Why slog through thousands of cocktail recipes when you can narrow the field to the most popular mixed drinks? The tried and true?
Search the "A" list for martinis, mojitos, brunch drinks,
margaritas, blender drinks, sangria, champagne cocktail recipes, and
other mixed drink recipes including at least 1 blast from the past.
Here's a very practical party tip concerning mixed drink recipes: Don't try to make them all. Depending upon the size of the party, choose 3-6 cocktails to make for your guests. Stock only what you need for these drinks, and stand a "drinks list" on the bar from which your guests can choose.
Fifteen of the most popular Martini Recipes, from the classic dry martini to the new "dessert" martinis like cherry, vanilla and chocolate martinis. Martini-making tips, too.
All Mojito recipes feature rum, lime, and mint leaves. Some feel that the original, Classic Mojito Recipe, with just a little sugar and soda water added, is still the best.
But for those that feel Mojitos benefit from spiced rum, a splash of juice or a bit of passion fruit, raspberry, or vanilla, we have More (and Better) Mojito Recipes.
Wine and Champagne
For a drink that is both rich and refreshing try one of the Red Wine Sangria
recipes, prepared with brandy or champagne, and fruit, and left to meld
in the refrigerator for a time. Just right for a barbecue.
Special occasion Champagne Cocktail recipes for many or a single drink.
Like parking in the driveway and driving in the parkway, blended margaritas are stirred, not prepared in the blender. Find recipes for both frozen and blended Margaritas, including Avocado and Strawberry Margaritas.
What drinks to serve with brunch? Try these time-honored Classic Brunch Drinks like Bellini, Ramos Fizz, Brunch Punch and Mimosa. Or serve true Irish Coffee, an elegant after-dinner or brunch selection.
Our Blender Drink recipes include Strawberry Mimosa, Peach Delight, Mint Daiquiri, and Mississippi Mud.
(And let's not forget to include here the original 'frozen concoction that helps us hang on'-- Margaritas, above.)
Past Popular Cocktails
Harvey Wallbanger is a popular mixed drink recipe from the 70's, made with orange juice, vodka and Galliano liqueur, served over ice.
For larger crowds, try Party Punch Recipes.
Think of them as large-scale popular mixed drinks.