take a look at the recipe.

  • Que Bueno

    One sip and you’ll see how this fresh and fruity cocktail got its name.

    This irresistible apricot cocktail has really earned its name. Serve it to friends as the sun goes down so they can see just how good it is.

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  • White Hot American Summer

    Tequila and scotch have never gotten along so well.

    The combination of tequila and scotch may have some drinkers a little wary, but this bold and original cocktail should be recognized as a classic soon.

  • Islay Time in Jalisco

    Like good scotch and great tequila? Try them together.

    Spirits from Jalisco, Mexico, and Islay, Scotland, meet in this perfectly balanced cocktail. But remember that there’s more to it than great tequila and good scotch.

  • Cucumber Cilantro Margarita

    Know what the classic Margarita could use? A little cucumber and cilantro.

    If you’re a cilantro fan, you’re going to love the way the herb goes with cool cucumber syrup and blanco tequila. This herbaceous twist on the Margarita was created by Shawn Monnin of Coasterra in San Diego.

  • Cantarito De Amatitán

    The clay cup is cool. But the fresh and fruity ingredients are what elevates this cocktail.

    You can usually spot a Cantarito by the clay cup, but that’s not what makes this spin on the recipe special. The lime, grapefruit and orange flavors all play off of each other to perfection.