The idea of pre-mixed cocktails may not be appealing to some, but these drinks are quickly becoming popular. Not for teenagers anymore, pre-mixed cocktails are available in many variations and flavours, including new and exciting flavours like toffee vodka! Because they come available in cans, bottles or 70cl glass they are perfect for all occasions - whether you’ll be travelling or you’re too lazy to create a cocktail for dinner parties! These cocktails guarantee a delicious flavour without all of the extra preparation, so why not give them a go?
1. Edinburgh Gin & Tonic
As if Gin & Tonic wasn’t already easy, here’s an even faster way to enjoy this refreshing cocktail. Made with the finest botanicals, Edinburgh Gin has been bringing forward thinking to the alcohol industry since 2010, and you can now enjoy this drink perfect blend of Edinburgh Gin and fizzy tonic.
2. Bullet Toffee Vodka Spirit
You’re guaranteed to bring the fun to the party with this toffee vodka; the sweet combination is unlike anything else. The light toffee brown colour is just as beautiful and enticing as the flavour. All you have to do is buy the bottle and leave the rest up to Bullet!
3. Bacardi Mojito Rum Mixed Drink
If you are not a fan of muddling or you have no idea how to prepare a mojito, then Bacardi has the perfect solution for you. Instead of buying a lime each time you want to enjoy this sweet summer cocktail, skip the preparation and pick it up at your local supermarket. You’ll be pleasantly surprised at the pop of lime and mint flavours.
4. Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey & Lynchburg Lemonade
Named after the town of Lynchburg in Tennessee where the Jack Daniel’s Distillery is based, it’s only fitting that the brand released this premixed Lynchburg Lemonade themselves. Made with the original no.7 Tennessee whiskey, this cocktail gives us a well balanced mix of zesty, tangy and sweet. Instead of preparing this drink with Triple Sec and garnishing with a cherry and lemon wedge, simply open the bottle and relax.
5. Gordon’s Pink Gin & Schweppes Tonic
Ever since pink gin hit the market, it’s been taking the world by storm. Gordon’s has found a way for you to enjoy a classic pink gin and tonic without having to lift a finger. This well crafted cocktail features Schweppes tonic and the crisp flavour of Gordon’s pink gin. You can enjoy this drink on its own or add red berries and ice when pouring into a glass.
6. Jameson Irish Whiskey with Ginger & Lime
You can enjoy Irish whiskey the lazy way with Jameson’s premixed drink. This beverage blends together ginger ale with their famous whiskey to compliment one another and create a well crafted cocktail. The lime is added for a citrusy tang that plays well with your tastebuds to ensure a sweet and sour balance.
7. Campari Negroni
Favoured by the masses, a Negroni holds a unique bitter taste that is unforgettable. Blended together with equal parts Campari, gin and sweet vermouth, Campari have created a ready to serve cocktail so that you don’t have to sweat through the preparation. Don’t worry about losing the Negroni’s flavour variations with this premixed drink. Campari make sure to hit the right spots and create a balanced bitter and sweet cocktail that you have to try! Pour over a glass of ice and enjoy.
8. Mr Lyan’s Rainy Day Spritz
This delicious ready to serve cocktail has been created by Ryan Chetiyawardana, a.k.a Mr Lyan, owner of Dandelyan and renowned bartender. Indulge in his perfect creation of the Rainy Day Spritz, a drink with a blend of raspberry brandy, vermouth and rhubarb liqueur. Despite its name, it’s perfect to enjoy whatever the weather and makes for a well crafted, light cocktail when mixed with Prosecco or soda water.
9. Aske Stephenson Peanut Butter and Jam Old Fashioned
This might sound like a strange combination but Thomas Aske and Tristan Stephenson hit the nail on the head with this cocktail. If you’re a fan of peanut butter and jelly but have grown out of sandwiches, give this sweet and strong cocktail a go. Made by soaking peanut butter and jam in American whiskey, this refreshing drink is sure to be the centre of attention at any occasion. Add a slice of orange peel for the perfect finish.
10. World of Zing Steel Aged Manhattan
The team behind World of Zing have won countless awards for their delicious creations. Their Steel Aged Manhattan is a rich blend of bourbon, vermouth and brandy. For those who enjoy a smooth and balanced drink, this cocktail is definitely the right choice, best enjoyed over ice with an orange twist to garnish.
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