Cool Down Summer Cocktails & Mocktails

 

It’s getting hotter so we’re finding ways to stay cool at M&B! A simple and delicious way to cool down is with an ice-cold cocktail or mocktail freshly made. We’ve put together our go-to cool down cocktails and mocktails that are getting us through the hottest week of the year!

 

Cocktails

Classic Mojito

Packed with refreshing mint, ice and lime juice, the classic mojito is top of the list when it comes to summer cocktails. Shake up this cooling drink in minutes with a few simple ingredients.

 

50 ml White Rum

8 Mint leaves

12 1/2 ml Sugar Syrup

25 ml Lime Juice

2 Mint sprigs

Ice

 

Serves: 1

Garnish: A few sprigs of mint, sugar for the rim  of the glass

Glass: Serve in a highball glass

 

Aperol Spiritz

Pop the prosecco and channel some Italian summer vibes with an Aperol Spritz!

 

90ml Prosecco

60ml Aperol

Splash of club soda

Ice

 

Serves: 1

Garnish: Slice of orange of lemon

Glass: Serve in a wine glass

 

Tinto Verano

This one is for the red wine lovers. Very popular in Spain, the Tinto Verano is a simpler version of Sangria and is a great cooler alternative to your regular glass of wine.

 

1/2 cup red wine

1/2 cup lemon-lime soda, such as Sprite or 7-Up

Slice of lemon

3-4 ice cubes

 

Serves: 1

Garnish: Wedge of lemon

Glass: Serve in a highball glass or classic wine glass

 

Mocktails

Baby Bellini

If you love a Bellini but would prefer to leave out the prosecco, we’ve found a wonderful alcohol free recipe. It’s so good any time of day, especially for a lazy summer brunch in the sun.

 

60ml peach puree

150ml sparkling apple or pear juice (chilled)

Sparling water to taste

 

Serves: 1

Glass: Serve in a champagne glass

 

Cosmopolitan (non-alcoholic)

Keep the glamour and style of the classic NYC Cosmopolitan cocktail with our sweet and delicious cosmo mocktail recipe.

 

120ml Lemonade

120ml Cranberry juice

30ml Lime juice

 

Serves: 1

Garnish: Wedge of lime

Glass: Serve in a cocktail glass

 

Now that we’ve shared our favourite summer cool down cocktails and mocktails we’d love to hear your go-to summer drinks for the hot weather!

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