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Drink with Tonic over ice for a refreshing summer drinkpink rhubarb

You will need the following Ingredients

  • 800ml Gin
  • 400g Caster Sugar
  • 1KG Rhubarb


  • Wash the Rhubarb and cut into 1 inch long pieces
  • Place the pieces into a Jar along with the Sugar, shake well
  • Leave overnight
  • After 24hrs add the Gin and shake Well
  • Leave in a cool dark place for 4 weeks.
  • Strain off the Liqueur into a clean bottle.

We are trying to look on the bright side now the heatwave’s passed, ASDA haASDA\'s £12 Rhubarb And Ginger Gin Liqueur Will Spice Up Your Lifes just released a new tipple, you can now get your chops around rhubarb and ginger gin liqueur. Bottles of this spicy booze are

Bottles of this spicy booze are just £12 from the supermarket giant, meaning you can treat yo’self without splurging your hard earned pennies.

The floral and fruity spirit has been crafted with the natural flavours of rhubarb and ginger. A splash of this would be delicious with a bit of bubbly, gals. Yum yum.

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This rhubarb and ginger gin isn’t the only delicious liqueur that the supermarket’s offering, as there’s an equally as fruity pink grapefruit and elderflower spirit.

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Summertime is the perfect time of tCreative, classy, affordable mixed-drinks for summerhe year to host a cocktail party or just a simple BBQ. Whether you are planning a simple get-together, BBQ party or an evening in with a loved one, creating the perfect cocktail does not have to be difficult or expensive. Impress your guest with any one of these great cocktail recipes.

  • Snow Angel Margarita
  • Grapefruit Margarita
  • Black in Time
  • Sipsmith Pineapple Collins

Why not make your own Orange Liqueur with one of our Recipes


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honey vodkaThis is very quick to make and you can drink it after just one day. The sweetness of your favorite locally produced honey and a good Vodka will produce a wonderful drink. Experiment with honey from different areas.

You will need the following ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1-inch piece of orange zest, pith removed
  • 1 1/2 cups vodka

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Purley Cornish LiqueursPurely Conish supply a wide range of Liqueurs, Online Ordering.

Some of their offerings:

  • Cornish Old Bramble Brandy
  • Hazelnut Todka (Toffee and Vodka)
  • Banoffee Todka
  • Cornish Bombo Rum






Juicy Oranges for Orange VodkaOrange Vodka Recipe. Juicy Oranges, Vodka, Sugar and Water. Serve over ice for a beautiful refreshing drink.


  • 3 large oranges
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup of Water
  • A bottle of your favorite Vodka
  • An airtight jar or bottle

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banana-rum-liqueurGet down and tropical with this wonderful banana flavored rum liqueur, well worth trying. Wait until the end of the day at your local supermarket and you might find some ripe Bananas reduced, its amazing the amount of fruit and veg that you can get for a few pence. Just before closing on a Sunday is always the best time.


  • 2 bananas, peeled and sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups of your favorite light rum
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup turbinado sugar

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Redcurrant Vodka Liqueur RecipeRedcurrant

This one is in 2 stages, mix the fruit and vodka, leave for a while and then mix with a syrup, leave again for 6 months and enjoy


  • 750g Red Currants
  • 300g Sugar
  • 750ml Vodka
  • 150ml Water


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Blueberry is supposed to be a superfruit and superfood, in that case add it to your favorite Vodka and enjoy a wonderful liqueur. Why buy from a shop when you can get a lot of pleasure out of making it yourself.

Ingredients required for Blueberry Vodka Liqueur:


  • 500g Blueberries
  • 1 Clove
  • Zest of 1 unwaxed Lemon
  • 100g White Sugar
  • 3/4 ltr good quality Vodka

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Edinburgh Gin DistilleryEdinburgh Gin Distillery produces small batches of gin. Located in Scotland’s capital.

Distillery and Visitor Center tours available including:

  • Gin Discovery Tour
  • Gin Connoisseur Tour
  • Gin Making Tour



Address: 1a Rutland Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2AD




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