Strawberry flavoured cocktails for a Sapling summer

Summer is the perfect season to experiment with fresh and fruity cocktails. Here are three new tasty recipes featuring Sapling and strawberries to get you in the mood to drink cocktails all summer long. Whether you're looking for a classic twist or something new and exciting, these cocktails are sure to impress.

 

Sapling Strawberry Highball

This refreshing highball is perfect for the warm summer days. The combination of strawberry-infused gin and elderflower soda creates a light and floral drink that’s incredibly easy to sip.

Ingredients:

50ml Strawberry-infused Sapling Gin
Elderflower Soda
Cubed Ice

Glass: Highball
Garnish: Fresh Strawberries

    Method:

    Create the Strawberry infused Gin by leaving some strawberries in the gin to infuse over a few days depending on how intense you would like the flavour to be. 
    Add the Gin to a highball glass with ice and top with Elderflower Soda. Garnish with slices of fresh strawberries.

       

       

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      Sapling Strawberry Negroni

      The Sapling Strawberry Negroni is a vibrant take on the classic Negroni, adding a sweet twist with some strawberry syrup. Perfect for those who enjoy a balance of bitter and sweet flavours.

       

      Ingredients:

      25ml Sapling Gin
      25ml Campari
      25ml Sweet Vermouth
      10ml Strawberry Syrup
      Cubed Ice
        Glass: Rocks
        Garnish: Strawberries in sugar glass 

          Method:

          Make the Strawberry Syrup by boiling one cup of sugar and one cup of water until combined. Add a cup of chopped up strawberries to the mixture and leave to infuse and cool before straining. Stir all of the ingredients together. Strain over ice into a rocks glass.

             

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              Strawberry Sangria Float

              This cocktail is so delicious it's our cocktail of the month! The Raspberry + Hibiscus Vodka works perfectly alongside the combination of strawberries and lime, whilst the dash of red wine gives a tasty depth to the cocktail

              Ingredients:

              30ml Sapling Raspberry + Hibiscus Vodka
              10ml Strawberry & Lime Oleo
              20ml Apple Juice
              Dash of Red Wine
              Cubed Ice

              Glass: Rocks

               

              Garnish: Fresh Strawberries

              Method:

              Make the Strawberry & Lime Oleo by covering a few slices of strawberries and limes in sugar and leave for a day to extract the oils. Shake together the Vodka, Oleo and Apple juice. Double strain over ice into a rocks glass.Top with a dash of red wine and add your garnish. 

               

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              Bonus Recipe: Gin Strawberry Chocolate

              With the leftover strawberries from your gin infusion, why not make a delightful Gin Strawberry Chocolate?  These Gin Strawberry Chocolates are a perfect sweet treat to accompany your cocktails or to enjoy on their own!

              Ingredients:

              • Leftover strawberries from gin infusion

              • High-quality dark chocolate (melted)

              Method:

              1. Dip the strawberries in the melted dark chocolate.

              2. Place them on a parchment-lined tray.

              3. Let them set in the fridge until the chocolate hardens.

               

              We hope you enjoy making these delicious summer strawberry cocktails! For more cocktail inspiration follow our Instagram

               

              Cheers,

              The Sapling Team