Cheers to Spring: Discover the Best Spring-Summer Seasonal Cocktails with Gattertop Drinks

Spring is a season of new beginnings, and what better way to celebrate than with a refreshing spring-summer seasonal cocktail? As the orchards and gardens bloom to life, they offer an abundance of fresh ingredients that inspire bartenders to create unique and flavourful drinks. Gattertop Drinks has launched its new spring-summer seasonal cocktail list, featuring four delicious cocktails that are perfect for sipping in the warm sunshine. Here are our 4 new recipes to suit all tastes and will see you through the warmer months!

 

Damson Blossom, seasonal vodka cocktail recipes

 

THE DAMSON BLOSSOM

This cocktail combines the sweet and tart flavours of Damson Nº12 with the smoky notes of bourbon, balanced out by the tangy lime juice. The sweetness of the damson is tempered by the smokiness of the bourbon, while the tangy lime juice provides a bright and refreshing contrast. The drizzle of elderflower liqueur adds a delicate floral note that ties everything together.


SERVES 1

INGREDIENTS

  • 40ml Damson No12
  • 15ml Bourbon
  • 20ml Lime Juice
  • Drizzle Elderflower Liqueur over the top

TO GARNISH

  • Blossom

METHOD

Pour all the measured ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake for 10 seconds and strain into an Old Fashioned style glass. Finish with a drizzle of elderflower liqueur over the top and garnish with fresh blossom. 

 

Seasonal vodka cocktail recipes

 

SWEET SERENITY SPRITZ

The second of spring cocktails is a light and effervescent cocktail that is perfect for a warm spring day. This cocktail features the subtle herbal and floral flavours of Botanic No7, botanical vodka mixed with sweet honey syrup and tangy bergamot juice. The addition of soda water adds a fizzy kick that makes this drink a refreshing thirst quencher.

SERVES 1

INGREDIENTS

METHOD

Shake multi-award-winning Botanic No7, honey syrup, and bergamot juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake for 10 seconds. Fill a highball glass with ice and strain the mixture into it until about 80% full making sure to leave room to finish with soda water.

 

Seasonal cocktail recipes

The Raspberry basil refresher

This cocktail perfectly captures the essence of summer. Fruity and herbaceous this cocktail is perfect for long summer nights. Combining the tartness of raspberries with the sweetness of damson and the freshness of basil syrup. Topped with raspberry soda water, this drink is a perfect thirst-quencher on a hot summer day. 

SERVES 1

INGREDIENTS

  • 40ml Damson No12
  • 15ml Basil Syrup
  • 20ml Lime Juice
  • 100ml Raspberry soda water

TO GARNISH

  • Fresh basil

METHOD

Measure out Damson No12, homemade basil syrup, and lime juice into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake for 10 seconds and strain into a wine glass filled with ice. Charge with raspberry soda for a fizzy finish. Garnish with 2 fresh basil leaves. 

 

Craft vodka recipes

 

The Bilberry Brunch Martini

This twist on the classic Martini combines the sweetness of bilberry jam with the tanginess of lime juice and the orange notes of triple sec. The result is a fruity and refreshing cocktail that is perfect for summer Brunch sipping in the sun.

SERVES 1

INGREDIENTS

  • 50ml Botanic No7
  • 1 tsp Bilberry Jam
  • 15ml Triple Sec
  • 15ml Lime Juice

TO GARNISH

  • Petals

METHOD

Measure out all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake for 10 seconds and strain into a chilled Martini glass. 

FINAL NOTE

Each of these cocktails highlights the unique flavours of the season, with fresh and bright ingredients that perfectly capture the essence of spring and summer. But what makes these drinks so special is the way they are crafted. With careful attention to detail and a passion for mixology, the team at Gattertop Drinks has created a spring-summer seasonal cocktail list that truly celebrates the art of the cocktail. Whether you're sipping on a Damson Barrel or a Bilberry Brunch Martini, these cocktails are sure to put a spring in your step.

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May 12, 2023
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