Toast the Season!

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Toast the season!

Add some special summer cheer by the glass with these incredible cocktails!

If there’s a season that does not really need any additional cheer from the bar counter, it’s the summer season. But tradition has prescribed certain customary drinks that go hand-in-hand with the summer season- eggnog, wines and especially mulled wines.

While we know you’re going to have the traditional favorites in hand, we thought we would rustle up some cocktails with summer flavors to add to them. And we’ve even kept in mind the colors of summer while concocting these cocktails. So pull out your bar equipment and shake, rattle, and roll!

1. Sherry Eggnog

Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

1 egg white

45ml sherry cream

20mlred wine

5ml Triple Sec

Dash of orange juice

Pinch powdered nutmeg, for garnish

Method:

  1. Mix all ingredients together. Shake well.

2. Garnish with powdered nutmeg.

2. Special Cosmo

Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

45ml vodka

30ml pineapple juice

30ml cranberry juice

60ml soda

1 scoop sorbet, any flavor

6 drops Grenadine syrup

Method:

  1. Shake vodka, pineapple, and cranberry juice. Pour into a glass.
  2. Add sorbet. Top it up with soda.
  3. Add a few drops of Grenadine and serve.

 

3. Summer Delight

Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

45ml Irish whiskey

15ml lime juice, freshly squeezed

30ml ginger ale

6 drops cranberry juice

Method:

  1. Mix all ingredients and add ice.
  2. Pour in a tall glass and serve.

 

4. Tanqueray Tang

Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

30ml Tanqueray Gin

15ml cherry brandy

10ml lime juice, freshly squeezed

30ml soda, to top

1 tsp sugar

1 lime wedge, for garnish

Method:

  1. Mix all ingredients over ice. Add soda.
  2. Serve in a tall glass after garnishing with a wedge of lime.

 

5. Cointreau Spritzer

Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

90ml white wine

15ml Cointreau

Soda

1 orange peel, for garnish

1 celery stick, for garnish

Method:

  1. Mix all ingredients and pour into a tall glass.
  2. Garnish with a twist of orange peel and a stick of celery.

 

6. Champagne Cocktail

Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

90ml Brut champagne/sparkling wine

15ml Mandarin vodka

1 sugar cube, soaked in angostura bitter

Method:

  1. Mix champagne and vodka. Add sugar cube.
  2. Pour into a champagne flute and serve.