Top Summer Cocktails

Top Summer Cocktails

Summer in Nairobi feels like being on the surface of the sun. What better way to beat the heat than by indulging in your favorite summer cocktails? Here are some refreshing recipes you can easily recreate at home to keep cool and unwind.

1. Mojito

An all-time favorite, the Mojito originates from Havana, Cuba. Fresh ingredients are key to perfecting this classic cocktail. You’ll need:

  • 10 mint leaves
  • Lime wedges
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • White rum
  • Tonic water
  • Ice cubes

Directions:

  1. In a sturdy glass, muddle lime wedges and mint leaves with sugar.
  2. Add ice cubes.
  3. Pour in rum and tonic water.
  4. Stir and enjoy!

 

2. Piña Colada

Made with rum, coconut milk, and pineapple juice, the Piña Colada is a tropical delight. Here’s what you’ll need:

 

  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • White rum
  • Ice cubes
  • White sugar

Directions:

  1. Blend or shake all ingredients together.
  2. Adjust sweetness to taste.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

 

3. Sangria

A fruity and fresh sangria is perfect for hot summer days. Originating from Spain and Portugal, this punch-like beverage is a hit among wine lovers. You’ll need:

  • Assorted fruits (orange, lemon, lime)
  • Orange juice
  • Triple sec
  • Brandy
  • Red or white wine
  • Cherries
  • White sugar (optional)
  • Tonic water (optional)

Directions:

  1. Mix brandy, orange juice, triple sec, and sugar in a jug.
  2. Add fruits and cherries.
  3. Serve over ice and enjoy!

 

4. Salty Chihuahua

With tequila, salt, and grapefruit juice, the Salty Chihuahua offers a unique twist. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Lime
  • Sea salt
  • Tequila
  • Lemonade or lemon water
  • Ice cubes

Directions:

  1. Rim a glass with lime juice and salt.
  2. Add ice, tequila, lemonade, and lime juice.
  3. Stir and enjoy!

 

5. Cape Cod Cocktail

A simple yet sophisticated cocktail made with vodka and cranberry juice. You’ll need:

  • Ice cubes
  • Cranberry juice
  • Vodka
  • Lime or orange rind

Directions:

  1. Mix vodka and cranberry juice in an ice-filled glass.
  2. Garnish with lime.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

Cheers to a refreshing summer with these delightful cocktails! Ready to beat the heat with these delightful cocktails? Order your ingredients now and enjoy a refreshing summer at home!

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