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?


Summer Cocktails


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.



Vodka Blossom


50ml Vodka

12.5ml Lemon Juice

25ml Orange Juice

12.5ml Homemade Strawberry Syrup

Mango Juice


– Garnish with strawberries and serve in a chilled wine glass



Summer Lovin’

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



Mexican Bramble


50ml Tequila

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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