07/01/2013 04:52 pm ET Updated Aug 31, 2013

5 Smash Recipes for Summer


Our summer is off to a smashing start, thanks to Imbibe's July/August Summer Drinks Issue, which features seasonal smash recipes from some of the country's most creative bartenders. Smashes -- the cooling cocktail category that typically involves fresh muddled fruit or herbs, a favorite spirit and lots of ice -- are ideal for summer sipping. They're quick and easy to make, and as adaptable as cocktails come, and they're a delicious way to showcase the flavors of summer. Here are five to try.

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5 Smash Recipes for Summer