The best luxury ready-to-drink beverages to quench your thirst this summer

By Tempus | 02 Aug 2021 | Indulge

Cocktail lovers look no further - here are the best luxury ready-to-drink beverages to enjoy this summer

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As restrictions gradually ease and the sun finally starts to brighten our skies, we are all preparing for a summer of outdoor social events. 

Making the perfect cocktail from scratch can be difficult when you’re at a garden party. Why not save yourself the hassle of finding the exact measure of gin for your martini and instead take a refreshing and luxury ready-to-drink beverage. 

Here are some of the best luxury simple-to-serve drinks to quench your thirst this summer. 

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LONG SHOT HARD SELTZER

Having just picked up a prestigious gong for "World’s Best Hard Seltzer" at the Pre Mix Awards 2021, Long Shot is a British take on the new ‘hard seltzer’ (alcoholic sparkling water) craze to sweep the UK drinks scene. Using natural fruit juices and a neutral grain spirit, Long Shot offers a lighter, cleaner way to drink – all of which are under 70 calories and come in three different flavours. 

Long Shot is 4% ABV, Gluten Free, suitable for vegans, low sugar, less than 70 calories per can and keto friendly. Offered in three flavours: Grapefruit; Raspberry & Blackcurrant; Strawberry & Rhubarb.

longshotdrinks.co.uk

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LIBERATION COCKTAIL CANS

Made with premium quality, natural ingredients, and overproof craft distillery spirits, these cocktail cans are the perfect companion for your next summer soiree. 

With refreshing flavours including Gin Garden and Strawberry Daiquiri, these cocktail cans will not disappoint. 

liberationcocktails.com

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THOMAS TIPPLE APERITIF SPRITZ

This Italian style cocktail combines a series of refreshing ingredients, including mandarin and petitgrain from South America and grapefruit peel from Turkey. 

Working with top mixologists to develop the perfect formula, the new collection also includes a non-alcoholic option for those driving home. 

thomastipple.com

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NIO COCKTAILS

These expertly crafted cocktails can be delivered through your letterbox in their uniquely-designed sleeves. 

There are 21 flavours to choose from including a variety of classics such as the Cosmopolitan and Negroni. Limited edition seasonal cocktails and two alcohol-free options are also on offer. 

niococktails.co.uk
 

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SILENT POOL DISTILLERS GIN AND TONIC

If you want the perfect double gin and tonic that tastes just as good as it does from the bar then look no further. 

A double measure of Silent Pool Gin mixed with premium Indian tonic, this divinely simple G&T can is guaranteed to be a winner with gin and tonic lovers. 

silentpooldistillers.com

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TOM SAVANO COCKTAIL BOTTLES

Made exclusively from craft spirits, these travel inspired cocktails are guaranteed to tickle your taste buds this summer. 

From the punchy Caribbean Dawn Mai Tai to the Single Estate Reposado Margarita, these handcrafted bottle cocktails are the perfect tipple for any cocktail lover. 

tomsavano.com

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WORLD OF ZING COCKTAIL POUCHES

Handcrafted in small batches in South London using the finest spirits, bespoke bitters and liqueurs, these cocktails come in a range of creative flavours including the Salted Caramel Espresso Martini and the Rhubarb Cosmopolitan. 

Made using unique ageing processes by leading mixologists and flavour experts, these delicious cocktail pouches are definitely worth a taste this summer. 

worldofzing.com

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BATCH & BOTTLE COCKTAILS 

This newly released range includes four cocktail flavours, each a carefully crafted re-creation of a classic. 

With Hendrick’s Gin Martini, Glenfiddich Scotch Manhattan, Monkey Shoulder Lazy Old Fashioned and Reyka Vodka Rhubarb Cosmopolitan to choose from, these delicious tipples are guaranteed to impress any cocktail lover. 

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SAVYLL NON-ALCOHOLIC COCKTAILS 

For the non-drinkers and those driving home, these stylish cocktails from Savyll are the perfect option. 

With flavours ranging from Spiced Rum and Cola to Bellini or a simple G&T, these beautifully packaged drinks will make a great refresher at your next garden party. 

savyll.com

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COCCHI NEGRONI IN A BOX 

Launched by premium Italian Aperitivo brand Cocchi, this stylish and portable box holds the iconic Negroni cocktail. 

Using the traditional Negroni recipe, the cocktail features Campari, London Dry Gin and Cocchi Vermouth di Torino giving the tipple rich and velvety smooth notes. 

thewhiskyexchange.com

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MIXTONS COCKTAILS 

Made from fine and fresh ingredients, these cocktails are available in eight delicious flavours from the refreshing gin-based Secret Garden to the classic Espresso Martini. 

These bar-quality drinks are also sustainable, with a tree planted for every box sold - so you can enjoy a taste of summer with these delicious tipples and do your bit for the environment at the same time. 

mixtons.com