Written by Paisley Tedder

3 cocktails to make this bank holiday weekend

Raise a glass this bank holiday with one of flavourful cocktail recipes.

Image: Belvoir Farm

Enjoy a tasty tipple this weekend with one of these three easy recipes, ideal for alfresco entertaining.

St-Germain Spritz

Image: St Germain

Simple, elegant and quintessentially French when made with Champagne, this refreshing beverage is ideal on a sunny afternoon.


Ingredients

  • 40ml ST-GERMAIN
  • 60ml Champagne or Prosecco
  • 60ml sparkling water
  • lemon twist

Method

  1. Mix in a Collins glass over ice
  2. Stir gently and garnish with lemon twist and ice, if desired.

Recipe and imagery courtesy of St-Germain

Strawberry Mojito 

Image: Belvoir Farm

Known as summer in a glass, this fresh cocktail is the ultimate accompaniment to a bank holiday barbecue.

Ingredients

  • 1 x 750ml bottle Belvoir Lightly Sparkling Strawberry, Lime & Mint
  • 12 strawberries, sliced
  • Ice
  • 350ml white rum
  • 1 mint sprig, leaves picked (for garnish)

Method

Pour the Lightly Sparkling Strawberry, Lime & Mint into a large jug. Add the rum and lots of ice. Add the sliced strawberries. Stir well, pour into glasses and add a couple of mint leaves to the top of each glass.

Recipe and imagery courtesy of Belvoir Farm

Grey Goose Le Grand Fizz A La Russe

Image: Grey Goose

This bittersweet spritz is packed full of citrus notes and tastes almost as delicious as it looks. Decorate with whichever fruits and herbs you have at home and get into the garden!

Ingredients

  • 30ml GREYGOOSE® vodka
  • 15ml peach liqueur
  • 15ml fresh grapefruit juice
  • 60ml premium tonic water
  • thyme
  • grapefruit wedge

Method

  1. Combine all ingredients except the tonic water over cubed ice in a large wine glass. 
  2. Stir and top with tonic. 
  3. Garnish with grapefruit wedge and sprig of thyme for added flavour.

Recipe and imagery extracted from Grey Goose

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