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  • Writer's pictureDanny Joyce | Editor

Make your own classic cocktails with ALDI’s award-winning spirits range on World Cocktail Day

This World Cocktail Day (May 13th), there’s no need to head to the bar. Simply channel your inner mixologist and whip up a classic cocktail at home. ALDI is home to everything you need for the perfect serve, including premium award-winning spirits, thirst-quenching mixers, and stylish garnishes.


Let the celebrations be-gin! At ALDI, you will find a selection of amazing gins, tailor-made for summer sips.

Prepare the ultimate Lemon Twist Gin and Tonic using ALDI’s exclusive multi-award-winning Boyle’s Gin €24.99. Simply take a five-inch trip of lemon zest. Twist, squeeze and rub across your glass before setting aside to reserve.

Add your gin, top with Ridge Valley Premium Elderflower Tonic Water €1.99 and garnish with the reserved lemon.

Prefer a sweeter cocktail? Take Mo Chara Mango & Passionfruit Gin €19.99 and create your very own Movie Star Martini. Pop your gin and orange juice into a shaker.

Shake vigorously until it starts foaming and pour into a martini glass. Add a splash of ALDI’s Castellore Prosecco Frizzante DOC €7.99 and voilà!


Make traditional whiskey cocktails with ALDI’s Ardfallen Irish Whiskey €22.99. Produced by West Cork Distillers, this triple-distilled blend is the perfect base for a special sundowner. For a classic that never goes out of style, try an Old Fashioned. Alternatively, enjoy a silky-smooth Whiskey Sour. Just don’t forget the egg whites!


For a convenient, fuss-free option, pick up a can of Púca Mint Julep Cocktail €2.29, a refreshing ready-to-drink cocktail with Irish whiskey and mint.

Enjoy a classic whiskey and ginger cocktail with the Púca Whiskey Mule Cocktail €2.29. Pour it in a glass and garnish with a wedge of lime for a drink that’s made to savour!

Shaken not stirred! It’s the cocktail of the moment and now you can make your very Espresso Martini at home with Irish handcrafted Drip Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur €14.99 and award-winning Saint Germont Premium French Vodka €22.99.

Pour ice, vodka, coffee liqueur and espresso into a shaker and shake vigorously before serving in an ice-cold martini glass. A delicious and decadent dessert drink.

f you’re craving a tasty cocktail without alcohol, worry not! Saoirse Non-Alcoholic Distilled Spirit €9.99 is a fresh and floral non-alcoholic spirit produced by Carrick Mill Distillery in Co. Monaghan. To create a Free 75, add Saoirse Non-Alcoholic Distilled Spirit, simple syrup and lemon juice to a shaker. Cover and shake for 15 seconds before pouring into a champagne flute and topping with ALDI’s Zerozecco Sparkling White Alcohol Free €2.99. Perfect for a not-so-boozy brunch!


See below for a full list of award-winning spirits, spirits and ready-to-drink cans available in ALDI ahead of World Cocktail Day:

• Pineapple Cocobay Can €1.79 (250ml)

• Old Hopking Frozen Cocktail Pouches €1.99 Choose from Raspberry Mojito or Strawberry Daiquiri.

• Ridge Valley Premium Elderflower Tonic Water €1.99

• Stefanoff Frozen Cocktail Pouches €1.99 (250ml) Choose from Passion Fruit/Woo Woo.

• Púca Mint Julep Cocktail €2.29 (250ml)

• Púca Whiskey Mule Cocktail €2.29 (250ml)

• Zerozecco Sparkling White Alcohol Free €2.99 (75cl)

• Castellore Prosecco Frizzante DOC €7.99

• Saoirse Non-Alcoholic Distilled Spirit €9.99 (70cl) Fresh and floral non-alcoholic spirit drink crafted using natural ingredients.

• Drip Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur €14.99 (500ml)

• Mo Chara Mango & Passionfruit Gin €19.99 (500ml) Premium Irish gin. 40% ABV. A tropical fruit blast.

• Ardfallen Irish Whiskey €22.99 (700ml) Triple distilled and matured in bourbon casks. Awarded 1 Star at the Great Taste Awards 2022.

• Saint Gérmont Premium French Vodka €22.99 (70cl) Winner of Silver at the World Vodka Awards 2023. Awarded 1 Star at the Great Taste Awards 2022.

• Boyle’s Gin €24.99 (70cl) Multi award-winning Irish gin. Citrus zest, fruity notes of blackcurrant & apple, warm spices.


All of the above is available in 156 ALDI stores nationwide.


Slán go fóill.

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