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.
How to make sangria

How to make sangria

Get your summer party started with a perfect pitcher of refreshing sangria...
Six mojitos you can make in minutes

Six mojitos you can make in minutes

July 11th is National Mojito Day! Discover our riffs on this classic rum cocktail.
Best rum – taste tested

Best rum – taste tested

Our top choices for making mojitos, daiquiris and more, or for sipping over ice.
How to make flavoured spirits

How to make flavoured spirits

Make the most of beautiful summer fruit by using it to flavour gin and vodka.
The best non-alcoholic drinks

The best non-alcoholic drinks

From mocktails to smoothies, we bring you our top alcohol-free picks.

Top 5 gin recipes

Strawberry gin Recipe

Strawberry gin

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Gin & tonic ice lollies served in a bowl filled with ice Recipe

Gin & tonic ice lollies

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For a twist on gin & tonic, try these alcoholic ice lollies as a boozy...
Gimlet served in two cocktail glasses Recipe

Gimlet

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Gin lovers rejoice: learn how to master a perfect gimlet and make your own lime...
Cocktails in highball glasses Recipe

Gin fizz

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Mix a sparkling gin fizz cocktail (or two) for when you're entertaining...
Tom Collins cocktail served in a glass Recipe

Tom Collins

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Master the art of the classic Tom Collins cocktail, plus three twists. Gin,...

Master the classics

Mojito Guide

How to make the best mojito

Daiquiri in a coupe glass with a lime slice Guide

How to make the best daiquiri

If you like rum, read up on how to create the perfect daiquiri cocktail and try...
How to make the best Margarita Guide

How to make the best Margarita

Margarita is a tequila-based cocktail that's guaranteed to get any party...
How to make the perfect negroni Guide

How to make the perfect negroni

With its simple composition of equal parts gin, vermouth and Campari, the dry...
How to make the perfect martini Guide

How to make the best martini

One of the greatest cocktails of all time isn’t as simple as it appears...
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.