A collection of 15 traditional cocktails that got a makeover this summer! These are absolutely delicious thirst quenching drinks that you must try!
Are you one for cocktails, coz we’ve got a roundup of 15 traditional cocktails that got a makeover that you are going to love! Especially when the heat is beating down on us and all of us can do with a glass (or two) of Moscow Mules and Mojitos to keep us happy. Actually, we’ve got a little more than that. Each of these is a fun twist on a traditional cocktail you probably love, and this list from our favourite bloggers is going to make you want to get that shaker out!
Mint Strawberry Moscow Mule Cocktail
Mint Strawberry Moscow Mule is the perfect summer cocktail. Made with vodka and ginger beer, it's super easy and our go to drink these days! Get the recipe here
Watermelon Mojito Granita
Watermelon mojito granita is made up of fresh watermelon juice, white rum, lime and mint. A super refreshing semi-frozen delight for the hot summer day! Get the recipe here
Sex on the Beach
‘Sex on the beach’ is a tropical, fruity drink with orange and cranberry juices mixed up with either rum or vodka and finished with vanilla that is the perfect summer drink to sip by the pool. Get the recipe here
Ginger Beer Paloma Cocktail
A Paloma cocktail is a classy drink usually made with tequila and grapefruit soda, but this one has a ginger beer twist to it. Get the recipe here
Another Man's Shoes
This is a simple cocktail made with black tea and some fine bourbon. It's inspired by a famous movie called 'To kill a mockingbird' thus the name 'Another man's shoe'. Get the recipe here
Summer Berry Red Wine Spritzer
The Summer Berry Red Wine Spritzer is a cool, refreshing cocktail and a lot like the tinto de verano. Full of strawberries and blueberries, it’s perfect for times when you want to stay away from hard liquor and watch those calories while still enjoying a drink! Get the recipe here
Cherry 7 and 7
Cherry 7 and 7 is a cool take on the classic drink with cherries and whisky for fresh summer feels! Get the recipe here.
Hibiscus Paloma Cocktail
Another Paloma to beat the heat, with a twist of grapefruit juice, lime and hibiscus extract! Get the recipe here.
Cucumber and Elderflower Collins
This is an ultimate summer cocktail with some refreshing floral flavours. It’s made of cucumber, mint, gin and elderflower essence. Get the recipe here
Dill Pickle Vodka Martini
Love a hint of spice in your drink? This martini is a pickle infused drink making it herby and peppery! Get the recipe here.
Grilled Pineapple Jalapeno Margarita
Caramelised grilled pineapple combined with jalapeno infused tequila and a splash of vanilla - this one’s got us going tropical! Get the recipe here
Tall Mango Jalapeno Fizzy Cocktail
Summer is incomplete without mangos, and this drink is like a tall glass of sunshine made with fresh mangoes and jalapeno, It's sweet and spicy and delicious! Get the recipe here
Blood Orange and Raspberry Mojito
Mojitos are the perfect summer cocktails, and this one comes with blood oranges and raspberry making it tartly sweet and delicious! Get the recipe here
Boozy Peach Sangria Popsicles with Prosecco
Summer is the best time for popsicles! Try these boozy sangria popsicles that have peaches, berries and mint. Get the recipe here
Passion Fruit Caipiroska
This passion fruit caipiroska is a summer drink that comes with french vodka, passion fruit, and lime. Drink it up in style! Get the recipe here
Are you in for trying these 15 traditional cocktails that got a makeover? Which ones your favourite?
Mahadev Rock Products says
A great information on those amazing cocktails, we really liked "Tall Mango Jalapeno Fizzy Cocktail".
Ben Myhre says
These look beautiful. That dill pickle martini looks like something I am gonna have to try!
Thank you! Thats one of our favourites too 😀
dixya @food, pleasure, and health says
you have so many creative ones...i want to try them all.