10 of the best summer drinks

29 August 2017 by
First published: 23 August 2017

Cool down and refresh with 10 of the best summer drinks!

There’s nothing better than sitting outside during summer with the sun beaming down on you with a refreshing drink in hand. So we’ve come up with a selection of drinks that’ll certainly tickle your fancy, from iced teas to fruity flavour bombs.

Burst of energy

For a natural source of energy, look no further than TENZING, an all-natural energy drink that’s taken inspiration from a Himalayan recipe for its winning formula. This drink is made from six key ingredients – green coffee, guarana, beet sugar, Himalayan rock salt, green tea and lemon juice, so it’s bound to make you feel perky and ready to take on the day!

£1.49, Whole Foods, Selfridges, Planet Organic & Tesco


Iced tea connoisseur

We all know that iced tea is lovely, but why not take it a step further with this Good & Proper cold brew iced tea kit? Not only does the kit come with three delicious flavours – smokey Yunnan, cherry Ruby and Lemon Verbena – for you to try, but it also comes with a Hario cold brew in-filter bottle and how to make iced tea brewing guide. You’ll become an iced tea connoisseur in no time!

£35, goodandpropertea.com


Get your Vitamin D

It’s amazing when the sun does make an appearance during summer, but British weather can be a bit unpredictable. For days when the sun is choosing to hide away behind clouds, this zesty Tetley Super Green Tea Sunshine from the Tetley Super Teas range will give you the top up of vitamin D that you need.

£1.60, Tesco

Full of flavour

If you have a bit of a sweet tooth, then Dalston‘s new range of natural canned drinks will definitely hit the spot for you. These tasty sodas come in three flavours – orangeade, lemonade and classic Dalston’s Cola – and have been made without resorting to preservatives or sweeteners.

£1.19, Waitrose, Whole Foods, Ocado

Minty fresh

The matcha craze has been spreading for a while now, but have you ever tried mint matcha? Teapigs have launched their first ever flavour variant to their matcha range, introducing these delightful matcha mint sachets. Now it’s easier than ever to add a bit of matcha to your morning routine!

£9.99, teapigs.co.uk and Harvey Nichols


Refreshing and rejuvenating

It’s important to stay hydrated when the weather heats up and drinking this Rejuvenation Water will definitely do the trick. Rejuvenation Water is the first enriched water in the world to contain amino acids, making it ideal for people who lead busy and active lifestyles. Plus, it tastes great!

£22.99 for a case of 12, rejuvenationwater.co.uk

Fruity fantastic

Treat your tastebuds to the yummy taste of Zeo‘s range of all-natural soft drinks. Made with no added sugar, 75 per cent spring water, fruit juice, botanicals and some stevia, Zeo’s drinks are definitely a must-have beverage when you’re out and about in the sun.

330ml for £1.39, 750ml for £2, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Nisa countrywide


Cooling cucumber

Cucumber and mint is such a perfect combination and Belvoir have definitely hit the jackpot with their Belvoir Cucumber Mint Pressé. This drink is great both on its own and as a mixer. Whichever way you fancy it, it’ll definitely refresh you as you recline gracefully in the sun.

£2.40, sainsburys

Cheeky tipple

Who needs the hassle of making a fancy gin concoction when you can buy one already perfectly blended? This Bloom Gin and Fentimans Rose Lemonade brings together the subtle tones of gin with the pleasant taste of rose lemonade so beautifully, it’ll have you ordering it all summer long.

£2.40, Waitrose


Cold caffeine kick

Coffee-lovers, don’t think we’ve forgotten you! Sandows Cold Brew Coffee is the ideal option for anyone who can’t go without their morning caffeine kick, but would rather not overheat with a steaming hot cappuccino during a heatwave. This classy cold brew coffee will wake you up, cool you down and give your tastebuds a treat.

£2.99, sandows.com