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Classic cocktail recipes for the summer

Easy (but impressive) classic cocktail recipes for a summer party

1 

Deadalus from Flemings Hotel 

Ingredients:

  • 25ml Gin
  • 25ml Lemon juice
  • 10ml Sugar syrup
  • 5 Basil leaves
  • 5 White grapes
  • Top up with Sauvignon Blanc

Method:

  • In a shaker, muddle five white grapes and then add five basil leaves
  • Add 25ml of English Chase Gin, 25ml of lemon juice and 10ml of sugar syrup
  • Shake it well, double strain in a cocktail glass with three ice cubes and top up with New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

2 

Psychedelic butterfly from The Ivy, Kensington – in association with RIXO

Ingredients:
  • 30ml Plymouth sloe gin
  • 30ml Crème de Rose
  • 30ml Pineapple juice
  • 15ml Lime juice
Method:
  • Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker
  • Shake
  • Fine strain and pour into a Martini glass
  • Garnish with a gold butterfly
the ivy collection classic cocktail recipe

3 

Chaos on the River from Bokan 

Ingredients:

  • 40 ml Campari
  • 25 ml Orgeat Syrup
  • 25 ml fresh lemon juice

Method:

  • Pour all the ingredients into the shaker
  • Add ice cubes to a coupette glass
  • Shake and double strain
  • Garnish with a maraschino cherry and orange zest

4 

601 Queen’s Rd’s mango spritz 

Ingredients:

  • 50ml White Port
  • 50ml house made mango puree
  • 25ml fresh lemon juice
  • 25ml soda

Method:

  • Shake and strain the port, mango puree and lemon juice
  • Pour into a large wine glass
  • Add 25ml soda and stir
  • Top with ice and garnish with mango wedge
classic cocktail recipe