Cocktails To Get You Through The Lockdown
Ever since this global pandemic happened, our everyday routines have changed drastically. During these times we start to realize how much we have underestimated that freedom we used to have. Getting out of the house, getting together with loved ones, and grabbing drinks at present is next to impossible. Nevertheless, you can still enjoy and have fun in your very own kitchen because creating that deliciously hand-crafted cocktail is not as difficult as you may think.
Top 10 Cocktails To Enjoy During Lockdown
Anxiety about everything is pervasive in this new normal, and drinking has become one of the accepted ways of relieving oneself from all that stress. Here are the top cocktails you can enjoy during the lockdown.
Elderflower Grapefruit Gin And Tonic
While you remain stuck at home during the lockdown, you can opt for a combination of sweet grapefruit juice, fragrant rosemary, and elderflower liqueur added to the classic gin and tonic for a fresh and refreshing cocktail.
Piña Colada Milkshakes
A Pina Colada is a perfect drink for the summer. But to add a little twist to this classic cocktail, you can mix vanilla ice cream, coconut milk, cream of coconut, rum, and crushed pineapple together to create a delicious new version.
Regular iced tea is a sure-fire way to quench your thirst on a hot summer’s day but, something with a stronger kick is what you need to unwind after a stressful day. An interesting remix of the Long Island Iced Tea is the Tokyo Tea. Mixing gin, rum, tequila, triple sec and vodka with the substitution of Midori and lemon-lime soda is all you need to create this refreshing drink.
Strawberry Lemon Mimosa
Have you been longing to spend the hot summer season on a beautiful Mediterranean resort but you’re just too bummed out since you’re on lockdown. Well, why don’t you try this new version of the Mimosa by mixing in Strawberry Purée, Lemonade, and Champagne. For a more elegant vibe, serve your drinks using gold-rimmed glasses and napkins.
Strawberry Tequila Sunrise
Imagine yourself on an island looking at the most beautiful sunrise. The tequila sunrise might not be the most beautiful sunrise, but it sure is one of the most delicious! This refreshingly fruity cocktail is made from basically orange juice, tequila, and grenadine. For a little fun twist, add strawberry puree as well. Perfect for your home lockdown happy-hour!
Mojito never fails to be part of every bar menu as with every happy hour. Now, embracing the new normal, you can make a new version of Mojito at home while on lockdown. Using the simple mix of the five basic ingredients which are mint, fresh lime juice, sugar, white rum, and club soda, add in cream of coconut for a new twist. This cocktail will refresh you while you read a book on your couch.
Peach Rosé Sangria
With the weather is warming up, a cool, refreshing, and tasty drink is just what you need to beat the summer heat. A fresh new take on classic Sangria is the Peach Rose Sangria. All you need are 3 peaches, a half pint of raspberries, brandy or peach brandy, peach juice or nectar, sparkling water and your favorite brand of Rosé.
Salted Caramel Chocolate Martini
This version of the classic Martini cocktail is definitely a must-try. Start with combining Godiva Chocolate Liqueur, Creme De Cocoa, Caramel Vodka, 2% whole milk, and add crushed pretzels, milk chocolate bar to make chocolate curls for top of drink for garnishments. Plus, don’t forget to add caramel syrup on the rim of your martini glass to top it all off.
Mermaid Water Rum Punch
You can enjoy this drink by substituting in any rum of your choice. Start with mixing spiced rum, coconut rum, pineapple juice, and lime juice. To achieve that mermaid-inspired hue, add in blue curacao and your good to go!
Maui Moscow Mule
This cocktail is a new take on the traditional Moscow Mule, giving it a new look and fresh vibe. Mix in KINKY vodka, KINKY liqueur, lime juice, and crushed ice using a cocktail shaker to achieve this drink and turn any quarantine downtime into a fun and crazy one!
Being on lockdown doesn’t necessarily mean you are not allowed to have a little and enjoy yourselves anymore. Sure, there are still restrictions and you are advised to stay in the confines of your home. At present, you may be stuck with the whole family or stuck alone. But you can surely manage to whip up a cocktail to help take your mind off the stress and worry over this global pandemic. Plus, with the use of Fanxyware products, you can enjoy these cocktails in the most convenient and hassle-free way in the comfort of your home.