Holly’s Perfect Summer Tipples

we’ve got the perfect recipes for the ultimate summer tipples on a sunny day

From BBQs to garden parties, our Head Mixologist Holly has curated three amazing cocktail recipes that will make you the hit of any summer occasion!


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The Greenbank Ultimate Spritz

Perfect for sunny days, this simple summer spritz is zesty and fresh!

You will need:

  • 50ml Belvoir Elderflower Cordial
  • 25ml Limoncello
  • 20ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 100ml Prosecco
  • 25ml soda

Recipe:

  1. Fill a large wine glass with cubed ice
  2. Pour the elderflower cordial, Limoncello and lemon juice into a glass
  3. Top up with Prosecco and soda
  4. Using a bar spoon, give the ingredients a stir, making sure to reach the bottom of the glass so all of the ingredients are mixed well
  5. Top up with more ice if needed
  6. Garnish with slices of lemon and edible flowers

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Kelepa Kelepa

With pineapple, coconut and lime, this tipple will transports you to the tropics.

You will need:

  • 50ml of your favourite white rum
  • 20ml Amaro Di Angostura
  • 25ml coconut syrups
  • 25ml lime juice
  • 75ml pineapple juice

Recipe:

  1. Using a cocktail shaker (or alternatively a jam jar) pour all ingredients into one half of your shaker
  2. Fill with cubed ice then seal the shaker
  3. Shake vigorously for around 8 – 10 seconds
  4. Strain the mixture into a rocks glass
  5. Top up with crushed ice
  6. Garnish with pineapple leaves and dehydrated citrus fruit

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Cornish Sunset Punch (serves 8)

Great for sharing with groups of friends and summer BBQ’s

You will need:

Recipe:

  1. Fill a large punch bowl with cubed ice
  2. Pour over the Tarquin’s Gin, Knightor Rose Vermouth, cranberry juice, fresh lime and strawberry syrup
  3. Add the slices of cucumber, strawberries and mint leaves
  4. Then using a long spoon, gently stir all the ingredients
  5. Top with Prosecco and soda
  6. Garnish with 8 mint sprigs, half a cucumber sliced and half a punnet of strawberries sliced

Join our Cocktail Club

Clock off for the weekend and enjoy two cocktails for £10 at Holly’s Cocktail Club in our stylish, harbourside bar and lounge. From local vodkas to hand-made infused gins, Holly and the team have put together a menu of tantalising tipples to help you awaken your senses every Friday from 5pm until late. Discover more here.