Cocktail Recipes

Toast the weekend with any of these cocktail recipes. From basic and classic cocktail recipes to currently popular cocktail recipes, we’ll cheers to that.

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    What Is Ranch Water?

    Three simple ingredients come together to make ranch water, your new go-to summer cocktail. 

    11 Summer Whiskey Cocktails to Cool You Off

    Just because its hot outside doesn’t mean you have to put your whiskey or bourbon on the back bar. These...


    The Best Jamaican Rum Brands

    When it comes to rum, these bottles are something special. Check out our picks for the best Jamaican rum brands...


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    The Ultimate Guide to Margaritas

    Browse our margarita guide for everything you need to know about America's most popular cocktail.


    Chocolate Martini

    The variations on martinis seem endless. But this sweet chocolate martini recipe is both creative and sophisticated in taste and...

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    24 Christmas in July Cocktails

    Cool off with these festive Christmas in July cocktails. We have very merry ideas for slushes, martinis, sangrias and other...


    These Are the Essential Ingredients for a Good Margarita

    Wondering what ingredients you need for a margarita? We’ll outline the basics, plus a couple of extra add-ins. 

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    11 St. Patrick’s Day Shots

    Take a break from the beer and cider, and imbibe with these St. Patrick's Day shots.


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    27 Amazing Brandy Cocktails to Stir Up Tonight

    Grab your shaker and make it a cocktail night! Browse our collection of brandy cocktails including mulled wine,...


    Passion Fruit Mojito

    The classic mojito cocktail only gets better with the lemony, sweet-tart flavor of fresh passion fruit. You can strain out...


    Classic Margarita

    A classic margarita recipe doesn't need anything other than tequila, Triple Sec and fresh lime juice. When you're making the...

    Grapefruit Margarita

    When you add a drizzle of grenadine to your finished grapefruit margarita, it sinks to the bottom of the glass,...


    Caribbean Blue Margarita

    For a fun spin on a classic cocktail, substitute Blue Curacao for Triple Sec. The vibrant blue margarita will make...


    Frozen Ginger-Raspberry Margarita

    Ginger and lime form a wonderful flavor combination, so I thought I'd try adding them to my raspberry margarita. This...


    Amaretto Margarita

    With this amaretto margarita, add a touch of Italian flair to the classic lime drink. —James Schend, Taste of Home...


    Frozen Sriracha-Mango Margarita

    The sweetness of the fruit helps offset the spiciness of the Sriracha, giving this mango margarita a unique and fun...

    Melon Margarita

    Melon liqueur dramatically changes the flavor and color of a classic margarita and also makes it sweeter. If you'd like...


    Frozen Coconut Margarita

    Take your cocktail to the tropics with this coconut margarita. It's very refreshing! —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor


    Frozen Strawberry-Basil Margarita

    Fresh, fruity and oh, so cool, this strawberry-basil margarita may be the perfect summer cocktail. —James Schend, Taste of Home...


    Frozen Blueberry-Mint Margarita

    Refreshing and fruity, you need this frozen blueberry margarita in hand this summer. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor


    How to Make a St. Germain Cocktail with TikTok Bartender Miles Turner

    Miles Turner, bartender and rising star on TikTok, tells us exactly when and how to sip a classic St. Germain...


    Mrs. Claus’ Frozen Cranberry Cocktail Will Give You ALL the Holiday Cheer

    Head to the North Pole during the holidays, and Mrs. Claus will be making frozen alcoholic Christmas drinks to celebrate...


    7 Christmas Shots That Will Jingle Bell Rock Your Socks Off

    Cheers to the holiday season with one of these Christmas shots.


    The Best Cocktail Accessories for Your Vintage Bar Cart

    Love the flair of vintage drinks? Get all the cocktail accessories you need to outfit your home bar or bar...

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    Birthday Cake Martini

    Celebrate your special day with this sweet and festive birthday cake martini. If it's too strong for your taste, add...


    Birthday Cake Shots

    These festive birthday cake shots are a fun way to get a party started. Use chocolate cake-flavored vodka and chocolate...


    Skinny Huckleberry Cocktail

    I re-created a skinny huckleberry cocktail I had during a vacation in Idaho and Wyoming. The flavor of vodka and...


    Brewed Mary

    A Bloody Mary with beer is one of the best drinks I've ever had. It's now my go-to drink whenever...


    Margarita Floats

    On a hot afternoon, what could be better than a cold margarita float? The addition of creamy ice cream really...


    Watermelon and Blackberry Sangria

    This watermelon sangria is deliciously pink! Living in the zinfandel wine country of Northern California, I use our local fare...