Shake A Cocktail To Cool Off This Summer

The heat comes, the heat goes; and with the fluctuating but always uncomfortable environment, Mumbai is getting unbearable, especially while the sun is still up.

So here is a way to stay cool, buzzed and calm this summer, two recipes of interesting cocktails which are easy to make at home and delightful to drink during the day.


Spiced Rum Mojito


Captain Morgan rum 60ml

4 Orange slices

5 Mint leaves

Demirara sugar 1 teaspoon

Coke 60ml

Method – In a mixing can muddle the orange slices, mint and sugar. Pour the rum. Shake with four cubes of ice for 5 seconds then pour in a desired glass and top with coke. Garnish with a sugar cane stick.


Reggae Sunsplash


Premium rum – 2 oz

Triple sec – 1 oz

Mango Juice – 2 oz

Orange juice – 2.5 oz

Grenadine – a dash of it

Method – In a mixing tin combine all ingredients except grenadine syrup and flash blend for 3 seconds. Fill a mug with ice and pour the drink in it. Finish it with a splash of grenadine syrup. Garnish it with an orange flag and serve.


Electric Lemonade


1 (1.5 fluid ounce) Vodka

1/2 fluid ounce Blue Curacao

2 fluid ounces Sour Mix

1 (12 fluid ounce) Lemonade

1 Lemon – cut into wedges, for garnish

Method – Fill a Collins glass with ice. Pour in vodka, blue curacao and sour mix. Fill to the top with lemonade. Garnish with lemon wedge, and serve with straw.


Thanks to Woodside for the recipe of the Spiced Rum Mojito, Chili’s Grill & Bar for the recipe of the Reggae Sunsplash and Chef Nitya Rozario at Manchester United Cafe Bar for the recipe of the Electric Lemonade.

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