Whether it’s after a long day or before a fun night, sometimes all you need is a great cocktail. In this article, we have compiled 12 of the best classic or contemporary cocktail recipes for you to make at home! Try out these martini variations, a hot toddy, or even a lemon drop! Your taste buds will thank you later.
This fruity strawberry martini is an easy and delicious vodka cocktail to make this spring. Made with strawberry syrup infused with real strawberries for a powerful strawberry flavor. Then shaken with vodka and a bit of lemon juice and served in a chilled glass.
The perfect after-dinner drink, this Espresso Martini, sometimes called an Vodka Espresso, is the ultimate cocktail for coffee lovers. So whip out that espresso machine and get to shaking!
Orange Frost Cocktail
Orange Frost Cocktail is a refreshing and festive holiday cocktail. Blended with Sagamore Spirit rye whiskey, lemon and orange juices, and maple syrup, you should make this your holiday party cocktail!
Wassail Hot Toddy
A classic drink made up of spiced wassail, brandy, lemon, and honey comprises the Wassail Hot Toddy. Talk about delicious, comforting, and festive all in one drink.
If you’ve never enjoyed an Irish Coffee, this delicious hot drink combines sweetened Irish whiskey and an Irish Cream whipped cream to standard coffee.
Apple Whiskey Sour
Apple Whiskey Sour, blended with apple juice, bourbon whiskey, lemon, and simple syrup, is an easy and delicious fall cocktail.
Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe
The iconic Cosmopolitan Martini cocktail is made with only four simple ingredients and makes the most beautiful and delicious drink. This Cosmopolitan cocktail has the perfect balance of fruity, tart and sweet without being overly sweet.
Sidecar Cocktail Shots
The Sidecar is a cocktail that combines cognac, orange liqueur, and lemon juice for a sophisticated drink. Try this classic cocktail in a smaller version with a sugared orange zest rim!
Lemon Drop Dazzler
This sweet and tart Lemon Drop Dazzler is made with vodka, fresh lemon juice, and sparkling water. Light and refreshing like a with all the bright lemon flavor you love!
Spicy Caipirinha Cocktail
A traditional Brazilian beverage gets a spicy twist and is lightened up with a secret ingredient. Grab a bottle of Cachaça and switch up your cocktail game with this Spicy Jalapeño Caipirinha Cocktail!
Lychee Martini Cocktail
This Lychee Martini recipe is a refreshing, sweet and fruity vodka martini with floral notes from tropical lychees. This lychee cocktail is easy to make with only 3 ingredients and it’s absolutely delicious!
French Martini Cocktail Recipe
French Martini has the perfect combination of vodka, pineapple juice and a touch of Chambord liqueur that adds a hint of raspberry flavor. This French Martini recipe is smooth, silky, fruity and a great addition to your cocktail repertoire.