Whisky Cocktails For The Summer From Cotswolds Distillery
Whisky isn’t only for winter nights; it is the perfect base for summer cocktail creations. Oliver Morris, Head of Mixology at Cotswolds Distillery has created these delicious cocktails which are easy to create at home:
Cotswolds Whisky and Thyme Spritz – gorgeous aromatics from the fresh thyme, introducing eucalyptus notes to a beautiful balance of honeyed sweetness and lemony citrus
Ingredients: 150ml Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky | 25ml Lemon Juice | 15ml honey syrup (2 honey:1 water) | Top up with soda | Sprig of thyme | Garnish with lemon and thyme
Method: Muddle thyme in base of shaker, add all other ingredients (except the soda), add ice, shake, fine strain into an ice filled wine glass, top up with soda, stir and serve
Cotswolds Fly Away – sweet nutty coconut, with honeyed malt sweetness made deliciously refreshing with ginger ale
Ingredients: 45ml Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky | 25ml Coconut Water | 5ml Lime Juice | Top up Ginger Ale | 2 dashes of Orange Bitters | Garnish with a wedge of lime
Method: Place all ingredients into an ice filled shaker (except ginger ale), shake, and strain into an ice filled hi-ball and top up with ginger ale
Cotswolds Peach Tea – A perfect match of flavours to complement the rich and fruity single malt whisky
Ingredients: 30ml Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky | 15ml Cotswolds Triple Sec | 15ml Peach Schnapps | 50ml Black Tea | Garnish – peach slice which can be seared, charred or grilled
Method: Place all the ingredients into an ice filled shaker. Shake and strain over ice
We hope these have inspired you to get creative with Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky and enjoy a whisky cocktail this summer.
RRP: £39 for 700 ml. ABV 46%.