5 Summer Cocktails That'll Make You Think You're In Mykonos
Can you smell that in the air? The fresh scent of a salty beach breeze, coconut lotion on the skin and a whiff of some refreshing fruity cocktails by the ocean. Yep, summer is just around the corner.
If you've spent the winter months in hibernation, watching with jealousy, as some of your lucky ~Instagram~ friends/rich and famous celebs galavanted through the European summer, then get ready to snap out of that funk because we've got a treat for ya.
Thanks to our friends at Vodka O we've put together a list of the freshest, tastiest, most summer-y cocktails that'll kickstart the good vibes as we head into the warmer months, aka SiLlY sEaSon!!!
An oldie but a goodie, this is the perfect cocktail if you like your drinks not too sweet and with a ginger twist.
1/2 a lime
170mL chilled ginger beer
Garnish with more lime and mint
Righto ol' sport! If you consider yourself the life of the party and don't mind a bitter grapefruit kick then get stuck into the Great Gatsby.
30mL Lillet Blanc
70mL freshly squeezed Grapfruit juice
Garnish with an orange slice
Nothing says summertime quite like a bright blue cocktail right?! Just maybe don't wear white when making this one.
20mL White Rum
14mL Blue Curaçao
80mL pineapple juice
14mL fresh squeezed lemon juice
Garnish with pineapple
Watermelon Cooler Punch
The official fruit of summer needs no introduction, but let's just go ahead and role out the red/watermelon carpet for this next cocktail.
1.5 cups of fresh watermelon chopped into chunks
14mL orange liquer
1tsp fresh squeezed lime juice
Blend together in a blender and strain through a sieve.
Garnish with lots of ice and mint.
The Bloody Mary is not for the faint hearted but an absolute staple for anyone wanting to flex their skills at the bar.
120mL tomato juice
7mL fresh squeezed lemon juice
1-2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp. horseradish
1-2 dashes Tabasco sauce
Garnish with salt and pepper to taste, celery stalk and add a hamburger, prawns, tomatoes...pretty much anything you dare!
Please remember to drink responsibly :)