28/07/2011 08:09 BST | Updated 27/09/2011 06:12 BST

Best Summer Cocktail Recipes

If you harbour secret dreams of hosting a fabulous summer cocktail party but your bartending knowledge only extends as far as pouring beer into a glass and watching sadly as it froths all over the place, don't worry because help is at hand.

We've put together a selection of summery (and delicious) cocktails just for you - you'll find everything from a cucumber-y Garden Martini to the classic Pimm's Original.