As a bartender, I've seen it all. From the classic martinis to the trendy craft cocktails, my job is to mix and serve the best drinks for my customers.
But let's be honest, sometimes you just want to let loose and indulge in something a little stronger. That's where Boozy Cocktails come in.
With a higher alcohol content than your average cocktail, Boozy Cocktails are the perfect choice for those looking to have a good time.
They're bold, flavorful, and pack a punch that will keep you feeling good all night long. But with so many recipes out there, it can be hard to know where to start.
That's why I've taken it upon myself to research and test out the best Boozy Cocktail recipes out there. From classics to modern twists, I've tried them all and have narrowed down the list to the most delicious and satisfying drinks.
So whether you're looking for a drink to impress your friends or simply want to unwind after a long day, these Boozy Cocktails are sure to hit the spot. So sit back, relax, and let's dive into the world of Boozy Cocktails.
1. Boozy Frozen Lemonade
Looking for a refreshing summer cocktail that packs a punch? Look no further than the Boozy Frozen Lemonade. Made with vodka or rum, this frozen lemonade slush is the perfect party drink.
The lemony flavor is sweet and tart, and the addition of alcohol makes it a great option for adults looking for a fun and refreshing drink. Plus, it's easy to customize the strength of the cocktail to your liking. Whether you're lounging by the pool or hosting a backyard barbecue, the Boozy Frozen Lemonade is sure to be a hit.
2. Rosemary Blueberry Vodka Spritzers
Looking for a refreshing and unique cocktail to try this summer? Look no further than the Rosemary Blueberry Vodka Spritzer. This cocktail is a perfect balance of earthy rosemary, sweet blueberries, tart lemon, and smooth vodka.
It's not too sweet, making it a great option for those who don't enjoy overly sugary drinks. Plus, the addition of club soda gives it a nice effervescence. This cocktail is perfect for sipping on a hot summer day or for celebrating a special occasion. So, go ahead and give it a try – you won't be disappointed!
3. Espresso Martini
Espresso Martini is a delicious and energizing cocktail for coffee lovers. It's a blend of espresso, vodka, coffee liqueur, and simple syrup, shaken until frothy and topped with a beautiful foam layer.
The espresso beans sprinkled on top add a touch of elegance and represent health, wealth, and happiness. It's a perfect choice for a post-dinner pick-me-up or a pre-night-out boost. Try it and see why it's a classic!
The Cosmopolitan is a timeless classic cocktail that has been made famous by the hit TV show, Sex and the City. This cocktail is a perfect blend of vodka, orange liqueur, lime juice, and cranberry juice. Despite its girly pink color, the Cosmopolitan is a martini-family cocktail that packs a punch and is essentially a party in a glass.
It is a perfect drink to share with your best girlfriends while binge-watching classic re-runs of Sex and the City. The Cosmopolitan is a must-try cocktail for anyone who loves fruity, tangy and boozy drinks.
Mojito, a classic cocktail from Cuba, is a perfect blend of sweetness, citrus, and mint that makes it a refreshing summer drink. It's made with white rum, fresh mint leaves, lime juice, and simple syrup, and served in a high ball glass with ice.
The muddled mint leaves release their oils, infusing the drink with a minty flavor that complements the rum. This cocktail is perfect for sipping on a hot summer night, whether you're enjoying a single serving or a pitcher with friends. The Mojito is a must-try for anyone who loves a refreshing and delicious cocktail.
6. Pornstar Martini
The Pornstar Martini is a visually exciting cocktail with a frothy top and a floating half a passion fruit. Its iconic taste comes from the passion fruit liqueur and fresh lime juice, while vanilla vodka adds a smooth, sweet flavor.
The cocktail is named after its provocative name, given by its inventor, Douglas Ankrah, who thought it a ‘stylish and confident drink. ' It's a modern-day classic cocktail made by many bartenders worldwide and is perfect for many occasions.
7. The Rosemary Grapefruit Refresher
If you're looking for a refreshing and flavorful cocktail to add to your Springtime repertoire, look no further than "The Rosemary Grapefruit Refresher". This cocktail boasts a perfect balance of herbal notes from the rosemary and a burst of citrus from the grapefruit. It's light and refreshing, making it a great choice for sipping during brunch or dinner.
Plus, it's versatile enough to be enjoyed as a Mocktail for those who prefer to skip the booze. This cocktail is the perfect addition to any Springtime gathering, whether it's Easter dinner or a simple date night at home. Don't miss out on this delicious and easy-to-make cocktail!
8. Pomegranate Ginger Paloma
The Pomegranate Ginger Paloma is a perfect holiday drink that's fizzy, minty, gingery, and full of sweet pomegranate. This cocktail is a twist on the traditional Paloma, with the addition of ginger beer, which adds a killer ginger flavor that screams the holidays.
