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Sunset cocktails for sipping on a summer’s evening

sunset cocktails - ballantine's

Whether you’re kicking back in the local park, hanging poolside, or making the most of your best mate’s rooftop, nothing says summer like catching the sunset with the gang while sipping on ice cold whisky cocktails.

So if you’re looking to put your bartending skills to the test and try out a few new refreshing drink recipes this weekend, look no further than our five favourite sunset cocktails below. Made for sundown, these icy drinks are total crowd-pleasers.

Ballantine’s & Ginger Ale

Ginger ale cocktails = easy to make and even easier to drink. Just mix Ballantine’s, ginger ale and plenty of ice.

Whisky and Ginger Ale

Berry Beer

One for the beer lovers. And the berry lovers. And the Ballantine’s lovers. Don’t hold back on the ice.

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Apple Pop

This seriously refreshing cocktail is full of juice. Ideal as the sun sinks behind the horizon.

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Lychee Sour

Fruity cocktails are always a good idea. Embrace the zing. Sweeten with sugar. And shake it up in less than 2 minutes.

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Ballantine’s, Campari and Byrrh combine for the ultimate slow sipper. Our boulevardier cocktail is the perfect end to a long summer day.

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Find more whisky cocktails to drink this summer with Ballantine’s. From our favourite fruity whisky drinks to our sweet and sour cocktail recipes, we’ve got something to keep you hydrated all season long.

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