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It’s the end of the week with the whole weekend ahead of you. If you haven’t had the time to take a breather or haven't made time for yourself, this is the sign you need. After an incredibly productive week, it’s time to reward yourself. Whether you’re spending Friday night for a party with one, scheduling an e-numan with friends, or using the weekend to learn a new skill online, accompany your self-care plans with some of our five easy to make cocktails:
“If life gives you limes, make some margarita!” Grab your tequila of choice, some orange liqueur, lime juice, and ice, then shake them all together. Don’t forget to rub the rim of the glass with the lime slice to make the salt stick to it. To set the weekend mood, why don’t you give our playlist a listen to boost the weekend mood.
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Alcohol and coffee? Kahlua is surely the way to keep the weekend spirit alive. Paired with ice cream or the dessert of your choice and you have yourself a lovely weekend treat. To make Kahlua all you need is Kahlua, 3 parts of cold brew, mixed together with Kahlua cold brew and garnish with lemon and fresh mint if you have any.
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This Jameson Ginger Ale is the best to partner with the summer heat. Relive your favourite summer memories while playing music, and bask under the sun to get vitamin D. Pair this mood with the classic Jameson Ginger Ale. All you need to do is to pack your glass with ice, fill 1/3 of the glass with good old Jameson, and the rest with Ginger Ale. Stir together and enjoy.
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If you’re feeling a bit fancy this weekend, Sidecar is the cocktail for you to try. With 2 oz of Cognac, ¾ oz lemon juice, ¾ oz orange juice, all mixed together in a cocktail shaker, you’ve got a great candy-like tasting cocktail. The fine and elegant taste of Cognac blends well with the tart lemon and orange juice flavour giving you a sweet cocktail that’s perfect if you’re feeling a bit extra.
Fill your highball glass with ice cubes, add the classic, Plantation Original Dark rum, then mix it with ginger beer and lime juice. Garnish your cocktail with a lemon wedge. You’ve got yourself a Ginger Storm! This is perfect if you just want to take it slow for the weekend and catch up on Netflix shows with a full plate of food next to you. It’s also the perfect drink for a chill catch up with your friends.
TGIF as we all know it, Friday! It’s your time, your call. Don’t feel bad for being a little selfish this weekend and take the time to take care of yourself. With our cocktail recommendations and the playlist we’ve prepared for you, you’ll be able to relax, unwind, and enjoy the end of the week.