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Unique Cocktail Recipes To Help You Beat The Heat This Summer

Ready to shake things up this summer? Say goodbye to the same old drinks and get ready to impress your friends with some seriously cool cocktails! We’ve rounded up a bunch of refreshing recipes that are perfect for beating the heat and keeping the good times rolling. From tangy citrus blends to exotic flavour combos, there’s a little something for everyone here. So, grab your shaker, dust off that blender, and let’s concoct delicious summer sips you can whip up right at home!

Unique Cocktail Recipes To Beat The Heat This Summer

1. Mango Fizz

Mango Fizz Cocktail Recipe©Vaum

One sip of this libation and you’ll be transported straight to a beach paradise. Samsara gin blends with fresh lemon juice, creating a base that’s perfectly balanced by the sweet and tangy notes of Vaum’s Mango Fig botanical water.


  • 30 ml Gin
  • 15 ml fresh Lemon Juice
  • Ice Cubes
  • Mango slices or Lemon Twists, for garnish
  • Mango Fig Botanical Water
  • Salt Rim for the Glass


  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the gin and lemon juice
  2. Add ice cubes to the shaker and shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds to chill the mixture
  3. Strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass filled with ice, and rimmed with salt.
  4. Top it off with the mango fig botanical water.
  5. Serve and enjoy your refreshing Tropical Zing cocktail!

2. Lemon Berry Breeze

Lemon Berry Breeze Cocktail Recipe©Rock Paper Rum

Beat the summer heat with the refreshing Lemon Berry Breeze! This vibrant concoction, made using Rock Paper Rum’s Zesty Lemon Rum, is an explosion of citrusy delight.


  • 45 ml Lemon-Flavouredc Rum
  • 2-3 Fresh Strawberries
  • 2-3 Kaffir Lime Leaves
  • Club Soda
  • Sprite
  • Lots of Ice


  1. Muddle fresh strawberries and kaffir lime leaves in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Add the lemon rum to the shaker and shake well.
  3. Strain this mixture into a glass filled with ice.
  4. Top up the glass with a refreshing mix of club soda and sprite.
  5. Garnish with a lemon wedge or a strawberry for that extra burst of flavour.

3. Kesar Pista Whisky Flip

Kesar Pista Whisky Flip Cocktail Recipe©Glenwalk Scotch

Calling all dessert lovers! This creamy delight features The Glenwalk Scotch alongside nutty pistachio syrup and a touch of saffron-infused honey. The egg white adds a luxurious texture, making it the perfect decadent after-dinner cocktail that’s guaranteed to leave you wanting more.


  • 60 ml The Glenwalk Scotch
  • 15 ml Pistachio Syrup
  • 15 ml Egg White
  • 10 ml Saffron-Infused Honey Water


  1. In a shaker, combine scotch, pistachio syrup, saffron-infused honey water and egg white.
  2. Dry shake (without ice) vigorously to emulsify the egg.
  3. Add ice into the shaker and shake until well chilled.
  4. Strain into a coupe glass.
  5. Garnish with crushed pistachios for a delightful crunch.