15 Campfire Cocktails that will set your taste buds ablaze!

15 Best Campfire Cocktails

The crackling sound of firewood, the warmth of the flames, and the cool breeze of the night sky are all elements that come together to create a perfect campfire experience.

Whether you're camping with friends or family, sitting around a campfire is always a great way to unwind and relax. But what's a campfire without a delicious drink to accompany it?

The best campfire cocktails are the ones that capture the essence of the outdoors and enhance the overall experience. They're not just about the taste, but also about the atmosphere and the memories they create.

A great campfire cocktail should be easy to make, with ingredients that are easy to pack and transport. It should also be able to withstand the elements, whether it's the heat of the fire or the chill of the night air.

So, what are the best campfire cocktails? There are many to choose from, but some stand out above the rest. These cocktails are perfect for any camping trip, whether you're in the mountains, by the beach, or in the woods.

They're simple, delicious, and guaranteed to be a hit with your fellow campers. So, grab your favorite camping mug and let's explore the world of campfire cocktails!

1. Campfire Cocktail

Campfire Cocktail

The Campfire Cocktail is a perfect drink for those chilly autumnal evenings spent by the fire. This warming and spicy cocktail is made using Fireball Whiskey, Bourbon, and Rum and is cleverly layered to represent glowing embers.

The addition of cranberry juice, peach juice, and grenadine give it a fruity and sweet flavor that perfectly complements the spiciness of the whiskey and rum. The cocktail can also be turned into a frozen slushie or a big batch for a party. Overall, the Campfire Cocktail is a must-try for anyone looking for a delicious and unique cocktail to enjoy by the fire.

2. Toasty Campfire Cocktail

Toasty Campfire Cocktail

The Toasty Campfire Cocktail is a perfect drink for chilly fall nights spent around a fire. This cocktail is made with Ghirardelli's chocolate, marshmallows, vodka, and Irish cream. The glass is rimmed with chocolate syrup and crushed graham crackers, giving it a deliciously sweet and crunchy edge.

The cocktail itself is smooth and creamy, with just the right amount of sweetness from the Irish cream and chocolate. The pièce de résistance is the toasted marshmallow on top, adding a smoky and warm flavor to the drink. This cocktail is a must-try for anyone looking for a cozy and delicious drink to enjoy next to a fire.

3. "Campfire" Fireball Cocktail

Campfire Fireball Cocktail

The "Campfire" Fireball Cocktail is the perfect drink to enjoy on a warm summer night by the bonfire. Made with Fireball cinnamon whiskey, this cocktail has a warm and spicy flavor that will remind you of the glowing embers of a campfire. The drink is layered to create an ombre effect, with colors fading from bright red to orange to golden yellow at the top.

Garnished with a maraschino cherry and an orange peel, this cocktail is not only delicious but also visually stunning. While the recipe can be adapted to a frozen version, the original cocktail is best enjoyed on a warm summer night. If you're looking for a cocktail that will transport you to memories of summer campfires, the "Campfire" Fireball Cocktail is a must-try.

4. Campfire Crunch

Campfire Crunch

The Campfire Crunch cocktail is a perfect drink for those cozy nights by the fire. With a combination of Jack Daniels, Kahlua, and cream, this sweet sip is sure to warm you up from the inside out. The recipe is easy to follow and is a great way to impress your guests.

This cocktail is a must-try for anyone who loves to sip on something sweet and delicious while enjoying the warmth of a crackling fire. So, grab a blanket, put on some fuzzy socks, and indulge in the Campfire Crunch cocktail for a cozy night in.

5. Negroni


The Negroni is a classic Italian cocktail that has become a staple for many cocktail enthusiasts. It is a perfect blend of bitter, dry, and sweet flavors that can be enjoyed all evening long without the risk of getting a sugar rush. The cocktail is made up of equal parts of Campari, gin, and sweet vermouth, making it easy to mix.

While it may require having three different liquor bottles, it can be pre-mixed into a large Mason Jar for easy transport on camping trips. The traditional garnish of orange slices adds a refreshing touch to the drink. If you're looking for a great cocktail to enjoy around the campfire, the Negroni is definitely worth trying.

6. The Campfire Colada

The Campfire Colada

"The Campfire Colada" is a unique and delicious cocktail that combines the tropical flavors of pineapple and coconut with the bold taste of coffee. This summer drink is perfect for hot days and is sure to be a hit at any campfire or outdoor gathering.

The recipe features BACARDI® Mixers' Pina Colada Mix, which contains real fruit juice and adds to the refreshing taste of the cocktail. The addition of coffee may seem unusual, but it adds a nice depth of flavor and complements the fruity notes perfectly. Overall, "The Campfire Colada" is a must-try cocktail for anyone looking for a refreshing and exciting summer drink.

