5 Drinks to End the Summer With

Toast the end of summer with these tasty cocktails. 

With the days getting shorter and the breeze getting a little chillier, it can only mean one thing: brace yourself folks, summer is almost over.

But don’t be too sad just yet. Before the short shorts get put away and the leaves begin falling off the trees it’s time to make the most of every summer moment we’ve got left. And what better way to do it than with your friends by your side and a delicious cocktail in hand?

All the best #AbsolutNights start with the right cocktail. So get ready to toast summer 2016 with these perfect drinks to mix at home or ask for at the bar on your big night out:

Sea Breeze

Ingredients
1 part Absolut Vodka 
2 parts Cranberry Juice 
1 part Fresh Grapefruit Juice

How to mix
Pour all ingredients into a highball glass filled with ice cubes and garnish with a lime wheel.

Bloody Mary

Ingredients
2 Parts Absolut Vodka
4 Parts Tomato Juice
1 Part Worcestershire Sauce
½ Part Lemon Juice
4 Dashes Hot Sauce
1 Teaspoon Horseradish
Salt To Taste
Ground black pepper To Taste
1 Stick Celery
1 Wedge Lemon

How to mix
Stir all ingredients in a mixing glass. Pour into a highball glass filled with ice cubes. Garnish with celery and lemon.

Elderflower Collins

Ingredients
2 Parts Absolut Vodka
1 Part Lemon Juice
½ Part Elderflower Cordial
Soda Water
1 Wheel Lime

How to mix
Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add Absolut Vodka, lemon juice and elderflower cordial. Shake and strain into a chilled highball glass filled with ice cubes. Top up with soda water. Garnish with lime

Mule

Ingredients
2 Parts Absolut Vodka
1 Part Lime Juice
Ginger Beer
1 Wedge Lime

How to mix
Fill a chilled highball glass with ice cubes. Add Absolut Vodka and lime juice. Top up with ginger beer. Garnish with lime.

Cosmopolitan

Ingredients
2 Parts Absolut Citron
1 Part Lime Juice
1 Part Orange Liqueur
½ Part Cranberry Juice
1 Twist Orange

How to mix
Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add all ingredients. Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with orange.

Caipiroska

Ingredients
1 Part Absolut Citron
4 Wedges Lime
2 Teaspoons Sugar, Superfine

How to mix    
Muddle lime and sugar, superfine in a chilled rocks glass. Add Absolut Citron. Stir. Fill with crushed ice.