10 Vodka Cocktails You Need To Sip This Summer

Beachside, poolside, on a rooftop, or in your backyard — wherever you're lounging, you need one of these in your hand.

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Brad Holland

Summer is here, and we're going to go out on a limb and say you're likely going to be doing a fair amount of drinking while grilling out and hanging out with your crew. If vodka is your alcohol of choice, then you need to try out one of these killer cocktails. Some are tried-and-true classics, and others we guarantee you've never seen before (here's lookin' at you, Drunken Fruity Pebbles).

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1 Rooftop Lemonade
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Ethan Calabrese

Drinking on rooftops season is a GO.

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2 Prosecco Slushies
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Chelsea Lupkin

Here's a slushie, living its fanciest life.

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3 Bloody Mary
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Ethan Calabrese

You need a go-to recipe for the ultimate brunch cocktail.

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4 Moscato Lemonade
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Chelsea Lupkin

When life gives you lemons, make moscato lemonade.

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5 Cosmopolitan
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Ethan Calabrese

Because it's not truly summer until you've had at least one pink drink.

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6 Champagne Mules
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Chelsea Lupkin

Two of our favorite drinks combined into one, and we aren't mad about it.

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7 Vodka Pink Lemonade Slushies
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Chelsea Lupkin

If you're throwing a party this summer, you need these on hand.

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8 Mermaid Mule
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Brad Holland

Meet the cocktail that's Ariel-approved.

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9 Drunken Fruity Pebbles
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Charlie Gillette

For those times when you just can't with adulting.

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10 Moscow Mule Mimosas
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Jonathan Boulton

Now no one can tell you it's too early for a Moscow Mule.

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