With the weekend just around the corner, it’s time to mix it up with this very handy selection of our favourite summer cocktails.
1. Island Breeze
A vodka cocktail mixed with pineapple and cranberry, this drink is the perfect combination of flavours. Garnish it with a cherry and pineapple slice to make it ready for a party.
Ingredients: 1-2 ounces of vodka, 6 ounces of pineapple juice, pineapple and maraschino cherry for garnish.
Pour all ingredients over ice and enjoy.
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For the uninitiated, this might be slightly bitter. But for those who have ridden the wave, this drink is a star since it is one of the tastiest cocktails around.
Ingredients: 25 ml gin, 25 ml sweet red vermouth, 25 ml Campari, orange peel
Take a rock glass and put in as many ice cubes as you’d like. Add a measure each of gin, sweet vermouth and Campari. Stir lightly. Add a big wedge of orange as a garnish. The lingering flavour makes this cocktail taste divine.
3. Strawberry Daiquiri
Sweet and easy to drink, this drink is a great way to introduce yourself to the world of cocktails.
Ingredients: 37.5 ml Bacardi rum, 12.5 ml strawberry liqueur, 25 ml lime juice, 12.5 ml sugar syrup, 1 strawberry
Add all ingredients into a Boston Shaker and fill it with ice. Shake for about 15 seconds and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a strawberry.
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4. Baja Gold
Beat the heat this summer with a refreshing, tall glass of Baja Gold.
Ingredients: 50 ml tequila, 12.5 ml triple sec, 50 ml pineapple juice, 12.5 ml lime juice, 12.5 ml simple syrup, 1 lime wedge
Chill a martini glass with ice and add soda water. Add all ingredients into a mixing glass. Fill up the mixing glass with cubed ice. Shake hard for 10 seconds. Double strain the mixture into the chilled martini glass. Garnish with lime wedge.
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5. Seasonal Breeze
Simple and super easy, this is one of the most popular cocktails for a lazy summer day.
Ingredients: 2 shots of vodka, 3 shots of cranberry juice, 2 shots of apple juice
Add all the ingredients over lots of ice in a Collins glass, stir with a bar spoon, and garnish with a freshly cut apple slice.
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These gorgeous, delicious summer cocktails can make you the star of your group. Get ready to host a few parties this summer.