Who doesn’t love sipping on a super-cool cocktail in the balmy summer weather? Spruce up your skills and try these delicious beverages which are sure to be a hit at any summer get-together.
There’s nothing more summery than a cool mojito, especially since it tastes so crisp and fresh. Use fresh mint straight from the garden for that authentic taste – yum!
Enjoy a fruity bellini made with crushed ice and frozen strawberries for extra flavour. Keep a pack in the fridge and don’t forget to mix and match with blueberries and raspberries for a truly unique taste.
Round up all your favourite fruits with a pitcher of Pimms for the entire party. This is the perfect drink to share since it’s so tasty!
Bring a new twist to a classic margarita by incorporating some seasonal summer cocktails into the mix. Our favourite has to be watermelon since it’s cool and fresh on a hot day.
Long Island Ice Tea
Who doesn’t love the taste of a Long Island? Make this one into a punch for the entire party to enjoy and make sure to finish off with a glazed cherry.
Enjoy an ice-cold Mimosa which is perfect for those who prefer something light and crisp to begin the evening.
A delicious Piña Colada is a summertime staple since it combines a fruity pineapple taste with a dash of dry rum.
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Who else thinks that mimosas are highly underrated? You can order one at breakfast, lunch, or even dinner to accompany a salty, pasta dish. If you’re looking to brush up your knowledge of cocktails, then mimosas are an easy drink to create for friends and family, and in all seasons.
Mandarin and Rosemary Mimosa
Ingredients: prosecco, granulated sugar, rosemary, mandarins, lime juice
Perfect for when the weather takes a turn for the worst, this fruity mimosa offers a unique taste which is also really simple to make. Make sure to add the rind of the mandarin for an extra, tangy flavour. Well they are in season, right?
Grapefruit Sage Mimosa
Ingredients: champagne, grapefruit juice, sage
The irresistible taste of a grapefruit only comes by once a year, and we’re making the most of it! Fresh sage helps to tone down the strong acidic taste of the beverage and is perfect for those who love a fruity cocktail after work.
Ingredients: champagne or sparkling wine, cherries, cherry juice
Who wouldn’t love to try this unique mimosa recipe, it only has 3 ingredients and takes about 2 minutes to create. The deep, fruity taste is to die for, but make sure to remove the cherry pit before serving!
Ingredients: oranges, salt, tequila, orange juice, another fruity liquor
Is this actually happening, are worlds colliding? A dash of salt, orange, tequila and ice is all you need to create a mouthwatering cocktail like this. Make sure to serve with something as equally salty like a few crackers, or even some homemade zucchini fries.
Ingredients: chamapgne, strawberries, grapefruit juice, thyme
Finally a cocktail that everyone will enjoy: strawberry mimosas. Shake all of the ingredients together, then pour into a champagne glass. Garnish with thyme for a muted flavour which isn’t too sickly sweet.
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