We know summer just ain’t summer without a few (dozen) cocktail recipes spread throughout the season. With a bit of summer fruits, refreshing ice and your favourite spirit, these drinks are the perfect choice after a sizzling day in the sun, wishing you were sitting in air conditioning. We’ve found our TOP 3 favourite cocktails that we always reach for at the poolside/beachside bar:

Froze-recipe

Frozé. One of the newest cocktails on the block, the frozé has taken over this summer, with hipster bars creating their own concoctions of the signature wine. A frozen rosé slushie, what’s not to drool over? Absolutely delicious, and the perfect cocktail for a scorching heatwave.

What you need:

How to make it (without a slushie maker):

  1. Begin by blending the strawberries, Vermouth, sugar and water in a blender
  2. Combine mixture with rosé, and stir until completely mixed together
  3. Pour into freezer bag, and freeze for at least 6-8 hours (depending on how frozen you want the drink to be)
  4. Serve, and enjoy!

 

Pina Colada. If you like pina coladas… When there’s a song made about a drink, you know it’s got to be good, right? The ultimate tropical cocktail that we have on our summer list. With fresh pineapple and tasty rum, you will forget about all your troubles, and maybe even get caught in the rain.

What you need:

How to make it:

  1. Add rum, coconut milk, pineapple chunks into a blender with ice, and blend until smooth
  2. Serve, and enjoy!

And for those mocktail lovers, we haven’t forgotten you! Our ultimate summer mocktails to have on those blistering hot days by the beach, pool, air conditioner are endless. But this is our favourite…

 

Virgin Mojito. A delicious blend that never goes out of style, and is refreshing beyond anything else on the cocktail menu, guaranteed.

What you need:

How to make it:

  1. Put lime, mint and the lemonade into a glass and mix with a hand-held mixer
  2. Pour ice in and shake well
  3. Garnish with mint and lime
  4. Serve, and enjoy!