Shortcut versions of three refreshing classics.

By Real Simple
Updated July 31, 2008
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Get the recipes for shortcut versions of these Easy Summer Cocktails.
Quentin Bacon

Summer cocktails should bring instant gratification, but too many traditional recipes require a dizzying array of ingredients and an arsenal of bar tools. These quick, easy-to-make drinks will leave you plenty of energy to be the life of the party.

The Recipes