Simple Summer Cocktails

Cocktail Hour 1

If you are having a lock in during lock down then let us help you fix a drink for the weekend with some inspiration from Original Irish Hotels.

Ballynahinch Castle Cocktail

Ballynahinch Castle

Chai Mojito

  • 50ml Chai rum
  • 25ml sugar syrup
  • 2 parts sugar
  • 1 part water and dissolve
  • 7-8 mint leaves
  • Half a fresh lime

Serve over crushed ice and enjoy.

Gorse Flower Wine

The Ardagh Hotel

Gorse flower liqueur

  • 2 tablespoons of almonds blanched, skinned and chopped
  • Gorse flowers, loosely fill empty bottle (empty gin/vodka bottle)
  • 1 bottle vodka/gin or home-brew

Fill bottle with gorse flowers, almonds and fill with vodka(or alcohol of choice) one inch from top.Leave infuse 2-3 weeks in dark place. Strain and press out liquid left in flowers into a jug. Make simple syrup, Boil 100g granulated sugar, 100g water and allow to cool. Add syrup to infused alcohol and bottle.

Woodlands House Hote

Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel & Spa

Rose Cocktail

  • Strawberry Puree
  • Pineapple Juice
  • Vodka
  • Sweet & Sour Syrup

You can enjoy an alcoholic and a non alcoholic version, The choice is yours.

Bush Hotel 1

Bush Hotel

G & T

The Bush Hotel's signature serve in their gin bar is Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin, served with half a passion fruit, a slice of lime & topped with a premium tonic.

Lough Rynn Castle

Lough Rynn Castle

Ruby Rynn Cocktail

  • 25mls Vodka
  • 25ml Peach snaps
  • 10mls of Grenadine
  • 75mls of Cranberry Juice
  • 10mls Sour mix (Lemon & Lime juice)

Place in a boston shaker and shake vigorously. Pour into a tall glass and enjoy!