7 Easy Summer Cocktails You Can Make at Home

Summer is time for cocktails! Fruity, light, and refreshing drinks are a perfect match with sunshine, the sea, parties, and all the kinds of summer joys! Here are 8 refreshing cocktails recipes that are very easy to make. Serve with love and savour in excellent company.

Fresh Berry Bramble 

A delightful combination of gin, fresh berries, lemon juice and simple syrup. Perfect party cocktail. The legendary Portobello Road №171 Gin is just an ideal pick for the Fresh Berry Bramble. 


  • 60ml - London Dry Gin
  • 22ml - lemon juice
  • 22ml - simple syrup
  • 3 blackberries


Put the blackberries in the glass, give them a light muddle. In a shaker combine lemon juice, simple syrup, and gin. Add ice and give it a nice shake. Pour it into the glass with blackberries, top up with crushed ice, and garnish with a fresh blackberry. Enjoy!

Fresh Berry Bramble Recipe - Lassou Blog


This is a really refreshing take on a sour with a mezcal starring. Try it with Ojo de Tigre Mezcal, an artizanal small-batch spirit.


  • 22ml - lime juice
  • 22ml - honey syrup
  • 60ml - mezcal


Combine all ingredients in a shaker, add ice, and shake it well. Double strain into a glass. Sprinkle it with a dash of cayenne pepper. Here you go, your Saladito is ready!

Saladito Cocktail Recipe - Lassou Blog

Ajax Punch

Another great option for your best summer parties. Adjust the proportions and treat your guests with this refreshing rum cocktail. 


  • 45ml - white rum
  • Sparkling wine - to top
  • 22ml - lime juice
  • 7.5ml - simple syrup
  • Slices of watermelon and cucumber


In a high glass, put watermelon and cucumber slices. Pour lime juice, simple syrup. Give it a little muddle until everything is juiced. Add rum and a few ice cubes. Top it up with sparkling wine and stir gently. Garnish the cocktail with fresh basil and a slice of watermelon.

Ajax Punch Recipe - Lassou Blog

Mamie Taylor

This is another easy cocktail that is built right in the glass, so you don’t even need a shaker for it.


  • 22ml - lime juice
  • 60ml - whisky
  • Ginger ale - to top


Combine lime juice and whisky in the high glass, add ice and top it up with ginger beer.

Mamie Taylor Cocktail Recipe - Lassou Blog

Sea Breeze

Vodka and juice combination is classic for a reason. For this drink, Sapling vodka will be just a perfect match. It is a smooth and delicate spirit.  


  • 60ml - vodka
  • 90ml - cranberry juice
  • 60ml - grapefruit juice


Pour all the ingredients into a shaker, add a few ice cubes and shake it well. Pour into a high glass filled with ice. Garnish with a slice of grapefruit.

Sea Breeze Cocktail Recipe - Lassou Blog

Strawberry Orange Rosé Spritzer

If you love bubbles, Strawberry Orange Rosé Spritzer is your go for drink this summer. Give it a try!



Put fruits in the glass and muddle gently. Then pour rose, add ice, and top it up with sparkles.

Strawberry Orange Rosé Spritzer Recipe - Lassou Blog

The Original Venetian Spritz

Take a journey to the magnificent city of Venice with a glass of traditional Venetian aperitif in hand.


  • 3 parts of Prosecco
  • 2 parts of Select Aperitivo
  • 1 splash of soda water
  • 1 large green olive


Pour Select, prosecco, and soda water into a wine glass over ice. Top with a large, green olive, sit back and savour in excellent company.

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Summer Pitcher Cocktail

Recipe: Black Cow Vodka

With strawberries, elderflower, ginger, mint and lemon, it’s as fresh as it comes.


  • 50ml - Black Cow + English strawberry vodka
  • 15ml - freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 15ml - elderflower cordial
  • cucumber, a few slices
  • fresh strawberries, several, sliced
  • fresh mint leaves, a small handful
  • ginger beer, to top

Measurments per person

Add all ingredients to a large jug and give a good stir. Serve in glasses, over ice.Summer Pitcher Cocktail with Black Cow Vodka | Lassou Blog

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