What better way to enjoy the sunshine then with a good cocktail – and there’s no better cocktail than one with cider in! We’ve put together our top 5 cider cocktails that you have to try and can easily make right now! Who knew cider could be used in so many ways, impress your friends with these easy cocktail treats.
HONEY JACK CIDER
Who knew mixing cider and honey jack daniels could work so well! We’ve chosen Little Pomona for this exciting cocktail that is sure to get your tastebuds racing.
60ml JD Tennessee Honey
3 -4 Lime wedges ( to taste)
Combine JD, Cider and Ice in shaker and pour into chilled glasses. Top with squeezed lime wedges ( to taste).
STRAWBERRY CIDER PUNCH
Now Cider might not be your first thought when it comes to strawberry cocktails however the two flavours really compliment each other and this is one not to be missed!
200 ml Strawberry Liqueur
1 Shot of vodka
Mint leaves for garnish
Limes for garnish
Place the crushed strawberries into a large pitcher, add all the remaining ingredients and stir. Serve this sweet concoction over ice. Garnish with mint leaves and limes if desired
Now we know there’s nothing better than a mimosa – it’s the perfect morning treat when on holiday – but did you know it could get better by using cider?
30ml freshly squeezed orange juice
Garnish: Small orange wedge
Pour the orange juice into a champagne flute and tilt the glass to add an equal amount of cider.
CIDER BERRY CRUSH
This berry cocktail is the perfect summer treat – it’s fresh and light and will leave you wanting more. Cider, raspberries and vodka – what more could you want.
Gently stir, garnish with orange wedge, and serve immediately.
Muddle the Raspberries in a glass
Add vodka, cider then lemonade and stir gently.
Add ice and garnish with raspberries
CIDER MINT REFRESH
Mint is a cocktail classic – its so refreshing and suits the sunshine so well. Combine that with cider and you’ve got a sure fire winner!
30ml White Rum
15ml Lime Juice
15ml Simple Syrup
Dash Angostura Bitters
Muddle mint and cucumber and all ingredients apart from cider into a shaker. Shake with ice and strain.
Pour cider over the top and garnish with mint and cucumber.
Let us know what cider cocktails are your favourites!