Summer is a holiday every day! In order to arrange a party, there is no special reason – the sun, heat, late sunsets and summer pleasant nights contribute to this. And without cocktails – anywhere. Non-alcoholic cooling drinks, it is necessary to give them due, correspond to the summer mood: Mojito, cold smoothies and milkshakes, a variety of fresh fruit collars, even ordinary kvass! This drink perfectly saves from the heat. But alcoholic cocktails are also appropriate in the summer, they not only have a cool effect , but also increase the mood. All summer cocktails with alcohol are not strong and tasty. Grab these recipes and make an explosion of unbridled summer fun!
1. Strawberry Mojito
This cocktail will be a real hit of any party! Sweet and not strong, strawberry mojito very much it is pleasant to girls. A prerequisite for a successful Mojito variant is high-quality alcohol. If you add mojitos other than fruits and berries, and syrups with the same fruit taste, then the taste will be much more intense. Fruit for cocktails still better to press – it's not as beautiful as bright floating pieces, but much tastier.
- 10-12 leaves of fresh mint, which need to be lightly mashed
- half fresh lime, chopped into 4 small pieces
- 45 ml of light rum, you can "Bacardi", although any other (better – golden rum)
- 15 ml of sugar syrup
- 15 grams (about 1 tbsp) of strawberry puree
- soda or mineral water with gas: Sprite, Schweppes or any other transparent soda
Mint leaves are well spread out with hands, squeeze lime juice into a glass with ice. Sugar syrup is mixed in a shaker with rum. Add the fruit puree here and fill it with soda. Stir a cocktail with a stick and serve it with decorated pieces of lime.
In Spanish, "sangria" means "blood." The correct pronunciation of the name of this delicious drink surprised me: sangria, and not Sangria, as they say usually. This spicy fragrant cocktail takes in sweet alcoholic captivity immediately – in the recipe wine is used, and with fruit and liquor you want to drink it more and more. Madly delicious!
- wine (preferably red dry)
- an extra liquor of greater strength (brandy, whiskey, cognac or liquor)
- fruits and berries (obligatory are orange, peach and apple, and the rest is added at own discretion)
- sugar (it is possible to replace honey or syrup)
- mineral carbonated water
- Spices (fresh mint leaves, cloves, ginger, nutmeg and cinnamon – depending on taste preferences)
To make this drink, it is best to use a glass jug. Pour a bottle of wine there, add a glass of strong liquor to your choice, dilute with soda. Add sugar and spices. Squash the fruit, smooth the mashed potatoes with the drink. For decoration, add pieces of finely chopped fruit and lemon zest. Serve a cocktail with ice.
3. Berry Daiquiri
The city of Daikiri is located on the south-east coast of Cuba. Cuban cocktail with this name was Ernest Hemingway's favorite drink, and I understand it. Rum with sugar and lemon juice is a real treat for taste buds. In addition, the daiquiri quenches thirst very well.
- 50 ml of white rum
- 2 tbsp. l. lemon juice
- juice of 1 lime
- 300 g of fresh berries
Crush the washed berries in a puree, pass it through a sieve. Smash the ice cubes in the blender. Mix berry puree, rum, ice, lemon juice and lime. The cocktail is ready!
4. Summer punch
This drink will take you directly to the tropics. The main thing in this recipe is not to make a mistake in choosing tequila. Look for tequila with the label Reposado ("rested") and "one hundred percent juice of blue agave." As a special charm punch sweet syrups of different tastes are added.
- tequila – 50 ml
- pineapple liquor – 150 ml
- Pear Liqueur – 15 ml
- apricot liqueur – 20 ml
- lime juice – 5 ml
- pineapple, pear, apricot – each fruit 3 slices
Add ice, liqueurs, tequila and lime juice to the shaker. Shake everything well, filter through the strainer. Give this drink with lots of ice and fruit, sliced ИН ИНslices. Again, to remind: to improve the taste is very important to crush the fruit in the pulp and add to the cocktail.
5. Cocktail "Winter-Summer"
Grapes can not help but love! This cocktail wins by adding grapes, a special smell and taste of this fruit is adorned with an alcoholic drink. Currant leaves are perfect for decoration.
- white martini – 60 ml
- lime juice – 30 ml
- powdered sugar – 1 tsp.
- 2 sprigs of mint
- vodka – 300 ml
- blackcurrant liqueur – 30 ml
- a big bunch of red grapes
Carefully wash the grapes. Cut each berry in half, remove the bones. Pepper the mint into leaves. Grapes and mint are laid in a bowl, sprinkled with lime juice and sprinkled with powdered sugar, set aside in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Pour into the bowl with grapes vodka, martini and liquor. Spread the ice on the glasses and spread the cocktail. Mmm … May your summer be unforgettable! Alcoholic cocktails with fruits are much more delicious than ordinary alcoholic beverages, agree. Decorate your creations with colorful straws and think only of the good! Show your friends these recipes, they will surely be delighted.