Summer Cocktails at Home During Lockdown

The Lockdown ain't getting over anytime soon. We are sure you miss your favourite Cocktails on Saturday Night Outs. Here are a few Summer Cocktail Recipes You can make at home. Thank us Later

5 Summer Cocktails To Try At Home During Lockdown

 

                                                                                                                                                                                        Written By- Priyanka



Welcome summer!

 

Ah! NO !!!

 

The Extended Lockdown makes you sit at home and you are missing those scrumptious drinks from your favourite hangout place.

 

Well!

 

We are here to share some easy cocktail drinks which you can try with readily available ingredients right in your kitchenette.

 

 

1- Strawberry-Basil Vodka Cocktail



 

Strawberry combined with one of our favourite spirits, vodka, to make these thirst-quenching Strawberry Basil Vodka Cocktail. A fruity, bubbly and a whole lot flavourful drink is ideal for your happy hour.

 

Preparation time: 5 mins

 

Ingredients

 

  1.  60 ml of vodka
  2.  Strawberry syrup
  3.  4-5 basil leaves
  4. Fresh lemon juice

Steps

 

  1. Add ice to your cocktail shaker and pour in the vodka and strawberry syrup with some fresh lemon juice.
  2. Shake for at least 20 seconds.
  3.  Pour the drink in glass and Garnish with basil leaves And some ice cubes.

 

2- Gin Limoncello Martini




 

This simple yet amazing drink will make your day. Gin Limoncello Martini is a delicious drink during summer when you want some twist over a simple lemon juice.

 

Preparation time: 10 mins

 

Ingredients

 

  1.  60 ml gin
  2.  1.5 oz lemon simple syrup
  3. 1 oz fresh lemon juice
  4. 6 large leaves sweet basil, well crushed
  5. Sparkling water

Steps


Lemon Syrup

  1. Zest 1 lemon, and set aside. Squeeze juice from both lemons. Add water to equal 1 cup to a saucepan along with the sugar.
  2. Bring just to a simmer, stir until the sugar is dissolved. Reduce heat to low. Do not boil!
  3. After 10 mins remove from heat. Add lemon zest. Cool completely. Strain into a jar, and refrigerate

Cocktail

  1. Add gin, lemon syrup, fresh lime juice, crushed basil and ice to a cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake well for 30 secs. Strain into glass, add sparkling water. If you have an aversion to basil leaves, use a fine-mesh strainer.

Note:

 

You can keep the syrup in the refrigerator for a month and can enjoy the cocktail again if we have leftovers.

 

 

3- Coconut Limonade





This Coconut Limonade will just hit the spot. It's perfectly tart and creamy while being icy and refreshing at the same time. This summer, catch a chill with a glass of this unique summer cocktail!

 

Prep Time: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients:


  1. 1/2 cup lime juice
  2. 1 cup of coconut milk
  3. 1-2 cup ice
  4. 1-2 tbsp honey
  5. 3 oz white rum
  6. lemon zest      

 

Steps:


  1. In a blender, combine all the ingredients and blend until it gets smooth. 
  2. Add more honey as required.
  3. Pour the drink in a glass and Garnish with Lemon zest.

Note

 

 To make this drink non-alcoholic and kids friendly, simply skip the rum!

 

4- Pineapple and Orange Beer Punch

 



Preparation time:  7 mins

 

Beer is easily available drink at all seasons, add these simple ingredients to add some twist and make it more interesting as a cocktail.

 


Ingredients


  1. 30 ml of orange juice
  2. 30 ml pineapple juice
  3. 3 oz beer
  4. Ginger juice
  5. 1 glass water

 

 

Steps


  1. Take an orange and pineapple juice, add beer and ginger juice in the shaker, shake for 30 seconds
  2.  Serve with ice cubes garnished with orange zest and pineapple cubes.

 

Note

 

 Add sugar syrup if you want.

 

 

5- Pomegranate Whisky Sour




Try this French leaning Pomegranate whisky cocktail recipe, to add some punch in your tiresome days.

 

Preparation time: 5 mins

 

Ingredients

 

  1. 60 ml whisky
  2.  60 ml Pomegranate juice
  3. Fresh lime juice 


Steps

 

  1. Add pomegranate juice, lime juice and whisky in the shaker. shake it for 30 secs.
  2.  Stain it in the glass, add some ice cubes and garnish with a lemon wheel.

Note

 

You can use pomegranate syrup as well.

 

YOU'LL LOVE THESE SUMMER COCKTAIL!

 

Share the recipes and Comment your experience below.

 

#DrinkResponsibly   

 


 Written By- Priyanka

 

 

 

 

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