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Barbecue drinks recipes

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Complete your barbecue with our colourful summer drinks. Try a boozy fruit punch pitcher, a refreshing cordial or a classic sangria recipe.

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  • Pimm's in glasses with fruit and cucumber

    Pimm's

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.15 ratings

    A true taste of summer, serve this fruity punch with fresh mint leaves, cucumber, orange and strawberries

  • Sangria in a jug and two glasses

    Easy sangria

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.8 ratings

    Embrace balmy summer days with a jug of sangria. With red wine, Spanish brandy, sparkling water, cinnamon and chopped fruit, it's a lovely sharing cocktail

  • Ginger beer served in a bottle and a glass

    Homemade ginger beer

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    Enjoy this fiery ginger beer at a family barbecue or pour into a bottle for a picnic. It's made by cooking up a ginger cordial and topping up with soda water

  • Mojito pitcher

    Mojito pitcher

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Make a jug of refreshing mojitos to share, so you can spend more time with your guests. Try our three twists on this classic cocktail, too

  • Watermelon prosecco sorbet slushies in cocktail glasses

    Watermelon prosecco sorbet slushies

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    What better way to end a garden party than with a cocktail/sorbet combo? These watermelon prosecco slushies are refreshing with a real kick

  • Iced tea served in a jug and two glasses

    Easy iced tea

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.5 ratings

    Make up a jug of refreshing iced tea to serve on summer days. With a subtle tea flavour, oranges, lemons and mint, it's an excellent alcohol-free party drink

  • Watermelon & strawberry slushie

    Watermelon & strawberry slushie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    What's more refreshing than eating a slice of cool watermelon on a hot summer's day? Drinking our iced fruit slushie!

  • Really easy lemonade

    Easy lemonade

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.84 ratings

    Try our easy recipe for homemade lemonade, using fresh lemon juice and sugar. A simple classic that everyone can enjoy on a hot summer's day.

  • Apple prosecco punch

    Apple prosecco punch

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Spritz up a basic apple cocktail with a dash of prosecco and a splash of vodka

  • Homemade pink lemonade

    Homemade pink lemonade

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Mix up a jug of this refreshing, still, cloudy lemonade made from zingy lemons and plump raspberries

  • Frozen margarita with lime wedge on glass

    Frozen margarita

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    Cool off this summer with our super-simple frozen margarita recipe. This refreshing tequila cocktail can be made in just five minutes in a blender

  • Melon & cucumber punch

    Melon & cucumber punch

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Perfectly ripe Galia melon, orange liqueur and Pimm's pump this punch with summery flavour

  • Frozen caipirinha

    Frozen caipirinha

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Cool down with this frozen spin on the classic Brazilian Caipirinha. The secret is squeezing as much lime into the sugar as you can

  • A jar serving a mint julep cocktail

    Mint julep

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Whisky cocktails don’t come much more refreshing than a mint julep. Serve over mounds of crushed ice and top with freshly picked garden mint

  • Blueberry & mint iced tea

    Blueberry & mint iced tea

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Refreshing and fruity, this delicious drink is guaranteed to please at a family picnic, barbecue or party

  • Pomegranate Pimm's

    Pomegranate Pimm's

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Add an extra fruity twist to this classic summer drink with pomegranate juice and seeds - double up the quantities to please a crowd

  • Rum punch

    Rum punch

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Shivi Ramoutar's recipe for this classic Caribbean cocktail combines sweet and sour flavours for a fruity weekend tipple

  • Strawberry cocktails with jug, fruit and stirrer

    Strawberry mojito

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Mix up a refreshing strawberry mojito to sip in the summer sun. This easy, fruity cocktail is perfect for barbecue season or a relaxed party with friends

  • Coconut & pineapple cooler served in jars

    Coconut & pineapple cooler

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Enjoy this crowd-pleasing tropical cocktail with coconut rum, gin and pineapple juice. It will sit happily in an ice bucket for several hours, ideal for summer barbecues

  • Elderflower & cucumber G&Ts

    Elderflower & cucumber G&Ts

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    This delicately coloured, refreshing take on the classic gin and tonic makes a perfect picnic tipple

  • Homemade elderflower cordial

    Homemade elderflower cordial

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.61 ratings

    Fragrant and refreshing, springtime elderflower cordial is easy to make. Mix with sparkling water to create elderflower pressé, or add to wine, prosecco or champagne to start a party in style

  • Peach sangria

    Peach sangria

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Give sangria a twist and make it peachy

  • Fruit punch served in a jug and two glasses

    Fruit punch

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    Make this fruit punch as a non-alcoholic drink for a summer party. With fresh fruit, mint, juice and lemonade, it's wonderfully refreshing

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