Bars & Pubs

Make friends With These Perth Summer Cocktails

By Sarah Joanna Pope - 31 Jan 2016

Aperol

Image Credit: Federica Portentoso

Summer fling, summer sets, summer holiday, summer lovin’—there’s nothing that isn’t better when summer is involved.

So we’ve rounded up some delicious Perth summer cocktails to help you celebrate the steamy season.

Aperol Spritz | The Blue Flamingo

The official drink of summer today, tomorrow, yesterday and forever—the delicious Aperol Spritz. Down one at The Blue Flamingo while you channel Palm Springs.

Blossom Punch | The Standard

Make like a hummingbird and dip your beak in the Blossom Punch from The Standard—Tanqueray, butter vodka, nectarine verjus, cider and lemon sherbert—and a nectarine puree and basil garnish. It’s a garden party in your mouth.

Jasmine | 399 Bar

Know true happiness, with this perfectly fresh and citrusy cocktail from the movers and shakers at 399 Bar—gin, campari, cointreau, lemon juice and sugar syrup. It feels like summer slapped you in the face—and you like it.

Sweet & Sour | Who’s Your Mumma

Apparently it's “Ben’s pick” for summer good mouth times. Order this beauty from the cocktail of the week board at Who’s Your Mumma so that you, like Ben, can know eternal happiness—campari, chambord and orange.

Plum N Rum | Bib & Tucker

The Plum n Rum from Bib & Tucker—Goslings rum, Sailor Jerry, plum, cassis and lime juice. Served in a man’s hat.

Watermelon Martini | Beaufort Local

Get the mouth party started with this refreshing little summer number from Garden Bar at Beaufort Local. Their Watermelon Martini—moonshine, marashino, watermelon, bitters and lime. Served by the cabana boy on a tropical island in your mind.

Bangkok Painkiller | Long Chim

The Thai inspired cocktail menu at Long Chim delivers with the Bangkok Painkiller—cream of coconut, pineapple, mandarin and rum. You will love it long time.

Peach and Vanilla Bellini Jug | Lot 20

Peach AND vanilla—oh yes they did! Grab a humble jug of this delicious summer creation from the cocktail wizards at Lot 20—with peaches, French vanilla and sparkling wine.

Beached As | Bob’s Bar

Treat yo’ self to cocktails on the roof at St Georges' watering hole Bob’s Bar. Sink your face into the Beached As—kiwi fruit, Saint James Imperial, elderflower, Thai basil—served long and ice cold. It’s what I would take to a dessert island.

The Lonely Island | Late Night Valentine

Man is an island. Try the The Lonely Island from Beaufort late night joint Late Night Valentine—Havana rum, Joseph cartron blue curaçao, fresh lime juice, house made kaffir leaf syrup, coconut cream and bittermans tiki bitters.

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