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In focus: Coronation Celebration Cocktail Ideas

Author Editor - 1 minute read

Street parties, garden gatherings and picnics in the parks are just some of the things we're looking forward to this Coronation Bank Holiday Weekend. One addition that makes these plans truly great is that one (or two) refreshingly delicious cocktails that will quench your thirst during these social plans. 


Here are some of our favourite Coronation celebration cocktails that you can try this Bank Holiday weekend - then all you need to do is savour your tasty, cold creations and share them with your loved ones.


1. A Frozen Pimm’s


A frozen twist on the classic British tipple, perfect for sunny days.


200ml Pimm’s No.1
4 Large (or 8 small) strawberries
¼ Cucumber, sliced or cut into ribbons
500ml Lemon sorbet
Top up with Soda water
2 mint sprigs
How to make:
Build directly into 4 large glasses and pour 50ml of Pimm’s into each one, then divide the strawberries and cucumber equally between them. Put two scoops of lemon sorbet into each glass, top up with soda water and garnish with some fresh mint leaves. 



2. A Summer Treacle 


A fresh summer twist on your winter-friendly old fashioned.



50ml Dark rum
3 Dashes bitters
10ml Sugar syrup
20ml Fresh apple juice
Orange peel to garnish

How to make:
Combine the rum, bitters and syrup in a glass and fill with ice. Stir until the glass is chilled and gently pour the apple juice to the top. Garnish with a strip of orange peel and fresh mint leaves. 


3. A Southside


Refreshingly sophisticated.


35ml Tanqueray gin
20ml Fresh lime juice
20ml Sugar syrup
6-8 Fresh mint leaves
Top up with Soda water
2 mint sprigs
How to make:
Cover fresh mint leaves in sugar syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add Tanqueray and fresh lime juice. Shake well and pour into a cocktail glass over ice. Garnish with fresh mint sprig.