3 Cocktail Ideas

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Warm summer evenings call for cool cocktails but keep things simple so that you can enjoy the party. Here are three ideas to inspire you. 

Kir Imperial

  • 1 part Crème de Framboise
  • 7 parts Cava or Champagne
  • A couple of raspberries per glass

This is a variation on the Kir Royale which uses Crème de Cassis. This raspbery alternative is a lighter summer alternative.

Summer Fizz

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The gin is not an essential ingredient but gives a little extra oomph and complements the elderflower.

Strawberry Moscato

Blend into a purée the strawberries, lemon juice and basil leaves according to taste. Then mix one part purée to 7 parts Moscato d'Asti. Moscato is slightly sweet which offsets perfectly the acidity of the lemon and strawberries but if you prefer your cocktail slightly sweeter, you can add a little sugar to the purée.


And for a bonus cocktail read how to make an Aperol Spritz which we featured last summer and which remains as popular as ever.

Cheers!

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Lindsay Cornelissen DipWSET is passionate about good quality wine and set up her online wine business, Wines With Attitude, to share that passion with other wine lovers.

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