12:26 Wednesday 13 November 2013

WIN: Laimon Fresh helps boost your party drinks

Written byLeah Cassady

The festive season is almost upon us and with Christmas adverts already running, we’re starting to turn our thoughts to the party season.

Some of you may have already started your annual hunt for presents, I know I have, but we thought we’d turn your attention to the food and drink side of things.

Whether you plan on holding a big festive gathering or a simple family event, you’re likely to find yourself in need of a tipple. Rather than offering the same old drinks, why not try something new this year that everyone can tailor to their tastes, even those who are the designated drivers! Sounds good right?

Laimon Fresh is a new all natural soft drink with a lemon, lime and mint flavour, making it perfect for mixing delicious cocktails. To help inspire you we’ve got a few tasty recipes below plus your chance to win a case!!

Laimon Fresh Mojito

To make the perfect mojito in seconds just add white rum and it’s done. For an extra wow factor, add lime slices and garnish with mint leaves.

  • Pour 50ml of white rum into a tall glass

  • Fill glass 2/3 of the way up with crushed ice

  • Pour a 330ml can of Laimon Fresh in to the glass and stir

Berry Blast

Fresh berries packed with antioxidant qualities add to the natural ingredients in Laimon Fresh to present a fruity refreshing long drink.

  • Pour 60ml of Vodka and some crushed ice into a highball glass

  • Crush 2 blackberries and 2 blueberries in a shaker

  • Then add ice, 1 tsp lemon juice and 1 tsp sugar syrup

  • Shake and strain into the highball glass and top with Laimon Fresh

  • Garnish with blackberry and blueberry with a mint leaf

Bitter Laimon  

The natural sweetness of the Laimon Fresh works in contrast with the herbal bitterness of the Campari to deliver a serious sip for discerning drinks fans.

  • Shake 30ml Campari and 30ml Martini Rosso over ice

  • Strain into an ice filled short/rocks glass

  • Top with Laimon fresh and garnish with lemon zest

Laimon Rum punch

Rum punches arrived on English shores when traders returned from global jaunts during the early 17th century. The word ‘punch’ is derived from the Hindi ‘panch’ meaning five and these early drinks had five ingredients. The Laimon Rum punch follows this recipe, replacing the fruit Laimon Fresh for the more traditional tea.

  • Shake 60ml dark rum, a dash of Angostura aromatic bitters, 4 tsp of lemon juice and 1 tsp of sugar syrup

  • Strain over ice in a highball glass

  • Top with Laimon fresh and garnish with a Mint Sprig

 

Win a case of Laimon Fresh

To celebrate the launch of new Laimon Fresh in Sainsbury's stores across the country, we’ve teamed up with them to offer 10 lucky readers the chance to win a case each - that’s twelve bottles.

For your chance to win simply fill in the form at the bottom. The closing date is Sunday, December 8th at midnight. Error: Form with ID 1190, has expired.

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