Enjoying top 3 cocktails this summer
With summer peaking and scorching, most people would be looking for ways and means to spend indoors or at their friends’ place trying to entertain themselves when they are free. When cocktails are concerned, tastes definitely veer towards lighter side. Light spirits and fresh fruits such as vodka and white run step in for those richer barrel-aged and heavier spice liquors. As a matter of fact, mixologists are well aware of the drill. Some would like to begin with basil and fresh mint, honey and bright citrus fruits. A good lime is sure to be loved by everyone to beat the summer heat.
Making a difference to summertime cocktail making
Well known mixologists state that the difference made by them for their clients when preparing summertime cocktail is to ensure that all the drinks during the period are easier to prepare. It is to be put up together quickly, to make the whole thing delicious and to enjoy good company and sunshine.
Three refreshing and quick summer cocktails
With these three cocktails, it is possible to have the guests to enjoy the drink and to seek more.
- Colbert Bump
It is Esquire’s David Wondrich, who create this drink and it is after Stephen Colbert a political satirist extraordinaire that it has been named after, something that is sure to please everyone’s palate.
Gin 1 ½ oz.
Cherry Heering 1 oz.
Club Soda / Carbonated Water 2 splashes
Lemon Juice ½ oz.
4 ice cubes are to be placed in highball glass. Cherry brandy of 1 oz. to be poured, followed by Gin of 1.5 oz and then by lemon juice of 0.5 oz. Soda water is to be added and stirred.
- Canadian Summer Vacation
It is another popular recipe that is enjoyed not only in Canada, but across the globe.
Peach Schnapps 1 ½
Yukon Jack 1½
Pineapple juice 1 ½ oz.
Taking a cocktail shaker, ingredients are to be shaken well. It is then to be strained into a glass that is filled up with ice.
- Merry’s Mid-summer Night Lemonade
It is another cocktail that is gin based and easy to prepare. One should serve it in mason jar.
Gin 1 ½ oz.
Lime Cordial (Rose’s) 1 splash
Sprite 5 oz.
Lemon 1 wedge
Lime 1 wedge
Gin is to be added over ice in mason jar. Then sprite is to be added and topped off with lime juice. Now, garnish with lime and lemon wedges and stir.
Knowing how to prepare them can help the individual to entertain the guests with wonderful cocktails.