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4 cocktails you’ll want to drink all summer long

21 December 2021

Quench your thirst with these refreshing concoctions.

Image: supplied by Dancing Sands.

Looking for a cool way to beat the heat? Why not make one of these delicious cocktails and wow your loved ones in the process — just don’t forget the ice! 

1. Passionfruit delight

A fizzy and fruity whisky cocktail that’s perfect for outdoor gatherings. 

Ingredients

50ml X by Glenmorangie

50ml passionfruit soda

Passionfruit (for garnish)

Method

Fill highball glass with crushed ice. 

Add ingredients, stir, and garnish with half a passionfruit. 

2. Sunkissed flowers 

A tart and aromatic drink inspired by a strawberry and rhubarb gin. 

Ingredients

30ml Dancing Sands Sunkissed gin

10ml St Germaine Elderflower liqueur 

10ml Lillet Blanc vermouth

25ml fresh lemon juice

2 dashes orange bitters

Soda water (to taste)

Flowers or strawberries (for garnish)

Method

Stir all ingredients together, and top with soda water. Garnish with strawberries and/or flowers. 

3. Bombay bramble 

An ode to blackberries and raspberries, best enjoyed with friends. 

Ingredients

60ml Bombay Sapphire Bramble gin 

20ml fresh lemon juice

40ml elderflower cordial

40ml apple juice

60ml sparkling water

Lemon (for garnish)

Method

Add all ingredients into a glass over ice. Stir, and garnish with a wedge of lemon and/or flowers. 

4. Ben Lomond mule

A fresh, fragrant, and tropical toast to the terroir of Central Otago. 

Ingredients

50ml Scapegrace Uncommon “Central Otago Early Harvest” gin

150ml East Imperial Ginger Beer

Fresh mint & green apple (for garnish)

Method

Add all ingredients to a chilled highball class. 

Pack with cubed ice, and garnish with fresh mint and green apple. 

If you’re after even more cocktail inspiration, here are the best gin cocktails to shake up right now

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