Top 5 Summer Cocktails

Top 5 Summer Cocktails

The clocks have gone forward, the weather is (mostly) brightening up, and, most importantly, the O'Donnell summer range is finally here!

It's time for family barbecues and spontaneous camping trips with friends, time for enjoying good drinks with good people. And, what says summer more than cocktails in the sun? 

If, you're looking to break away from tried and tired mixes this year then you've come to the right place. Our flavourful, premium moonshine spirits are perfect for anyone looking for a drink that gives a little extra, and the best thing is, not only do they work perfectly neat over ice, they're also an ideal addition to a whole myriad of cocktails and mixes. 

So, here's our top pick of 5 seasonal moonshine cocktails, that we think, will make summer '24 one to remember! 


1. Remember Summer

So, on the topic of making great memories, let's begin with a cocktail sure to evoke feelings of warm summer evenings and lazy days. It's time to 'Remember Summer'. 


  • 50ml Wild Berry

  • 20ml lime juice

  • 50ml sparkling wine (to top up your glass)

  • Garnish: Mixed Berries


  1. Pour 50ml Wild Berry into a glass
  2. Add ice cubes and lime juice, then top with sparkling wine 
  3. Lightly stir 
  4. Garnish: mixed berries 

Included Flavours: Wild Berry 


2. Rue De Soleil


  • 50ml Aperitivo
  • 10ml Mineral water
  • Prosecco or Cremant to top up
  • Orange to garnish


  1. Fill a wine glass with ice cubes and pour in Aperitivo.
  2. Add a dash of mineral water.
  3. Top up the glass with Prosecco or Cremant to taste.
  4. Stir and garnish with an orange wheel.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Included Flavours: Aperitivo


3. Pornstar Martini  


  • 50ml Passion Fruit
  • 35ml High Proof
  • 15ml Lime juice
  • 15ml Vanilla Syrup
  • 15ml Passion Fruit Puree
  • Passion Fruit (to garnish)
  • Shot of Prosecco/Champagne (Optional)
  1.  Mix the Passion Fruit Moonshine with all the other ingredients.
  2. Shake well in a cocktail shaker with ice cubes until the outside of the shaker is cool to the touch.
  3. Strain through a sieve into a martini glass.
  4. To Garnish: Halved passion fruit on the side and optional shot of prosecco/champagne served alongside.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Included Flavours: Passion Fruit, High Proof 


4. Horse's Neck



  • 50ml Tough Nut
  • 35ml Cognac
  • 2 drops of Angostura bitters
  • Ginger Ale
  • Orange to garnish


  1. Pour Tough Nut, Cognac and Angostura bitters into a highball glass.
  2. Add ice cubes and fill up with Ginger Ale.
  3. Garnish with fresh peels of orange.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

Included Flavours: Tough Nut 


5. Blood Orange Margarita


  • 50ml Blood Orange
  • 35ml Tequila
  • 20ml Lime juice
  • 10ml Sugar syrup
  • 15ml Triple Sec
  • Blood Orange, lime & salt to garnish


  1. Fill a shaker with Blood Orange Moonshine and other ingredients.
  2. Add ice cubes and shake until the outside of the shaker is cool to the touch.
  3. To rim your glass, run a slice of lime over the top edge and roll it in salt.
  4. Pour your Margarita into the glass and garnish with pieces of blood orange.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Included Flavours: Blood Orange 

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