The best alfresco cocktails to kick off the bank holiday weekend

The best alfresco cocktails to kick off the bank holiday weekend.

With lockdown easing, there’s plenty to look forward to. Whether you’re having a picnic outside with friends,  brunch at home or enjoying the bank holiday weekend out in the garden with family, Grey Goose has got you covered.

From leisurely lunches to upgrading your at-home cocktail bar with family, see below for a selection of vodka flavours to elevate your first weekend out of lockdown where celebrations which will be one to remember, come rain or shine.

BEST ALFRESCO COCKTAILS – GREY GOOSE® BLOODY MARY

BEST ALFRESCO COCKTAILS - GREY GOOSE® BLOODY MARY

Ingredients

  • 50 ml GREY GOOSE® Vodka.
  • 100ml Premium Organic Tomato Juice.
  • 25ml Fresh Lemon Juice.
  • 5ml Worcestershire Sauce.
  • 5ml Dashes of Hot Sauce.
  • + Pinch of fleur de sel, pinch of black pepper, celery, fresh aromatic herbs.

Method

  1. Build ingredients in a Boston glass.
  2. Top with cubed ice.
  3. Roll the cocktail by pouring it back and forth between Boston glass and tin.
  4. Strain into a highball glass and garnish with fresh cut celery, ground pepper and sprigs of aromatic herbs.
BEST ALFRESCO COCKTAILS – GREY GOOSE® SALTY DOG

BEST ALFRESCO COCKTAILS - GREY GOOSE® SALTY DOG

Ingredients

Method

  1. Combine the spirit and juice in a cocktail mixer.
  2. Shake and pour over ice in a salted-rim Collins glass.
  3. Garnish with a lime quarter.
BEST ALFRESCO COCKTAILS – GREY GOOSE® PEARTINI

BEST ALFRESCO COCKTAILS - GREY GOOSE® PEARTINI

Ingredients

  • 50 ml GREY GOOSE® La Poire.
  • 25ml Vanilla Liqueur (pref. Cuarenta Y Tres/licor 43).
  • 25ml Lemon Juice.
  • 20ml Sugar Syrup.
  • + Pear Slice.

Method

  1. Put all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well until the outside of the shaker is frosted and beaded with sweat.
  3. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a pear slice.
BEST ALFRESCO COCKTAILS – GREY GOOSE® SUMMER SQUEEZE

BEST ALFRESCO COCKTAILS - GREY GOOSE® SUMMER SQUEEZE

Ingredients

Method

  1. Fill glass 2/3 full with ice, pour ingredients over and stir.
  2. Garnish with fresh blood orange wedge and fresh cherries for a burst of colour.
BEST ALFRESCO COCKTAILS – GREY GOOSE® LE GRAND FIZZ A LA RUSSE

BEST ALFRESCO COCKTAILS - GREY GOOSE® LE GRAND FIZZ A LA RUSSE

Ingredients

  • 30ml GREY GOOSE® Vodka.
  • 15ml Peach Liqueur.
  • 15ml Fresh Grapefruit Juice.
  • 60ml Premium Tonic Water.
  • + Thyme.
  • + Grapefruit Wedge.

Method

  1. Combine all ingredients except the tonic water over cubed ice in a large wine glass. 
  2. Stir and top with tonic. 
  3. Garnish with grapefruit wedge and sprig of thyme for added flavour.
BEST ALFRESCO COCKTAILS – GREY GOOSE® LAVENDER PRESSÉ

BEST ALFRESCO COCKTAILS - GREY GOOSE® LAVENDER PRESSÉ

Ingredients

Method

  1. Fill glass 2/3 full with ice, pour ingredients over and stir.
  2. Garnish with fresh lavender and a wedge of fresh lemon.

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