Colourful summer cocktails

Posted on: 28 June 2016 by 50connect editorial

So long, EU. Farewell Euro 2016. Sit down, put your feet up and enjoy the rest of the summer with a few drinks ideas from 50connect.

Gin & Blueberry Cocktail

Blueberries and gin are the best summer combination. The black pepper perfectly complements the blueberries and the lemon gives this cocktail a zingy twist.

Makes four


  • 1 punnet blueberries (approx. 150g)
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • Juice of half a small lemon
  • 2 grinds of black pepper
  • 120ml gin
  • 30ml Limoncello
  • Ice, for shaking
  • Soda water


  • Put the blueberries, caster sugar and lemon in a cocktail shaker and mash with the end of a rolling pin.
  • Add the black pepper, gin, Limoncello and some ice and shake well.
  • Put a large ice cube into each glass along with 3 blueberries and pour the cocktail in through a sieve. Top up with soda water.

Raspberry Spritz

Raspberry Spritz 

This bright and flavoursome cocktail not only looks great but tastes fantastic. 


  • 20 raspberries
  • 2 tsp caster sugar
  • 80ml water
  • 4 mint leaves
  • 100ml Vermouth Bianco
  • 150ml Prosecco
  • 50ml soda water
  • Raspberries and mint, for garnish


  1. Put the raspberries, water, sugar and mint in a cocktail shaker and mash with the end of a rolling pin.
  2. Put 2-3 ice cubes into two large wine glasses with a few raspberries and pour the raspberry mixture over through a sieve. Add the Vermouth and Prosecco, top with soda and stir
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