Fruity Summer Cocktails!

With summer (pretty much!) in full swing here in the UK, and sun-drenched sporting events such as Wimbledon now in action, it’s time to indulge in a large bowlful of  strawberries & cream and pour yourself a glass or two of fruit-filled cocktail heaven!


Whether you’re lucky enough to be watching the action live at Wimbledon, soaking up the evening sun in a pub garden, or just having a weekend get-together with friends at home, a refreshing cocktail always hits the spot on a warm day!

If your go-to cocktail for the summer is usually Pimms in a standard Collins glass, why not consider being a little more creative with your glassware choices whilst you enjoy fruity cocktails in the sun?

We have a huge selection of novelty glassware to choose from – ideal for serving up some attractive and mouthwatering summery concoctions!

summer drinks


Mint Julep                                                               

Glass Measuring Beaker 200ml                                          

  • 4 fresh mint sprigs
  • 2 1/2 oz bourbon whiskey
  • 1 tsp powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp water

Muddle mint leaves, powdered sugar, and water in a Glass Measuring Beaker 200ml. Fill the glass with shaved or crushed ice and add bourbon. Top with more ice and garnish with a mint sprig, strawberries and cucumber. Serve with a straw.



Fresh Lime Margarita           

Princesa Margarita Cocktail Glasses 9oz / 270ml

  • 1 1/2 cups gold tequila
  • 3/4 cup Triple Sec
  • 3/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 8 cups crushed ice
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 6 lime wedges

Combine tequila, triple sec, lime juice, and 2 tablespoons sugar in large pitcher; stir to dissolve sugar. Add crushed ice. Mix salt and remaining 2 tablespoons sugar in shallow bowl.

Moisten rim of 6
Princesa Margarita Cocktail Glasses 9oz / 270ml
with lime wedge. Holding each glass upside down, dip rim into sugar-salt mixture. Pour Margarita into glasses. Garnish with lime wedges.


 Cherry Martini  

Cabernet Martini Glass 10.6oz / 300ml
  • Gin
  • Martini
  • Manachino cherry liqueur
  • Fresh cherry juice
  • Cherries

Put ice in the mixer and pour a shot of gin on the ice. Pour a capful of martini and a shot of manachino cherry liqueur. Add a shot glass of cherry juice. 

Shake and pour into a
Cabernet Martini Glass 10.6oz / 300ml

Garnish it with cherries.



Pineapple Mojito    

Gibraltar Original Beverage Glass 14.1oz / 400ml
  • 3 ounces Brugal Añejo Rum
  • 1 ounce triple sec
  • 1 ounce pineapple juice
  • 2 slices pineapple
  • 4-5 lime wedges
  • 6-8 mint leaves
  • Mint sprig for garnish

Muddle the pineapple, lime, and mint in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Fill the shaker with ice and add the other ingredients.

Shake well and strain into a Gibraltar Original Beverage Glass 14.1oz / 400ml
 filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a sprig of mint.


Gordon’s Elderflower & Tonic

Campus Hiball Glass 10oz / 285m
  • 25ml Gordon’s With A Spot Of Elderflower
  • 125ml Tonic Water
  • 4 piece(s) Strawberries or Raspberries
  • 0.9 units of alcohol per serve

Fill a Campus Hiball Glass 10oz / 285ml with ice. Using a jigger, measure 25ml Gordon’s Elderflower Gin and 125ml tonic water into the glass.

Cut the strawberry or raspberry and place into the drink to garnish.



Strawberry Margarita Spritzer  

Glass Beer Boot 9.7oz / 275ml
  • 1 (10-oz.) package frozen whole strawberries, thawed
  • 1 (10-oz.) can frozen strawberry daiquiri mix, thawed
  • 1 cup tequila
  • 1/4 cup orange liqueur
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 (1-liter) bottle club soda, chilled
  • Garnishes: blueberries, raspberries and chopped fresh strawberries

Pulse first 5 ingredients in a blender until smooth. Pour into a Glass Beer Boot 9.7oz / 275ml, and stir in club soda just before serving. Serve over ice. Garnish, if desired.



Blueberry-Strawberry Lemonade Sangria  

German Beer Stein 300ml

  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • ½ cup fresh strawberries
  • 1 (12 oz.) can of frozen pink lemonade concentrate
  • 1 (750-ml) Chardonnay
  • 3 cups lemon-lime soda

Place all ingredients in a large pitcher, mix and serve in a chilled German Beer Stein 300ml.




Strawberry Cucumber Caipirinha  

Glass Tin Tumblers 10.9oz / 310ml
  • Quarter of a lemon
  • 2 slices English cucumber
  • 2 Strawberries
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 oz Leblon Cachaça

In a shaker, muddle the lemon, cucumber, strawberries and sugar. Fill with ice and add the Cachaça. Shake, and strain into a Glass Tin Tumbler 10.9oz / 310ml filled with fresh ice. Garnish with strawberry and cucumber slices.




 Triple Berry Mojito                                                              

Academy Glass Conical Flask 500ml

  • 6-8 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 1/2 ounces of mint simple syrup
  • 1 ounce of rum
  • 1 1/2 ounces of club soda
  • 2 ounces of mixed berry juice
  • Juices of one lime
  • Fresh strawberries, blueberries and raspberries

In the bottom of an Academy Glass Conical Flask 500ml, add 1 ounce of simple syrup and the mint leaves. Muddle with a muddler or use the clean bottom of something blunt, like a screwdriver! Add ice to the glass, a few berries, and pour rum, syrup, berry juice, lime and club soda over the top. Mix with a long spoon or knife and serve witha an additional spring of mint.


 Rose Sangria Spritzer

Mason Drinking Jar Glass 20oz / 568ml
  • 2 bottles cold rose wine
  • 1 green apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 orange, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 pint fresh raspberries
  • Simple syrup, to taste
  • Ice cubes
  • Fresh mint leaves, for garnish
  • Club soda, cold, optional

Combine wine, apple, orange, raspberries in a pitcher, add simple syrup, to taste. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes and up to 1 day. Serve in a Mason Drinking Jar Glass 20oz / 568ml over ice, garnish with mint and top with a few splashes of club soda, if desired.

So here’s to a (hopefully!) sunny weekend enjoying tropical cocktails  – who needs to be lying on a beach in the Caribbean?!




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