Everyone loves a fruity cocktail on a hot summer's day or even on an evening out.
Why are they so great though? Because they are exciting. Mixologists can be so creative with flavours, colours and presentation. If you want a long drink, a short drink, a sweet drink, a sour drink, there will always be a cocktail out there to suit your tastes.
So for all of you Northamptonshire cocktail enthusiasts - who want to be spoiled for choice when they go out for drinks - we have compiled a short list of bars in the county that have extensive cocktail menus
If you believe your business should be on this list, email your cocktail menu over to [email protected]
5. Aura - Kettering
More martini trees? Yes please! Aura - an over 21 cocktail bar in Kettering allows you to buy another tree for half price after the purchase of one tree - you can never have too many cocktails! Cocktails from their menu include all of the classic favourites along with Snicker Bocker, Shake Senora, and Mr Marley.
Photo: Aura Kettering
6. Nuovo - Northampton
If you want to try a selection of sophisticated Italian cocktails, Nuovo in Northampton is the place to go! Their exquisite cocktail menu includes Babbo Natale, Monet's Garden and Amalfi Julep. Don't know what they taste like? Go and find out!
7. The Wayfarers - Kettering
The Wayfarers in Kettering offers two traditional cocktails along with four unique cocktails and a further four pitchers! Unique creations include Strawberry Sunset, Teeny Weeny Bikini and The Wayfarer Pitcher. Happy hour is all day, every day!
Photo: The Wayfarers Kettering
8. The Terrace - Rushden Lakes
The Terrace cocktail bar offers a range of quirky cocktails with stunning views of Rushden Lakes. Cocktails from their menu include a Mocha Martini, Midnight Storm, Strawberry Melt and Mango Medley.
Photo: The Terrace