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10 Easy Apricot Cocktails

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Must Try Apricot Cocktail IdeasComplex, yet subtle, the apricot liqueur makes a wonderful base for a wide number of cocktails. Along with rendering a bright orange hue, the brandy gives a refreshing fragrance to the apricot cocktails too. Here are some such exotic cocktail ideas for you…


 


The 10 Must Try Apricot Cocktail Ideas


 


1. Skinny Apricot Fission Cocktail


This is a fizzy drink made by mixing apricot brandy, lemon juice, orange juice, and mint sprig and topped off with club soda. A wonderful party cocktail, it allows you to experience a burst of flavors!


 


 


 


 


2. Apricot Gin


Apricot Gin


This drink fuses in two alcohols – apricot liqueur and gin. Just mix 1.5 ounce of gin with half an ounce each of apricot liqueur and lemon juice, 1 teaspoon grenadine, and a dash of orange bitters. Serve in a glass filled with ice cubes, garnished with an orange curl.


 


3. Paradise Cocktail


Get intoxicated with every sip of this heavenly cocktail prepared by mixing lime juice, gin, and apricot brandy. A perfect summer cooler, this is a guaranteed crowd pleaser.


 


4. Lido


Lido


Get addicted to the flavors of this dry gin, French vermouth, and apricot brandy fused drink! Add one gill of gin to a glass filled half with broken ice, followed by ¼ gill of French vermouth and 2 dashes of apricot brandy. Stir well, strain into a chilled martini glass, and serve garnished with a cherry.


 


5. Cuban Cocktail


Enjoy the double dose of brandy in a single glass with this cocktail. Prepared by mixing brandy, apricot brandy, lime juice, and orange bitters, this drink makes a perfect choice to enjoy a bachelor party!


 


6. Golden Dawn


Golden Dawn


Feel beautiful warm golden orange sun rays fill you as you sip your way through this Calvados and apricot brandy drink. In a cocktail shaker, add ice cubes, juice from half an orange, 30 ml calvados, 30 ml apricot brandy, and 90 ml gin. Shake until a frost appears. Strain into a sour glass and serve chilled.


 


7. Brandy Frappe


A creamy apricot brandy drink that infuses brandy and creme de noyaux, it makes a wonderful choice to be serve during a Friday dinner. Make sure that the glass is loaded with crushed ice before you serve.


 


8. Pendennis Cocktail


Pendennis Cocktail


In a glass jug filled with ice cubes, stir freshly squeezed juice from one lime, 3 drops of peychaud, 30 ml apricot brandy, and 90 ml gin. Strain into a chilled martini glass and serve garnished with a lime wedge. You may also choose to replace perchaud with angostura bitters in the same quantity.


 


9. Summer Rose


As the name suggests, this is a classic cocktail ideal to be served for summer parties. Feel the flavors of gin, brandy, vermouth, lemon juice, and grenadine fuse with each other in a splendid way yielding a tipsy drink that is sure to knock you off!


 


10. Zero Hour


Zero Hour


Be it your friend’s birthday or the New Year eve, count the way down to the D-moment along with this great cocktail. In a shaker filled half with broken ice, add quarter gill brandy, followed by 1/8th gill of apricot brandy and 3 dashes of Creme de menthe. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Serve garnished with an olive, topped off with 2 or 3 dashes of pernod.


 


Every moment of your life is special. Celebrate life and zest up the celebration with these elegant apricot cocktails!


 


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