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7 Summer Cocktails Every Party Needs

Who doesn’t love sipping on a super-cool cocktail in the balmy summer weather? Spruce up your skills and try these delicious beverages which are sure to be a hit at any summer get-together.

RELATED: Easy Champagne Cocktail Ideas

Mojito

There’s nothing more summery than a cool mojito, especially since it tastes so crisp and fresh. Use fresh mint straight from the garden for that authentic taste – yum!

7 Summer Cocktails Every Party Needs

Bellini

Enjoy a fruity bellini made with crushed ice and frozen strawberries for extra flavour. Keep a pack in the fridge and don’t forget to mix and match with blueberries and raspberries for a truly unique taste.

7 Summer Cocktails Every Party Needs

Pimms

Round up all your favourite fruits with a pitcher of Pimms for the entire party. This is the perfect drink to share since it’s so tasty!

7 Summer Cocktails Every Party Needs

Margarita

Bring a new twist to a classic margarita by incorporating some seasonal summer cocktails into the mix. Our favourite has to be watermelon since it’s cool and fresh on a hot day.

7 Summer Cocktails Every Party Needs

Long Island Ice Tea

Who doesn’t love the taste of a Long Island? Make this one into a punch for the entire party to enjoy and make sure to finish off with a glazed cherry.

7 Summer Cocktails Every Party Needs

Mimosa

Enjoy an ice-cold Mimosa which is perfect for those who prefer something light and crisp to begin the evening.

7 Summer Cocktails Every Party Needs

Piña Colada

A delicious Piña Colada is a summertime staple since it combines a fruity pineapple taste with a dash of dry rum.

7 Summer Cocktails Every Party Needs

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July 25, 2015

Easy Champagne Cocktail Ideas

Why not up the ante and create some delicious champagne cocktails for the festive season?

These drinks are easy enough to make if you’re a beginner, and they also taste divine! Stock up on the essentials including fresh fruits, mint, rosemary and thyme for a great foundation to any cocktail drink.

RELATED: Christmas Party Cocktail Ideas

Spiced Apple Cider Champagne

A yummy cocktail which contains cider, cinnamon, and champagne for truly unique flavour. Garnish with fresh mint leaves for a fresh-tasting drink during Christmas time.

Easy Champagne Cocktail Ideas

Elderflower Champagne Cocktail

A refreshing drink which features a splash of St. Germain for that delicate texture and taste unlike no other. Serve with a slice of mint and cucumber to keep cool during the warmer months.

Easy Champagne Cocktail Ideas

Raspberry and Black Pepper Champagne

Combine orange juice, raspberries, lemon wedges, thyme, raw sugar and champagne into a blender for 2-3 minutes on high speed. Sprinkle some black pepper over the top, and don’t forget to add a splash of vodka if you’re feeling particularly festive!

Easy Champagne Cocktail Ideas

Blood Orange Bellini

Create a traditional bellini with a twist, by using blood orange for a rich and intense flavour. Combine the juice of four blood oranges, and your favourite bottle of Prosecco for a yummy cocktail.

Easy Champagne Cocktail Ideas

Blackberry Champagne Cocktail

A sophisticated drink for a formal event or simply just a dinner party, a blackberry champagne cocktail is also really easy to make. Garnish the champagne glass with crushed sugar, and add two blackberries into the champagne to infuse the flavour.

Easy Champagne Cocktail Ideas

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December 8, 2014