Though it may not be the time of year that we traditionally sit outside in the sun with a cocktail in hand, there are plenty of reasons to indulge yourself in a couple of these fruity alcoholic concoctions, regardless of the season. Orange juice has long been a staple within cocktails, with the refreshing citrus taste an ideal accompaniment for all sorts of mixers. As well as being a trusted dairy supplier, Freshways stock the nation’s leading bulk juice brands, ensuring you always have access to the finest and most reasonably priced selection of fruit juice, from Tropicana to Copella.
Continue reading to discover 5 incredible cocktail recipes ideal for a night in with friends.
Alongside a fruity base of orange juice, the traditional Mimosa recipe also includes champagne and a dash of the orange flavoured liqueur triple sec. The ratio of alcohol to juice depends on preference, although the triple sec should be used sparingly due to the overwhelming taste. Traditionally served in a tall champagne flute at brunch, it is named after the yellow-flowered mimosa plant.
A classic cocktail, the tequila sunrise isn alcoholic drink made from tequila, orange juice and grenadine syrup. Usually served in a tall glass with a generous amount of ice, the origins of this cocktail can be traced back to the 1930s and 1940s where it was served in the Arizona Biltmore Hotel. This drink can be garnished with a slice of orange or cherry.
A cocktail named after Italian revolutionary Giuseppe Garibaldi, this unique drink is conventionally served with a froth, the staple orange juice usually passed through a blender before combining it with bitter Campari alcohol to serve. One of many cocktails sourced from Italy which contain Campari, this is certainly one for the ambitious cocktail enthusiast.
Though the name of this mix may be somewhat off-putting, it is a quite simply irresistible mix of peach schnapps and orange juice. The fuzzy navel was an undoubted favourite during the 1980s, as many mixed drinks came to prominence which incorporated schnapps as a base. Pick up your cocktail base from Freshways today, stocking the nation’s most popular juice companies.
Described as an after dinner drink, this cocktail was most popular during the 1960s, originating at the Old King Bar in Miami. Triple sec, orange juice, Galliano and fresh cream make up the primary components of this sweet and moreish combination. This cocktail is also often served in a chilled glass.
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