The simple syrup makes enough for at least four drinks, but can easily be doubled, or tripled, for a large batch of drinks. This festive and fun cocktail is perfect for any holiday party and is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. The Pomegranate Ginger Paloma is one of the best boozy cocktail recipes to try this holiday season.
9. Limoncello Prosecco With Blueberries and Thyme
If you're looking for a refreshing and celebratory cocktail, look no further than the Limoncello Prosecco with Blueberries and Thyme. This bubbly concoction combines the tangy sweetness of limoncello with the lightness of prosecco, making it the perfect drink for any occasion.
The addition of blueberries and thyme adds a touch of sophistication and style to the drink. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or just looking for a delicious drink to enjoy on a warm summer day, the Limoncello Prosecco with Blueberries and Thyme is sure to impress.
10. Cosmopolitan Cocktail
The Cosmopolitan Cocktail is a classic drink made with vodka, orange liqueur, lime juice, and cranberry juice. It's a perfect balance of sweet and sour flavors and is a go-to drink for ladies night out.
To make the perfect Cosmo, use high-quality ingredients like Grey Goose or Belvedere vodka and Cointreau orange liqueur. Serve it in a chilled martini glass with a lemon twist garnish for a simple yet elegant presentation.
11. Strawberry Gin Mojito
Looking for a refreshing and boozy cocktail to enjoy on a warm summer day? Look no further than the Strawberry Gin Mojito. This cocktail, also known as the Southside Cocktail, is a twist on the classic mojito made with peppery gin and topped off with champagne for an extra special touch.
The addition of fresh strawberries adds a seasonal flair and a burst of freshness to the drink. While the recipe traditionally calls for champagne, it can easily be swapped out for soda water for a less boozy version. Trust us, this cocktail is sure to impress your guests and leave them wanting more.
12. Prosecco Margaritas
Prosecco Margaritas are a fun and festive twist on the classic margarita. This sparkling cocktail is perfect for any special occasion or celebration. The addition of prosecco adds a celebratory touch and the bubbles make it even more refreshing.
The recipe is easy to make and can be prepared ahead of time, making it a great option for entertaining. If you're looking for a cocktail that's both delicious and fun, give Prosecco Margaritas a try!
13. Bourbon Old Fashioned
The Bourbon Old Fashioned is a classic cocktail made with bourbon, sugar, bitters, orange, and a cherry. This cocktail is perfect for those who love a strong and boozy drink with a touch of sweetness. The recipe has been perfected through extensive testing of different sugars, bourbons, cherries, oranges, and bitters.
The use of turbinado sugar and Maraska cherries adds a complex and enjoyable flavor to the cocktail. The addition of a spritzed orange peel gives the right amount of citrus zest without overpowering the drink. The use of clear ice cubes elevates the drink to a bar-style quality. Overall, the Bourbon Old Fashioned is a must-try cocktail for those who appreciate a well-crafted and balanced drink.
14. Heavenly Lemonade
The Heavenly Lemonade is a refreshing cocktail that's a twist on the classic mimosa, using lemonade instead of orange juice. It's made with cheap champagne or brut, which adds a dry and unrefined flavor to the drink.
You can use any kind of lemonade you prefer, from regular to strawberry or raspberry lemonade. It's a simple yet delicious cocktail that's perfect for any occasion.
15. Eggnog Cocktail
The Eggnog Cocktail is a perfect holiday drink that combines the creamy goodness of eggnog with the rich flavors of brandy and dark rum. This cocktail is a great choice for those who want to enjoy a boozy drink without the hassle of making their own eggnog. The recipe is simple and easy to follow, making it a great choice for any holiday party.
The spicy garnish on the rim of the glass adds a festive touch to the drink, making it a great choice for any holiday celebration. If you're looking for a delicious and easy-to-make cocktail that's perfect for the holiday season, the Eggnog Cocktail is definitely worth trying.
16. Passion Fruit Vodka Porn Star Martini Cocktail
The Passion Fruit Vodka Porn Star Martini Cocktail is a fruity and boozy drink that is sure to impress. Made with vanilla-flavored vodka, fresh passion fruit puree, lime juice, and passion fruit liqueur, this cocktail has a perfect balance of sweet and tart flavors.
The bubbles from the optional side of sparkling wine elevate the taste and make it a perfect drink for any occasion. With its provocative name and stunning looks, this cocktail is a must-try for anyone who loves a good boozy drink. It's easy to see why it's one of the world's most popular drinks, and it's definitely worth a try.
17. Blueberry Ginger Bellini
The Blueberry Ginger Bellini is a refreshing cocktail made with blueberries, blueberry juice, and fresh ginger. The mixture is strained to create a smooth puree, which is divided between two champagne flutes and topped with sparkling apple cider or sparkling wine.
The combination of blueberries and ginger creates a unique flavor that is sweet and spicy, making it a must-try for anyone who loves a good cocktail.
