Cocktails for the Dog Days of Summer

Cocktails for the Dog Days of Summer

Aug 04, 2020Britt Buntain

Here are a few summer cocktails to enjoy in the dog days of 2020. The first you can order at Nubo in Victoria.  Mike Norbury has infused tequila with our Rise Tea and made a house cocktail for their new location! The rest were submitted by friends on Instagram.

“Enter The Dragon” which will be a house cocktail on the new Nubo Kitchen + Bar:

-Picot Rise Tea infused Hornitos Plata (!!)
-Teeda Japanese Rum
- PH Adjusted Lychee Juice
- Orgeat (Almond Syrup)
- 3 Dashes Taboo Absinthe
- Served on a big rock
- Gold Dragon Scales (just gold flakes)
Created by Mike Norbury (@norbs)

Britt's Cocktail:
2oz Empress Gin
1oz lime juice
1 or .5 oz elderflower syrup.
Shake it up with ice and you have a gorgeous lil cocktail in your hands.

Classic Negroni:
1 oz dry gin (@sipsmith ),
1 oz good quality sweet vermouth (Noilly Prat),
1 oz Campari
 Pour over ice and garnish with an orange peel
(submitted by @yamfrites)

The drink with no name:
1 oz of your favourite gin in a champagne flute (mine is Okanagan Spirits Family Reserve).
op up with equal parts Fentiman’s Rose Lemonade and Prosecco
(submitted by @katelyn_ann)

Paper Plane:

Equal parts Aperol, bourbon, amaro nonino and lemon juice.
Shaken with ice and strained 💛
(submitted by @goldilockswraps)

Farmer's Gin Soda
I’ve been a huge fan of gin, vermouth and soda! Garnish it with whatever herbs I have growing or fruits I’ve picked up from the farms, depending on the vermouth I’m using at the time! Lower alcohol drinks have been my faves in the hot weather 🥂✨ (submitted by @mnbax)

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