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Five Summer Cocktails Inspired By E-liquid Flavours

11th Jul 2016

Summer vaping cocktails

We don’t know about you but as soon as summer arrives we just want to get out into the sunshine and relax with a couple of delicious cocktails, which gave us the idea for today’s vaping good post! We’ve taken five of our most popular e-liquid flavours and found the perfect cocktail pairing for each one, so now you can match your juice to your drink. Pretty nifty, right?

Keep reading to find out how to make the five drinks we chose and click on the flavour to go straight to the page where you can pick up another bottle of your favourite juice.

1. Claremont (Cherry)

A delicious, tangy cocktail that’s just as tasty as the e-liquid we’ve paired it with.

What You’ll Need:

50ml bourbon

30ml soda water

20ml orange curaçao

3 dashes of bitters

2 slices of orange

2 cherries (pitted)


- Muddle one orange slice, one cherry, the bitters and curaçao in an old-fashioned glass.

- Remove the orange rind.

- Add the bourbon, soda water and ice,

- Garnish with an orange slice and a cherry, then serve.

2. Espresso Martini (Coffee)

A classic cocktail that’s the ideal choice for after work drinks in the sunshine, this sophisticated drink is surprisingly easy to whip up.

What You’ll Need:

50ml vodka

35ml Kahlúa

25ml (cold) espresso


- Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker, along with plenty of ice, and shake well.

- Strain into a martini glass and serve.

3. Frozen Mint Daiquiri (Menthol)

The perfect drink for a hot summer day, this frozen cocktail is seriously refreshing.

What You’ll Need:

2oz white rum

1 tbsp lime juice

1 tsp sugar

6 mint leaves


- Add all the ingredients to an electric blender, along with a cup of crushed ice.

- Blend at a low speed until fully combined.

- Pour into an old-fashioned glass and serve.

4. Long Island Iced Tea (Cola)

Fruity and extremely moreish, this one might taste innocent but it’s deceptively strong!

What You’ll Need:

15ml vodka

15ml white rum

15ml gin

15ml tequila

15ml orange liqueur

15ml freshly squeezed lemon juice

15ml freshly squeezed orange juice

1 tsp sugar syrup

Cola (to top up)


- Add all the ingredients (except for the cola) to a cocktail shaker, add a handful of ice and shake.

- Strain into a highball glass, top with cola and serve.

5. Spiked Hot Chocolate (Chocolate)

Sure, it’s a bit of a wintry choice but what else are you going to drink on a rainy evening when your BBQ plans have been scuppered by the classic British summertime storms?

What You’ll Need:

250ml milk

2 tsp sugar

2 tsp good quality cocoa

1 tsp cinnamon powder

1 shot of rum per person

Drop of vanilla extract

Pinch of chilli flakes


- Heat a pan over a low heat and add the milk, vanilla, cinnamon and chilli to infuse.

- In a separate bowl, whisk 1 tbsp of milk, the sugar and cocoa until they form a paste.

- Add the paste to the pan and whisk to combine.

- Add the cream, heat until warm and then add the spiced rum.

- Serve in a cosy mug.


So there we have it, five delicious cocktails you can make at home that are inspired by five of our most popular e-liquid flavours. If you give any of these a try don’t forget to let us know how you get on by tweeting us @v2cigsuk!