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Father's Day cocktail recipes

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Spoil your dad this Father's Day with our classic cocktail recipes, perfect for a special occasion. Whip up a whiskey sour, a gin sling or a summery margarita

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  • Gin sling cocktail with lemon garnish

    Gin sling

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    Mix up an elegant gin sling cocktail in a flash with our simple recipe. Garnish with rosemary and lemon and try topping up with pine soda for a fresh twist

  • Spritzy summer surprise cocktail in a glass

    Ginger spritz

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    Enjoy an ale, prosecco and ginger beer cocktail – it's a summery tipple that will have you and your pals fizzing with excitement at your next get-together

  • Espresso martinis in glasses with stirrers

    Espresso martini

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    Learn how to make this classic coffee cocktail. Our easy recipe uses freshly brewed espresso, a dash of coffee liqueur and a simple sugar syrup.

  • Whiskey sour served in a tumbler garnished with a cherry

    Whiskey sour

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    Dust off that cocktail shaker and mix yourself – or your dinner party guests – a classic whiskey sour. You can make it without egg white, but it won't be as silky

  • Sazerac in glass with orange peel garnish

    Sazerac

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    Indulge in a classic sazerac cocktail, with whiskey, absinthe, bitters and an orange garnish. Try on the rocks if you’d prefer

  • El padron cocktail in glass

    El padron

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    This spicy cocktail packs a little heat that beautifully balances the mezcal's sweet, smoky flavour. It's a great summer sipper

  • Classic beer mojito served in a tall glass

    Beer mojito

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    Beer lovers rejoice: you can swap soda water for beer to give a classic mojito a delightful twist while still maintaining the white rum, mint and lime flavours

  • Cocktail in glass with bay leaves

    Kneecapper cocktail

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    This cocktail is based on a classic Bees Knees cocktail. Swap the gin for poitín – an Irish spirit – the sweet honey and zingy citrus accentuate the barley flavours in poitín

  • Chocolate martini in glass with cocktail shaker

    Chocolate martini

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    Enjoy a grown-up way to drink chocolate with this indulgent chocolate martini, a blend of Irish cream, coffee liqueur and vodka

  • Dirty martini in a glass, garnished with olives

    Dirty martini

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    Mix up a classic dirty martini to impress guests at your next party. This easy, elegant cocktail combines dry gin, vermouth and green olives

  • A Moscow mule served in copper mugs and ganished with mint leaves

    Moscow mule

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    Mix vodka with ginger beer and crushed ice and you have yourself a Moscow mule cocktail. Serve in a metal mug and garnish with mint leaves and lime

  • Old fashioned

    Old fashioned

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.11 ratings

    A traditional whisky cocktail with bitters, soda water and a simple orange garnish. Serve in a tumbler with plenty of ice

  • Classic negroni served in a tumbler glass

    Classic negroni

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    To make the perfect classic negroni cocktail all you need is balance: use equal parts gin, vermouth and Campari, and choose the best products you have in reach

  • Boozy dark delight cocktail served in a short glass with chocolate shavings on top

    Boozy dark delight

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    Enjoy this night-cap cocktail to round off your evening. Made with stout, whisky and orange liqueur, it's smooth and rich – ideal for cooler evenings

  • Classic margarita served in a short glass and garnished with a slice of lime

    Classic margarita

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    Tequila and triple sec combine in this fabulous short cocktail mixed with lime juice. Garnish the rim of the glass with salt for that extra punch

  • Mojito pitcher

    Mojito pitcher

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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

  • Classic shandy in a large glass

    Classic shandy

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    Customise this classic shandy with your choice of beer and let the lemonade bring that citrus zing. It's a great thirst-quencher on hot, balmy days

  • Gibson cocktail in glass with pearl onions

    Gibson cocktail

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    Add an umami undertone to a classic drink, with a gibson cocktail. Similar to a martini, it uses a pickled cocktail onion in place of an olive

  • Porter & champagne served in a champagne glass

    Porter & champagne

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    Combine porter or light stout with champagne to make this unusual cocktail. Similar to a Black Velvet, it's rich and decadent – perfect to impress party guests

  • Whisky highball in a tall cocktail glass

    Whisky highball

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    Try this take on the whisky highball cocktail, with mint leaves, sparkling water and a lemon garnish to make the most of the classic flavours

  • Tom Collins cocktail served in a glass

    Tom Collins

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    Master the art of the classic Tom Collins cocktail, plus three twists. Gin, lemon, sugar syrup and soda water are the ingredients for your cocktail cupboard

  • Black Russian cocktails

    Black russian cocktail

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    A classic black russian cocktail is made with vodka, coffee liqueur and cola. Garnish with a maraschino cherry and serve as a decadent after-dinner drink

  • A tumbler serving an espresso old fashioned

    Espresso old fashioned

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Try this twist on an old fashioned cocktail, with a double shot of espresso accompanying the classic flavours of bourbon and Angostura bitters

  • A glass serving Mediterranean savoury G&T

    Mediterranean savoury G&T

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    Turn the classic G&T on its head with tomatoes and ginger to make this super special savoury gin & tonic. A refreshing start or end to any dinner party

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