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Freshers Week is finally here, and although this year is a bit different to normal, there’s no reason why we still can’t have a good time with our flatmates. Drown your coronavirus-related sorrows with September’s Cocktail of the Month – ‘Pandemic Punch’. This is the perfect pitcher-style drink for a night in with friends, or for those who have a bit of a sweet tooth. 

Pandemic Punch – (Inspired by Laura of Seacoast Moms) – makes 1 pitcher jug

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You will need:
  • 1 bottle of white wine
  • 1 can of Sprite
  • 350ml of lemonade
  • 2 Lemons (sliced)
  • 250g of Frozen Berries
  • 40g of Sugar

1) Mix wine, lemonade, fruit and sugar in a pitcher jug.

2) Cover and refrigerate overnight.

3) Add sprite and serve over ice.

For those of you looking for a non-alcoholic alternative, why not try this booze-free Mojito?

Mojito Mocktail (inspired by BBC Good Food) – makes 2 glasses

Photo by PickPik (CC0)

You will need:
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • Small bunch of Mint
  • 3 Limes, juiced
  • Soda Water
  • Crushed Ice

1) Muddle the sugar with the mint leaves using a small bowl and the end of a rolling pin.

2) Put a handful of crushed ice into 2 tall glasses. Divide the lime juice between the glasses with the mint mix. Top up with soda water.

 

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