Shortcut versions of three refreshing classics.

By Real Simple
Updated July 31, 2008
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