Tuesday, 18, July 2017

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Summer Cocktails at The River Lee

There's nothing like a cocktail in the sunshine

Enjoy a summer cocktails on the outdoor bar terrace at The River Lee in Cork, with a sharing platter or bar food in the sunshine.

Some drinks just go hand in hand with the summer. This is the season for ice-cold daiquiris, with rum, tropical fruits and plenty of Caribbean vibes. Or for a classic Gimlet, a simple and refreshing cocktail with gin and freshly squeezed lime juice. This is the time for fresh, zingy flavours, all accompanied with a dose of sunshine.

The River Lee has your summer sorted, with a brand new Martini Menu filled with the kind of cocktails that make you want to sit out on a balmy evening and catch up with friends. There’s no better place than on the Terrace on the Weir, either – you can unwind on this pretty, riverside terrace bar and make your way through the excellent selection of drinks. With enough options to suit any taste, there will definitely be something to tickle your fancy.

Take a look at the options below, from Cosmopolitans to Martinis, made with the best spirits on the market. And if you’re completely stumped, have a chat to one of the friendly and knowledgeable members of the bar team – they’ll be sure to recommend something you’ll love.

All cocktails are €9.75, and available in The Weir Rooms and Terrace on the Weir.

Terrace on the Weir is Cork city's premium outdoor bar where you can eat al fresco next to the river, with cocktails, wine and prosecco.

The Original Daiquiri
Havana especial rum, cane syrup, freshly squeezed lime juice

Breakfast Martini
Gin, freshly squeezed lemon juice, orange marmalade

Brandy Alexander
Hennessey brandy, dark chocolate liqueur, fresh cream

Appletini
Vodka, apple liqueur, cloudy apple press

French Martini
Vodka, Chambord, pineapple juice

Cosmopolitan
Vodka citron, Cointreau, freshly squeezed lime juice, cranberry juice

Classic Espresso Martini
Vodka, coffee liqueur, ground espresso shot, cane syrup

End of the line
Southern Comfort, cassis liqueur, home- made preserve, freshly squeezed lime juice

Gimlet
Gin, freshly squeezed lime juice

The River Lee in Cork city has an outdoor patio bar terrace, where you can sit next to the river and enjoy a classic cocktail for under €10

Mary Pickford
White rum, Maraschino liqueur, pineapple juice, grenadine

The Grasshopper
Crème de menthe, chocolate liqueur, fresh cream

White Lady
Gin, triple sec liqueur, freshly squeezed lemon juice, cane syrup, egg white

Sidecar
Cognac, orange liqueur, freshly squeezed lemon juice

Pornstar Martini
Vanilla pod vodka, passion fruit liqueur, vanilla essence, freshly squeezed lime juice

Clover club
Gin, freshly squeezed lemon juice, raspberry syrup, egg white

Jameson Espresso Martini
Jameson, Kahlua, espresso, cane syrup

The Original Martini, made your way
Vodka/gin, dry vermouth

You can see more at The River Lee website.


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