10 Cocktails that are best for rookie mixologists trying their hands at home

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The term "cocktail party" was coined by a Mrs. Julius S. Walsh Jr. of St. Louis Missouri in 1917.

A cocktail party is a drink-centric gathering where cocktails are served to guests as they mingle and socialize. Cocktail parties are often held in the late afternoon or early evening and may be hosted by an individual a business or a group.

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Choosing the best cocktails to start mixing at home


How to find the best cocktails for beginners trying to mix cocktails at home? Cocktails are a great way to enjoy alcohol, and they can be made with many different types of liquor. If you're new to making cocktails, it's best to start with a few basic recipes that use just a few ingredients. Once you've mastered those, you can experiment with adding different flavours and liquors. The most important thing is to have fun and enjoy the process!

Cocktails are a great way to impress your guests or simply enjoy a delicious drink. However, finding the right recipe can be tricky, especially if you're a beginner. There are many factors to consider, such as the type of alcohol you want to use, the flavours you like, and the occasion.

There are several resources that can help you find the perfect cocktail for your needs. The Internet is a great place to start your search. You can find plenty of websites that offer recipes and tips for mixing cocktails. At Easy Cocktail Recipes we have over 20000 recipes and our Easy Cocktail Builder can help you find recipes with as few as three ingredients. Just try adding Vodka, Orange Juice and some other mixer and start using the Builder and you?ll be surprised by the overwhelming number of well-known cocktails that you could try! Cocktail books are another excellent resource. They often include step-by-step instructions and pictures to help you make the perfect drink. Check out our list of the best Cocktail Books ever.

If you're still having trouble finding the right recipe, you can always ask a bartender for help. They'll be able to recommend a cocktail that suits your tastes and preferences.






Ten easy cocktails to make at home, that suits a beginner mixology enthusiast


1. Margarita: The classic margarita is a great place to start for anyone looking to get into mixology. All you need is tequila, lime juice, and triple sec. Margaritas are one of the most popular cocktails and they are very easy to make. Just mix them all together in a glass with some ice and you're good to go!

2. Daiquiri: A daiquiri is another classic cocktail that is perfect for beginners. All you need for this one is rum, lime juice, and sugar syrup. Refreshing and easy-to-make, simply mix everything together in a blender with some ice and you'll have a delicious drink in no time.

3. Cosmopolitan: The cosmopolitan is a delicious and easy cocktail to make at home. All you need is vodka, cranberry juice, Cointreau, and lime juice.

4. Sex on the Beach: This fruity cocktail is perfect for summertime sipping. All you need is vodka, peach schnapps, cranberry juice, and orange juice.

5. Long Island Iced Tea: This potent cocktail might not be the best choice for beginners, but it's definitely easy to make! All you need is vodka, gin, rum, tequila

6. Pina Colada: If you're looking for something a little bit different, why not try a Pina Colada? This tropical cocktail is made with rum, pineapple juice and coconut milk. Just blend everything together and enjoy!

7. Mojito: Another great option for those hot summer days is a Mojito. This refreshing drink is made with rum, mint leaves, lime juice, sugar syrup and sparkling water. This refreshing Cuban cocktail is easy to make, start by muddling mint leaves, lime juice, and sugar in the bottom of a glass. Then, add rum and fill the glass with ice. Top off the drink with sparkling water and garnish it with a sprig of mint. Enjoy your delicious mojito!

8. Tom Collins: The Tom Collins is a refreshing, tart cocktail that is perfect for summer sipping. It is made with gin, lemon juice, and sugar, and can be served either on the rocks or shaken with ice and strained. The most important part of making a Tom Collins is to use fresh ingredients - the lemon juice and sugar will not mix properly if they are not fresh, so make sure to use only the best quality lemons and sugar for this cocktail.

9. Classic Negroni: A classic negroni is a simple cocktail made with gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth. It is traditionally served on the rocks with a twist of orange peel. The negroni is a perfect balance of bitter and sweet, and its simplicity makes it a great choice for any occasion.

10. Whiskey Sour: A whiskey sour is a mixed drink traditionally made with bourbon whiskey, lemon juice, sugar, and ice. Egg whites are sometimes used as an ingredient, and the drink can be shaken or stirred. The whiskey sour is one of the most popular bourbon cocktails and is widely known throughout the United States. It is also a popular choice in Ireland and the United Kingdom.


