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Liquor & Cocktail Recipes and Ideas

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  • 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.

    The Best Homemade Blackberry Brandy Recipe

    The Best Homemade Blackberry Brandy Recipe

    by Stephanie Henkel92

  • Jello shooters are such a hit at parties. Try this basic, easy recipe to make your own Jello shots.

    Basic Jello Shooter Recipe

    Basic Jello Shooter Recipe

    by Nira Perkins0

  • 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.

    How to Make Drinks That Glow in the Dark

    How to Make Drinks That Glow in the Dark

    by Candace Bacon65

  • 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 Story of Dry Martinis

    The Story of Dry Martinis

    by Rupert Taylor5

  • 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.

    Negroni Cocktail Recipe

    Negroni Cocktail Recipe

    by Penelope Hart21

  • 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.

    Martini Basics for Beginner Bartenders or Servers

    Martini Basics for Beginner Bartenders or Servers

    by bpotter8

  • 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.

    How to Make a Baby Guinness Shot

    How to Make a Baby Guinness Shot

    by John Reid-Roberts0

  • 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 Best Homemade Peach Brandy Recipe

    The Best Homemade Peach Brandy Recipe

    by Stephanie Henkel100

  • 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.

    The Dawson City Sourtoe Cocktail

    The Dawson City Sourtoe Cocktail

    by Rupert Taylor2

  • 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.

    The Best Bourbon Whiskey Sour Recipe

    The Best Bourbon Whiskey Sour Recipe

    by Joe H.10

  • 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!

    The Best Caipirinha Recipe: A Taste of Brazil

    The Best Caipirinha Recipe: A Taste of Brazil

    by lrohner14

  • 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.

    Frosty Pisco Sour Drink Recipe

    Frosty Pisco Sour Drink Recipe

    by Vespa Woolf59

  • 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!

    Best 48 Girly Shots Ever

    Best 48 Girly Shots Ever

    by jameygc0

  • 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.

    My Family's Best Rock and Rye Recipe

    My Family's Best Rock and Rye Recipe

    by Ellen Gregory55

  • 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?

    Tequila Health Benefits: Fact or Fiction?

    Tequila Health Benefits: Fact or Fiction?

    by Om Paramapoonya22

  • Making liquor is a sometimes hazardous business that involves working with highly flammable liquids.

    Distillery Disasters

    Distillery Disasters

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • 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.

    How to Make Pineapple-Infused Vodka

    How to Make Pineapple-Infused Vodka

    by SmartAndFun29

  • 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!

    Amaretto Summer Soother

    Amaretto Summer Soother

    by Kaili Bisson30

  • 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.

    How to Make Vodka Jell-O Shots

    How to Make Vodka Jell-O Shots

    by Stu10

  • 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.

    The Five Cocktails You Need to Know for Any Party

    The Five Cocktails You Need to Know for Any Party

    by Curt Sembello0

  • The Spanish version of a British classic cocktail, full of fresh aromatic notes and presented in a chilled, balloon-shaped glass.

    The Perfect Spanish Gin-Tonic Recipe

    The Perfect Spanish Gin-Tonic Recipe

    by Lena Durante2

  • 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.

    5 Cocktails Inspired by Classic Disney Movie Villains

    5 Cocktails Inspired by Classic Disney Movie Villains

    by Cody Kelly0

  • 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.

    How to Make a Four Horsemen Drink

    How to Make a Four Horsemen Drink

    by Ben0

  • 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.

    Frozen Mudslide Recipe

    Frozen Mudslide Recipe

    by Chris Montgomery3

  • 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.

    10 Great Flavored Martini Recipes

    10 Great Flavored Martini Recipes

    by Zena Creps0

  • 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.

    How to Sugar Rim a Glass and Other Types of Drink Rimming

    How to Sugar Rim a Glass and Other Types of Drink Rimming

    by Candace Bacon9

  • 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.

    The Best Tom Collins Cocktail Recipe

    The Best Tom Collins Cocktail Recipe

    by Chris Montgomery2

  • 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.

    How to Make a Perfect Irish Coffee

    How to Make a Perfect Irish Coffee

    by L M Reid13

  • 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.

    How to Make Mead: Mead the Fourth Be With You

    How to Make Mead: Mead the Fourth Be With You

    by Andrew Witthoft0

  • 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.

    25 Damn Good Jägermeister Shots

    25 Damn Good Jägermeister Shots

    by Lara M1

  • 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.

    How to Make the Perfect Gin and Tonic

    How to Make the Perfect Gin and Tonic

    by Gabriel Wilson25

  • 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.

    How to Make Christmas Spiced Cider

    How to Make Christmas Spiced Cider

    by Andrew Witthoft0

  • 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.

    The 5 Best London Dry Gins

    The 5 Best London Dry Gins

    by Paul Goodman0

  • Learn how to make classic Spanish wine spritzers with easy recipes for tinto de verano, kalimotxo, rebujito, agua de valencia, and more!

    Spanish Cocktails: Wine Cooler Recipes

    Spanish Cocktails: Wine Cooler Recipes

    by Lena Durante4

  • 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

    Using Dry Ice in Drinks

    Using Dry Ice in Drinks

    by Candace Bacon4

  • 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.

    Apple Cinnamon Sangria

    Apple Cinnamon Sangria

    by Alex0

  • Margaritas are one of the most popular cocktails. Here are five classic recipes for mixing the best-tasting margarita.

    How to Make a Great Margarita

    How to Make a Great Margarita

    by Anthony Altorenna30

  • 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.

    The 10 Best Bourbon Whiskeys for Under $20

    The 10 Best Bourbon Whiskeys for Under $20

    by Paul Goodman6

  • Fresh, sweet cherries mixed with mint and lime comprise this beautiful, refreshing summer drink.

    Sweet Cherry-Lime Mojitos

    Sweet Cherry-Lime Mojitos

    by Brenda0

  • Birthday cake vodka shots are delicious, whimsical, and easy to make for any occasion!

    Birthday Cake Vodka Shots

    Birthday Cake Vodka Shots

    by Alexandra Saba1

  • 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!)

    How to Make a Texas-Style Margarita With Key Limes

    How to Make a Texas-Style Margarita With Key Limes

    by Vespa Woolf62

  • Straightforward instructions on turning preservative-free apple cider into hard cider.

    How to Make Hard Cider

    How to Make Hard Cider

    by mariexotoni4

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