Some of the best summer cocktail drinks to enjoy whether you are at the bar or at home! Discover the recipes here.
Rachelle Lemoine tells us about the best summer cocktail. Here are eight different cocktail recipes that you can enjoy this summer in bars or try to recreate at home if you feel inspired to play bartender. Whether you like rum, gin or bourbon, or sparkling cocktails, you will find a cocktail that suits you in the following shortlist. Grab your cocktail shaker and go or find them at your local bar!
Best Summer Cocktail : Fiero e Tonic
7 cl Fiero Martini
7 cl tonic
Fresh orange slice
Fill a large glass balloon with ice cubes and refresh it with a mixing spoon. Remove excess water and pour in ingredients. Mix gently then garnish with a slice of fresh orange.
3 cl Ben Nevis 10 years old single malt
1.5 cl bourbon honey
1.5 cl lemon juice
2 dashes of bitter lavender
Prepare a honey syrup by diluting a part of the lavender honey with a part of water (or bourbon). Add the syrup, whisky and freshly squeezed lemon juice to a shaker with ice cubes. Add a shaker and serve in a cocktail bowl. Garnish with a sprig of lavender.
La bande à Basil
4 to 5 basil leaves
1 cl citronella syrup
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1.5 cl lemon juice
1 egg white
5 cl Amber Charrette Rum 40° Mix & Cocktails
Crumple the basil leaves in your hands to extract the aromas. Pour into a shaker with all ingredients except ginger beer. Shake firmly for about ten seconds.
Pour into a cocktail glass with a sieve. Fill with ginger beer directly into the glass. Decorate with a basil leaf.
1 vanilla pod
2 cl fresh grapefruit juice
1.5 cl fresh lemon juice
3 cl vodka
2 cl triple sec.
4,5 cl of crémant Die Jaillance crémant
Cut a vanilla pod in half lengthwise and remove the pulp on the half. In a shaker filled with ice cubes, add to the grapefruit juice mixture, lemon juice, vodka and triple sec and shake vigorously.
Pour the contents into a highball glass (containing between 25 and 30 cl) and add the crémant. Stir lightly with a spoon. Garnish with a quarter grapefruit and half the vanilla pod.
4 cl Jura Seven Wood
4 cl of chablis
1 cl agave liqueur
Pour the different ingredients into a glass of wine that you have cooled with an ice cube. Mix gently.
4 cl Plymouth gin
2 cl Plymouth sloe gin
1 cl lemon juice
Champagne Mumm Cordon Rouge
Pour the Plymouth Gin, Plymouth Sloe Gin liqueur and lemon juice into a shaker filled with ice. Shake.
Fill a glass (25 cl) with ice. Pour the contents of the shaker into the shaker by straining the ice and cover with champagne. Stir gently with a spoon and add crushed ice on top.
4 cl Woodford whisky
Kentucky Straight Rye Reserve
2 cl red vermouth
2 dashes angostura bitter
Pour all ingredients and ice cubes into a mixing glass. Mix with a spoon and filter into a cold martini glass. Garnish with orange zest or maraschino cherry.
4 cl white agricultural rum
50% La Mauny
2 cl lemon juice
0,5 cl sugar cane syrup
2 dash bitter
1 teaspoon apricot jam
A few fresh mint leaves
In a shaker filled with ice cubes, crush the mint and add a teaspoon of apricot jam. Pour the white agricultural rum, lemon juice and sugar cane syrup with the bitter. Shake vigorously and pour into a large glass to filter the ice. Garnish with mint leaf.
Don’t drink and drive. Enjoy responsibly.