Mixing Cocktails at home






Classic Margarita





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    Classic Margarita


     

    • Lime Juice 6 cl

    • Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila 6 cl

    • Triple Sec 6 cl


     

     

    Any Glass of your Choice


     

    Classic Margarita


    classic margarita is a popular Tequila cocktail containing a combinations of Lime Juice,Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila,Triple Sec .Served using Any Glass of your Choice



     


     

    Classic Margarita Ingredients


    Lime Juice,Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila,Triple Sec,


     


     

    Classic Margarita Recipe


    Rim a cocktail glass with lime, dip into course salt. Combine the ingredients, stir with ice, strain and pour into glass. Serves two, or one big one.


     






Cosmopolitan Cocktail





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    Cosmopolitan Cocktail


     

    • Vodka 3 cl

    • Triple Sec 1.50 cl

    • Rose`s Lime Juice 1.5 cl

    • Cranberry Juice 1.5 cl


     

     

    Any Glass of your Choice


     

    Cosmopolitan Cocktail


    cosmopolitan is a popular Vodka cocktail containing a combinations of Vodka,Triple Sec,Rose`s Lime Juice,Cranberry Juice .Served using Any Glass of your Choice



     


     

    Cosmopolitan Cocktail Ingredients


    Vodka,Triple Sec,Rose`s Lime Juice,Cranberry Juice,


     


     

    Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe


    Shake Vodka, triple sec, lime and cranberry juice vigorously in a shaker with ice. Strain into a martini glass, garnish with a lime wedge on the rim, and serve.


     






Sex On The Beach (The Original)





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    Sex On The Beach (The Original)


     

    • Peach Schnapps 3 cl

    • Vodka 3 cl

    • Cranberry Juice - -

    • Orange Juice - -

    • Pineapple Juice - -


     

     

    Any Glass of your Choice


     

    Sex On The Beach (The Original)


    sex on the beach (the original) is a popular Vodka cocktail containing a combinations of Peach Schnapps,Vodka,Cranberry Juice,Orange Juice,Pineapple Juice .Served using Any Glass of your Choice



     


     

    Sex On The Beach (The Original) Ingredients


    Peach Schnapps,Vodka,Cranberry Juice,Orange Juice,Pineapple Juice,


     


     

    Sex On The Beach (The Original) Recipe


    Pour the Vodka, the schnapps and equal parts of orange, cranberry and pineapple juice into a shaker. Shake with ice and strain into a cocktail glass over ice. Garnish with a slice of lemon/lime and a cherry...Yummmmmmm!


     




  • Sex on the Beach and it's numerous variations are a group of very popular cocktails and, the original Sex on the Beach is an International Bartenders Association Official Cocktail.


    It is one of those cocktails that owns an Wikipedia Page of it's own.

    Sex on the Beach is usually served over ice in a high ball glass, but they are also served as shooters.

    As found in Wikipedia, the alcohol-free or mocktail variation is sometimes referred to as "Safe Sex on the Beach," "Cuddles on the Beach," or "Virgin(s) on the Beach".

    However, no reference to why this cocktail named Sex on the Beach of all things, was not to be found, as expected, and probably, this is yet another loose reference to sex as most adult themed drinks are.






Long Island Iced Tea





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    Long Island Iced Tea


     

    • Vodka 1 part

    • 1800 Tequila 1 part

    • Rum 1 part

    • Gin 1 part

    • Triple Sec 1 part

    • Sweet And Sour Mix 1.5 parts

    • Coca-Cola 1 splash


     

     

    Collins glass


     

    Long Island Iced Tea


    long island iced tea is a popular Tequila,Vodka cocktail containing a combinations of Vodka,1800 Tequila,Rum,Gin,Triple Sec,Sweet And Sour Mix,Coca-Cola .Served using Collins glass



     


     

    Long Island Iced Tea Ingredients


    Vodka,1800 Tequila,Rum,Gin,Triple Sec,Sweet And Sour Mix,Coca-Cola,


     


     

    Long Island Iced Tea Recipe


    Mix ingredients together over ice in a glass. Pour into a shaker and give one brisk shake. Pour back into the glass and make sure there is a touch of fizz at the top. Garnish with lemon.


