5 Island Drink Recipes for Summer

Tired of the usual mojito? Beat the summer heat with one of these refreshing island cocktail recipes – among the best we've tried this year.

By Reagan Johnson

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Watermelon Delight What's not to love about watermelon, mint, and rum? Get the recipe and mix it up at home.Reagan Johnson
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The Painkiller There's a reason this pinapple-coconut concoction bests the traditional piña colada in the British Virgin Islands and beyond. Get the recipe and mix it up at home. Return to Main PageCredit
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Passion Honey Shandy Passionfruit, honey and Piton island beer? Yes, please! Get the recipe and mix it up at home. Return to Main PageReagan Johnson
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The Black Cherry This sweet blend of rum, black cherry purée and lemon was one of our favorites from this year's Rum Renaissance Festival. Get the recipe and mix it up at home. Return to Main PageThinkstock
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Chili Passion This rum and cranberry cocktail packs a punch with fresh ginger. Get the recipe and mix it up at home. Return to Main PageThinkstock