Experiment with Different Types of Spanish Cocktails and Rejuvenate Yourself
One of the best parts of travelling to new places is to try out the country’s food and drinks.
Get in the Party Mode with Refreshing Cocktails
If you are travelling to Madrid in summer, then the scorching heat can really get to you. You can cool down in any of the pubs with a glass of chilled cocktails after a long day of sightseeing.
If you check out any of the drink’s menus in Madrid, you will definitely come across the below popular cocktails:
- Agua de Valencia – Combination of vodka, gin, cava or champagne and orange juice
- Queimada – Popularly called as the Gallican fire drink, it is made from orujo, sugar, coffee beans and lemon peels
- Mojitos – This is a combination of rum, lime, mint, soda and sugar
- Caña – This is a popular local beer
- Clara de Limón – This is a beer with a twist of lemon soda
Winding up Your Day with Signature Wines or Non-Alcoholic Drinks
Spain is famous for its wines. You can book yourself with any wine and Food Tour Madrid goes in for wine tasting spree. This is one of the best ways to learn about the Spanish food culture and at the same time experiment with different Spanish drinks.
Some of the most popular ones are:
- Cava – Similar to champagne, mixed with different type of fruits
- Sangria – Made from a combination of red wine, brandy and mixed fruits
- Tinto de Verano – This is a wine cocktail made with lemon soda
- Rebujito – This is a sherry cocktail mixed with lemon lime soda and garnished with a lemon wedge
- Kalimotxo – This is a mixture of red wine and coca cola
If you are not in a mood for alcohol, then you must try Horchata. This is a milky beverage made from tiger nuts, almonds or rice.
Many Spanish like to end their day with a Caña. You might find many locals sitting outdoors and catching up with a few drinks.