Best ever easy jug cocktails

Our jug cocktail recipes are extremely quick to make and perfect for entertaining friends and family - try serving them at your next BBQ or on a warm summer night. Choose from marmalade and mandarin mojitos, blood orange Campari cocktails, or a watermelon cooler. Tight on time? make our five-minute clementine 'last minute' cocktail or a lime, raspberry and vodka drink.

Hollingsworth iced tea cocktail

A simple, refreshing gin cocktail from Bourne and Hollingsworth Buildings restaurant. Just mix gin with Creme de Peche, a little Earl Grey tea and some lemon juice to make one of our favourite alcoholic ice teas.


Southside fizz cocktail

This Southside Fizz cocktail recipe comes from Boodles Gin – and all it calls for (apart from the gin) is lemon juice, sugar syrup and a handful of mint leaves.

Blood orange Campari cocktail

Campari is an Italian herbal  liquor, most famous for its bitter taste, beautiful red colour, and the role it plays in the classic negroni. The sweet orange juice in this cocktail balances the slightly bitter taste of Campari to make a refreshing apéritif.

Summer berry fizz

Fruit and fizz makes for a fantastic summer entertaining cocktail. This is delicious if you make your own berry vodka but is still good if you buy ready-made.

Quick ginger cordial

Making your own cordial might seem complicated but it couldn’t be easier. This ginger cordial recipe makes the base for a refreshing summer soft drink or cocktail.

A clementine ‘last minute’ cocktail

Whip up this delicious clementine cocktail in just 5 minutes to delight your guests. Dry gin, crème de cassis and clementine is the perfect sweet and sour combination.

Lime, raspberry and vodka cocktails

There’s nothing better for a party than an easy-mix jug cocktail. This one uses easy to find ingredients like vodka, lime and lemonade and tops off each glass with a fresh raspberry.

Iced mint and apple tea

This refreshing summer cocktail of apple (and brandy) infused iced tea is easy to make and perfect for a balmy summer evening. Makes enough to share with friends.

Watermelon cooler

This watermelon and tequila cocktail from Thomasina Miers is really refreshing for a hot summer day, and proves that tequila isn’t all about slammers. Try serving it at your next BBQ.


Marmalade and mandarin mojito

Marmalade mojitos make a deliciously jammy cocktail, made to look really delicious with mandarin slices and star anise. Try this five minute cocktail recipe for an easy refresher.