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    Still after a summer sporting fix? Or to recapture the magic of the London Olympics -- rememberthose?

    Well, the Commonwealth Games - formerly the British Empire Games - begin today in Glasgow, in a feast of sound and light. It will be Scotland's biggest ever sporting event.

    70 nations, including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, as well as everywhere from Anguilla to Zambia, will battle it out in sports from judo to triathlon --- para sportspersons will compete in athletics, swimming, powerlifting, lawn bowls and track cycling. We are toasting all involved with a Downhill Racer.

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Porn Star Martini name

Porn Star Martini

SCOOP the seeds and flesh of passion fruit into base of shaker. Add next four ingredients (all but champagne), SHAKE with ice and fine strain into chilled...

Dirty Banana name

Dirty Banana

BLEND all ingredients with 12oz scoop crushed ice. Serve with straws...

Bramble name

Bramble

SHAKE first three ingredients with ice and strain into glass filled with crushed ice. DRIZZLE liqueur over drink to create a 'bleeding' effect in the glass...

French Martini name

French Martini

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass...

Daiquiri No.1 natural (Difford's 10:3:2 recipe) name

Daiquiri No.1 natural (Difford's 10:3:2 recipe)

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass...

Penicillin Cocktail name

Penicillin Cocktail

STIR honey and whisky in base of shaker to dissolve honey. Leave honey spoon in shaker, add other ingredients and stir again. SHAKE with ice and strain...

Gin Basil Smash name

Gin Basil Smash

Gently muddle basil in base of SHAKER with Gin (and ideally leave to stand for 10 minutes). ADD other ingredients, SHAKE with ice and fine strain into...

White Lady Cocktail name

White Lady Cocktail

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass...

Amaretto Sour name

Amaretto Sour

DRY SHAKE (without ice) all ingredients to emulsify. Add ice, SHAKE again and strain into ice-filled glass...

French 75 Cocktail name

French 75 Cocktail

SHAKE first three ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass. TOP with champagne...

Slow Comfortable Screw Against The Wall name

Slow Comfortable Screw Against The Wall

SHAKE first four ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass. Lastly FLOAT Galliano...

Vodka Rickey name

Vodka Rickey

SHAKE first three ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass. TOP with soda...

Mai Tai (Trader Vic's) Cocktails name

Mai Tai (Trader Vic's) Cocktails

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain into glass filled with crushed ice...

Pimm's Cup (or Classic Pimm's) name

Pimm's Cup (or Classic Pimm's)

POUR Pimm's into glass half filled with ice. Add fruit and fill glass with more ice. TOP with lemonade (or ginger ale), lightly stir and serve with straws...

Apple Virgin Mojito (Mocktail) name

Apple Virgin Mojito (Mocktail)

PLACE mint, lemon, lime and sugar in glass. Half fill glass with crushed ice and CHURN (stir). Add more crushed ice to fill glass. Add apple juice, top...

Tommy's Margarita name

Tommy's Margarita

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass...

Mojito Cocktail name

Mojito Cocktail

Lightly MUDDLE mint (just to bruise) in base of glass. Add rum, lime juice and sugar. Half fill glass with crushed ice and CHURN (stir) with bar spoon...

Mexican Mule name

Mexican Mule

SHAKE first 3 ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass. TOP with ginger beer, lightly stir and serve with straws...

Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail name

Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail

SHAKE first 8 ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass. TOP with cola, stir and serve with straws...

Screaming Orgasm name

Screaming Orgasm

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain into glass filled with crushed ice...

Caipirinha #1 (Brazilian serve) name

Caipirinha #1 (Brazilian serve)

MUDDLE lime in the base of a robust glass to release the juices and oils in its skin. Pour cachaça and sugar into glass, add ice and STIR. Serve with...

Hemingway Special Daiquiri (Papa Doble) name

Hemingway Special Daiquiri (Papa Doble)

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass...

Moscow Mule name

Moscow Mule

SHAKE first 3 ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass. TOP with ginger beer and stir...

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