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Berrylicious cocktail recipes thanks to Ocean View Estates

Posted: 1pm 01 May 2020

Try out some of these wonderful cocktail recipes at your next shindig, courtesy of North Brisbane winery Ocean View Estates:

Strawberry Mule

  • Tall strawberry beverage with ginger beer that’s easy to drink.
  • 2 x Strawberries
  • 3 x Lime wedges
  • 45 ml Vodka
  • Top with Bundaberg Ginger Beer

Glass: Hurricane

Method: Muddle lime and strawberries, add all (but ginger beer) Shake and pour into glass, top with ginger beer

Garnish: ½ Strawberry

Berry Ripe

The decadent tastes of a Cherry Ripe, all in a chilled glass? Yes Please!

  • 6 x Raspberries
  • 6 x Blueberries
  • 30 ml Frangelico
  • 30 ml Chambord
  • 30 ml Malibu

Glass: Rock

Method: Briefly muddle berries, shake all with ice and pour into glass

Garnish: 2-4 fresh berries on a long toothpick

10 Fun Facts about Strawberries

We’ve picked a punnet of strawberry facts you can pluck out during the Strawberry Festival Sandstone Point event.

  1. Eight strawberries contain more Vitamin C than one orange
  2. Strawberries are a member of the rose family
  3. Eating eight strawberries a day can improve memory and lower blood pressure
  4. The strawberry plant is a perennial, meaning it lives for several years
  5. One cup of strawberries is about 45 calories
  6. There are six different varieties of strawberries grown commercially in Queensland
  7. Strawberries must be picked at full ripeness, as they cannot ripen once picked
  8. Strawberry plants grow best in a cool, moist climate and do not do well in warm temperatures
  9. The strawberry was used as a medicinal herb during the Medieval Period
  10. In Norse mythology, the strawberry was associated with the goddess Frigga, patroness of matrimony and Oden’s wife

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