Top 5 Scottish Summer Cocktails

Scottish summer cocktails

Enjoy summer cocktails with a Scottish twist…


Summer is heating up and it’s perfect beer garden weather, so why not enjoy some homemade cocktails using Scottish drinks brands. We’ve pulled together a list of our favourites this season. From Bara Mojitos to Wild Eve Spritz, fill up your cup and discover some new tasty refreshments


The Barra Mojito

60ml Bara Island Dark Rum

20ml Sugar syrup (seaweed-infused syrup adds an additional layer of depth to the drink)

30ml Lime juice

50ml Soda water


Add mint sprigs to the base of a highball glass. Pour the ingredients into a glass. Add crushed ice. Garnish with a mint sprig.

Glassware: Highball glass

Garnish: Mint sprig


Wild Eve Spritz

25ml Wild Eve

Soda of choice

Frozen Rocks


Pour 1 part Wild Eve over frozen rocks, add 2 parts soda and mix.

Garnish: meadowsweet for the beautiful scent


Barra Daqberri

25ml Barra Strawberry & Ginger Gin Liqueur

25ml Island Dark Rum

30ml Lime Juice

10ml PX Sherry


Measure ingredients into a cocktail shaker then add ice and shake hard. Double strain into a class coupette and garnish with candied ginger and strawberry on a cocktail stick.

Buck & Birch Amarosa Spritz

With flavour notes of juicy green apples, honey and herbs with spiced vanilla and molasses to finish.


50ml of Buck & Birch’s Amarosa

25ml fresh apple juice


Top with chilled champagne, prosecco or sparkling wine and garnish with fresh summer fruits for the perfect taste of a Scottish Summer.


Rhubarb and Heather Cup

50ml Barra Rhubarb and Heather Gin liqueur

20ml Honey water

10ml Lime juice

100ml Soda water


Add a selection of seasonal berries and fresh mint to the base of a highball glass. Add cubed ice. Pour in the ingredients. Garnish with a further mint sprig and a dehydrated or sliced stalk of rhubarb.

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