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Weekend House Party? Ditch The Regular Drinks And Serve These Cool Cocktails 

For your next house party, give the regular rum & coke a rest and get creative as you serve your drinks with these quick and easy-to-make cocktails. They are not just delicious but can be made with only a few ingredients. So, invite some friends over and enjoy these cocktails with them… thank us later!

1. Cucumber & Coriander Gimlet


● 60 ml gin

● 6 leaves of coriander

● 4 cucumber chunks

● 25 ml fresh lime juice

● 20 ml of sugar syrup

How To Prepare

First, muddle the cucumber and coriander together. Then, add the rest of the ingredients and shake with ice. Fine strain into a stemmed glass (wine/martini/coupe). Garnish with a fresh coriander leaf and a cucumber peel and serve.

2. Clover Club


  • 60 ml gin
  • 20 ml lime juice
  • 15 ml Rooh Afza syrup
  • Fresh raspberries, for garnish
  • 1 egg white

How To Prepare

Combine the gin, lemon juice, Rooh Afza syrup, and egg white in a shaker, cap, and dry shake (without ice) vigorously for 10 to 20 seconds. Open the shaker, fill it with

ice, cap, and then shake for another 10 to 20 seconds. Strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with fresh strawberries.

3. Cucumber and Basil fizz


● 60ml Tanqueray gin

● 3-4 basil leaves

● 8-10 cucumber chunks

● 10 ml lime juice

● 10 ml sugar syrup

● Tonic water to top up

How To Prepare

Muddle cucumber and basil and leave with a rolling pin. Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker along with ice cubes and shake it. Double strain the drink using a tea strainer and pour fresh into a tall glass with ice. Top up the drink with tonic and garnish with cucumbers.

4. Mango & Chilli Margarita Pops


● 75 ml tequila

● 1 fresh mango (peeled)

● 30 ml sugar syrup

● 40 ml lime juice

● Chilli powder to taste

How To Prepare

Add all ingredients except the chilli powder into a blender. Run until it becomes a smooth and then fine strain. Add this mixture into a popsicle mould or a thin steel container. Insert a popsicle stick or a teaspoon in each mould and freeze (preferably overnight). When ready to serve, just dust any half side of the popsicle with chilli powder.

5. The Watermelon Basil


● 45 ml gin (you can use rum/vodka as well)

● 6-8 pieces of fresh watermelon

● 2 basil or mint leaves

● 10 ml lime juice 10 ml

● 15 ml sugar syrup (1:1)

● 8-10 ice cubes

How To Prepare

First, muddle the watermelon to take out its juice. Add all the ingredients to a jar or shaker along with ice and shake it. Strain using a tea strainer in a cocktail glass and garnish with a slice of watermelon and basil leaves.

Bring life to your kitchen and enjoy these cocktails at a house party or just on a simple get-together. Be careful with your alcohol and keep experimenting in the kitchen.

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