Dry and refreshing long drinks make perfect cocktails for a summer garden party or barbeque. Tequila and Gin are both ideal bases for crisp and complex long drinks. All four cocktails can be made in advance in pitchers, ready for your party.
You will need the following cocktail equipment in order to make this party menu.
Read more about Recommended Bar Tools for home cocktail mixing.
Buy these ingredients to make a jug (1.5 litres) of each of the four cocktails on the menu.
Quality ingredients are required to make quality cocktails. Good quality spirits are essential for a high quality result. Squeezing fresh juices can be time consuming but will make a world of difference to your cocktails.
Don't forget the ice! Two or three ice cubes in each drink you serve will really let down your drinks. We recommend buying at least two 3Kg bags of ice for serving four jugs of cocktails.
Spirits and Liqueurs:
Syrups and Mixers:
*Note that the quantities of fresh fruits shown here provide a rough guide only and assume you're squeezing the maxium juice from the fruit with a citrus press. It's best to allow some margin for error, rather than be caught short when you start pressing juice and mixing the cocktails.