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!
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
Garnish: A few sprigs of mint, sugar for the rim of the glass
Glass: Serve in a highball glass
Pop the prosecco and channel some Italian summer vibes with an Aperol Spritz!
Splash of club soda
Garnish: Slice of orange of lemon
Glass: Serve in a wine glass
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
Garnish: Wedge of lemon
Glass: Serve in a highball glass or classic wine glass
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
Glass: Serve in a champagne glass
Keep the glamour and style of the classic NYC Cosmopolitan cocktail with our sweet and delicious cosmo mocktail recipe.
120ml Cranberry juice
30ml Lime juice
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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