BUSINESS NEWS - Spring is finally here and after multiple cold fronts and Covid-19 pandemic stress, you certainly need something to celebrate!
With flowers blooming, the sounds of birds chirping and warmer weather should come sweet and refreshing cocktails — enjoyed from the comfort of your home.
Here are our top 5 cocktails you should try this spring.
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- Cherry Berry
A cherry berry cocktail is a blend of cherry and berry flavours. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and sour to balance out the strong taste of liquor and when chilled, it is a refreshing drink.
All you need for this are cherries, berries of your choice, a berry-flavoured liquor (like vodka), cherry-flavoured cordial, Sprite and crushed ice.
Mix a shot or two of berry-flavoured liquor with Sprite and the cherry-flavoured cordial. Add some crushed ice and sprinkle in some of the cherries and berries for aesthetic. It’s simple to make and delicious to taste!
- Grapefruit Gin & Tonic
This is a twist on the classic gin and tonic. All you need to do is to mix gin and tonic with some freshly squeezed grapefruit juice. Or alternatively, you can cut grapefruit slices and put them in your gin and tonic.
- Red Sangria
Red Sangria is a classic Spanish cocktail which has fruit, orange juice, sweetener (brown sugar) brown liquor, dry red wine and ice.
To make this traditional drink from Spain, you just have to mix sugar and fruit (preferably apples and oranges) into a pitcher and stir with a wooden spoon, add red wine, brandy and orange juice and continue stirring. If you’d like to add more sugar, then do so. Continue tasting as you stir to create the best flavour.
And there you have it, Spain in a glass!
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- Pineapple Punch
This drink will make you feel like you're on the beach in Hoolulu, Hawaii. Mix pineapple juice, white rum, prosecco and frozen pineapple pieces to make a chilled, fruity drink.
Be sure to measure the ingredients carefully and taste periodically so that the drink is smooth, sweet and tasty.
- Mint Mojito
What’s more refreshing than a minty, cold mojito? To make this classic drink, you will need mint leaves, lime, white sugar, ice, white rum and soda (preferably Sprite).
Put the lime wedge into a pitcher with mint leaves, Crush the mint leaves to release some of the flavour, add two lime wedges and sugar and crush the mixture. Fill half the pitcher with ice, add rum and Sprite. You can add more sugar if you’d like your cocktail to be sweeter.
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