The Ultimate Cocktail Shopping List If You’re Entertaining
Get tray of your favourite beer, and these necessities.

December 24, 2014

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Stock your summer winter supplies. The last thing you need when planning a get together is to be running around for drinks. Get a case of your favourite beer, and these necessities

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Your shopping list:

Brazilian Cachaça
Freshly squeezed lemon, granadilla and orange juice
Whole raspberries and strawberries
Pear purée
Soda Water

Your drinks:

Raspberry Collins
In a cocktail shaker, mix 4-5 raspberries and 2 tsp sugar. Add 35ml gin, 25ml lemon juice, ice and shake well. Strain into a tall glass filled with ice, top with soda and garnish with fresh raspberries and a lemon wedge.

Tropical Butterfly
In a cocktail shaker, mix 3 strawberries and 15ml sugar syrup. Add 35ml gin, 25ml granadilla juice, 15ml lemon juice, 50ml pear purée, a large scoop of ice and shake well. Strain into a tall glass filled with ice. Garnish with slices of fresh pear and strawberry.

In a whisky glass, combine 4 lime wedges, 2 tsp sugar and 20ml Cachaça. Using the back of a spoon, press the juice from the limes and crush the sugar until dissolved. Add 30ml Cachaça and top with crushed ice. Stir and cap with extra crushed ice.

In a cocktail shaker, combine 35ml gin, 15ml Campari, 15ml Lemoncello, 15ml sugar syrup and 35ml orange juice. Add ice and shake well. Double strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a twist of lime peel.