12 Pretty AF Cocktails to Impress Your Friends at Your Next Get-Together

"Oh this? Just something I whipped up."

The art of a good drink all comes down to taste, of course—but making it Instagrammable certainly doesn't hurt. Here, 12 cool summery cocktails that are delicious, sure...but are also total snap bait.

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1 Blood and Passion(Fruit) Margarita

Ingredients:

1.5 parts Milagro Silver Tequila

1 part Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur

.75 part fresh lime juice

.50 part Monin Passion Fruit Syrup

Directions:

Shake ingredients with ice and strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a blood orange slice and edible orchid or pansy.

Created by Charlotte Voisey, William Grant & Sons

2 Patriot Punch

Ingredients:

2 parts Absolut Vodka

1 parts Lemonade

1 part watermelon juice

Frozen blueberries and strawberries, lemon wheels, mint sprigs

Directions:

Combine all ingredients over large chunks of ice. Decorate with the above garnishes.

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3 May Flowers

Ingredients:

1.5 oz. Absolut Vodka

.25 oz. maraschino liquor

.75 east india sherry

1-2 drops almond extract

.75 oz. lemon

Directions:

Dry shake and strain over crushed ice in a short rocks glass. Use radish sprouts as "roots," and garnish with a bouquet of edible flowers.

4 Spicy Watermelon Agave Poptail

Ingredients:

1 Watermelon Agave GoodPop

1.5 ounces tequila

3 ounces Topo Chico or sparkling mineral water

Salt

Chile Powder

Lime

Jalapeño

Crushed ice

Directions:

Rub lime wedge around edge of cocktail glass and rim glass with salt and chile powder. Add Topo Chico and tequila to glass with 1/4 cup crushed ice. Swirl in Watermelon Agave GoodPop. Garnish with fresh jalapeño slice and lime.

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5 Pinnacle Raspberry Lemonade

Ingredients:

1 parts Pinnacle® Raspberry Vodka

2 parts Lemonade

Directions:

Mix ingredients and serve over ice. Garnish with a lemon wheel or raspberries.

6 Kingston Negroni

Ingredients:

1 oz. Campari

1 oz. Smith & Cross Jamaican rum

1 oz. Carpano Antica sweet vermouth

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir briskly until just cold. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Squeeze the juice from an orange peel over the top, and then insert the peel for garnish.

Available at Pouring Ribbons

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7 Red, Red Rita

Ingredients:

1 part Sauza Signature Blue Silver Tequila

1 part blood orange juice

1/2 part lime juice

1/2 part simple syrup

1 blood orange wheel

Directions:

Add ingredients to an ice-filled shaker. Shake and strain over ice into a margarita glass, rimmed with salt. Garnish with a blood orange wheel.

8 New Pal

Ingredients:

¾ oz. Chamomile-Infused Campari

1.5 Glen Grant

¾ oz. Dolin Blanc

Directions:

Stir with ice and strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with chamomile stalks.

Created by Naren Young, Dante

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9 Negroni

Ingredients:

¾ oz. Campari

1 ½ oz. Beefeater

¾ oz. Carpano Antica

1 ½ dash Angostura bitters

Directions:

Stir ingredients. Serve over rocks with an orange twist tucked in.

Available at Amor y Amargo

10 Bitter Bird

Ingredients:

¾ oz. Campari

¾ oz. Dolin Rouge

½ oz. Plantation Pineapple

½ oz. Cruzan Blackstrap

Directions:

Shake ingredients with ice and strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass, ideally of the tiki variety. Add a pineapple leaf for garnish.

Available at Mother of Pearl

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