18. Classic Cosmopolitan Cocktail
The Classic Cosmopolitan Cocktail is a perfect blend of fruity and boozy flavors. It has a beautiful light pink color and just the right bite from a combination of vodka and triple sec.
The addition of cranberry juice and a squeeze of fresh lime creates a perfect balance of fruitiness. This cocktail is perfect for toasting and celebrating special occasions. It's a must-try for anyone who loves a fruity, yet not too sweet cocktail with a delightful boozy bite.
19. Pomegranate Rosé Paloma
The Pomegranate Rosé Paloma is a festive and refreshing cocktail that is perfect for the holiday season. This sparkling rose cocktail is made with just three simple ingredients, including a citrus-forward French sparkling rosé wine, tart pomegranate juice, and ultra-light grapefruit soda. The cocktail is garnished with fresh grapefruit and mint, adding a cool and refreshing aroma to the drink.
The Pomegranate Rosé Paloma is easy to batch for a group, making it a great choice for holiday parties. The cocktail is inspired by the crisp notes of pink grapefruit in Yes Way Rosé Bubbles, a fun and approachable brand that offers high-quality French rosés at an affordable price. Overall, the Pomegranate Rosé Paloma is a delicious and easy-to-make cocktail that is sure to impress your guests.
20. Sweet Georgia Peach Smash
The Sweet Georgia Peach Smash is a delicious and refreshing cocktail that is perfect for sipping on a warm summer day. Made with Old Camp Whiskey, this cocktail has a delightful peach flavor that is perfectly balanced with a touch of pecan. The addition of Sweet Williams adds a pop of color and a fun twist to this classic cocktail.
If you're a fan of bourbon or whiskey, you won't want to miss out on trying this cocktail. Whether you're sipping it on the front porch or serving it up at a bridal shower, the Sweet Georgia Peach Smash is sure to be a hit. So grab a glass and cheers to beautiful drinks!
21. Limoncello Gin Collins
The Limoncello Gin Collins is a refreshing and fizzy cocktail that is perfect for a hot summer day. This twist on the classic Tom Collins adds limoncello to the mix, giving it a prominent lemon flavor that is balanced out by minty simple syrup.
The cocktail is topped with club soda and garnished with fresh mint and lemon wheels for a beautiful presentation. If you're a fan of gin cocktails, this one is definitely worth trying. Don't forget to check out the other tasty cocktails in the article, including the Festive Cranberry Gin and Tonic and the Strawberry Basil Vodka Collins.
22. Strawberry Rose Lychee Mojito
The Strawberry Rose Lychee Mojito is a sweet and exotic twist on the classic mojito. The addition of lychee fruit and syrup adds a unique and intense flavor that is balanced out by the subtle hints of fresh strawberries and rose water. The aroma of the lychee fruit is reminiscent of Muscat and Gewurztraminer wines, making this cocktail a perfect choice for wine lovers.
The use of canned lychees in the recipe is a great alternative to fresh lychees, which can be difficult to find. However, if you can get your hands on fresh lychees, the recipe can be modified to create an even fresher and more complex flavor. This cocktail is perfect for summer and will leave you wanting more with every sip.
23. Pink Elephant Cocktail
The Pink Elephant Cocktail is a whimsical and visually appealing cocktail made with vodka, rose lemonade, and a twist of lime that gives it a cheeky little kick. The use of Fentimans’ rose lemonade gives it a baby pink color.
The Aval Dor Vodka used in this recipe is a premium 'plough to bottle' vodka that won silver at the 2019 San Francisco World’s Spirits Awards. It's perfect for parties and can be made in batches and served in a big pitcher, poured over ice. The Pink Elephant Cocktail is a must-try for anyone looking for a fun and delicious cocktail.
24. Raspberry Gin Fizz
The Raspberry Gin Fizz is a refreshing and flavorful cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. This cocktail is made with a raspberry simple syrup that infuses maximum raspberry flavor into the drink, making it more flavorful than other raspberry cocktails. The addition of gin, lemon juice, and soda water creates a bright and cheery color that is perfect for summer.
The best part about this recipe is that it can be adjusted to suit your taste buds by using different fruits or berries. So, whether you're looking for a sweet and fruity cocktail or a refreshing drink to cool down on a hot day, the Raspberry Gin Fizz is definitely worth a try.
25. Mint Strawberry Moscow Mule
The Mint Strawberry Moscow Mule is a refreshing twist on the classic cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. Made with vodka, ginger beer, lime juice, fresh mint, and juicy strawberries, this cocktail is a delightful combination of sweet and tangy flavors that will tantalize your taste buds.
Served in a copper mug, the drink takes on a unique taste and stays colder for longer. This cocktail is perfect for those who love a fruity and minty twist on their drinks. Whether you're hosting a party or just want to enjoy a drink on a warm summer day, the Mint Strawberry Moscow Mule is a must-try.
