Quench your thirst with these refreshing drinks made from seasonal ingredients

Apr 09, 2018, 09:04 IST | Snigdha Hasan

Here's a list of perfect drinks to keep the heat on a leash

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Pickled sips
If there is one memory associated with the languorous afternoons of an Indian summer, it has to be that of marinating raw mango slivers in a masala and sealing them off in a barni to be savoured a fortnight later as kairi ka achar. The tangy flavour can now be enjoyed in achari whiskey, featuring whiskey, ginger ale and mango pickle.
Time: 12 noon to 3 pm; 7 pm to 11.30 pm
At: Copper Chimney, Lotus Court, Dr AB Road, Worli
Call: 24925353
Cost: Rs 425 (plus taxes)

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Fig-ful delight
A fruit that tends to get ignored in season-special drinks menus is the fig. Combined with cooling chunks of basil and white wine, it features in the delicious fig and basil spritzer served at this SoBo restaurant.
Time: 11 am to 1 am
At: Mockingbird Cafe Bar, Churchgate
Call: 60226023
Cost: Rs 455 (plus taxes)

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Black (grape) magic
Love the fruit whose appearance on pushcarts heralds the beginning of summer? Relish it in the virgin version of black grape mojito that arrives as a concoction of the muddled fruit, fresh lemon, mint and lemonade.
Time: 12 noon to 1.30 am
At: The Studs – Sports Bar and Grill, Hotel Horizon, 37, Juhu Tara Road, Juhu
Call: 33126917
Cost: Rs 195 (plus taxes)

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Cool quotient
When a mocktail comes armed with an array of coolants, be sure that the soaring mercury can’t do much harm. Sip on a blend of fresh cucumber, basil leaves, rose petals, sweet and sour mix and sparkling water in this refreshing cucumber cooler.
Time: 12 noon to 1 am
At: Farzi Cafe outlets in Kamala Mills, Palladium and Oberoi Mall.
Call: 8433942801
Cost: Rs 575 (plus taxes)

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Beat the heat with koko loco, a cocktail that celebrates kokum, the natural desi cooling ingredient used commonly in coastal cuisine. Blended with vodka and lime juice, this drink promises to hit the right notes.
Time: 12 noon to 12.30 am
At: All British Brewing Company outlets.
Call: 30151570 (Goregaon)
Cost: Rs 399 (plus taxes)

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Slurp fest
Relive your days of chuski slurping with rangeela. Complete with an ice gola, four flavours of vodka mixed with lime, chaat masala and black salt, this cocktail has a fun, DIY feel to it.
Time: 9 am to 1 am
At: Nau Se Barah, Balaji Movieplex, Kopar Khairane, Navi Mumbai
Call: 30151606
Cost: Rs 295 (plus taxes)

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