Everyone loves a good summer cocktail, but margaritas and gin and tonics can become, well, boring.

Instead of trying some inevitably disastrous experiments ourselves, we went straight to the experts at our favorite liquor brands—including Bulleit Bourbon, Milagro Tequila, and Ketel One Vodka—to give us the low-down on their summer favorites.

Here are the unique, refreshing concoctions they whipped up.