3 Summer Cocktail Recipes To Try Now

By on January 10, 2017

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The party season is here and with so  many events quickly filling up our calendar, we are getting prepared with some delicious cocktail recipes to make your next event standout!

Here are 3 of our favourites to add to your summer cocktail recipe list:Watermelon Punch


Watermelon Punch:

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups seedless watermelon, cut into pieces around 3-4 cm each
  • 1 ½ cups white vermouth
  • 1 ½ tablespoons superfine sugar
  • 3 cups crushed ice
  • Edible flowers, for garnish

Method:

  • In a blender, mix in the watermelon, vermouth and sugar and process all the ingredients together until the mixture becomes liquefied
  • Add in the ice to the liquefied mixture and blend
  • Pour into chilled glasses and garnish with flowers on top


Strawberry Rhubarb Sangria:Strawberry Sangria

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 rhubarb stalks, cut into small pieces
  • ½ cup fresh orange juice (from 1 orange)
  • 1 orange, halved and cut into small pieces
  • 1 pint strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 4 cups chilled sparkling water
  • 1 bottle of chilled sparkling wine, such as Champagne or Prosecco
  • Ice

Method:

  • Choose a small saucepan and bring the sugar and the water to a boil
  • Then add in the rhubarb
  • Once you’ve done that, transfer the mixture to a medium heatproof bowl and let it cool
  • While it is cooling, select a large jug and combine orange juice, orange, and strawberries
  • To serve, add cooled rhubarb mixture, sparkling water, sparkling wine, and ice

Mango Margarita:

Ingredients:

  • 30ml of Sierra Tequila Silver
  • 15ml of Cointreau Orange Liqueur
  • 120ml of mango puree
  • 1 x slice of orange
  • Lime juice

Method:

  • Dampen the edge of a martini glass with a slice of lime, then dip the edge of the glass in salt
  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice
  • Pour 30ml of Tequila, 15ml of Cointreau, lime juice and 120ml of mango puree into the shaker
  • Shake the mixture for about a minute until all the ingredients have been thoroughly mixed together
  • Pour into the glass
  • Garnish with a slice of orange

Which cocktail recipe are you going to try? Do you have a favourite for spring/summer? Comment and share with us below.

 

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