Who doesn’t love cocktails at a party? There are so many ways you can make a simple alcoholic drink interesting. There is a wide variety of spirits to choose from and the flavors of different syrups, fruits, and herbs can be mixed into the drinks to suit everyone’s tastes. Cocktails are a great way to impress your guests and it helps kick start the party. Here are the most delicious cocktail recipes that will surely knock your guest’s socks off.

Marmalade Mule

Ingredients

  • 50ml vodka
  • 15ml Freshly squeezed lime
  • Premium Ginger Beer to top
  • 2 Dashes Angostura Bitters

Method

  • Pour all the ingredients into a glass filled with ice. Shake and then pour it into one of the fancy cocktail glasses.
  • Garnish with fresh slices of ginger and lime.

Hibiscus Mojito

Ingredients

  • 10- 12 mint leaves
  • 35ml apple juice
  • 10ml Gomme
  • 4 wedges of lime
  • 12.5ml Hibiscus syrup

Method

  • Muddle the sugar syrup and lime wedges in a glass
  • Add the liquid ingredients and mint leaves
  • Then add in the crushed ice and mix well with a bar spoon
  • Top the drink with more crushed ice and add a spring of mint

Gin and Prosecco Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 40ml gin 25ml lemon juice
  • 15ml sugar syrup
  • Ice cubes
  • Champagne or Prosecco
  • Lemon Zest

Method

  • Add the gin into a shaker with ice cubes
  • Pour in the lemon juice followed by sugar syrup
  • Shake and strain the drink into a flute glass
  • Top it up with Prosecco
  • Garnish with Lemon Zest

Cranberry Moscow Mules

Ingredients

  • 1 part vodka
  • 2 parts ginger beer
  • 1 part cranberry juice
  • 10ml lime juice
  • A sprig of mint

Method

  • Mix the ingredients in a glass with ice
  • Garnish with a mint leaf

Hot Toddy

Ingredients

  • 14ml honey
  • 10 ml orange or lemon juice, preferably fresh
  • ¼ cup of boiling water
  • 1 shot of brandy, whiskey, or bourbon
  • Cinnamon stick

Method

  • Mix all the ingredients in a glass until the honey is dissolved.
  • Garnish with a cinnamon stick and serve.

Hurricane

Ingredients

  • 50ml fresh orange juice
  • 25ml lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 5ml Grenadine
  • 25ml white rum
  • 25ml dark rum
  • 20ml passion fruit syrup

Method

  • Mix all the ingredients together in a shaker with ice
  • Strain and pour into a glass and garnish with a glace cherry and a slice of orange

I’ve Got 99 Bourbons, But A Beech Ain’t One

Ingredients

  • 7 to 8 mint leaves
  • 15ml corn syrup
  • 50ml bourbon
  • 2 dashes Aztec chocolate bitters
  • Chocolate soil

Methods

  • To make the chocolate soil boil 100g of sugar with 2 tablespoons of water until golden brown. Then add 70 g of chocolate into it. Remove the mixture from heat and whisk for a couple of minutes.
  • Add all the ingredients into a julep tin, half of it filled with ice.
  • Mix with a bar spoon, strain it into a glass.
  • Add more crushed ice into the drink and garnish with mint leaves and chocolate soil

Whiskey Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 10ml white port
  • A dash of lavender bitters
  • 10ml dry vermouth
  • 60ml single malt whiskey

Method

  • Add all the ingredients into a shaker filled with ice
  • Strain the drink into a chilled goblet
  • Garnish with a sprig of heather and an orange peel twist

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