7. S'mores Martini

S'mores Martini

If you're looking for a unique and indulgent cocktail to enjoy around the campfire, look no further than the S'mores Martini. This creamy and chocolatey cocktail is a boozy take on the classic campfire treat, complete with a marshmallow and graham cracker crumb rim and a drizzle of chocolate syrup.

The addition of marshmallow vodka, Irish cream, and Drambuie liqueur give this cocktail a rich and complex flavor, while a toasted or flaming marshmallow on top adds the perfect finishing touch. Whether you're sitting around a bonfire or just want to indulge in a decadent dessert cocktail, the S'mores Martini is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

8. Blackberry Citrus Old Fashioned Cocktail

Blackberry Citrus Old Fashioned Cocktail

Looking for a refreshing whiskey cocktail to enjoy around the campfire this summer? Look no further than the Blackberry Citrus Old Fashioned. Made with fresh blackberries and orange, this cocktail is the perfect combination of fruity and boozy.

The addition of Hella Citrus Bitters adds a floral and citrus note to the drink, making it a well-balanced and refreshing option for warm weather camping trips. And with the use of raw cane sugar, this cocktail can easily be made with minimal equipment and ingredients. So why not skip the cooler full of beer and try this delicious and easy-to-make cocktail on your next camping trip?

9. S'mores Campfire Cocktail

S'mores Campfire Cocktail

The S'mores Campfire Cocktail is a unique and fun drink that combines the childhood favorite dessert with alcohol. It's perfect for camping trips or backyard fires, and is sure to impress your guests with its creative twist.

The cocktail is easy to make and can be customized with different flavors and milk options. It's a great way to add some fun and nostalgia to any party or gathering. If you're looking for a creative and delicious campfire cocktail, the S'mores Campfire Cocktail is definitely worth trying.

10. Camp Hot Toddy

Camp Hot Toddy

The Camp Hot Toddy is a warm and comforting cocktail that can be customized to suit your tastes. You can choose your preferred liquor, tea, sweetener, and even add spices and aromatics to enhance the flavor.

The addition of tea, honey, and citrus give the drink a soothing and refreshing quality, making it the perfect drink to enjoy while relaxing by the fire.

11. Campfire Mulled Wine

Campfire Mulled Wine

Campfire Mulled Wine is a spiced red wine cocktail that's perfect for keeping warm during chilly nights under the stars. Made with winter-themed spices, oranges, and a drizzle of maple syrup, this drink is a great option for large groups and can be made over any heat source.

It's a flexible drink that allows for creative liberty and is sure to smooth out any unexpected wrinkles that the holidays might throw your way.

12. Honey & Hearth Cocktail

Honey & Hearth Cocktail

If you're looking for a cocktail that's bright, herbaceous, and boozy with notes of smoke and spice, then the Honey & Hearth Cocktail is definitely worth a try. Made with bourbon and yellow chartreuse, this cocktail is adapted from The Daisy in New York City and is perfect for gin drinkers too.

With its unique flavor profile, the Honey & Hearth Cocktail is sure to impress your guests at your next campfire gathering. So, if you're looking for a new and exciting cocktail to add to your repertoire, give the Honey & Hearth Cocktail a try.

13. Smokey Sweet Tea Old Fashioned

Smokey Sweet Tea Old Fashioned

The "Smokey Sweet Tea Old Fashioned" is a modern twist on a classic cocktail made with High West Campfire Whiskey and Yaupon Tea Simple Syrup. The tea is roasted over an open flame, giving it a slight smokiness that perfectly complements the rich aged spirits in the cocktail.

The lack of tannin in the tea makes the cocktail extremely smooth and easy to drink. It's a must-try for anyone looking for a unique and delicious cocktail experience.

14. Grey Goose l'Espresso Martini With a Twist

Grey Goose L'espresso Martini With A Twist

Looking for a unique and delicious cocktail to enjoy by the campfire? Look no further than the Grey Goose l'Espresso Martini With a Twist. This cocktail is a twist on the classic Grey Goose l'Espresso Martini, featuring a layer of vanilla white chocolate liqueur and a toasted marshmallow on top.

The use of high-quality Grey Goose Vodka and a single-origin espresso make this cocktail a true standout. It's creamy, sweet, and the perfect way to end a meal or enjoy a cozy night by the fire. Don't miss out on this unique and delicious cocktail.

15. The Red Alert

The Red Alert

"The Red Alert" is a unique and flavorful cocktail that is sure to impress your friends at your next campfire gathering. Made with mezcal, a smoky and earthy cousin of tequila, and a homemade beet simple syrup, this drink is as visually stunning as it is delicious.

The sweetness of the beets blends perfectly with the smokiness of the mezcal, creating a complex and well-balanced flavor profile. Tart and sweet with a hint of vegetal notes, "The Red Alert" is a three-ingredient wonder that is sure to be a hit at any outdoor gathering. So, gather your friends around the campfire and sound the alarm for this must-try cocktail.