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10 refreshing mocktails to beat the heat

Dear Summer...That’s how we beat it...beat it!


Summer is here and so is the desire to keep hydrated. Welcoming the New Year with refreshing cocktails and then staying back at home after losing your battle for a hangover is totally not acceptable. No matter what, the party should go on! This summer coming up with some of the best summer drinks that can beat the heat and also make you look cool at the party is definitely a task.

 

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Cocktails are an integral part of the parties but this summer, Galaxy Training Australia can make you look cooler by presenting you the ideas of some of the most refreshing mocktails which are yummilicious and of course non-alcoholic. Go easy on those spirits with fresh and cooling ingredients that can give you a high without a buzz and never lets you down with hangover guilt.

 

 

Here’s a list of 10 refreshing summer mocktails that will take your breath away with its taste and charm. So, let’s get started:

 

1. MANGO AND RASPBERRY CHEESECAKE MOCKTAIL

The love for the fruity and tangy flavours with a silky texture of creamy and smoothie coming from the cheesecake will enthral your palate and engage your brain in pure admiration.

Ingredients:

  • 120 ml mango puree
  • 20 ml pure cream
  • 30 ml guava juice
  • 20 ml raspberry puree
  • 1/4 cup fresh raspberries *to garnish
  • 1/4 cup edible flowers *to garnish

 

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2. CHOCA-TINI

The never-ending saga of chocolate and coffee is broken with the indulgence of coconut which has a secret affair with the coffee that evokes the passion of love and obsession over the mocktails.

Ingredients:

  • 30 ml chocolate melted
  • 30 ml Coco Lopez coconut cream
  • 20 ml Orgeat syrup
  • 150 ml full cream milk
  • 1/4 cup desiccated coconut toasted *to decorate
  • 1/4 cup chocolate grated *to decorate

 

3. STRAWBERRY AND MINT FIZZ

The jolly triplets – strawberry, mint and lime will take you to the carousel ride filled with memories of childhood on the horse-back of the present-day punch. A perfect summer drink to relish.

Ingredients:

  • 2 large limes, quartered
  • 1/2 bunch mint leaves
  • 8 strawberries, quartered
  • ½ cup white sugar, dissolved in ½ cup hot water
  • 4 cups cold soda water
  • ice cubes

 

 

4. CHERRY VELVET LIMEADE

A scarlet beauty who gets dolled-up in a matter of minutes…a hint of zest and some cherries to top the list – here she goes to woo your senses with her bloody red charm.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 cup raw agave
  • 2 cup fresh or frozen pitted cherries
  • 1 whole lime with skin on chopped roughly
  • 4-6 cups sparkling water

 

5. APPLE GINGER MOCKTAIL

The love from apple and the luck from ginger to give you a refreshing nice feel to get lucky on the Friday night party…. Endless glasses of serving for the bottomless pool of surprises.

Ingredients:

  • 750ml clear apple juice
  • 50ml of raspberry cordial (concentrated - not made up)
  • 1.25 litres dry ginger ale
  • ice or crushed ice and citrus slices (lemon, lime or orange)

 

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6. REFRESHING BLUEBERRY FIZZ

Blueberry teams up with basil or mint with some freshly squeezed lemon juice to shake up your energy and to help those stress and anxiety wither instantaneously.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (250ml) water
  • 1 cup (200g) white sugar
  • 2 cups fresh basil
  • 2 cups (290g) blueberries
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 cups (1 litre) carbonated sparkling water

 

 

7. ORANGE EFF, CUCUMBER AND THYME SPRITZER

What’s more refreshing than Daddy cool Cucumber and the Ms Obviously refreshing Oranges walk together as one team with some fresh thyme this time??? Mix, pour and enjoy!

Ingredients:

  • 7 sprigs of thyme
  • 1 small Lebanese cucumber, roughly diced
  • 5 strips of orange zest
  • 2 orange quarters
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 cans of eff juice; orange flavour
  • To serve: orange slices, cucumber slices, thyme sprigs, crushed ice

 

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8. KIWI FRUIT MOCKTAIL

The green gothic goddess of freshness – Kiwi will give you a mood-elevating experience when blended with cucumber and lemon. A lip-smacking, non-alcoholic way to beat the heat.

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium kiwifruit
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 pinch sea salt, to taste
  • 60ml water
  • crushed ice, to taste

 

9. TOMATO AND PINEAPPLE MOCKTAIL

The tangy tomatoes, the peppy pineapples and the lingering lemon flavour over the tongue can give such soothing and cooling effect for your body. This is definitely a drink to relish while you relax.

Ingredients:

  • 90ml pineapple juice
  • 60ml tomato juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime juice
  • ice cubes

 

10. GRAPEFRUIT LEMONADE MOCKTAIL

What happens when many good things come together in a single glass? It is then called as Grapefruit lemonade mocktail. The bittery sour taste of grapefruit, the lovely lather of soda over the lemon juice and the stunning entry of the showstopper Strawberry – A visual treat that transports you to a refreshing new world of life!

Ingredients:

  • 120ml water
  • 120ml soda water
  • 300ml lemonade
  • 300ml grapefruit Juice
  • 1-2 strawberries
  • 4-5 mint leaves
  • 1 ruby grapefruit
  • 1 orange

 

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 | by Galaxy Training Australia

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