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Get ready for summer Posted On 06 June 2018

Freshen up your drinks menu this summer with these tantalising cocktails

Crucomber

Ingredients:

– 59ml Zubrowka Bison Grass Vodka
– 29ml fresh cucumber puree
– 22ml fresh lemon juice
– 22ml sesame simple syrup
– 1 lemon balm leaf

Instructions:

Sesame simple syrup is made by toasting sesame seeds until golden brown then added to equal parts sugar and hot water. Strain to remove all seeds before serving. Instructions Slap lemon balm to release essence. Add cucumber puree, lemon and sesame syrup to cocktail shaker. Add vodka and shake vigorously. Strain into a glass and garnish with fresh cucumber.

Water Lilies

Ingredients:

– 44ml Grey Goose Citron vodka
– 14ml raspberry syrup
– 14ml St. Germain liqueur
– 44ml Franciacorta sparkling wine
– 7ml lime juice

Instructions:

Stir ingredients with ice and strain into a wine glass. Garnish with frozen raspberries.

The Blueberry Vohito

Ingredients:

– 44ml Stoli Blueberi
– 4-5 fresh mint leaves
– 7-8 blueberries
– 44ml lime juice
– 44ml simple syrup
– Splash of club soda

Instructions:

Mix blueberries and mint in glass/mixer. Add Stoli, lime, and simple syrup. Shake in a cocktail shaker. Pour into a tall glass and add a splash of soda.

Coconut, cucumber, lime and mint cooler

Ingredients:

– 900ml Coconut water
– 2 cucumbers sliced thinly
– 112ml lime juice
– 112ml sugar
– 112g chopped mint

Directions:

Combine the coconut water, cucumbers, lime juice, sugar and mint leaves. Leave to chill for 1-2 hours.

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