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Raise a glass to our simple cocktail recipes! We have all manner of martinis, mojitos, gin drinks and more that are quick and easy to make when you're entertaining.

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Lipsmackingly sweet and sour, the Cosmopolitan cocktail of vodka, cranberry, orange liqueur and citrus is a good-time in a glass. Perfect for a party

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Serve this fun 'pink lady' gin cocktail to someone special, it's perfect for Valentine's Day. Make your own grenadine-style syrup for the wow factor

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This easy passion fruit cocktail is bursting with zingy flavours and is perfect for celebrating with friends. Top with prosecco for a special tipple

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Add a twist to an old fashioned and use elderflower cordial in place of the usual orange. It’s a sophisticated cocktail to add to a dinner party

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Preserve the taste of summer in a bottle with this raspberry gin, perfect topped up with tonic. The gin will keep its lovely pink hue for a few months

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Make an easy vodka martini with our simple recipe for an elegant party tipple. Serve your cool cocktail with an olive or a twist of lemon peel

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Combine vodka with peach schnapps and cranberry juice to make a classic sex on the beach cocktail. Garnish with cocktail cherries and orange slices

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Enjoy a refreshing caipirinha at a summer barbecue or party. This classic cocktail is made with cachaça, lime and sugar. Serve with fresh wedges of lime 

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Add a Vietnamese twist to a classic mojito cocktail with perilla leaves, ginger and lemongrass cordial. A refreshing accompaniment to any Asian menu

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Blend pink gin with iced tea and you have this unique cocktail, made with spiced rum, elderflower and pink grapefruit. Serve in a jug for a sharing cocktail 

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Go pink with this fabulous cocktail flavoured with pink gin, rose vermouth and Aperol. Garnish with a wedge of pink grapefruit and a basil leaf to serve

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Mix a jug of this classic cocktail for a summer party. It's made with equal parts of vodka, gin, tequila, rum and triple sec, plus lime, cola and plenty of ice

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This autumnal hedgerow cocktail has a blend of botanical notes from the gin, infused with a juniper syrup, which makes for a sweet-sharp tipple

15 mins
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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

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Cold lager, chilli powder, pepper and lime: spice up your lager with this Mexican cocktail, popular throughout Latin America and great for a summer party

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Try this refreshing twist on a traditional sangria and use white wine instead of red with elderflower to complement the fruit. Perfect for summer parties

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Our tropical, rum-based hurricane cocktail is easy to make and sure to get your party started. Garnish with orange and cocktail cherries for a kitsch touch

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Try this spritz for a party. It's sure to impress with a hint of lavender putting a lightly floral twist on a Perfect (sweet vermouth, dry vermouth and gin)

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Mix gin with cherry brandy, Benedictine, Angostura bitters, pineapple and lime juice to make this classic cocktail. Garnish with pineapple and a cherry

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The simple and classic combination of orange juice and champagne makes a perfect cocktail for a celebratory brunch or party

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The perfect party drink, as it can be made well ahead, then brought out of the fridge as guests arrive – or serve it hot for a traditional winter warmer

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This bittersweet fruity vodka is best served well chilled in shot glasses. It can also be made with other berries like blackcurrants or strawberries.

10 mins
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Mix this classic cocktail for a party using fresh mint, white rum, sugar, zesty lime and cooling soda water. Play with the quantities to suit your taste.

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A sophisticated dinner party cocktail with a crisp cranberry kick

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