3 Summer Cocktail & Mocktail Pitcher Recipes

Summer is the perfect time to gather with friends and enjoy refreshing cocktails under the warm sun. When it comes to serving drinks for a group, pitchers are a fantastic choice. They allow you to prepare large quantities of delicious drinks in advance, saving you time and ensuring everyone gets to enjoy the occasion without the need for constant bartending.

A key ingredient for all of these pitcher recipes is our Curious Cordial trio. Coming in three delicious fruity & botanical flavours: Lemon & MintPomegranate & Rose, and Sloe & Raspberry, our Fruit Cordials are the perfect addition to any cocktail or mocktail pitcher. As they already have an abundance of flavour, it doesn’t take much to make fabulous pitchers for everyone to enjoy. Build your custom soft drinks box here, or shop our Curious Cordial bundle to try all three!

In this blog post, we will share five incredible cocktail and mocktail pitcher recipes that are sure to impress your guests this Summer.

LEMON & MINT MOJITO PITCHER

More effort

Alcohol

No Equipment

A twist on the classic Mojito, this Lemon & Mint Mojito Pitcher has a zesty and refreshing flavour.

INGREDIENTS

100ml Frobishers Lemon & Mint Cordial


150ml White Rum (leave this out to make it a mocktail)


2 Handfuls of fresh mint leaves


2 Limes - Sliced


2 Lemons - Sliced


1L Sparkling Water

METHOD

1.

In a jug

2.

muddle together the white rum

3.

1 handful of mint leaves and 1 lime (sliced)

4.

Pour the Lemon & Mint Cordial into a large pitcher jug

5.

Add the muddled mixture

6.

Add ice

7.

Add the lemon slices

8.

Add remaining lime slices and mint leaves into the jug for extra flavour

9.

Top with sparkling water

10.

Stir to mix

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POMEGRANATE & ROSE FIZZ MOCKTAIL

Easy

Zero Alcohol

No Equipment

This light and fragrant mocktail features our fruity and botanically blended Pomegranate & Rose Cordial.

INGREDIENTS

10ml Frobishers Pomegranate & Rose Cordial


Frobishers Simply Elderflower Spectacular Sparkler (or any sparkling water)


Optional: Alcohol-free Gin of choice (we recommend Sea Arch's Coastal Juniper)


Garnish: Pomegranate Seeds

METHOD

1.

Fill a collins glass with ice

2.

Pour in the Frobishers Cordial

3.

Optional: Add 50ml Alcohol-Free Gin

4.

Top with Frobishers Spectacular Sparkler or sparkling water of choice

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SLOE & RASPBERRY SANGRIA PITCHER

More effort

Alcohol

No Equipment

This pitcher recipe combines the rich flavours of sloe and the sweetness of raspberries using our Sloe & Raspberry Cordial, resulting in a refreshing and vibrant summer cocktail pitcher.

INGREDIENTS

100ml Frobishers Sloe & Raspberry Cordial


300ml Red Wine


100ml Frobishers Orange Juice


100ml Lemon Juice


Fresh raspberries


Orange slices


Lemon slices

METHOD

1.

In a large pitcher combine the cordial red wine sparkling water orange juice and lemon juice

2.

Add sugar to the mixture adjusting the amount to achieve your desired level of sweetness

3.

Stir until the sugar is dissolved

4.

Add a generous amount of fresh raspberries, orange slices and lemon slices to the pitcher

5.

Fill the pitcher with ice ensuring the fruit is evenly distributed

6.

Stir gently to mix the ingredients

7.

Allow the sangria to sit for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavours to meld

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These three cocktail pitcher recipes are perfect for Summer gatherings, whether you're hosting a garden barbecue, planning a Wimbledon picnic or enjoying a sunny day at the beach.

If you’re feeling inspired by our Cordial Cocktail recipes and want to try some more. Check out our 5 Sparkling Wine Cocktails To Impress Your Guests blog. Featuring Lyme Bay Winery’s English Sparkling Wines and our Curious Cordials, these drinks are perfect for any special occasion. 

Don't forget to stock up on delicious soft drinks. You can build a custom box of all your favourite fruity and botanical-flavoured drinks at Frobishers. Choose from Fruit JuicesFruit Juice FusionsCordialsSparkling Bottles and Pressé Cans, and pick a delivery date that works for you!

Pick your favourite flavours

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You’d like to choose your own selection? No problem, just mix and match 12 or 24 bottles from any of our ranges. Choose 24 and receive free delivery.