Summer Drinks

Cool Summer Drinks

A small selection of delicious summer drinks recipes to inspire you in the warmer months. With flavours to suit every pallet we are sure you will find something to suit your taste, with both alcohol and alcohol-free recipes. 


Exotic Iced Tea

Ingredients for 4 glasses :

500 ml black tea
3 oranges
1/2 lemon
1/2 grapefruit
1 apple
1-2 tbsp cane sugar
A few leaves of fresh mint



1. Add 500ml of boiling water to the tea bags and leave to brew for 3 - 4 minutes. 

2. Allow to cool and refrigerate at least 1 hour.

3. Meanwhile, peel the apple, remove the seeds and cut into small pieces.

4. Wash the mint leaves and squeeze the orange, lemon and grapefruit juices into a cup. 

5. Put all the ingredients in a jar, mix with the cane sugar and enjoy.

Tips : Try adding some of the brewed tea into an ice tray, freeze it and add at the end. Keeps the ice tea cold and doesn't water it down!

Minty Green Lemon


Ingredients for 4 glasses 

6 tablespoons of crushed ice
160 ml orange juice
120 ml passion fruit pulp
120 ml of green peppermint liqueur
Juice of one lemon
4 sprigs of mint



1. Shake all the ingredients with crushed ice vigorously in a cocktail shaker.

2. Strain through a sieve into four glasses and garnish with mint leaves .

Tip: Serve in a test tube for an artistic flare. 

Hugo with whiskey


Ingredients for 4 glasses

100 g sugar

1 lemon

25 g Elderflower OR 100 ml Elderflower cordial

Juice of one lemon

120 ml Whiskey

Crushed ice

200 ml champagne



For the syrup: Add the sugar and lemon slices to 75 ml of boiling water in a saucepan. Add the elderflower/ elderflower cordial and bring to the boil. Remove from heat and let it stand for 30 minutes. Pour the broth through a fine cloth and allow to cool.

Shake elderflower syrup, lemon juice, whiskey and crushed ice in a shaker vigorously and fill through a fine strainer into glasses. Fill with champagne and serve decorated with lemon slices and elderflower.


Prosecco with Hibiscus Flower

Ingredients for 4 glasses

4 Hibiscus flowers in syrup

600 ml Prosecco


Put each a hibiscus flower in a champagne glass and pour over the Prosecco. The flower opens. A shot of delicious syrup colors the Prosecco pink. The beading Increases the bloom upward.

Tips: The hibiscus flower is edible and tastes of ripe raspberries with a hint of rhubarb. You can usually find them in delicatessens and wine shops.  

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