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Sip into Summer: 5 Trending Summer Cocktails

As temperatures rise and the sun shines brighter, there’s no better way to beat the summer heat than with a refreshing summer cocktail in hand. Whether you’re lounging by the pool, hosting a backyard braai, or simply enjoying a sunny day on the stoep, these summer cocktails are sure to cool you down and elevate your spirits.

  1. Hugo Spritz: A Breezy Italian Refresher

Originating from Italy, the Hugo Spritz is a light and bubbly cocktail perfect for hot summer days. This delightful drink combines the floral notes of elderflower liqueur with the crispness of prosecco and a splash of soda water. Garnished with fresh mint leaves and a slice of lime, the Hugo Spritz is a sophisticated yet refreshing option for any summer soirée.

Make a Hugo Spritz.

  1. Paloma: A Taste of Mexico in Every Sip

Transport yourself to the sunny beaches of Mexico with a classic Paloma cocktail. Made with tequila, grapefruit soda, lime juice, and a touch of salt, this zesty drink is both tangy and refreshing. Serve it over ice and garnish with a slice of grapefruit for an extra burst of citrus flavour. The Paloma is the perfect companion for lazy afternoons and lively fiestas alike.

Make a Paloma.

  1. Frozen Aperol Spritz: Cool Down with a Frozen Twist

Put a frosty spin on the beloved Aperol Spritz with a Frozen Aperol Spritz. This icy rendition of the classic Italian aperitif features Aperol, prosecco, and soda water blended with ice until smooth and slushy. Served in a chilled glass and garnished with an orange slice, this frozen delight is guaranteed to keep you cool all summer long.

Make a Frozen Aperol Spritz.

  1. Peach Frose: Summer in a Glass

Indulge in the sweet taste of summer with a refreshing Peach Frose. This frozen cocktail combines the luscious flavour of ripe peaches with the crispness of rosé wine and a splash of citrus. Simply blend frozen peaches, rosé wine, and a hint of lemon juice until smooth and pour into glasses for a delightful frozen treat. Garnish with a fresh peach slice for a touch of elegance.

Make a Peach Frose.

  1. Ramune Iced Coffee: A Japanese Twist on a Classic

Coffee drinks are trending more than ever, so for those who prefer their summer drinks with a caffeine kick, look no further than Ramune Iced Coffee. Inspired by the popular Japanese soda, Ramune, this refreshing beverage combines chilled coffee with a splash of Ramune soda for a unique and effervescent twist. Serve over ice and garnish with a coffee bean for an extra pop of flavour.

Problem: We don’t sell Ramunes. Not a problem, boiled honey left over night adds the same flavour.

Make a Ramune Iced Coffee.

With these tantalizing summer cocktails in your repertoire, you’re ready to sip, savour, and soak up the sun all season long. Whether you’re a fan of fruity concoctions, frozen delights, or classic favourites with a twist, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. So, gather your friends, and raise a glass to the endless joys of summer cocktails.

Cheers to sunny days and refreshing drinks!

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