THREE REFRESHING COCKTAILS FOR PICNICS

Easy to make, and so refreshing, these three simple cocktails are perfect for outdoor parties or picnics.

The Cucumber Gin & Tonic

  • 1 Small cucumber sliced into ribbons
  • 1 lime
  • 60ml gin
  • 120ml tonic water
  • Ice
  • Rosemary sprig to garnish

Put your cucumber slices, juice from the lime and gin into your cocktail shaker or mixer. Muddle the ingredients with the back of a spoon to bring out the flavours.

Fill a highball glass or tumbler with ice, pour your gin mix and add tonic water. Garnish as desired.

Passionfruit & Mint Cooler

  • 6-8 whole mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 30ml fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh passionfruit juice or 1/3 cup Monin passionfruit syrup
  • 360ml water

Muddle the mint leaves, sugar and lime juice together

Add your passionfruit juice and water, shake

Pour into martini glasses for a classy virgin cocktail cooler

The Classic Bloody Mary

  • 45ml ounces vodka
  • ½ cup tomato juice
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1-3 dashes Tabasco sauce
  • 4-6 dashes Worchestershire sauce
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • celery stick
  • lemon wedge

Add and shake all your ingredients together with some ice and strain into a tall glass

Garnish with the celery stick and wedge of lemon

Leave out the vodka for a tasty virgin version

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