Warwick Cocktail Society presents Summer cocktails
Warwick University’s Cocktail Society has provided us with their top five refreshing drinks to cool you off this Summer
1) Blue Margarita – By Perry (President)
1.5 shots of Tequila
1 shot of Blue Curaçao
1 shot of freshly squeezed Lime Juice
Salt (for the rim)
Step 1: Rim a chilled margarita glass with salt.
Step 2: Put some ice into a cocktail shaker and pour in the ingredients.
Step 3: Shake for 10 seconds.
Step 4: Place some ice into the prepared margarita glass and strain contents.
Step 5: Optional Garnish: Orange slice with Cherry.
2) Passion Fruit and Peach Bellini – By Megan (Publicity Secretary)
1 shot – peach purée:
1 shot – fresh passion fruit juice.
0.5 shot – Peach Schnapps (optional)
2 shots (or more) of chilled Prosecco.
A splash of strained, fresh lemon juice.
1 slice of Peach or half of a Passion Fruit to garnish.
Step 1: Half the Passion Fruit and squeeze out the juice.
Step 2: Chill the juice in the fridge for a couple of hours
Step 3: Mix all of the ingredients (except for the Prosecco)
Step 4: Stir.
Step 5: Fill the remainder of the glass with Prosecco.
3) Aperol Spritz – By Nicole (Tour & Sponsorship)
3 shots of Prosecco.
2 shots of Aperol.
1 shot of soda water.
Slice of orange to garnish (optional).
Step 1: Put a couple of ice cubes into the glass.
Step 2: Add the Prosecco.
Step 3: Pour in the Aperol.
Step 4: Add the soda water (fill the glass).
Step 5: Garnish with orange (optional).
4) Pina Colada – By Samantha (Treasurer)
2 shots of Malibu.
2 shots of Coconut Cream.
A wedge of Pineapple to garnish (optional).
Step 1: Fill a shaker with ice cubes.
Step 2: Add 2 shots of Malibu and Coconut cream.
Step 3: Add 2 shots of Pineapple Juice.
Step 4: Shake for about 10 seconds.
Step 5: Put some ice in the glass.
Step 6: Pour through a strain and straight into a glass and top up with more pineapple juice.
5) Irish Maiden Cocktail – By Tom (Resident Bartender)
3 shots of whiskey.
1 shot of honey simple syrup (recipe below).
1 shot of grapefruit juice (freshly squeezed).
A dash of ginger ale.
1/4 cup of honey.
1/4 cup of water.
Step 1: Prepare two old fashioned glasses with a few cubes of ice.
Step 2: Fill a cocktail shaker 3/4 full of ice.
Step 3: Pour in whiskey, honey simple syrup, and grapefruit juice.
Step 4: Shake well until all the ingredients are chilled and mixed.
Step 5: Pour the contents of the shaker evenly into the prepared glasses and top with ginger ale.
Honey Simple Syrup:
Step 1: In a microwave-safe bowl combine honey and water.
Step 2: Microwave (on high) for 1 minute or until honey is dissolved in the water.
Step 3: Chill before using.
For more information go to : https://www.warwicksu.com/societies/CocktailClub/