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12 drinks made for sharing

Summer was made for punch, cocktails and cooling concoctions. Discover our 12 favourite recipes that come in big batches for easy sharing over the sunny season

By Saru Krishnasamy
  • 1

    Sparkling berry punch

    This refreshing sparkling berry punch recipe was made to be enjoyed in the summer sun! Make an alcohol free version by swapping wine for sparkling grape juice, lemonade or soda water

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  • 2

    White summer sangria

    Start your summer party the right (and easy) way with this crowd-pleasing cocktail. Our recipe for white wine sangria is so delicious and takes just five minutes.

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  • 3

    Cucumber cooler

    This refreshing cucumber cooler recipe is the perfect drink to enjoy on a hot summer afternoon. Spike with honey for a sweet touch or enjoy the minty, limey goodness as is

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  • 4

    Crushed cherry cocktail or cordial

    This sweet and refreshing crushed cherry drink can be enjoyed on it's own as a beautiful cordial or with an added punch to create a delicious cocktail. Delicious and uplifting, it's perfect for warmer Summer evenings.

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  • 5

    Peach-ginger punch with rye

    With blanched peaches, elderflower liqueur and rye whiskey, this is better than your average Christmas punch. Recipe and photography by Bauer Syndication.

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  • 6

    Ginger strawberry delight

    Muddled drinks are a fantastic way to enjoy the intense flavours of whole fruits – experiment with your favourite seasonal fruit!

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  • 8

    Iced watermelon and ginger zinger punch

    Punch doesn't get much better than this refreshing iced watermelon and ginger zinger! A must-try recipe for sharing with friends and family on a hot summer afternoon

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  • 9

    Apple Pimm’s

    Enjoy a classic apple Pimm's cocktail this festive season with this delicious recipe! Fresh and fruity!

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    Faux-jito

    If you’re a fan of mojito cocktails (who isn’t?), then you’re sure to enjoy this alcohol-free version. You may find you don’t miss the rum after all!

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  • 12

    Peach and spiced rum iced tea

    Cool down on a hot Summer day with this refreshing peach and spiced rum iced tea - a delightfully uplifting and tasty beverage for the adults.

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