Thirsting for a refreshing summer drink on a hot day? Here are some deliciously cool recipes from The Old Farmer’s Almanac.
11 Summer Drink Recipes to Cool Off With
Before Gatorade, hardworking farmers in colonial days turned to Haymaker’s Punch, also called switchel, for refreshment. This was the drink of choice for workers out in the field who wanted to cool off with something with a bit more of a kick than just plain old well water.
Liven up your summer iced tea with fresh, seasonal berries. It’s so refreshing.
There’s nothing better for a hot summer day than a cold glass of lemonade. We think this version is just right, but you can adjust the sugar and lemon to find your perfect version.
Cooling mint meets refreshing citrus—what’s not to love?
This version of lemonade calls for strawberries or raspberries, but you might want to try it with cherries when they are in season.
If you’re like us and want a more exciting version of ginger soda, try this recipe. It keeps that fresh–ginger flavor in all the best ways.
This iced tea is brightened up with orange juice, perfect for quick sip or a languid evening.
Lemonade is a great way to use strawberries when they are in–season and abundant.
Lemonade isn’t just for kids! Try this delightful grown-up version for your next summer dinner party.
Is there anything better to go with a summer BBQ than watermelon? Try this delightful punch for a fun twist on a classic combination.
We’ve all heard of rhubarb pie or jam, but how about this slightly tart but oh–so–good punch? You’re going to want to plant some rhubarb in your yard after you taste it.