Everyone loves a good summer cocktail and this summer has been filled with tons of great ones. I decided that we need to celebrate some of the great ones. I searched the internet and bars far and wide so you don’t have Here’s are some of the best ones from Summer 2017 to toast the end of the summer:
3 Parts Absolut Elyx
3 Parts Dry White Wine
2 Parts Elderflower Cordial
2 Parts Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
4 Parts Soda Water
Build over ice in an Absolut ELyx Copper Jug, gently stir and garnish with blood orange wheels.
2 oz Empress 1908
3 oz Sparkling Mineral
Water Lime Build on ice in a wine glass.
Stir well. Garnish with a lime wedge.
Greenall’s Extra Reserve Breakfast Martini
50ml Greenall’s Extra Reserve
15ml Fresh Lemon Juice
1 Large teaspoon of quality thin-cut orange marmalade
Pour all the ingredients into a shaker and stir to dissolve the marmalade. Fill with ice, shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twirl and serve.
8 oz Tequila
2 oz Lime Juice
2 oz Simple
1/2 Jalapeno Pepper
10 Basil Leaves
Put in blender and process until very fine and emulsified. Strain and keep in the refrigerator. Use a Cocktail Glass and garnish with fresh basil *makes 5 servings
Peach and Chia Bellini
½ cup ripe yellow peach, skin removed
1 tablespoon agave nectar·
2 teaspoons white chia seeds ·
1 cup prosecco
Thin wedges of ripe yellow peaches, to garnish
Mini food processor or blender 2 vintage coupe glasses Place the peach into a mini food processor or blender along with the agave nectar and Aperol. Blend until smooth. Transfer the purée to a small bowl and stir in the chia seeds. Leave the chia seeds to swell for about 5 minutes. Divide the peach mixture between the glasses. Half- fill each glass with prosecco and mix well to distribute the Peach purée with the prosecco. Top with the remaining prosecco and garnish with a peach wedge.
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