There are a million reasons (OK, more like 31) why LA is the best city ever, but here's another one to add to the list: summer cocktails. True, a cold brewski while watching the Dodgers game at your favorite beer bar is a staple, but we've got a soft spot for throwing back fruit-filled libations on a rooftop lounge. To bring you this beautiful collection of cocktail porn, we drank our way through seasonally savvy cocktail bars to find the most refreshing summer drinks in LA. You can buy us a drink as a thank you.
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Try these refreshing summer cocktails
It looks like the kind of drink a unicorn might sip on after a night spent frolicking in the clouds, but Terrine's Strawberry Puff is deceptively strong. Hayman's Old Tom gin gives it a kick while strawberries, lemon and cream make it look My Little Pony-friendly. $15Read more
Leave it to The Church Key to come up with cheeky names for its cocktails. This particular bad boy combines Bacardi rum, eucalyptus syrup, passionfruit purée and yellow Chartreuse, and we take zero responsibility for what happens after you've had a couple of these. $14Read more
Ring My Bell is divided into two outstanding components: a tall glass of Uinta extra pale ale, tamari and lemon; and a roasted red pepper paleta that leaves your mouth tingling. Dunk that sucker into your drink to make you feel like a kid who just got into her parent's liquor cabinet. $12.Read more