(May 22nd to June 21st)
Gemini, your summer drink is the Miami Vice. Not one, but two of the best cocktails combined into one delicious treat. Half creamy, sweet pina colada like your romantic, patient side, and half strawberry daiquiri for the side of you that is more tart, and needs something fresh, new and exciting to keep from getting bored. It’s sure to spark up plenty of interesting conversations and acquaintances as everyone consistently approaches you to ask what you’ve ordered.
(June 22nd to July 22nd)
Cancer, there is no summer drink better suited to your feminine, nurturing energy than Rosé. Whether you’re making others feel at home at an event you planned for all your friends, ruthlessly gossiping at happy hour, or ordering a four-course meal at the restaurant you’ve been dying to try, popping that first bottle of Rosé kicks off summer officially, just like your sign.
(July 23rd to August 22nd)
Leo, your go-to summer cocktail comes from a land whose flag bears your ruling sign, the sun. The Argentinean “Tincho” is as bold and refreshing as you are. Simple citrus garnishes highlight the natural fruit flavors of a sparkling white, leaving everyone who drinks it blown away by the refreshing impact of something so straightforward, just like your honesty. Served over ice, it can be just as cold as you are at times, but never ever watered down. Serve this at a party and everyone will surely be roaring its praises.
(August 23rd to September 22nd)
Virgo, your go-to summer cocktail is a frozen Negroni. This is not a drink you want to just eyeball, so you will meticulously measure out each part separately, just the way you like it. You’re also patient and dedicated enough to serve your own frozen cocktail, and everyone will be able to see just how much fun you can really have when your hard work pays off. This drink has a kick to it, just like your wit and sometimes your advice, but there’s absolutely nothing “virgin” about it.
(September 23rd to October 22nd)
Your impeccable taste makes you the queen of Margaritas, Libra. And your demand for quality means drinking nothing less than the perfect balance of tequila, lime, and salt. Even if you can be a little indecisive when it comes to choosing between sipping them frozen or on the rocks, fruit flavored or classic, you always make sure to split the pitcher fairly between all of your friends.
(October 23rd to November 22nd)
The Michelada is the Mexican equivalent of a Bloody Mary, and Scorpio your summertime cocktail is as secretive as you are. Everyone makes theirs a little differently, and you’re sure to jealously keep your favorite recipe to yourself. It may seem like a reserved beer cocktail at first glance, but there is plenty of heat below the surface. Just as your sign represents resurrection, this drink is sure to bring you back to life after the worst of hangovers.
(November 23rd to December 21st)
While you’re known for ordering one of everything at the swim-up bar because you just have to try everything, Sag, once you find something you love, you know how to commit to it. Your summer cocktail is an Aperol Spritz because even when you’re not traveling, you need to pretend like you are. It’s light and playful like your personality and is the perfect drink to cheer up any friend. Plus, the fact that it’s basically the adult alcoholic version of orange Kool-Aid so appeals to your inner child.
(December 22nd to January 20th)
Traditional, business-minded Capricorn, your go-to summer drink is a Mint Julep. It can be a little snobby, just like you, but you do it in style, never ever spilling even the tiniest drop on you Brooks Brothers polo. You’ll slam a few of these back, all while networking at a professional event that is sure to help you climb your way to the top. So high up, in fact, you may look down at whoever keeps ordering Long Islands at the bar. Not everyone is born with your elite taste.
(January 21st to February 18th)
Water-bearing Aquarius, there is no water to be found in your summertime go-to drink. Everyone will think you’re absolutely batshit crazy when you tell them a Caipirinha is essentially just Brazilian rum, limes, and sugar, but your encouraging, team-oriented energy will give your friends the motivation to ensure that everyone self-destructs together. You won’t let anyone get left behind when it comes to a group blackout, but even incapacitated, you’ll teach everyone to pronounce cachaça like a pro.
(February 19th to March 20th)
Healing Pisces, your go-to summer drink is a Pain Killer. Tropical and dreamy like your Siren nature, this drink can feed your wildest fantasies of being stranded on a beach with an attractive stranger, or one too many could push you overboard to the brink of tears, either over your own latest heartbreak, or the person you happen to be empathizing with at the bar. Let them pick up the next one in exchange for listening so patiently to all their problems.
(March 21st to April 19th)
Stubborn Aries, your go-to summer cocktail is the Paloma, because no one could convince you that sucking down tequila all day wasn’t a good idea. Grapefruit soda is zesty just like you, and even though many would expect such a tart flavor to butt heads with harsh tequila, the result is as bold and refreshing as you are. Even though we know you can handle your alcohol, try not to get so cocky that you get bossy with the pool boy when you need a refill.
(April 20th to May 21st)
With your expensive tastes Taurus, you wouldn’t be caught dead drinking anything out of a can. Your go-to summer drink is Sangria because only you would need a way to drink red wine in the summer. Whether that wine drunk leaves you laid back, brings out your frisky side, or gets you riled up will be left to see, but this drink is something you can depend on which always leaves you content. You can even try making it at home from whatever’s left over in your liquor cabinet on those days you’re looking to pinch pennies.