Drink Up Month: Refreshing cocktails and mocktails to help you cool down this summer

Try these refreshing cocktails and mocktails offered this summer at local bars, restaurants, and coffee shops in Fort Worth.

FTW-Blackland Distillery Thunderbird

Sip on the Thunderbird cocktail made with Blackland bourbon. | Photo provided by Blackland Distillery

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The Texas heat is cranked all the way up, and we think you deserve a refreshing drink to help you cool down. Here are the summer cocktails and mocktails we’re sipping on in honor of Drink Up Month.

Note: These cocktails are only offered on summer menus.

iL Modo

  • iL Lago: Tito’s Vodka, San Pellegrino blood orange, passionfruit, lemon, vanilla, and saline.
  • Summer Amalfi Spritz Mocktail: Ritual Zero Proof Aperitif, San Pellegrino blood orange, lemon, simple syrup, and soda.
FTW-il Modo cocktails

Sip on a refreshing cocktail or mocktail made with San Pellegrino blood orange and lemon | Photo provided by iL Modo

Roots Coffeehouse

  • Watermelon Mojito Mocktail: Fresh watermelon, mint + hibiscus and green tea.
  • Honey Bourbon: Bourbon-infused honey latte with a hint of smoky oak and vanilla.
FTW-Roots Coffeehouse

Sip on a hot or iced Honey Bourbon latte made with espresso and golden honey. | Photo by Roots Coffehouse

Blackland Distillery

  • Thunderbird: Blackland bourbon, house-made amaretto, pineapple, and orange juice.
  • West of Sundown: Blackland gin, papaya purée, mango purée, lemon juice, orgeat, and burlesque bitters.
FTW-Blackland Distillery Cocktail

Try the West of Sundown Cocktail for a refreshing way to cool down. | Photo provided by Blackland Distillery


  • Dock of the Bay: Pineapple rum and Aperol combined with agave, strawberry, cranberry, and lime.
  • Summer Patio Pounder: Citadelle Jardin d’Ete Gin, thyme-infused peach syrup + lemon and lime.
FTW-Dock of the Bay Grace

Cool down with a fruity cocktail made with pineapple rum and Aperol. | Photo provided by Grace

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