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Summer cocktail recipes

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Throw a cocktail party to celebrate summer. We've got lots of refreshing drinks mixes, from tequila sunrise and fruity punches to flavoured gins and spritzes.

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  • Sea breeze cocktail

    Sea breeze

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Blend vodka, cranberry juice and grapefruit juice to make a classic sea breeze cocktail. Serve in a tall glass and garnish with lime for a taste of summer

  • Tequila sunrise served with an umbrella

    Tequila sunrise

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.7 ratings

    Master the art of a classic tequila sunrise, with grenadine, tequila, triple sec, orange juice – and of course a cocktail cherry and umbrella as garnish

  • Raspberry mojito served in two tall glasses

    Raspberry mojito

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Blend fresh raspberries with lime, mint, sugar, white rum and sparkling water to make a punchy raspberry mojito that's perfect for summer parties

  • Four glasses of frozen watermelon margarita on a platter

    Frozen watermelon margarita

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Remember to put the watermelon in the freezer the night before to make these frozen margaritas. They're ideal for a summer garden party

  • Strawberry gin

    Strawberry gin

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.13 ratings

    Capture the true taste of summer with this berry-infused spirit that makes a stunning gin 'n' tonic or base for a fruity cocktail

  • Watermelon daiquiri served in a cocktail glass with a wedge of watermelon

    Watermelon daiquiri

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Looking for a refreshing summer cocktail to entertain friends? Try a watermelon daiquiri with white rum, lime juice and watermelon liqueur

  • Spritzy summer surprise cocktail in a glass

    Ginger spritz

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    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

  • Mango and pineapple cocktail with mint on tray with lime wedges

    Mango & pineapple mojito

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Give your favourite classic cocktail a tropical twist with our mango and pineapple mojito. This vibrant, fruity drink is perfect for summer party season

  • Passion fruit cocktails in glasses with olives and halved fruit

    Passion fruit martini

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.13 ratings

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Blueberry mojito with mint in glasses and jug

    Blueberry mojito

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Sip our refreshing blueberry mojito when the sun starts to shine. This easy cocktail can be mixed up in minutes with a handful of ingredients

  • Cocktails in glasses

    English garden cocktail

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Celebrate summer with an English garden cocktail. It's a refreshing mix of gin, elderflower cordial and apple juice, plus mint, lemon and cucumber flavours

  • 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

  • Mango bellini served in a champagne flute

    Mango bellini

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Blend fresh fruit with champagne to make this fabulous mango bellini. It's great as a summer cocktail or a dinner party aperitif, or alongside a weekend brunch

  • Tropical coconut rum punch

    Tropical coconut rum punch

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    Keep your party guests content with this creamy, fruity drink with Malibu, coconut milk, pineapple and mango juice

  • 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

  • Summer punch 2016

    Summer punch

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    A simple, refreshing drink that's perfect for a summery gathering. For an extra-special twist, swap the sparkling water for champagne

  • Cocktail in glass with orange

    Aperol spritz

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    Get a taste of summer with our take on this classic Italian cocktail of Aperol, prosecco and soda. Try our proportions or adjust the ratio to taste

  • Screwdriver served in a tumbler glass

    Screwdriver

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Bring the taste of summer holidays to your next party. Mix freshly squeezed orange juice with vodka and Angostura bitters for a classic screwdriver cocktail

  • Woo woo cocktail

    Woo woo

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Mix vodka, peach schnapps, cranberry juice and fresh lime to make this perfect party cocktail, garnished with a lime wedge (and maybe a tiny umbrella too)

  • Cuba Libre served in a tall cocktail glass

    Cuba Libre

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    A classic Cuban cocktail of rum, cola, lime and ice. Pour into a tall glass for the ultimate refreshing long cocktail

  • Frosé strawberry wine cocktail served in a glass

    Frosé

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Make the coolest drink of the summer: frosé (frozen rosé). Blend rosé wine with strawberries, lemon and sugar to make a batch of this very grown-up slushie

  • Akaibara cocktail in glass with rose petals

    Akaibara cooler

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Enjoy this delicate gin cocktail with a balance of sweet and herbal flavours thanks to rose vermouth and pink lemonade. Best enjoyed on summer afternoons

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