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Five refreshing cocktails you can make this evening

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As it hits 30°C this afternoon, kick back and make one of these deliciously light and cooling alcoholic drinks...

Kiwi Lemongrass Caipiroska

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This super easy cocktail doesn't call for a shaker and just one spirit.

What you need:

Kiwi fruit, lime, sugar syrup, lemongrass stalk, crushed ice

Find the recipe here

Watermelon whiskey cocktail

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This muddling of watermelon and bourbon is a light, refreshing and the perfect non-sweet drink for summer.

What you need:

Bourbon ,watermelon, cucumber, basil leaves, dashes bitters, sweet vermouth

Find the recipe

Orange peach mimosa slushies

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The easy treat mixes our childhood-favourite slushies with champagne.

What you need:

Oranges, peach, ice cubes, orange juice, champagne

Find the recipe here

Strawberry Tea

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Since it's far too hot for tea or coffee, try this wonderfully fruity take on the ice tea.

What you need:

Strawberries, sugar, water, tea bags

Find the recipe here

Frozen Banana-Coconut Refresher

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A creamy drink that can easily step in as a summer dessert.

What you need:

Bananas, lime juice, granulated sugar, coconut milk, ice cubes, lime

Find the recipe here

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