Sip the Magic of Summer: IHG’s Exclusive UAE Cocktail Journey

Sip the Magic of Summer: IHG's Exclusive UAE Cocktail Journey

Discover IHG’s exclusive UAE summer cocktails: A blend of flavors, culture, and luxury in every sip. Cheers to indulgence!

IHG Hotels & Resorts invites you to embark on a sensational journey of flavors as they unveil a carefully curated selection of summer-inspired drinks. Exclusively available at select hotels across the UAE, these cocktails are a tribute to the individuality, location, and atmosphere of each IHG property. Crafted with creativity and finesse, these delightful concoctions bring new dimensions to classic drinks, promising an elevated and sophisticated sipping experience. Join us as we delve into this limited-time summer collection that embodies the very essence of the UAE’s hospitality scene.

A Symphony of Flavors: The IHG Cocktail Collection

Sip the Magic of Summer: IHG's Exclusive UAE Cocktail Journey

Crafted to Perfection

Embracing the warmth of summer, IHG Hotels & Resorts presents an exclusive cocktail collection that beckons you to explore new tastes and indulge in culinary creativity. Each cocktail within this collection is a testament to the dedication and expertise of IHG mixologists, who have meticulously designed these libations to mirror the distinctive personality of the hotels they represent. From fruity undertones to vibrant hues, every sip is a journey through the hotel’s character, inviting you to experience their story in a uniquely delightful manner.

A Tribute to Diversity

With a touch of imagination and a dash of innovation, IHG’s summer cocktails pay homage to the diverse backgrounds and influences that define the UAE. These drinks are more than just beverages; they are a fusion of cultures, an homage to the region’s rich history, and a celebration of its present-day vibrancy. Whether you’re a seasoned connoisseur or a curious adventurer in the world of mixology, these cocktails offer a sensory experience that transcends the ordinary.

Discover the Artistry: The Cocktail Line-Up

Sip the Magic of Summer: IHG's Exclusive UAE Cocktail Journey

Clover Club: A Bold Brooklyn Tribute

Location: Hive Lounge, Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina

Step into the world of Julie Reiner, a renowned American mixologist, with the Clover Club cocktail. Named after her Brooklyn-based cocktail bar, this drink artfully combines bold flavors for a unique sipping experience. Let tartness meet sweetness and elevate your senses with a foamy head that creates an irresistible collision of textures and tastes.


  • 60ml Tanqueray Gin
  • 30ml lemon juice
  • 15ml grenadine syrup
  • 25ml egg white

Jungle Bird: Nostalgic Kuala Lumpur Essence

Location: Hive Lounge, Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina

Embark on a journey back to the 1970s with the Jungle Bird, a legendary welcome drink from the Kuala Lumpur Hilton. Crafted by Jeffrey Ong in the Aviary Bar, this cocktail is a nod to history and hospitality, offering a balance of Captain Morgan Dark Rum, Campari, and citrus notes that transport you to a time of porcelain bird-shaped containers and timeless elegance.


  • 45ml Captain Morgan Dark Rum
  • 15ml Campari
  • 15ml lemon juice
  • 45ml pineapple juice
  • 15ml homemade sugar syrup

White Lady: London’s Timeless Elegance

Location: Hive Lounge, Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina

Experience the allure of a classic cocktail with the White Lady, a creation attributed to Harry MacElhone in 1919 at Ciro’s Club in London. Elegant and sweet-sour, this drink boasts a harmonious balance that culminates in a clean finish. Let the Tanqueray Gin, Triple Sec, and lemon juice take your taste buds on a journey of sophistication.


  • 45ml Tanqueray Gin
  • 15ml Triple Sec
  • 30ml lemon juice
  • 30ml homemade sugar syrup
  • 25ml egg white

Rosemary & Grapefruit Wine Spritz: Mediterranean Reverie

Location: Vista Restaurant & Terrace, InterContinental Dubai Festival City

Transport yourself to the Mediterranean with the Rosemary & Grapefruit Wine Spritz, an embodiment of Southern France’s pine trees and Italy’s terraces. A fresh take on the traditional Spritz, this cocktail offers herbaceous undertones, a hint of bitterness, and a dash of citrus. Customize the experience with your choice of fruity and sweet flavors, all while soaking in the ambiance of a summer afternoon.


