In association with Britvic, our Drink of the Month series aims to inspire you to serve sensational drinks in your pub. This time it's the turn of the Cape Sombrero.


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From classic recipes and modern twists to sophisticated, alcohol-free mixed drinks, there has never been a better time to experiment. Cocktail curiosity presents a massive opportunity for operators to create new, premium drinking experiences.

The word 'vodka' comes from the Russian for water and both Russia and Poland claim to have invented this hugely versatile spirit. Vodka's truly global reach is a result of the Second World War, according to historians, when the drink made its way to the US, catapulting its popularity to new levels.

The rye based spirit brings a warm, spicy mouthfeel to any cocktail and this dynamic mix of tequila, vodka, sharp cranberry and lime is a game changer at any party. This twist on a Mexican cocktail is so simple to make.



  • 25ml Vodka
  • 25ml Tequila
  • 160ml Britvic Cranberry Juice


Wet rim of highball glass and coat with lime salt*. Fill glass with ice. Add the vodka and tequila. Top with Britvic Cranberry Juice.


Garnish with two strips of lime peel.


 *Lime salt method: Add the skin of two limes, pith removed, to 200g of salt and leave to macerate in an airtight container for 24 hours. Remove lime peel before use.


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