PARTNER CONTENT: SA’s ultimate summer refreshment

Those warm summer days are here and the holidays are just around the corner. Now’s the perfect time to sit back, relax and let the bitters do the talking… with the ultimate summer refreshment in hand – Angostura® Rock Shandy!

This perfect serve has rocked our worlds for as long as we can remember. Uniquely South African, it’s the first choice in restaurants, country clubs and cocktail bars, and an ambassador for home entertaining.

Making the Angostura® Rock Shandy only takes a minute. It’s this simple:

-          ½ can soda water

-          ½ can lemonade

-          4 - 6 dashes Angostura aromatic bitters

Build ingredients over ice, dash with Angostura® aromatic bitters, stir, garnish with a lemon or lime wedge, and serve.

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Angostura® Rock Shandy not for you? There are now more low-alcohol and alcohol-free drink options than ever before.

Try the Steelworks.

-          30ml cola tonic

-          Ginger beer

-          Soda water

-          4 dashes Angostura aromatic bitters

Fill a glass three-quarter way with ice and add soda water to the level of the ice. To this, add 30ml cola tonic and top up with ginger beer. Then add 4 dashes of Angostura® aromatic bitters, stir, garnish with a lemon wheel, and serve.

Or another favourite is the Lemon Lime Bitters.

-          30ml freshly squeezed lemon juice

-          22ml sugar syrup

-          22ml lime cordial

-          Sprite

-          6 - 8 dashes of Angostura aromatic bitters

In a glass, dash Angostura® aromatic bitters then add ice, lemon juice, lime cordial and sugar syrup. Top up with Sprite and garnish by squeezing the lemon wedge into the drink before adding it to the glass. And voilà, it’s ready to serve.

For over a century, bitters has been considered a key component in many cocktail recipes. It’s the essential bar ingredient for that extra depth of flavour. At the top of its class is Angostura® aromatic bitters – the can’t-miss bottle featuring an over-sized label and distinct yellow cap.

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