  • 30ml chilled dry, white wine (Chardonnay recommended)
  • 15ml chilled dry vermouth (Noilly Prat recommended)
  • 60ml soda

The Garden: A Whimsical Botanical Gin

Location: InterContinental Dubai Marina

Immerse yourself in the vibrancy of a garden with The Garden cocktail. Crafted to mirror the bustling essence of nature, this gin-based delight boasts juniper and coriander notes, harmoniously balanced with cucumber syrup and fresh lemon juice. Close your eyes and let the aroma of Hendrick’s Flora Adora envelop your senses.


  • 45ml Hendricks Flora Adora
  • 20ml sugar syrup
  • 2ml Juniper berries
  • 15ml cucumber syrup
  • 20ml fresh lemon juice

The Elevation: A Majestic Aerial Experience

Location: voco Dubai

Raise your glass to The Elevation, a cocktail that pays homage to the famed ‘Aviation’ drink while soaring to new heights. With its lilac coloring and floral notes, this drink is a feast for the eyes and the palate. The Elevation perfectly complements voco Dubai’s stunning setting, Windows, offering panoramic views of Dubai’s majestic skyline.


  • 40ml London Dry Gin
  • 10ml Crème de Violette
  • 10ml Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur
  • 15ml lavender cordial
  • 25ml freshly squeezed lemon juice

Deep Purple: Tropical Warmth Infusion

Location: NoHo Bar & Grill, InterContinental Ras Al Khaimah

Indulge in the warmth of the tropics with the Deep Purple cocktail. Combining the purity of berries, the zesty touch of fresh lime, and the intensity of Pisco, this concoction presents a symphony of flavors that transport you to exotic destinations. Noho Bar & Grill’s tonka bean-infused pisco brandy takes center stage, enhanced by homemade blackberry shrub and fresh blackberries.


  • 60ml Pisco
  • 30ml lime juice
  • 30ml egg whites
  • 3 blackberries

Cantaloupe Sip: Refreshing Fusion

Location: Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown

Conclude your cocktail journey with the Cantaloupe Sip, a harmonious blend of vodka, Midori, and pineapple. With light floral undertones and a tropical allure, this drink captures the very essence of summer. Immerse yourself in the refreshing symphony of flavors and enjoy the visual appeal of a dehydrated pineapple garnish.


  • 45ml vodka
  • 30ml Midori
  • 60ml fresh pineapple juice
  • 15ml elderflower syrup
Sip the Magic of Summer: IHG's Exclusive UAE Cocktail Journey

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: What is the inspiration behind IHG’s summer cocktail collection?

A: IHG’s cocktail collection is inspired by the unique characteristics and ambiance of each hotel, paying tribute to their locations, designs, and atmospheres.

Q: Can guests recreate these cocktails at home?

A: Absolutely! Each cocktail recipe has been provided, allowing guests to recreate these exquisite drinks in the comfort of their own homes.

Q: Are these cocktails available for a limited time?

A: Yes, these summer-inspired cocktails are exclusively available for a limited time, providing guests with a unique opportunity to savor the flavors of the season.

Q: Can these cocktails be customized?

A: Some cocktails offer the option of customization, allowing guests to tailor their drinks to their preferred flavors, making each sip a personalized experience.

Q: Can you enjoy these cocktails with a view?

A: Yes, some cocktails have been designed to perfectly complement the stunning views from select IHG properties, enhancing the overall sipping experience.

Q: Are these cocktails suitable for special occasions?

A: Absolutely! Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply looking to unwind, these cocktails are designed to elevate any moment.


IHG Hotels & Resorts invites you to embrace the magic of summer through a symphony of flavors, expertly crafted to celebrate the essence of each property. From vibrant fruity notes to elegant classics, each cocktail is a testament to the creativity and dedication of IHG’s mixologists. With a nod to history, culture, and innovation, these drinks are an invitation to explore new tastes and create unforgettable memories. So, raise your glass and toast to a summer of unparalleled indulgence, one sip at a time. Cheers to the ultimate UAE cocktail journey!

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