Brighten up your party with some dazzling drinks sure to impress your guests! Here are some tips on making unique cocktails and glow-in-the-dark, fog, or flaming drinks.
My favorite recipe for a non-alcoholic piña colada for when you want that tropical taste without the hangover!
A mocktail is a non-alcoholic cocktail. These drinks are ideal for a ladies' night out, children's parties, or for those who don't drink alcohol. There's a drink here for every occasion.
The best homemade blackberry brandy is easy to make at home. Homemade Blackberry Brandy is great for sipping or to pour over ice cream or use in desserts.
Nothing tastes better on a hot summer day than a nice, thirst-quenching margarita—unless it's a watermelon margarita! Here are a couple of great recipes along with some gazpacho shooters and how to make melon ice cubes.
This article will teach you how to make a Malibu Bay Breeze with pineapple, Malibu rum, and cranberry juice.
Here's a quick and easy recipe for an apple pie jello shot. This is a great party hit and is just classy enough to go with any event.
Wild Thang is a twist on standard Margarita recipes that uses more than one fruit and flavorings as the base.
Liquids that glow in the dark and party drink recipe ideas. Make glowing milkshakes, fruit drinks, energy mix, fluorescent Jell-O, and even a prank glow drink.
Martinis have been comforting the stressed since Martini di Arma di Taggia slid one across the bar top to a customer in New York in 1911. Or, maybe not.
The Negroni was invented by a barman in Tuscany, Fosco Scarselli in the 1920s for Count Negroni who preferred a bit more muscle in his 'Americano' cocktail. Since then it has become Tuscany's favorite cocktail.
This tea has all the yum of a mint julep—mint and bourbon—and adds some fresh lemon and sweetened tea to the mix that is perfect for summer!
The traditional martini is a blended cocktail of gin or vodka and vermouth. This article will give you the basics for how to understand what the customer is ordering and how to prepare their martini.
This article will teach you the basics on how to create and make a baby Guinness shot, which you can have at the bar, home, or a restaurant.
Homemade peach brandy is delicious and easy to make. If you have access to your own peaches, pick the fruit at the peak of its ripeness for jams, pies and, of course, peach brandy. Here is a simple recipe for peach brandy that is sure to turn out well.
The sourtoe cocktail is served in the Downtown Hotel in Dawson City, in the northwestern Canadian territory of Yukon. Just as the name suggests, this cocktail has a fascinating story.
Coffee-flavored vodka is a delicious and versatile treat, and making your own is easy and inexpensive.
What's a Star Trek party without Bloodwine and Warp Core Breaches? Dullsville. But don't worry, help is here. This is a collection of "Star Trek" drinks.
The first whiskey sour was poured in Wisconsin in 1870. Today there are hundreds of recipes. This is how to make a whiskey sour that tastes the way it should.
Explore the story of sherry, a fortified wine of a unique region in Spain. Along the way we’ll find recipes for dinners, desserts, and appetizers.
If you've never tried a caipirinha, now is the time. This national cocktail of Brazil contains fruit (usually lime), sugar, and cachaca, also known as aguardiente. Drink responsibly!
Learn how to make Pisco Sour, the national cocktail of Peru! Try either the authentic or quick and easy Pisco Sour recipe. Also included: substitutions and how to find ingredients in the United States.
Shots can be strong. This list of 48 shot recipes is made for you, if you love a little liquor but want a fruiter, creamier, or more chocolatey taste!
This is a great old family recipe for Rock and Rye. If you have never tasted Rock and Rye, you are in for a treat. It has a smooth, sweet flavor that goes down easily.
Although we don't usually hear many good things about alcohol, there have been more and more articles praising the health benefits of tequila lately. Are these claims true or false?
Easy-to-follow guide with pictures on how to make nocino, or Italian green walnut liqueur (also known as orahovica or orahovac in Croatian, or liqueur de noix in French).
Making liquor is a sometimes hazardous business that involves working with highly flammable liquids.
Step-by-step photos and instructions for making your own pineapple-infused vodka. It's an easy and enjoyable project with tasty results. Drink recipes included.
Looking for an easy amaretto drink for the patio? This sweet and sour amaretto cocktail is a wonderful way to cool off on a hot summer day. Bet you can’t have just one!
There is nothing more fun than having Jell-O shots at one of your parties. They are relatively inexpensive to make and something fun you can have on hand to offer your guests and their friends.
The world's most popular search engine suggests that people are looking for the basics when it comes to cocktail recipes. Knowing how to mix a Moscow mule, a Bloody Mary, a margarita, a martini, and an Old Fashioned will get the reader through most any party.
Start off your brewing career with a simple mead recipe of five ingredients you can buy at your local grocery store.
The Spanish version of a British classic cocktail, full of fresh aromatic notes and presented in a chilled, balloon-shaped glass.
The illegal distilling and sale of Moonshine in America have spread beyond the good old boys brewing hooch in the backwoods.
Disney has lots of heroes, but what about those great villains? Without these characters there would be no movie to enjoy, so let's channel our inner villain and enjoy these five cocktails inspired by them.
A drink to bring to an apocalypse or any event. The Four Horsemen is a drink made from four different liquors, all starting with the letter J. They can be served as a shot or cocktail. This drink is named after the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse for a reason and is not for the faint of heart.
Frozen cocktails are a dessert lover's paradise, and the Frozen Mudslide delivers with a potent kick that may sneak up on you if you aren't careful. Learn how to make this simple delicious concoction.
Quick, fun, and easy recipes for flavored martinis that you can make at home. Imbibe delicacies like a watermelon martini, a chocolate kiss, or an orange cosmo.
