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Is there anything more refreshing on the long hot afternoons of a summer weekend than an ice-cold beer? Some might say a summery cocktail gives this classic beverage a run for its money. We say: why choose?

This International Beer Day, we’re inviting you to have the best of both worlds. We’ve looked to the expertise of the leading authority on cocktails, Simon Difford, for delicious and simple recipes for refreshing beer cocktails.

Difford knows a thing or two about great cocktails. As an expert in fine spirits and liqueurs, he is the founder of Difford’s Guide — the largest drinks database and photography library out there.

To help you spend your summer drinking in style, here are three recipes sure to please any and every beer drinker out there. Cheers!

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Today is National Irish Coffee Day, and we think the best way to celebrate is to enjoy a fresh take on this sweet and stimulating cocktail.

Inspired by trips to visit family in Northern Ireland, father-son team Dick and James Strawbridge created this simple recipe as part of their guide to making your own dairy products at home. With just four ingredients, this classic nightcap is as easy to make as it is delicious.

Fresh cream and blended whiskey are vital. Enjoying the finished product next to a peat fire is optional.


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