At Create, we've never met a cocktail we didn't love!
The weathermen are predicting a weekend of glorious sunshine and high temperatures. If you’re anything like us you’ll be outside, enjoying the sun while it lasts! And what is warm weather without a cool drink in your hand?
Alistair Pike, one of our Event Managers and the King of Cocktails has put together a selection of his favourite summer cocktail recipes, perfect for kicking off the bank holiday weekend in style!
Sometimes you can’t beat a classic
juice of 1 lime
1 tsp granulated sugar
small handful mint
leaves, plus extra sprig to serve
60ml white rum
soda water, to taste
Combine the lime juice, sugar and mint leaves in a cocktail shaker, and crush with a cocktail muddler to release all the flavours (you can also use the end of a rolling pin)
Pour into a tall glass and add a handful of ice and the rum.
Top up with soda water, garnish with mint and serve.
12.5ml Lemon Juice
25ml Orange Juice
12.5ml Homemade Strawberry Syrup
– Garnish with strawberries and serve in a chilled wine glass
50ml Strawberry Infused Sipsmith Gin
12.5ml Crème de Fraise
12.5ml Fresh Lemon Juice
Cloudy Apple Juice
Served in a rocks glass with muddled strawberries
12.5ml Crème de Cassis
12.5ml Blueberry Syrup
50ml Cranberry Juice
Serve in a large glass with a blueberry garnish and plenty of ice
Has this inspired you to head to open up the drinks cupboard? Show us your creations! Tweet/Instagram us @Createfood, to share your pictures.
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