This Strongbow Dark Fruits Cocktail Is The Perfect Weekend Treat

As temperatures soar this weekend, the beverages are guaranteed to flow. The staples will be getting necked, from beer and wine to the classic Dark Fruits cider. And before the day gets in full flow, we’ve got a cheeky Dark Fruits cocktail that most households will already be stocked up for.

During the heatwave, everyone is sure to have a bag of ice in the freezer, and we can guarantee one person in the group is on the Strongbow Dark Fruits. And while lockdown has been incredibly boring these past few weeks, we’ve found the perfect activity to ditch the baking for. Cocktail making… With Strongbow Dark Fruits, of course.

This special little beverage will help lift your bank holiday weekend to that next level – so if you’re feeling the heat or just want to try something different, give it a go and let us know what you think.


1x handful of frozen blackberries
1 to 2 handfuls of ice (add more depending on preference)
2x Shots of white rum


  • Chuck a one or two handfuls of ice into a blender 
  • Next, add the handful of frozen raspberries 
  • Using a 50ml measure of white rum
  • Blend ingredients together
  • Pour into a cocktail glass
  • Optional, decorate your glass with frozen raspberries

Et voila, your Strongbow Dark Fruits cocktail is ready. Alternatively, if you fancy something ice cold and aren’t prepared with berries, you can simply pour your Dark Fruits can into a blender with a couple of handfuls of ice and blend together until it reaches a milkshake consistency.

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