Drinking

The Summer Drinks of Dallas (Photos)

Summertime in Dallas is a scorcher, and sometimes there's no better way to escape the heat than by sipping on an ice cold cocktail. We set out to find some of the best summertime drinks in Dallas and asked bartenders from around town to create some of their favorite seasonal libations. Here is what they came up with. Feel free to share your favorite summer drink in the comment section, and check out the full slideshow here.

See also: 24 Hours of Drinking in Dallas

Chilled Melon Balls (per glass): 1 1/2 ounces vodka 1/2 ounce watermelon 1/2 ounce honeydew 1/2 oz cantaloupe

Made in a batch, so that the melon balls can soak up the liquor

"It's one of those cocktails/appetizers that gets people talking and kind of brings everybody together." -- Kyle Hilla, Bolsa

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