The Summer Jug Cocktail Recipe Perfect For The Silly Season

The Summer Jug Cocktail Recipe Perfect For The Silly Season

Sip away the silly season!

By Melissa Myrteza | 18th December 2018

If you asked about our favourite part of the silly season, we'd probably say hanging out with friends and family. What we're thinking though is another thing entirely: day drinking. From Christmas lunch to afternoons by the pool, this sangria jug is our go-to bev for summer. Bottoms up!



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• 1 apple peeled and sliced
• 2 oranges
• 2 lemons
• 1 x 750ml bottle of dry red wine
• 1 cinnamon stick
• 200ml brandy
• 1 bottle of Soda water
• 1 cup freshly squeezed OJ
• 3 tablespoons of caster sugar


• Thinly slice one orange and lemon, adding the wedges into a large pitcher with the brandy, cinnamon stick and apple slices. Leave to refrigerate for at least four hours.
• Stir in all the remaining ingredients and serve over ice, garnished with an orange wedge and a rosemary twig.

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Article by Melissa Myrteza

Mel always has one eye on the grooviest happenings around town and the other one on the best foodie hotspots. When she’s not crossing another country off her bucket list, she’s either reading, eating Genkotsu Ramen or sippin’ on a glass of red.


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