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14 Cocktail Recipes To Try For your Parties

Having a Party without drinks is like Going to School without books lol. Its just not Done, the idea of throwing a party is for celebration and Fun. Drinks help to kick off the groove and get everyone in a fly mood. Now, you might just want to make it kinda special next time you throw one with Lit Cocktail Drinks. You already do cocktails, Good for you. You just might find a new recipe here. Never Had Cocktail drinks at your party or event, its your lucky day. Below are Cocktail Drink Recipes That are very easy to make and are not time consuming.

15 COCKTAIL RECIPES TO TRY FOR YOUR PARTIES

14 Cocktail Recipes To Try For your Parties

1. BLACKBERRY, MINT & CUCUMBER GIN SPRITZER

                                                    RECIPE

THINGS NEEDED

  • 1/4 Cup Blackberries, about 6
  • 5-6 Teaspoons Cucumber Mint Simply Syrup
  • 1 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 2 ounces Gin
  • Some Ice
  • 3 ounces Soda Water
  • You will need a Muddler, 1, 8 oz glass
  • Note; This makes one glass

PROCEDURE

  • Place blackberries in a cup
  • Muddle until berries are broken down
  • Mix about 5 teaspoon of the simple syrup into the mashed berries
  • If you Like a sweeter drink add an additional 1-2 teaspoons of syrup to your drink
  • Then mix in gin and fill the glass with ice
  • Top drink off with about 0.1 liter of water and gently mix everything with a spoon
  • Finally, Garish with mint and serve.

 

14 Cocktail Recipes To Try For your Parties

2. CRYSTAL CHAMPAGNE FLUTES

                                                        RECIPE

ITEMS NEEDED

  • 1/2 cup pineapple wedges, divided
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice orange sanding sugar
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup pineapple juice bottle champagne (or prosecco)
  • 1/2 cup sliced strawberries
  • Note; this makes 4-6 Glasses

PROCEDURE

  • Run a pineapple wedge around the rim of each glass
  • Pour sanding sugar into a shallow bowl
  • Then dip the top of each glass in powdered sugar
  • Fill each glass about a quarter full with orange juice
  • Then add pineapple juice until juice comes up about halfway
  • Top each glass with champagne
  • Garnish glasses with strawberries and pineapples.

 

14 Cocktail Recipes To Try For your Parties

3. VINHO VERDE SANGRIA

                                                                   RECIPE

ITEMS NEEDED

  • Honeydew melon sliced into cubes
  • Thinly cut Small sized cucumber
  • Halve cut Green grapes
  • Thinly sliced Lime
  • Lime juice
  • Mint
  • Basil
  • Chilled Vinho Verde
  • Sparkling Water
  • White rum (optional)
  • Simple syrup (optional)

PROCEDURE

  • Mix melon, cucumber, grapes, lime slices, lime juice, mint and basil into a pitcher or vessel of your choice
  • Top with chilled vinho verde and white rum and simple syrup (if using)
  • Stir gently to combine
  • Cover and place in the fridge to chill
  • To serve, fill tall glasses with ice and pour over sangria, spooning some of the fruit mixture into the glasses as well
  • Top with a dash of sparkling water, garnish and mint and basil leaves, and enjoy!

 

14 Cocktail Recipes To Try For your Parties

4. MIMOSA MAGARITAS

                                                                      RECIPE

ITEMS NEEDED

  • 2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • Lime wedge, for the rim of the glasses
  • Coarse salt, for the rim of the glasses
  • A bottle champagne
  • Some Orange and lime slices for serving
  • Note; this can make 6 glasses

PROCEDURE

  • In a pitcher, combine orange juice, tequila, and lime juice
  • Stir to combine
  • Rim glass rims with lime and dip in salt
  • Pour in orange juice mixture and top off with champagne
  • Add sliced oranges and limes to glasses and serve

14 Cocktail Recipes To Try For your Parties

5. COFFEE GRANITA

                                                                            RECIPE

ITEMS NEEDED

  • 2 cups Half-and-Half Cream (or Any milk of choice)
  • 1 Vanilla Bean
  • 4 oz Baileys Irish Cream
  • 4 cups of good Strong Coffee
  • 4 oz Kahlua
  • Note; this makes 4 cocktails

PROCEDURE

  • Make your strong coffee and set aside in a large glass container to cool
  • Add the cream to a freezer proof container. Glass works well
  • Scrape out the insides of the vanilla bean and add it to the cream
  • Add the Baileys and stir!
  • Add the Kahlua to the cooled coffee and stir
  • Put both containers in the freezer, set a timer for 45 min.
  • In 45 mins, take the containers out and scrape them with a fork or move them around a little
  • Put back in the freezer and set the timer for 45 mins again
  • Make both the coffee and cream slushy
  • Fill up a glass with the coffee slush first and top with the cream slush and serve.

