7 refreshing ways to concoct the perfect World Cocktail Day

Summer and World Cocktail Day. Do we really need any more reasons to try 7 different kinds?

It’s the time of the year when rich aperitifs are plenty. With World Cocktail Day around the corner, Pernod Ricard India and Jimmy’s Cocktails bring you a feast of the choicest madeira.

From Jameson to Oaken Glow, Absolut Citron and more, take your pick from the lineup and raise a toast to the occasion. Whether it’s a weekend house party or a session before a night out, indulge in these concoctions and make merry!

Jimmy’s Summer Mojito

What's a great and punchy summer cocktail if not the humble mojito?
What’s a great and punchy summer cocktail if not the humble mojito?

Ingredients

  • 60 ml tequila 
  • 60 ml Jimmy’s Mango Chilli Mojito mix
  • 1 drop tabasco 
  • 60 ml tonic water

Method

  • In a tall glass filled with ice, measure the above ingredients and stir to mix well.
  • Garnish with a mango candy and fresh mint sprigs and serve.

Cosmopolitan Summer

You can't go wrong with a fun and fruity cocktail!
You can’t go wrong with a fun and fruity cocktail!

Ingredients

  • 60 ml gin 
  • 90 ml Jimmy’s Cosmopolitan mix
  • 1 pinch black salt powder 
  • 1 pinch chaat masala 
  • 1 orange wedge

Method

  • In a shaker glass filled with ice, pour the above ingredients and shake well. 
  • Strain into a tall glass filled with ice. 
  • Squeeze a fresh orange wedge and drop.

Jameson, Ginger & Lime

Jameson, ginger, and lime - just as easy to whip up a cocktail as the name is.
Jameson, ginger, and lime – just as easy to whip up a cocktail as the name is.

Ingredients

  • 30 ml Jameson original 
  • 60 ml ginger ale 
  • 90 ml sparkling apple juice
  • Fresh slice of apple or lemon wedge

Method

  • Fill the highball with ice, pour Jameson. Fill the rest with ginger ale.
  • Squeeze nimbu wedge and drop into glass.

EspressOak

Coffee in a cocktail? Always.
Coffee in a cocktail? Always.

Ingredients

  • 30 ml Oaken Glow 
  • 30 ml espresso 
  • A spoonful (120 – 150ml ) of vanilla ice cream 

Method

  • This cocktail is curated by mixing all ingredients well with some ice cubes (in a cocktail shaker).
  • Pour out into a whiskey glass and serve with a chocolate stick/roll.

Absolut Cosmopolitan

This cosmopolitan is absolut(ely) going to knock your socks off!
This cosmopolitan is Absolut(ely) going to knock your socks off!

Ingredients

  • 40 ml Absolut Citron 
  • 20 ml triple sec 
  • 20 ml lime juice 
  • 20 ml cranberry juice
  • 1 twist orange zest 
  • Ice Cubes

Method 

  • Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add all ingredients. 
  • Shake and strain into a cocktail glass. 
  • Garnish with an orange zest twist.

Matcha Pina Colada

Matcha came to stay a few years back and has now found its way into some pretty good cocktails.
Matcha came to stay a few years back and has now found its way into some pretty good cocktails.

Ingredients

  • 50 ml Beefeater Dry or 24 
  • Bar spoon matcha tea 
  • 30 ml fresh pineapple juice 
  • 10 ml fresh lemon juice 
  • 50 ml coconut milk 
  • 40 ml soda water 
  • Matcha dusting for garnish

Method 

  • Blend all the ingredients together except for soda water until smooth. 
  • Pour soda water into glass, then add the blended mixture and dust the top with matcha. 
  • This is not a frozen drink, so take care not to add too much ice.

Tom Collins

The classics have a place of their own, and this one is no different.
The classics have a place of their own, and this one is no different.

Ingredients

  • 45 ml Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Dry Gin 
  • 20 ml lemon juice 
  • 20 ml simple syrup

Method 

  • Build with ice into a Collins glass. 
  • Stir well and top with soda water. 
  • Garnish with lemon and orange wheel.

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