26. Blackberry Gin Cocktail
The Blackberry Gin Cocktail is a refreshing and fruity drink that is perfect for any occasion. Made with sweetened blackberries, gin, prosecco, and a sprig of thyme, this cocktail is bursting with flavor and is sure to impress your guests.
Whether you're looking for a drink to enjoy on a hot summer day or want to add some excitement to your next dinner party, the Blackberry Gin Cocktail is a great choice. It's easy to make and is a great way to use up any leftover blackberries you may have. If you're a fan of fruity cocktails, this one is definitely worth trying.
27. French 75
French 75 is a classic cocktail that is perfect for those who love the taste of champagne. This sophisticated cocktail is made with gin or vodka, champagne, lemon, and sugar. It has a sweet and tangy taste that is sure to impress your guests.
The French 75 is perfect for any occasion, whether it's a fancy dinner party or a night out with friends. The cocktail is easy to make and goes down smoothly, making it a favorite among cocktail enthusiasts. If you're looking for a boozy cocktail that is sure to impress, then the French 75 is definitely worth a try.
28. Hugo Cocktail
The Hugo Cocktail is a refreshing and easy-to-make drink that originated in northern Italy. Made with only three ingredients – prosecco, elderflower syrup, and sparkling water – it's perfect for a pre-dinner aperitivo or a summer afternoon sip.
The elderflower syrup adds a sweet and musky flavor that pairs perfectly with the crispness of the prosecco and sparkling water. It's a great alternative to the classic Aperol spritz and is perfect for those who prefer a less bitter taste. Give the Hugo Cocktail a try and transport yourself to the Italian countryside with every sip.
29. Frozen Irish Trash Can
The Frozen Irish Trash Can is a must-try cocktail for anyone who loves a potent, fruity drink. It's perfect for St. Patrick's Day or any summer party. The cocktail contains six different types of alcohol, making it a strong and vibrant green drink. The addition of Red Bull gives it a caffeine boost, making it a perfect pick-me-up for a night out.
The name may sound unappealing, but don't let that fool you. This cocktail is a delicious blend of flavors that will leave you wanting more. The Frozen Irish Trash Can is a fun and unique addition to any cocktail menu, and is sure to impress your guests.
The Sidecar is a classic cocktail that has been around for almost a century. Its origins are uncertain, but it is believed to have been invented in France or England before World War I. This three-ingredient cocktail is made with cognac (brandy), Cointreau (orange liqueur), and fresh lemon juice.
The amount of each ingredient can vary depending on personal preference, but the French prefer equal parts, while the English go with more cognac. The Sidecar is a simple yet elegant cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. Its smooth and citrusy flavor makes it a favorite among cocktail enthusiasts. If you're looking for a boozy cocktail that is easy to make and tastes great, the Sidecar is definitely worth a try.
31. Perfect Old Fashioned
The Perfect Old Fashioned is a classic whiskey cocktail that has been around since the 1800s. It is a simple yet complex drink made with whiskey, sugar, bitters, and ice.
The balance of sweet and bitter flavors is what makes this cocktail unique. The Perfect Old Fashioned is a must-try for any whiskey lover, a strong and flavorful cocktail perfect for sipping on a cold winter night.
32. White Russian
The White Russian is a classic cocktail made with vodka, coffee liqueur, and heavy cream. It's a hardy and bold drink that's perfect for cold nights or as a Friday night belly warmer.
The cream adds a heaviness that balances well with the strong coffee flavor. The cocktail is versatile and can be customized to your liking by using different coffee liqueurs. Overall, the White Russian is a must-try for anyone who loves a good boozy drink.
33. Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco
The Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco is a delightful sparkling summer cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. Made with fresh muddled raspberries, lemon, and your favorite wine, this cocktail is sure to impress your guests. The combination of sweet raspberries and tangy lemon creates a refreshing and light taste that is perfect for sipping on a warm summer evening.
The limoncello adds a touch of sweetness and depth to the cocktail, making it a well-rounded and balanced drink. Whether you choose to use prosecco or sparkling rosé, this cocktail is a must-try for anyone who loves a good spritzer. So, grab a glass, garnish it with fresh sliced lemon and raspberries, and enjoy the deliciousness of this Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco cocktail!
34. Lavender Tom Collins
The Lavender Tom Collins is a refreshing and elevated twist on the classic Tom Collins cocktail. With the addition of homemade lavender simple syrup, this cocktail offers a unique and calming floral note that perfectly complements the fizzy, light, and citrusy flavors of the original recipe.
This cocktail is easy to make and even easier to drink, making it a perfect addition to any summer gathering or happy hour. If you're looking for a new classic cocktail to try, the Lavender Tom Collins is definitely worth a sip.