4 Must Try Cocktail Recipes



With summer fast approaching here are four must-try Cocktail recipes to cool down on a summer day.



A popular trend in the cocktail world is the Frosé. This recipe is much easier to make with a frozen cocktail maker (FROZEN COCKTAIL MACHINE – TWO TANK).  Frozen cocktail machines don’t need any ice added but rather crystalize the liquids assuring the cocktail won’t be weak or watered down.



750 ml bottle of rosé. (Personal recommendation- choose a dry rose to balance out the dry/ sweet balance. ARABELLA CHENIN BLANC x 6

¼ cup of sugar

½ cup of water

60ml of lemon juice




Mix the sugar and water together to make a syrup and put aside.

Blend together the strawberries and syrup to make a puree.BAR BLENDER – HAMILTON BEACH 908

Add the water, rose, lemon juice and syrup together using a frozen cocktail machine, wait 2 hours.  FROZEN COCKTAIL MACHINE – TWO TANK



Cucumber Gin and Tonic Popsicles

A twist on your classic summer afternoon drink. When it’s hot outside why not try these easy boozy popsicles.



700ml tonic

250ml gin

60ml lime, juiced

½ cup cucumber slices (for decoration)



Mix together all the liquids (gin, tonic, lime juice)

Cut up the cucumber slices thinly. Place them along the edges of the popsicle moulds, then pour the liquids in. Freeze overnight before serving.

And it’s as easy as that!



A Classic Vodka Martini

This sophisticated classic can make any night feel like an elegant affair. Here’s a recipe for a classic vodka martini.



60ml Vodka

10ml Dry Vermouth

Lemon twist



Pour ingredients into a cocktail maker

Add lots of ice to ensure the cocktail gets cold.

Cocktail shaker (i can’t find it on the site to link a cocktail shaker)

Pour into a martini glass and garnish with a lemon twist.


Spice 75

Rum is the trendy alcohol of choice for 2021. With a focus on quality over quantity, why not stay on trend and add a rum drink to your bar book. The Spice 75 is also perfect for the upcoming festive season.



½ cup golden caster sugar

1 tbsp allspice

200ml rum

90ml lime juice

600ml champagne

orange twist for decoration



Heat the sugar and allspice to make a syrup.

In a cocktail shaker add the spiced syrup with the rum and lime juice. Add ice and shake until cold. (can’t find the cocktail shaker to link)

Pour the mixture a third of the way into a champagne flute.

Top up the flue with champagne.

Add an orange twist for decoration and a citrus flavor.

So get behind your bar and prepare these delicious cocktails for your guests to enjoy!

The article was written by Christine Fay Smith

“Christine is a freelance lifestyle writer who focuses on interior and hospitality design. Graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Christine has embraced her knowledge of the visual world with her passion for culture and the exploration of visual experiences.”