It may not be Friday yet, but we’re already dreaming of the weekend… and 40 fun cocktails to take home!
In this round-up we have included cocktail recipes for everyone Season. Looking to warm up in the winter months with a cranberry spiced hot toddy or a caramel apple Moscow mule? Sounds pretty comfortable to us.
Fancy sipping on a homemade margarita or a frozen sweet and salty doggie by the pool? The same applies here!
We’ve included four basic spirits in this round-up:
You can’t go wrong with a classic Moscow Mule, but if you want to sweeten it up, you have to try our Caramel Apple Moscow Mule. It’s perfect for fall!
Sometimes you just want a delicious frozen cocktail (even when it’s cold outside), and this frozen sweet and salty dog hits the spot every time.
We love a good vodka martini to take home, though novelty martinis more fun don’t you think?
We have lots of new martini recipes to share, like this easy chocolate martini to make at home.
We also love a good espresso martini, key lime martini, and snickerdoodle martini.
Check out more of our best martini recipes here!
If you love peppermints, you need to make a peppermint White Russian with a crushed candy cane rim. We can’t think of a better cocktail for the holiday season!
Looking for a dairy-free White Russian recipe? We’ll cover you.
Citizens of the world feel very comfortable Sex and the City, Is not it? We love the idea of sipping on a pink Kosmo in front of the TV (in your pajamas, of course).
Tequila Cocktails (aka Margaritas):
OK, we admit it…we love all kinds of margaritas. But we’re pretty adamant about the type of mix we use. It definitely has to be a homemade margarita mix.
It’s easy to make and so much better than the store-bought kind. Here’s a little recipe video for our homemade margarita mix:
Elsie’s favorite margarita is the celebratory orange cranberry margarita pictured above. So good! We’re also big fans of strawberry margaritas and watermelon margaritas.
If you prefer frozen margaritas, we have several options such as Frozen Mango Margarita, Spicy Watermelon Mezcal Margarita, Frozen Avocado Margarita, and Frozen Hibiscus Margarita. These are all winners in our book!
And if you’ve never eaten a toasted coconut margarita… now is the time!
Moving on to the rum cocktails, we thought we’d start with something fun and quirky like this triple tiki rum punch.
If you love a good daiquiri, here’s the best recipe for a fresh (or frozen) daiquiri from our favorite bar in our hometown, the Golden Girl Rum Club.
Warm up with a cup of hot chocolate. next to a fireplace. You could even add s’mores to the mix. This hot chocolate recipe is dairy free, but you’d never know!
Prepare a batch of homemade pina colada mix for the perfect beach cocktail (beach optional but recommended). You can even make your own pina colada snow cones!
There’s nothing quite like a refreshing mint mojito – especially when you’re craving summer weather or a patio. Bonus points if you have both while reading this!
And if you love mojitos, try these fun variations: Cranberry Mojito, Raspberry Basil Mojito, and St Germain Mojito.
The combination of cinnamon and nutmeg makes this frozen vanilla bean bushwacker a real treat.
We guarantee you’ve never had a mai tai like this mango mai tai made with fresh mango slices, homemade orgeat and raw sugar. Bottom up!
Our love for a good hot toddy is very strong – so much so that we have several recipes you’ll want to try. But first we need to start with our classic hot toddy recipe.
If you want to spice it up a bit, try our Apple Cinnamon Hot Toddy. It is so good! And our favorite version to enjoy around the holidays is a Spiced Cranberry Hot Toddy.
Whiskey sours are a no-brainer, especially when made with homemade sour mix. If you love peaches (and they’re in season), the recipe above will drive you nuts – it’s a peach and basil whiskey sour!
This alcoholic cider à la mode tastes exactly how fall feels.
Emma’s favorite Old Fashioned is a Smoke and Cinnamon Old Fashioned and it’s perfect for a cold, snowy night.
Our popular classic Manhattan cocktail isn’t the same unless you add Luxardo cherries.
A cocktail for dessert? Yes, please. Here’s the recipe for an incredible mint julep milkshake.
If you love a good whiskey sour but want something different, this Golden Rush cocktail is the best (especially the homemade honey syrup).
If you’re looking for mocktail recipes, we’ve got plenty of those too! Cheers to you, friends. -The ABM team
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