3 Easy-To-Make Summer Cocktails
, by Larisa Atkin, 4 min reading time
, by Larisa Atkin, 4 min reading time
We know that enjoying the refreshing taste of cocktails, whether you're lounging by the pool, hosting a backyard barbecue, or simply unwinding after a long day, is necessity during the summer months.
Here are three easy-to-make cocktails, bursting with flavour but simple to make! We are confident that these cocktails are sure to cool you down and leave you craving more.
2 ounces coconut rum
3 ounces pineapple juice
1 ounce orange juice
1/2 ounce lime juice
Pineapple wedge and maraschino cherry for garnish
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
Add coconut rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, and lime juice.
Shake vigorously for about 15 seconds to mix the flavors and chill the drink.
Strain the mixture into a chilled glass filled with ice.
Garnish with a pineapple wedge and a maraschino cherry.
Serve immediately and enjoy the tropical breeze!
The coconut rum brings a hint of the beach, while the combination of pineapple, orange, and lime juice creates a refreshing burst of tanginess for the perfect tropical mix. Sipping on this will transport you to a paradise-like setting, making it an ideal choice for any summer celebration.
Cucumber Mint Refresher:
2 ounces gin
4 slices cucumber
6-8 fresh mint leaves
1 ounce lime juice
1/2 ounce simple syrup
Cucumber slices and mint sprig for garnish
In a mixing glass, muddle the cucumber slices and mint leaves to release their flavors.
Add gin, lime juice, and simple syrup to the mixing glass.
Fill the glass with ice cubes and stir gently to combine the ingredients.
Strain the mixture into a glass filled with fresh ice.
Top with soda water and gently stir once again.
Garnish with cucumber slices and a sprig of mint.
Savor the crisp and invigorating flavors of the Cucumber Mint Refresher!
The coolness of the cucumber, combined with the refreshing essence of mint, creates a revitalizing blend. The addition of gin and lime juice adds a zing, making it the perfect choice for those seeking a well-balanced and cooling cocktail.
2 ounces silver tequila
1 ounce fresh lime juice
2 ounces fresh watermelon juice
1/2 ounce agave syrup
Watermelon wedge and lime wheel for garnish
Salt (optional) for rimming the glass
Rim the glass with salt by running a lime wedge around the rim and dipping it into salt (optional).
In a cocktail shaker, combine tequila, lime juice, watermelon juice, and agave syrup.
Fill the shaker with ice cubes and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds.
Strain the mixture into the prepared glass filled with fresh ice.
Garnish with a watermelon wedge and a lime wheel.
Sip and revel in the sweet and tangy flavors of the Watermelon Margarita!
The vibrant pink hue and the luscious watermelon flavor make it a crowd-pleaser at any gathering. The combination of tequila, lime juice, and agave syrup balances the sweetness of the watermelon, resulting in a well-rounded and irresistible cocktail.
DID YOU KNOW! We have our very own cocktail kits?
These are perfect for anyone looking to make easy but tasty cocktails, with all the right ingredients measured out in to easy-to-pour sachets to make 2 drinks.
From a Bubblegum Daiquiri to a Tequila Sunrise, there are plenty to choose from this summer. Visit our Cocktail Kit page today and see them for yourself!
Each kit comes with clear, easy to follow instructions, making it a fun and enjoyable experience for you and whoever you choose to share it with.
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