Brewing a mead the really old fashioned way! Making a mead the same way the Anglo-Saxons did in the 400s, during the Dark Ages of Britain.
Drink in style with a classic gin cocktail. Add a bit of class to any black-tie affair, blue-collar lunch, shower, party, or gathering.
This drink is always a winner with anyone who has tried it and likes fruity drinks. Disclaimer: It does NOT contain any marijuana.
How to make 8 delicious drinks including Frozen Mudslide and Twisted Brazilian Lemonade plus 2 cool concoctions of vodka watermelon and layered jelly shots.
Apple pie boilo is a traditional North-Eastern Pennsylvania coal-cracker mining town drink. It's a great holiday beverage that can be served either warm or cold, and with or without alcohol.
Adding a flavored rim to the glass is a great way to add taste and eye appeal to a drink. Rimming is very simple to do and can be added to any drink, even non-alcoholic ones. You will find instructions on how to do a basic glass rim here as well as some ideas for other types of rimming to make your drinks really impressive.
The Tom Collins cocktail supposedly started as a joke in the 1800s. Fortunately, this refreshing gin-based concoction is still around. Read on to learn a proper Tom Collins recipe.
Ever wondered what's in a Spanish coffee cocktail? Learn to make it at home with this easy carajillo recipe.
These are the strong liqueurs traditionally consumed after a meal to help digestion. They're known as "digestivos" in Italian.
Learn how to make the perfect Irish coffee recipe with step-by-step instructions, my own photos and videos. Irish coffee has four ingredients and is easy to make once you know how. Hear the interesting history of this traditional whiskey drink.
Mead is an alcoholic beverage made from honey and water. Often it can be flavored with fruit, spices, herbs grains, and hops. Its ABV can range from 3.5% to more than 20%. This particular recipe will yield around a 15% ABV.
A collection of 25 Jägermeister shot or shooter recipes. There are shots with Bailey's, Blue Curaçao, Goldschlager, and more. Some shots pack a punch, others are a light caress—all are delicious.
On the rocks or on the stem, the vodka martini is the iconic baby boomer drink with its own history, lore, and more, including the secret recipe for the perfect vodka martini.
What's the secret to making the perfect gin and tonic? Let me show you, and you'll never make it another way again. This is a must-have recipe for the gin-lover.
There are more similarities than differences between hard liquors or spirits, including gin, rum, tequila, vodka and whiskey/whisky. For example, they were all originally used for medicinal purposes, and they make great cocktails. They also have a few differences, too.
When you live in a dry country, knowing how to brew at home is a must! This Christmas cider is delicious. It's sweet and warm, has a bit of spice, and reminds you of all things winter. It's so good I've made it several times over.
Using dry ice to make drinks is easy and entertaining. You can use dry ice to make root beer, sodas, spooky punches, and mysterious fogging drinks.
Over the years, I have had several opportunities to make martinis, shots, and cocktails, but the pineapple upside-down cake martini and shot really takes the upside-down cake.
Gin is generally drunk with mixers and features in many classic cocktails. It comes in many different styles and taste profiles. This article provides five selections for the best London dry gins.
Learn how to make classic Spanish wine spritzers with easy recipes for tinto de verano, kalimotxo, rebujito, agua de valencia, and more!
Learn the secret to a perfect Jell-O shot. And then learn how to take those shots to the next level with over 65 different combinations. Happy drinking!
Using dry ice in drinks is fun and easy. Use dry ice to make smoking fruit drinks and cocktails, bubbling soda floats, and fogging hot drinks and punches
Are you looking for a high-quality yet affordable rye whiskey for less than $50? Here's a list of my top five.
La Paloma Cocktail is an exquisite blend of refreshing grapefruit and tequila. Learn how to make this delicious drink and serve it at your next cocktail hour!
Apple and Cinnamon make a great combination and are a perfect way to celebrate fall. Add them with liquor and wine and you will have a sangria that will surely have your guests asking for the recipe.
Try this new, delicious, refreshing, and most importantly, easy-to-make cocktail idea from Germany. Similar to a mojito, it is the perfect addition to a hot summer day.
Margaritas are one of the most popular cocktails. Here are five classic recipes for mixing the best-tasting margarita.
Celebrate with these natural juice-based rainbow jello shots! Step-by-step instructions for how to make them with gelatin or vegan-friendly substitutes.
In this article, we'll look at facts, fiction, folklore, and fun recipes—with agave nectar spirits as the central characters.
Looking for some new and exciting shot ideas? Here are some shots that are easy to make, delicious, and fun to drink!
Here I list 10 of the best affordable bourbon whiskeys and explain why I selected each of them. Each bottle on this page can be purchased for around 20 dollars or less, and they're all well-worth the money.
I'm not much of an alcohol drinker. However, this creamy, luscious liquor is my siren song. I love cooking with it and drinking it! I'd love to share my recipes with you.
The anise-flavoured tipple delivers a mighty kick to the unwary drinker; it should be treated with great respect
Are you looking for a great vegetarian alternative to Jell-O shots? Introducing the pudding shot! Your life will be changed from the moment you try them.
How can you choose the best-tasting tequila? Which liqueur complements tequila and lime better than triple sec? Learn how to make Joshua's famous margaritas. (Including an interview with Joshua!)
Rainbow Jell-O shots are a perfect treat to serve at any rainbow-themed party, especially Gay Pride parties!
Liven up any party or a quiet evening at home with a bourbon and soda. A few suggested twists on this classic ratchet up the fun!