3 Easy Refreshing Summer Cocktails

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Summer is best enjoyed with a cold drink in hand. So if you’re tired of the old classics or looking to up your cocktail game, try these three original cocktails featuring medal-winning spirits from the 2018 Australian Distilled Spirit Awards.

Crafted by some of Australia’s best cocktail folk, these chilly concoctions are great with friends or in a deckchair on your own.

Bosun’s Punch

Created by Simon Hough – The Flour Factory, WA



Shake all ingredients together, strain into copper mug with crushed ice.

Garnish with mint sprig, orange zest, half lime filled with oloroso sherry and a final dash of bitters.

Rosemary’s Baby

Created by Steven Mullenger, Aaron Robinson and Joel Wilson – Animus Distillery, VIC



Load a tulip glass with ice. Add pomegranate juice, Macedon Dry Gin and rosemary syrup. Top with soda water and garnish with sprig of rosemary.


Blue Lagoon

Created by Manly Spirits Co., NSW



Pour vodka and blue curacao in a shaker with ice, shake well.

Strain into ice filled tall glass, top with lemonade, garnish and serve.