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Toast to St. Patrick’s Day and keep the Paddy going all night long with a delicious beer cocktail.   BEERGARITA   INGREDIENTS 170ml margarita mix 120ml tequila 2 cups ice 2 (350ml) beer Lime wedges, for garnish   Salt for Rim 3 tablespoons kosher salt 1 lime, zest only   METHOD Add margarita mix, tequila, and ice to a blender and pulse until smooth. Combine lime zest and salt. Run a lime wedge around the rim of 2 large glasses, then dip them in the lime-salt mixture. Divide margarita slushie mixture between 2 cups. Top each with beer and serve...

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Celebrate the most romantic day of the year with a special drink you and your significant other can fall in love with.   CHAMPAGNE MARGARITA   INGREDIENTS 30ml silver tequila 30ml orange liqueur 30ml freshly squeezed lime juice 1 bottle of Champagne Garnish: Lime wedges for rim Garnish: Salt for rim   METHOD Combine all ingredients in a large pitcher and stir well. Run lime wedges around the rim of each Champagne flute and dip the rims in coarse salt. Divide margaritas between flutes and garnish with lime wedges.   View our full range of Champagnes https://www.ngf.co.za/collections/bubbles.

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The holiday rush has passed, and now it’s time to get down to business and start the resolutions. Whether you’re looking to work on your health and skip the booze this month or if you’re ready to use 2020 as a year to expand your palate, we have the perfect cocktail that’ll help you ease into the new year.     CRANBERRY-GINGER MIMOSA COCKTAIL   INGREDIENTS 60ml Ginger ale or ginger beer 60ml Cranberry juice Champagne, to top Cranberries for garnish       METHOD Combine all the ingredients in a Champagne flute. Garnish with cranberries.   View our full...

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The festive season is all about good food, good company and memorable times with friends and family. Add some festive cheer with a tall glass of Sangria!     SUMMER SANGRIA   INGREDIENTS 1 bottle of Rosé Cointreau Soda water Tinned peaches Fresh chopped pineapple (You can also use tinned) Ice   METHOD Your quantities with this recipe depend on the size of your serving jug, so work to taste as you go.   Empty the tin of peaches into your jug. Then add Cointreau to taste - about 4-5 shots. Add half of your chopped pineapple and some ice...

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Splashing good times. When summer is in the air, there’s more than just sunshine to look forward to! It’s also the season for refreshing gin cocktails.   GIN BLOSSOM COCKTAIL   INGREDIENTS 35ml gin 15ml jasmine syrup* 15ml fresh lime juice 10ml cherry liqueur Ice Edible flowers for garnish, if preferred   METHOD Combine ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker and shake well. Fine strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with edible flowers.   *Jasmine syrup is available from brands such as Monin or can be made at home by steeping fresh jasmine flowers in equal parts...

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