Summer Cocktails

Shake up cocktail hour and turn a hot day into a summer vacay with these delicious sippers.

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Classic Daiquiri

Trends come and go, but the Daiquiri is timeless. For over a century, this zesty little number that got its legs in the bars of Old Havana has been charming cocktail lovers around the world. 

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Aperol Bellini

The addition of Aperol adds zingy flavour to a summer classic. Simply pour 2 tbsp strained peach puree into a Champagne glass. Top with 1 oz Aperol then 3 to 4 oz Prosecco. Garnish with a peach slice.

TIP To prepare peach puree, whirl 1 ripe peach, peeled in a blender until pureed. Fine strain peach puree into a bowl. You will have approximately enough for 6 cocktails.


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Maker's Mark Bourbon Spritz

Pour ¾ oz Maker’s Mark Bourbon Whiskey, ½ oz Aperol, 4 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice and ½ oz simple syrup into an ice-filled wine glass. Top with 3 oz Prosecco. Pinch orange peel strip overtop to release oils over cocktail. Twist and drop in.

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Dewar's Toasted Citrus Highball

Pour 1 ½ oz Dewar’s Illegal Smooth Blended Scotch Whisky, 1 oz freshly squeezed grapefruit juice, 1 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice and 1 tbsp honey syrup into an ice-filled highball glass. Top with 3 oz soda water. Stir to mix. Garnish with grapefruit wedge.

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The Johnnie Walker Red Label Mojito

Bring out aromas by clapping 8 mint leaves between the palms of your hands. Add to a collins glass. Pour in 2 tsp simple syrup. Using a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon, muddle gently. Fill glass with ice. Pour in 1 oz Johnnie Walker Red Label whisky. Top with 3 oz soda water. Garnish with a mint sprig.



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Appleton Estate Jamaican Mule

Squeeze juice from 3 lime wedges into a Moscow Mule or rocks glass. Using a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon, gently muddle. Pour in 2 oz Appleton Estate V/X Signature Blend rum. Fill with ice. Top with 4 to 5 oz ginger beer. Add 1 dash Angostura bitters. Stir to mix. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Makes 1 cocktail

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Cîroc Watermelon Spritz

Pour 1 ½ oz Cîroc Watermelon, 2 oz lemonade and 1 oz cranberry juice into an ice-filled collins glass. Top with 3 oz soda water. Garnish with a lime wheel, watermelon slice and mint sprig.



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Aperol Spritz

The Classic Aperol Spritz has been enjoyed in Italy as a quintessential cocktail since the 1950s. Make this pleasingly bitter aperitivo your drink of summer.

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Grey Goose Le Grand Fizz

Create French Riviera vibes at home with this effervescent sipper.

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Baileys Frozen Irish Cream Cappuccino

Cool down with an icy Irish Cream cocktail.



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Gosling’s Dark & Stormy

This zesty rum-based classic is a breeze to put together. It was made for backyard chilling. 

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Patron Paloma

Create a signature staycation cocktail with this savoury-sweet sipper.



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Frozen Lemon Toddy

This seasonal twist takes all the complex flavours of a good Hot Toddy and turns them into a frozen drink.

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Frozen Spritz

Turn your spritz into a slushie. Light and refreshing with just a hint of bitterness, this frozen spin on the classic aperitivo gives the original a run for its money.

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Old Fashioned

Master the art of the Old Fashioned. Classic, simple and delicious, this drink is a true original.



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Highball Rum & Ginger

Adopt a new cocktail rule: always use fresh fruit. For this cocktail, simply fill a tall highball with ice. Add 1 ½ oz rum and top with ginger ale. Garnish with watermelon and basil or mint.

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Rum Old Fashioned

Take a trip to Havana — without leaving home — with a rum twist on this classic whisky cocktail. Simply sub in rum for whisky.

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Rum Pineapple Swizzle

Add some beach to your balcony with this twist on a Caribbean-inspired Swizzle.