10 refreshing caffeinated drinks that will blow your mind this summer

By Kristen Underwood — / Lifestyle

What are the best coffee drinks for summertime?

Summer Solstice is known to be the longest day of the year. For those who have their shit together down here on street level, this means as the sun is hitting its peak, our caffeine peak is also at an all-time high. “There aren’t enough hours in the day” doesn’t stand anymore and if you don’t stay caffeinated — you won’t be standing either. Here are 10 unique drinks to throw back that will keep you wired all summer long. After all, no one looks back on their life and remembers the nights they had plenty of sleep.

 1. Churro Iced Coffee Float

Sweet like candy to my soul, this float is summer in a tall frozen mug.

Get the recipe from Delish here.

2. Maple Almond Cold Brew

Dear dark roast snobs,
This one's got your name written all over it.

Get the recipe from Coffee & Quinoa here.

3. Lemonade Iced Coffee

Forget the lime in the coconut.  Put the lemon in the coffee cup and mix it all up!

Get the recipe here.

4. Fresh Mint Iced Coffee

Crisp, cool, and refreshing enough to put you in a caffeinated daze.

Get the recipe from How Sweet Eats here.

5. Iced Coffee Margarita

Espresso-flavored tequila, anyone? Warning: Can cause rosy, warm cheeks and make you wobble a little, and if you drink enough, you will fall down.

Get the recipe here.

6. Nutella Blended Frozen Coffee

Getting your caffeine fix just got so much better. You're welcome.

Get the recipe from the Flavor Blender here.

7. Raspberry Cappuccino Smoothie

When I sip, you sip, we sip. This smoothie is 'berry' good, trust me.

Get the recipe here. 

8. Kicked-Up Coffee Granita

If you're looking for that sundown treat to hit the spot, this is it.

Get the recipe from Cooks with Cocktails here.

9. Boba Cold Brew

Listen, Bubba, you've got to try this Boba! 

Get the recipe from the Movement Menu here.


10. Long Island Iced Coffee

If you weren't a morning person before, you are now. 
Warning: May make you a little frisky, goes down easy, and if you didn't fall down from the margarita, this will definitely put you down.

Get the recipe from SuperGoldenBakes here.

Related: The best damn cold brew recipe out there


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