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Australia day drink recipes

An Australia Day barbecue wouldn't be complete without a cheeky cocktail or two! We've thrown in a few non-alcoholic options too.

An Australia Day barbecue wouldn't be complete without a cheeky cocktail or two! Perfect for our warm weather, these refreshing and fruity drinks mix our favourite summer fruits with a dash of alcohol to keep the party going. From lovely white summer sangrias and cooling frozen mango margaritas to classy sparkling white wine cocktails with raspberries, our easy drinks are perfect for last-minute preparations. We've also included some non-alcoholic punch recipes for the kids. Enjoy!
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    White summer sangria

    Start your summer party the right (and easy) way with this crowd-pleasing cocktail. Our recipe for white wine sangria is so delicious and takes just five minutes.

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    Apple Pimm’s

    Enjoy a classic apple Pimm's cocktail this festive season with this delicious recipe! Fresh and fruity!

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    Sparkling wine with raspberry

    You could use peach slices in place of raspberries and peach liqueur rather than strawberry when making this delightful party drink if you like.

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    Coconut and lemongrass rum cocktails

    These summery coconut and lemongrass rum cocktails will be a hit during the festive season and right through the summer.

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    Strawberry and elderflower mocktail

    Refreshing and fruity, this gorgeous vanilla infused strawberry and elderflower mocktail is the perfect drink to serve at your next summer party.

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    Della pringle's tingle cocktail

    This fruity and refreshing cocktail from popular Sydney bar, Della Hyde's, seasonal menu combines gin, mango and basil to create the ultimate Summer drink.

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    Classic cosmopolitan cocktail

    You can add some thinly sliced blood orange as well as the lime to this classic cosmopolitan if you like.

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    Pickled watermelon shrub cocktail

    Shrubs, or fruit-and-vinegar syrups, are a great way to add acidity and complexity to cocktails. This refreshing libation features tart pickled watermelon shrub, sweet melon liqueur and fizzy club soda. Recipe courtesy of McCormick's.

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