Monday, November 15, 2010

Sip sophisticated Cointreau-inspired cocktails this summer

With the party season fast approaching, The Bride's Diary team are getting into the festive spirit with some delicious Cointreau inspired cocktails!

As the iconic French spirit, Cointreau has been representing style and glamour since 1849 and is a key ingredient in many classic cocktails. So whether you’re dancing the night away at a stylish Christmas party or lounging by the pool bar with friends, a Cointreau cocktail is the perfect accessory to ensure a sophisticated summer.


Cointreau Blush
This delicious refreshing long drink is the must have refreshment this summer. Designed uniquely for the discerning Australian woman, the Cointreau Blush is a citrus-inspired blend consisting of 30ml Cointreau, a squeeze of fresh lime, pink grapefruit juice to taste with a dash of soda, served over ice in a chilled long glass and topped with a wedge of fresh lime – a delicious, citrus beverage to enjoy this summer.


Cosmopolitan
Celebrate summer with the most stylish of cocktails - the Cosmopolitan. This iconic cocktail is the perfect drink to sip at any Christmas party this year. Pour 40ml vodka,20ml Cointreau, 20ml cranberry juice and 10ml lime juice into a cocktail shaker. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a twist of orange peel.


Margarita
Dance the night away with this delicious, zesty cocktail. With its distinctive flavour, the Margarita is full of character. To make the perfect Margarita simply add 20ml Cointreau, 40ml tequila and 10ml lime juice into a cocktail shaker. Shake up and then strain into a salt rimmed Margarita-style glass and serve.

Visit www.cointreau.com for more great cocktail ideas!

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