Best Travel-Inspired Cocktail Recipes: Must-To-Try At Home!
There is nothing better than a delicious cocktail to lift the mood and travel back in the memories of your amazing adventures. Whether it's the vivid color, special glasses, twirl of fruits, or the clink of ice, every cocktail has something special to offer. From Brazil to Italy, every country has its own unique cocktail. Drinking these cocktails transports the drinkers to the destination it is connected to. If you too are dreaming of an exotic island, then move to your cupboard, pull off the glasses and shaker and make yourself a glass of your favorite country. To help you out, we have put together the best cocktail recipes from different corners of the world. Try any of your favorite travel-inspired recipes and enjoy a pleasant vacation through your glass.
1. The Original Pimm’s: London
Pimm’s is one of the famous summer drinks of British citizens which tastes a lot like spiked fruits. Originally, Pimms is a gin-based spirit that combines delicate flavors of herbal plants, caramelized orange, as well as pleasant spices. People in London love to start their summers with this delicious drink. Together with taste, the recipe for this drink is also amazing.
1. 2 ounces of Pimm’s No. 1
2. 5 ounces of Lemonade
3. Fresh Strawberries, Cucumber, and Orange
4. Mint Leaves
5. Ice Cubes
This is one of the easiest cocktail recipes. For this, you need to take a large jug and add the Pimm’s and lemonade in it. Add ice and thin slices of strawberries, orange, and cucumber. Mix everything well and pour it into a cocktail glass. Put the ice cubes in it and garnish your summer glass with the mint sprigs.
2. Pina Colada: San Juan, Puerto Rico
This sweet cocktail is one of the great drinks to enjoy the holiday feel of tropical coconut trees. Drinking the glass of Pina Colada will take you to your favorite beach destination. This sultry and refreshing cocktail is a must to try on the summer days. To prepare this drink, follow the given recipe.
1. Chunks of frozen Pineapples
2. Ice Cubes
3. 3 ounces of unsweetened Pineapple Juice
4. 2 ounce of Coconut Cream
5. 2 ounce of White Rum
6. 1 ounce of Golden Rum
7. Freshly sliced Pineapple
8. 1-3 spoons of Sugar (Optional)
To prepare the beautiful glass of Pina Colada, you have to take the blender and add ice cubes and a few pineapple chunks in it. Pour the pineapple juice, white rum, and coconut milk over it. Blend all the ingredients until smooth. Taste the mixture and add sugar if required. Then, pour it into a glass and add the golden rum on the top of it. Finally, garnish your drink with the pineapple slices and serve your tastebuds with the best.
3. Mojito: Cuba
A glass of Mojito is a classic highball drink that originated in Cuba and was believed to cure the sickness. This drink is one of the highly served drinks in almost every bar. Savoring the Mojito offers the tastebuds a perfect blend of sweetness, citrus, and mint flavors. These flavors complement the added rum in the drink.
1. 1.5 ounces of White Rum
2. 6-7 leaves of fresh mint
3. Crushed Ice
4. Soda Water
5. 1 ounce of Lime Juice
6. 1-2 tablespoons of Sugar
Add the lime juice, sugar (as preference), and mint leaves into a small jar. Muddle it in order to release the flavors of mint leaves. Then take a tall highball glass and pour the mixture into it. Add a handful of crushed ice into the glass. Pour white rum over it and top your drink with soda water. Stir well and add some more beauty to your glass with a few leaves of mint. Profitez!
4. Aperol Spritz: Italy
Popularly known as Spritz Veneziano- Aperol Spritz is a wine-based cocktail that is a popular choice in Italy. It is a beautiful glass of ultra-refreshment and is great to enjoy in spring, summer, and early fall. In a country like Italy, every other patron can be seen enjoying this drink. The unique orange color of this drink is no less than a treat to the eyes.
1. 1 ounce of Aperol
2. 2 ounces of Prosecco
3. Splash of Club Soda
4. Freshly sliced orange
5. Ice Cubes
Among all the cocktail recipes, it is the one that needs no fancy instrument. The recipe for this drink is pretty simple. For the preparation of this drink, all you need is a large wine glass. Pour a few cubes of ice into the glass and add Aperol and soda into it. Stir the ingredients for a couple of seconds and add Prosecco. Again give a stir to the glass. Finally, garnish your amazing drink with the slices of orange and you are ready with the taste of Italy in your glass. Cin Cin!
5. Singapore Sling: Singapore
A visit to Singapore is incomplete without tasting the renowned Singapore Sling. This drink is an outstanding blend of fruits and cocktails. Started back in 1913, Singapore Sling was a juice-looking cocktail for women to have for fun. But with time, it has become quite popular among all and was tagged as a national drink of Singapore. To enjoy the flavors of the country, you can easily prepare it at home.
1. 1 ½ ounce of Gin
2. 1 ounce of Benedictine
3. ½ ounce of Lemon Juice
4. ½ ounce of Cherry Heering Liqueur
5. ¼ ounce of Cointreau
6. 1/3 ounce Grenadine
7. 4 ounces of Pineapple Juice
8. 1 dash of Angostura Bitters
9. Ice Cubes
10. Fresh Pineapple and Cherry
To prepare a delicious glass of Singapore Sling, you have to take a cocktail shaker and mix all the ingredients, right from Gin to Bitters. Put a few cubes of ice into the shaker so that the shaker can be
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