When it comes to summer, there’s nothing better than those long warm evenings, complete with a few refreshing cocktails. Whatever your tipple, try one of our five easy homemade cocktails – from the Champagne cocktail to the lighter take on Sangria.
St. Germain Pomegranate Spritzers
A light, fruity and bubbly cocktail, this elegant drink was made for special occasions. With just a few ingredients, this cocktail is effortless but full of flavour. Go to the Minimalist Baker to view the full recipe.
Pisco, Cointreau, fig and thyme; this cocktail is impressive, aromatic and delicious. Visit Honestly Yum to see the full recipe.
Plum and Thyme Prosecco
Prosecco is instantly given a lift with plum and thyme in this cocktail. Using just a few ingredients, this refreshing drink is perfect for a Valentine’s brunch. View the full recipe on My Diary of Us.
Blood Orange Whiskey Cocktails
A classic whiskey cocktail with a citrus edge, this cocktail is just the right amount of sweet, savoury, acidic and bitter. Simply put the few ingredients in a shaker and it’s ready to enjoy; view the full recipe on Holly and Flora.
White Wine Sangria
A fresher and lighter take on the famous red sangria, this Spanish drink is a refreshing, delicate and sweet. Add dry white wine to lemon, lime and mint, and sit back and enjoy. View the full recipe on the Minimalist Baker.
Words by Angharad Jones