The summer season is arriving quickly and it will soon be time to sit back, relax and enjoy your holiday. We know that hiring a car is not the most exciting thing about the holiday but can be an essential part of making the whole experience better allowing you to visit the beach, enjoy the countryside or explore the city. What is exciting though is relaxing with a nice drink watching the sunset in a warmer climate, and as you are driving it will need to be a non-alcoholic beverage.

 

Moctails

 

We have put together some of the 5 best "mocktails" out there for you to enjoy and for the non-drivers you can just add a little alcohol for the extra kick.

 

Virgin Watermelon Margarita

 

Virgin Watermelon Margarita

 

Ingredients:

 

  • 1 medium seedless watermelon, cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 4 tsp agave
  • 1/3 cup sparking water

 

Directions:

 

Blend and puree enough watermelon chunks so that you have 4 cups of watermelon puree. Add lime juice and agave and mix again. Top with sparkling water.

 

Mango Mule

 

Mango Mule

 

Ingredients:

 

  • 4-5 slices of Cucumber
  • 1 oz Honey syrup*
  • 1.5 oz Mango puree
  • 1.5 oz Fresh lime juice
  • 1.5 oz Ginger beer
  • Ice

 

Directions:

 

Mix cucumber and honey syrup in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Add the mango puree and lime juice and ice shake vigorously for 25 seconds. Strain and top with ginger beer and stir.

 

Tea Time Zest

 

Tea Time Zest

 

Ingredients:

 

  • 2 oz Green Tea
  • 1 oz Lavender Simple Syrup
  • 1 oz Ginger Beer
  • 0.5 oz Lemon Juice
  • Lemon Zest
  • 2 Dashes of Grapefruit Bitters

 

Directions:

 

Combine ingredients in a shaker and shake for 25 seconds. Strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with grapefruit disk and lemon zest.

 

Pineapple Cobbler

 

Pineapple Cobbler

 

Ingredients:

 

  • 1 oz Strawberry Juice
  • 0.5 oz Lime Juice
  • 3 oz Pineapple Juice
  • Club Soda

 

Directions:

 

Mixing the lime and pineapple juice and shake well. Strain the contents into a highball glass over crushed ice. Top with club soda and float the strawberry juice on top. Garnish with a strawberry and serve.

 

Strawberry Chamomile "Martini"

 

Strawberry Chamomile Martini

 

Ingredients:

 

  • 1 oz Elderflower Cordial
  • ½ oz Simple Syrup
  • ½ oz Ginger Base
  • 4 oz Chamomile
  • 1 Strawberry
  • 5 Mint leaves
  • Orange and lemon zest

 

Directions:

 

Muddle strawberry with simple syrup and ginger base then add the elderflower and chamomile and mint leaves along with the orange and lemon zest. Add ice and shake before straining into a cocktail glass.

 

We hope that these help you relax and add a bit of zest and zing into your holiday and the best part is you can still drink these and enjoy using your car rental.