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5 Summer Inspired cocktails to Enjoy Poolside

5 Summer Inspired cocktails to Enjoy Poolside

There’s nothing quite like lounging by a swimming pool with a cocktail, sun hat and good book to make you feel like you’re on vacation! To help you relax and unwind this summer, we have put together 5 fruity, colourful and fun cocktails to enjoy poolside.


1. Watermelon Martini

Is there anything that says “Summer’s here” more than watermelon? This brightly colour drink is made using watermelon, mint, vodka, Cointreau, lime juice and simple syrup. With a full and refreshing flavour, this Watermelon Martini is sure to be a hit at your next pool party!

Find the full recipe here: https://www.acouplecooks.com/watermelon-martini/


2. Santorini Sunburn

Ah Santorini… Is there a more iconic holiday spot? You’ll need to pull out the Rum, Pisco, Mastiha and   Blue Curaçao for this one. This Greek Island inspired cocktail has an unnaturally blue colour, vibrant taste and aromatic smell.

Whip out the tiki mug and get shaking! This cocktail is perfect additional to a girl’s day by the pool

Find the full recipe here: https://www.supercall.com/recipe/blue-rum-drinks-recipe


3. The Salty Dog

Sounds appealing, doesn’t it? But trust me, this strangely named cocktail is packed with flavour. Originating in the 1920’s The Salty Dog combines grapefruit juice, gin and a salted rim. If you find it too tart, you can add a dash of simple sugar syrup. The Salty Dog is a perfect happy hour drink by the pool.

Find the full recipe here: https://www.acouplecooks.com/salty-dog-cocktail/


4. Blueberry Mojito

Are you looking for a healthy(ish) summer inspired cocktail? This vibrantly blue cocktail is made using fresh blueberries, rum, lime juice, club soda, sugar syrup (optional) and mint leaves. With a fresh flavour and fun colour, this Blue Mojito will be the perfect addition to any Sunday poolside BBQ.

Find the full recipe here: https://thenovicechefblog.com/blueberry-mojito/


5. Pina Colada

Is there any cocktail that screams ‘tropical getaway’ more than the Pina Colada? Sipping on the Pina Colada it’s easy to sit back and imagine white sand, palm trees and blue water. This easy to make cocktail has a velvety smooth and creamy texture. Whip out the blender, pineapple juice, cream of coconut, rum and ice for this one. Simply throw the ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. This tropical cocktail is perfect for sipping poolside with a good book – any day of the year!

Find the full recipe here: https://www.taste.com.au/recipes/pina-colada/d04d0e93-e2b3-46d9-bc27-72435fdfe637



Whether you’re sipping alone or with friends at a summer pool party, we are sure that one of the cocktails listed above will suit your needs! And remember – Every hour is happy hour when you own your own swimming pool!

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