     






Pina Colada





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    Pina Colada


     

    • Pineapple Crushed 3 tbsp

    • White Rum 9 cl

    • Coconut Cream 3 tbsp


     

     

    Any Glass of your Choice


     

    Pina Colada


    pina colada is a popular Rum cocktail containing a combinations of Pineapple Crushed,Light Coconut Rum Cream .Served using Any Glass of your Choice



     


     

    Pina Colada Ingredients


    Pineapple Crushed,Light Coconut Rum Cream,


     


     

    Pina Colada Recipe


    Put all ingredients into an electric blender with 2 cups of crushed ice. Blend at a high speed for a short length of time. Strain into a collins glass and serve with a straw.


     






Mojito





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    Mojito


     

    • Captain Morgan Spiced Rum 3.75 cl

    • Mint Leaves 12 -

    • Sugar 1 tbsp

    • Lime Juice 1.5 cl

    • Soda 6 cl

    • White Rum 3 cl

    • Spearmint Schnapps 3 cl

    • Triple Sec 3 cl

    • Lime Juice 1/3 -


     

     

    Any Glass of your Choice


     

    Mojito


    mojito is a popular Rum cocktail containing a combinations of Captain Morgan Spiced Rum,Mint Leaves,Sugar,Lime Juice,Soda,White Rum,Spearmint Schnapps,Triple Sec,Lime Juice .Served using Any Glass of your Choice



     


     

    Mojito Ingredients


    Captain Morgan Spiced Rum,Mint Leaves,Sugar,Lime Juice,Soda,White Rum,S...


     


     

    Mojito Recipe


    Place mint leaves in bottom of glass. Add crushed ice, Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, sugar, and lime juice, and muddle. Add soda water and garnish with mint leaves.


     






#2 Mojito





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    #2 Mojito


     

    • White Rum 6 cl

    • Angostura Bitters 2 dashes

    • Cane Sugar Or Superfine 1 tsp.

    • Spearmint Leaves Muddle To Bruise The Mint 2 -

    • Lime Juice 1.5 cl

    • Club Soda Fill -


     

     

    Any Glass of your Choice


     

    #2 Mojito


    #2 mojito is a popular Rum cocktail containing a combinations of White Rum,Angostura Bitters,Cane Sugar Or Superfine,Spearmint Leaves Muddle To Bruise The Mint,Lime Juice,Club Soda .Served using Any Glass of your Choice



     


     

    #2 Mojito Ingredients


    White Rum,Angostura Bitters,Cane Sugar Or Superfine,Spearmint Leaves Muddle To B...


     


     

    #2 Mojito Recipe


    ice rocks


     






Tom Collins





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    Tom Collins


     

    • Oranges 1 slice

    • Gin 6 cl

    • Lemon Juice 3 cl

    • Superfine Sugar 1 tsp

    • Club Soda 9 cl

    • Maraschino Cherry 1 -


     

     

    Collins glass


     

    Tom Collins


    tom collins is a popular Tequila cocktail containing a combinations of Oranges,Gin,Lemon Juice,Superfine Sugar,Club Soda,Maraschino Cherry .Served using Collins glass



     


     

    Tom Collins Ingredients


    Oranges,Gin,Lemon Juice,Superfine Sugar,Club Soda,Maraschino Cherry,


     


     

    Tom Collins Recipe


    In a shaker half-filled with ice cubes, combine the gin, lemon juice, and sugar. Shake well. Strain into a collins glass almost filled with ice cubes. Add the club soda. Stir and garnish with the cherry and the orange slice.


     






Negroni Cocktail





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    Negroni Cocktail


     

    • Gin 3 cl

    • Sweet Vermouth 3 cl

    • Campari Bitters 3 cl


     

     

    Any Glass of your Choice


     

    Negroni Cocktail


    negroni is a popular Gin,Vermouth cocktail containing a combinations of Gin,Sweet Vermouth,Campari Bitters .Served using Any Glass of your Choice



     


     

    Negroni Cocktail Ingredients


    Gin,Sweet Vermouth,Campari Bitters,


     


     

    Negroni Cocktail Recipe


    Stir with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass 3/4 filled with cracked ice. Add a splash of soda water if desired. Garnish with a half slice of orange.


     





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