Summer cocktail recipes

These refreshing cocktails will really get you in a summery mood – perfect to share with friends or serve at a BBQ.

Raspberry Mojito

Ingredients

  • 6 mint leaves
  • 4 raspberries
  • 20ml lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar syrup
  • 1 tablespoon of raspberry liqueur
  • 35ml golden rum
  • handful of crushed ice

How to make it

  1. Place the mint, raspberries, lime juice and sugar syrup in to a glass and stir.
  2. Add lots of crushed ice to the glass and pour over the raspberry liqueur and rum.
  3. Mix well and then top up with ginger ale and garnish with the mint leaves.

                             Tequila Sunrise

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  • 25ml tequila
  • 100ml orange juice
  • 10ml grenadine or cranberry juice
  • 1 wedge of orange
  • handful of crushed ice

How to make it

  1. Fill a glass with ice.
  2. Pour in the tequila then the orange juice.
  3. Pour 10ml of grenadine syrup into the glass.
  4. Garnish with the wedge of orange.

 

 

English Garden

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  • 50ml gin
  • 50ml apple juice
  • 20ml lime juice
  • 20ml sugar syrup
  • 1 mint leaf
  • 1 slice of cucumber
  • handful of crushed ice

How to make it

  1. Fill a glass with ice.
  2. Add the gin, apple juice, lime juice and sugar syrup to the glass.
  3. Garnish with the cucumber and mint leaf.

                                     Summer Punch

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  • 400ml vodka
  • 200ml lemon juice
  • 600ml ginger beer
  • 600ml apple juice
  • 10 sprigs of mint
  • 20 pieces of raspberries
  • 10 lemon wedges
  • handful of crushed ice

How to make it

  1. Fill a large bowl with ice.
  2. Add the vodka, lemon juice, ginger beer and apple juice.
  3. Then add in the fresh mint, raspberries and lemon wedges.
  4. Stir and serve.

 

 

 

Long Island Iced Tea

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  • 15ml vodka
  • 15ml gin
  • 15ml light rum
  • 15ml tequila
  • 15ml Cointreau/triple sec
  • 30ml lime/lemon Juice
  • splash of cola
  • lemon wedge
  • handful of crushed ice

How to make it

  1. Put ice into the glass.
  2. Add all the ingredients other than the cola to glass and stir.
  3. Top off with the splash of cola.
  4. Garnish with the lemon wedge.

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