Summer cocktail parties

Whether you’re a Cosmo gal or an Old Fashioned guy, there’s nothing quite like a cold cocktail on a hot summer day. So sit back, grab your glass and bring on the margaritas, as we’ve put together a guide of everything you’ll need to make sure your next cocktail party is shaken, not stirred.

Make one of these gin cocktails

Get inspired by these summer drinks and cocktail recipes

Play ‘Magic: The gathering with a cocktail twists

Pay a visit to one of London’s best cocktail bars

10 of the best bourbon cocktails

Make one of these 14 refreshing summer cocktails

Make a big batch with these 17 recipes for your outdoor party

Learn from a pro with GQ’s how to cocktail videos


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