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.
50ml X by Glenmorangie
50ml passionfruit soda
Passionfruit (for garnish)
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.
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)
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.
60ml Bombay Sapphire Bramble gin
20ml fresh lemon juice
40ml elderflower cordial
40ml apple juice
60ml sparkling water
Lemon (for garnish)
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.
50ml Scapegrace Uncommon “Central Otago Early Harvest” gin
150ml East Imperial Ginger Beer
Fresh mint & green apple (for garnish)
Add all ingredients to a chilled highball class.
Pack with cubed ice, and garnish with fresh mint and green apple.