Waitrose Cellar Light & Easy Cocktails For Summer
The sun has been shining a lot this summer, apart from a few typically English rainy days. This lovely summery weather is an excellent reason to go outside and enjoy a nice party with friends. And an outdoor party wouldn't be perfect without some fresh drinks. Waitrose Cellar have put together a few cocktail recipes to help you impress your friends and have a great time. For our first feature, we chose a selection of three light and easy ones which you can have at lunch time or in the afternoon. All perfect to enjoy holiday time!
Gin & Tonic with a Twist
- 50ml Martin Miller’s Gin
- 4 large strawberries
- Black peppercorns and a grinder
- 200ml Fever-Tree Indian Tonic Water
Pour the gin into a highball or balloon glass and add 3 sliced strawberries. Fill the glass with ice and add a crack of black pepper (half a turn of the grinder). Top up with the tonic water, stir and garnish with the remaining strawberry.
Chase Elderflower Twinkle
- Chase Elderflower Liqueur
- 120ml Champagne or Prosecco
- Summer berry, to garnish (optional)
Pour the Champagne or Prosecco into a Champagne flute or wine
glass until ¾ full and add a dash of elderflower liqueur to taste. Garnish with a summer berry if desired.
- 40ml St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur
- 60ml sparkling wine
- 60ml soda
- Lemon wedge, to garnish
Fill a highball glass with ice cubes. Build the ingredients in the glass and garnish with the lemon wedge.
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Updated 1st August 2014