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Summer Cocktail Recipes

Summer is well and truly upon us and we’ve got the perfect cocktail recipes for you to enjoy in the sunshine.

Choose between a refreshing Lemongrass Gin Cocktail or go for something more fruity with our Blackberry Bellini.

Lemongrass Gin Cocktail

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 3 lemongrass stems (use one to garnish)
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1oz agave nectar (or simple syrup)
  • 2oz gin
  • 2oz ginger ale

Method

  • Cut the lemongrass stem into small pieces and add to a cocktail shaker along with  the ginger, agave nectar gin and lime juice
  • Shake vigorously until all the ingredients are combined
  • Strain into a large gin glass with ice and top off with ginger ale
  • Garnish with a lemongrass stem and enjoy!

Blackberry Bellini

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3oz fresh blackberries
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 750ml champagne or prosecco
  • Your choice of garnish

Method

  • Add the blackberries and sugar to a blender and puree until smooth
  • Let the puree sit for 2 minutes to enhance the flavour
  • Press the puree through a fine-mesh sieve to remove the seeds and the majority of the fruit pulp
  • Split the blackberry puree equally into 4 champagne flutes
  • Fill the glasses with champagne or prosecco
  • Garnish and serve

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