12 Bartenders Mix Cocktails Inspired By Their Fondest Summer Memories

Summer in a glass

It's officially summertime, which means bartenders are starting to think about how they can keep their patrons cool and refreshed. For those mixologists who take a special pride in what they do, that involves more than just booze, mixers, and a bunch of ice. Here, 12 bartenders from around the country—with the majority of them in New York—have each created a special drink that's inspired by a specific and everlasting summer memory. Read on for the recipes.