Summer is the perfect time to enjoy refreshing drinks. From fruity cocktails to icy mocktails, there are endless options to choose from. Here are some tips and recipes to help you beat the heat:
Stay hydrated: It’s important to stay hydrated during the summer months, especially when drinking alcohol. Be sure to drink plenty of water throughout the day and consider alternating alcoholic drinks with water or other non-alcoholic beverages.
Try a spritzer: A wine spritzer is a refreshing and low-alcohol option for summer sipping. Simply combine your favourite wine with sparkling water or club soda and garnish with fresh fruit.
Make a fruity sangria: Sangria is a classic summer drink that can be customized with your favourite fruits and wines. Try this recipe for a refreshing peach sangria.
1 bottle white wine
1/2 cup peach schnapps
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup sugar
2 peaches, sliced
1 lemon, sliced
1 lime, sliced
1 orange, sliced
1 cup club soda
Combine all ingredients in a large pitcher and stir well. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
Make a frozen cocktail: Frozen drinks are a fun and refreshing way to cool off in the summer heat. Try this recipe for a frozen strawberry daiquiri:
2 cups frozen strawberries
1/2 cup white rum
1/4 cup lime juice
2 tablespoons sugar
1 cup ice
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and garnish with a strawberry and a lime wedge
Make a Beergarita: This ultra-refreshing cocktail marries a Margarita with ice-cold beer – perfect for summer sipping.
Add a shot of Tequila and Cointreau to a pint glass. Squeeze in some lime juice, add ice and fill to the top with Beer.
If you fancy something easy and still want to enjoy your favourite cocktail, here are four ready-to-drink cocktail options that you might enjoy:
Smirnoff Ice Tropical: This ready-to-drink cocktail combines the flavours of juicy pineapple and sweet coconut for a refreshing tropical taste. Simply chill the bottle and serve over ice for an easy summer drink.
Bacardi Mango Mojito: This pre-mixed cocktail combines Bacardi rum with natural mango flavour and mint for a sweet and refreshing taste. Simply pour over ice and garnish with a lime wedge for a delicious summer drink.
Bacardi Raspberry Mojito: This ready-to-drink cocktail combines Bacardi rum with natural raspberry flavour and mint for a sweet and tangy taste. Simply pour over ice and garnish with a raspberry and a sprig of mint for a refreshing summer drink.
Captain Morgan Strawberry Daiquiri: This pre-mixed cocktail combines Captain Morgan rum with natural strawberry flavour for a sweet and fruity taste. Simply pour over ice and garnish with a strawberry for a delicious summer drink.
These ready-to-drink cocktails are perfect for enjoying on a hot summer day without the hassle of making your own cocktails. Enjoy!
For more inspiration check out our Booze Bar for plenty of mouth-watering cocktails.