Cocktails & drinks

Raise a toast to our classic cocktail recipes, party drinks and new ideas for spirits, wine, beer and soft drinks, including how-to guides from drinks experts.
Easy mulled wine

Easy mulled wine

It's never too early to make a batch of warming mulled wine. Great for a party or to cosy up with.
Best gins to buy as Christmas presents

Best gins to buy as Christmas presents

If you're searching for the perfect gin to give as a Christmas gift, we've rounded up our faves.
Chai latte

Chai latte

Use storecupboard spices like cinnamon and cardamom to recreate this Indian-inspired tea.
How to make flavoured spirits

How to make flavoured spirits

Master the technique of taking any white spirit such as gin, vodka or rum, and infusing it.
Mojito recipe

Mojito recipe

A refreshing cocktail of mint, white rum, sugar, zesty lime and cooling soda water.

Top 5 cocktails

Rosehip cordial Recipe

Rosehip cordial

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Espresso martini Recipe

Espresso martini recipe

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Learn how to make this classic coffee cocktail. Our easy recipe uses freshly...
Raspberry & passionfruit Martini Recipe

Raspberry & passionfruit Martini

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This fruity vodka cocktail for two is perfect for a romantic Valentine's...
A mint julep served with mint leaves as a garnish Guide

How to make the best mint julep

Learn to mix a classic mint julep and discover three twists on the recipe...
5 boozy hot chocolates your granny wouldn’t make Guide

5 boozy hot chocolates your granny wouldn’t make

Ever tried alcohol-spiked hot chocolate? Once you’ve sampled our...

A few of our favourite drinks

Hot apple pie punch Recipe

Hot apple pie punch

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Rhubarb cordial Recipe

Rhubarb cordial

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A refreshing cordial that takes 10 minutes to prep. Use up a glut of fresh...
Watermelon & orange blossom lemonade Recipe

Watermelon & orange blossom lemonade

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This refreshing mix of fresh fruit and delicate orange blossom water makes a...
Iced coffee Recipe

Iced coffee

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With this simple classic, you can get your cooling caffeine fix with an...
Drivers' punch Recipe

Drivers' punch

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A refreshing and healthy punch that’s alcohol-free – perfect for...
Lots of bartenders add an extra splash of booze to a Bloody Mary. Manzanilla sherry adds a dry mineral taste to give depth to the drink and a splash of stout adds smoothness and a beery tang.