Check out these fabulous cocktails I've found on some great looking food and drink sites for inspiration for your next summer fête.
Bug Juice (Boulder Locavore) - Though the name may be offputting, this lemonade and vodka based cocktail is a leaded version of the kiddie drink.
">Easy Lemonade Cocktails (Every Nothing Wonderful) - These drink ideas start with one of the hallmark beverages of summer and add fun flavor twists to create a multitude of libation possibilities.
Four Botanical Twists on Gin and Tonic (The Kitchn) - A few twists on the classic gin and tonic drink utilizing ingredients you may already have in your kitchen cabinet or herb garden.
Lemon Lavender Cocktail (Savvy Housekeeping) - A Provence-inspired combination of Champagne, gin, lemon and lavender that sounds divinely refreshing.
Rhubarb Pie Cocktail (Boulder Locavore) - This simple recipe uses fresh rhubarb (minus the leaves), sugar and vodka to create a summer dessert-inspired drink.
Watermelon Frosty (Healthy, Happy Life) - This summer fruit is transformed into a frosty treat that can be served either without alcohol or turned into a leaded libation with the addition of tequila or vodka.
White Peach and Cinnamon Sangria (CL Food & Drink) - An easy peasy, peachy sangria recipe that's perfect for an outdoor party.