 

14 Cocktail Recipes To Try For your Parties

6. MOSCOW MULE

                                                                              RECIPE

ITEMS NEEDED

  • Lime juice
  • Vodka
  • Ginger beer
  • Lime wedge for garnish
  • Ice cubes

PROCEDURE

  • Mix the vodka and lime juice in a bowl, add ice cubes and ginger beer, stir.
  • Pour into a drinking mug and add the lime wedge to garnish
  • And serve!

 

14 Cocktail Recipes To Try For your Parties

8. COSMOPOLITAN COCKTAIL

                                                                              RECIPE

ITEMS NEEDED

  • Grey Goose L ‘orange vodka
  • Cointreau liquor
  • Cranberry juice
  • Fresh lime Juice
  • Orange zest to garnish
  • Ice cubes

PROCEDURE

  • Fill a mixing bowl with ice, add all the ingredients and stir continuously for about 20 seconds
  • Pour the mixture into a cocktail glass
  • Cut a Piece of orange peel about the size of a thumb
  • Bend the orange peel to release its oil onto a lighted match, igniting a flame on the surface of the drink

 

14 Cocktail Recipes To Try For your Parties

9. CHAPMAN

                                                                                 RECIPE

ITEMS NEEDED

  • 6-8 ice cubes
  • 3 teaspoons of Angostura Aromatic Bitters
  • 350 mL of Fanta
  • 350 mL of Sprite
  • 120 mL of Grenadine Syrup
  • Half a lemon
  • Half an orange

PROCEDURE

  • Mix all ingredients in a large jug (except the ice cubes)
  • Put the drink in the fridge
  • After two hours, your cocktail should be ice cold
  • You can now serve with ice and sliced fruits

 

14 Cocktail Recipes To Try For your Parties

10. FRENCH 75

                                                                                  RECIPE

ITEMS NEEDED

  • 60 mL champagne,
  • 15 mL lemon juice,
  • 30 mL gin,
  • 2 dashes of simple syrup

PROCEDURE

  • Pour the gin, syrup, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker or jug filled with ice
  • Shake vigorously
  • And strain into an iced champagne glass
  • Top up with Champagne, stir gently

14 Cocktail Recipes To Try For your Parties

 

11. WATERMELON-CUCUMBER MOJITO

                                                                                      RECIPE

ITEMS NEEDED

  • 2 oz. Prairie Cucumber-Flavored Organic Vodka
  • 2 watermelon chunks, 1 inch each
  • 1 English Cucumber Slice, 1 inch (peeled and seeds removed)
  • Juice of 1 Lime
  • 2 tsp. Sugar
  • Handful of Mint Leaves
  • Crushed Ice
  • Ginger Ale

PROCEDURE

  • Muddle the watermelon and cucumber chunks, with the juice of 1 lime and the sugar in a glass
  • Stir in mint leaves
  • add crushed ice and 2 oz. Prairie Cucumber-Flavored Organic Vodka to a lowball glass Top with ginger ale;
  • garnish with more mint

 

14 Cocktail Recipes To Try For your Parties

12. MINT CONDITION

                                                                                      RECIPE

ITEMS NEEDED

  • 2 oz. Made Real Vodka
  • 1 oz. Honey Syrup
  • 5 oz. Lime Juice
  • Float Ginger Beer
  • 1 Mint Leaf

PROCEDURE

  • In a mixing shaker add Made Real Vodka, lime, and honey syrup
  • Add ice and shake
  • Strain into a chilled cocktail glass
  • Top with a splash of ginger beer add a mint leaf for garnish

 

14 Cocktail Recipes To Try For your Parties

13. THE SALTY BIRD

                                                                            RECIPE

ITEMS NEEDED

  • 1.5 oz. aged rum
  • .75 oz. Campari
  • 1.5 oz. fresh pineapple juice
  • .5 oz. fresh lime juice
  • .5 oz. simple syrup
  • pinch of salt
  • dehydrated pineapple (optional)

PROCEDURE

  • Combine all ingredients
  • shake and strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice
  • Garnish with a pinch of salt and dehydrated pineapple.

 

14 Cocktail Recipes To Try For your Parties

14. ATOMIC CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL

                                                                                    RECIPE

ITEMS NEEDED

  • 1 1/2 oz. vodka
  • 1 1/2 oz. brandy
  • 1 tsp. sherry
  • 1 1/2 oz. brut champagne

PROCEDURE

  • Stir the vodka, brandy, and sherry well with cracked ice
  • then strain into a chilled cocktail glass
  • and add brut champagne

 

 

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