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Summer Spirits: Exotic Cocktail Recipes

  By SUMITRA NAIR   Mar 19th 2012 at 7:00AM Lifestyle RATED

Summer’s around the corner and if bringing out your linen shirts and loafers haven’t helped you cool off yet, how about taking it easy with a cooling cocktail in had? Here are some exotic drinks you should try this summer to let you cool off

Mango Margarita

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  • Tequila 45 ml
  • Cointreau 15 ml
  • Mango juice 180ml

    Directions:
    Blend together with ice. Serve frozen in a margarita glass with a dash of grenadine syrup.

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  • Gin 60ml
  • Grenadine 15 ml
  • Cream  30 ml

Directions: Shaken together with ice. Served in cocktail glass

Recipes from Chef Devwrat A Jategaonkar at Radisson Blu Resort and Spa, Alibaug

Kiwi Mojito

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  • White Rum 45 ml
  • Simple syrup 15 ml
  • Sour mix 15 ml
  • 1/4 green kiwi, peeled
  • 1/3 lime, cut into thin wedges
  • 6 large mint leaves
  • 2 teaspoons : Brown sugar
  • A splash of Club soda

Directions: Put the kiwi, lime slices, and mint leaves in a tall glass and muddle. Fill the glass 2/3 of the way with ice. Add the Rum and stir. Then fill the rest of the glass with club soda and stir again.

Grenade Caprioshka

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  • Vodka   45 ml
  • Sweet and sour mix 15 ml
  • 3-4 tbsp of pomegranate
  • 1 lime cut into wedges
  • 1 tsp sugar

Directions: Put the Pomegranate chunks, lime slices and add the sweet and sour mix as you stir. Top up with vodka and serve.

Recipes by Piyush Deshmukh, of KUE Bar, Pune

Cherry Collins

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  • Belvedere vodka 50 ml
  • 6-7 black cherries
  • A dash of simple syrup
  • Lime juice 15 ml
  • A dash of Peychaud bitters

Directions: Add all ingredients one after the other on ice as you stir. Top it up with a splash of soda and serve it garnished with a cherry.

Summer breeze

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  • Belvedere vodka 40 ml
  • St German elder flower liqueur 12 ml
  • Apple juice 60 ml
  • Cranberry juice 30 ml

Directions: Mix all ingredients on ice and garnish with a slice of an apple

 

 

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