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We bring you some of our favourite cocktail recipes to beat the heat this summer

In this sweltering heat, what could be better than cooling off with some refreshing cocktails put together specially for this season. Whether at a lazy brunch, or by the pool, rev things up with these cool summer cocktails that come with a twist |

1800 coconut tequila - coconut ginger lime margarita tequila

Coconut Margaritas | Coconut kernel, salt, sugar, honey, lime juice, vodka and crushed ice.
Get a cup of fresh coconut kernel and put it in a blender.
In the blender add a teaspoon of salt, sugar and honey each, and a cup of fresh lime juice.
Pour the mix into a large jug of crushed ice and stir it with a spoon.
Keep the jug in the freezer for half an hour and then pour in goblet glasses.
Add a dash of vodka and garnish with a slice of lime, and herbs of your choice.

grapefruit lime rosemary cocktail

Grapefruit Cocktail | A bunch of oranges or grapefruit, vodka, salt and crushed ice.
Wash the fruits and peel them.
Remove the seeds and juice the fruits. Keep it pulpy.
Refrigerate for an hour.
Take it out and add a cup of vodka and a dash of salt.
Mix well and pour into a large jug filled with crushed ice
Garnish the rim of the glasses with a slice of grapefruit each and some coriander leaves. Serve chilled.

sonic ocean water cocktail drink

The Copycat Sonic Ocean Water | A jar of chilled water, sugar, coconut water, blue food-colouring and any aerated colourless drink of your choice.
Start by combining sugar and water over low heat until the sugar dissolves.
Add coconut water and the food colouring into the sugar syrup.
Allow the mix to cool at room temperature.
Place it in the fridge and remove after 10 minutes.
Add the aerated drink to the mix and stir it with a spoon.
Add crushed ice. Serve with vodka added to it, along with ginger extracts for a twist!

Enjoy your summer and do send in your own cocktail recipes for us to share with the world 

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