Indian summers can be sweltering, but one of the best ways to beat the heat is with a refreshing drink. From homemade lemonade to the sugarcane juice at the closest lorry, these drinks are typically made from seasonal fruits and ingredients, making them a tasty and healthy way to stay hydrated, cool and calm. But while fresh juices may or may not have run its course, we have a few drinks in our bank of cocktails and mocktails that surprise you with a jolly good twist. So this summer, why not cool down with a delicious summer drink that come packed with the goodness of fruit, coolness of ice and a little something extra?
Keep scrolling to pick your summertime special drink
Kokum Masala Lemonade The special kokum masala soda has a fizzy twist, made by mixing kokum syrup with soda water and spices. While the drink itself is delicious, it also offers health benefits such as aiding digestion and reducing inflammation, thanks to kokum.
Kala Khatta Spritzer A refreshing and nostalgic drink, this spritzer is perfect for quenching your thirst during hot summer days or even otherwise. Inspired by the popular kala khatta gola, we make it by mixing kala khatta candy with soda, ice cubes, tequila and a slice of orange. So, take a sip of this tall glass of chilled Kala Khatta Spritzer and relive those sweet childhood memories as the alcohol slowly kicks in.
Tadgola Margarita This curated cocktail is a delightful and unique twist on the classic margarita, perfect for those who love to try new things. Featuring the humble tadgola fruit, which is usually enjoyed as it is, is now made into a syrup and enjoyed with a little bit of ice and tequila.. Maybe for happy hour today you can indulge in this tropical delight and savour the smooth tequila surprise.
Mango Lassi It's no wonder that mangoes and summers are a match made in heaven, and Mango Lassi is the perfect way to enjoy the best of the season. It is a classic and beloved summer drink made with ripe mangoes, yogurt, milk, and a touch of honey or sugar. This tall glass of mango goodness is just what you need when the heat is unbearable.
Cold Coffee For coffee lovers, nothing beats a soul-satisfying glass of old-school cold coffee. While the drink is not specifically reserved for summers, it is the perfect balance of coffee, ice, and chill. Whether it's to start your day or as an afternoon pick-me-up, this cold coffee will surely satisfy your caffeine cravings.
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