50+ Simple Drinks for Every Occasion

Welcome to our ultimate guide to easy cocktail recipes! Whether you’re a seasoned mixologist or a beginner looking to impress your guests, our collection of 50+ simple and delicious cocktails is perfect for any occasion. From classic cocktails to refreshing fruit drinks, we’ve got something for everyone.

Easy Classic Cocktails

Classic cocktails like the Mojito, Piña Colada, and Old Fashioned never go out of style. Learn how to make these timeless drinks with our easy-to-follow recipes.

Mojito Cocktail

A refreshing Cuban favorite, combining white rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water, and mint.

Old Fashioned Cocktail

Savor the timeless elegance of the Old Fashioned cocktail, a classic blend of whiskey, bitters,

Dry Martini

The epitome of elegance, this classic cocktail is a blend of gin (or vodka) and

MANHATTAN

A sophisticated mix of whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters, often garnished with a cherry. It's

Negroni Cocktail

A bold and bittersweet Italian classic, made with equal parts gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth,

Margarita

A popular Mexican cocktail, blending tequila, lime juice, and orange liqueur, often served with salt

Daiquiri

A simple yet delightful mix of rum, citrus (usually lime juice), and sugar. A classic

Whiskey Sour

Embrace the timeless elegance of the Whiskey Sour, where smooth whiskey dances with zesty lemon

Gimlet

The classic Gimlet is a wonderfully simple and refreshing cocktail that consists of gin, fresh

Tom Collins

Discover how to make a Tom Collins cocktail, a timeless gin-based drink with lemon juice,

Moscow Mule Cocktail

Moscow Mule: Kick back with a Moscow Mule! This zesty blend of vodka, ginger beer,

Sidecar

A sophisticated cocktail with a blend of cognac, orange liqueur, and lemon juice, often served

Mint Julep

The Mint Julep, famously associated with the Kentucky Derby, is a bourbon cocktail worth savoring

Cosmopolitan

Sip on sophistication with the Cosmopolitan! This chic cocktail, a blend of vodka, cranberry, lime,

French 75 Cocktail

The French 75 is named for the fast-firing 75 millimeter field gun that was utilized

Pina Colada

Discover the Piña Colada, a tropical haven of coconut, pineapple, and rum. This Puerto Rican

Easy Fruity Cocktails

Fruity cocktails are perfect for a refreshing twist, offering vibrant flavors and eye-catching colors. They are ideal for summer parties, beach days, or any time you want a delicious, refreshing drink. With fresh fruit juices, purees, and garnishes, these cocktails are both tasty and visually appealing. Try our easy recipes for a Frozen Strawberry Margarita, Sex on the Beach, and more to add a splash of color and flavor to your gatherings.

Mojito Cocktail

A refreshing Cuban favorite, combining white rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water, and mint.

Pina Colada

Discover the Piña Colada, a tropical haven of coconut, pineapple, and rum. This Puerto Rican

Sex on the Beach Cocktail

This is the popular Sex on the Beach cocktail recipe and what is most likely

Strawberry Daiquiri

A Strawberry Daiquiri is a sweet, fruity cocktail that is perfect for sipping on a

CAIPIRINHA

Savor the zest of Brazil with a Caipirinha cocktail! Lime, sugar, and Cachaça unite in

Tequila Sunrise Cocktail

The Tequila Sunrise is a visually stunning cocktail that captures the essence of a summer

Cosmopolitan

Sip on sophistication with the Cosmopolitan! This chic cocktail, a blend of vodka, cranberry, lime,

Blue Lagoon Cocktail Recipe

Learn how to make the Blue Lagoon cocktail, a visually stunning and refreshing drink with

Mai Tai Cocktail

A tropical rum cocktail with a blend of light and dark rums, lime juice, orgeat

Bellini Cocktail

Discover how to make a Bellini cocktail, a refreshing blend of Champagne, peach schnapps, and

Hurricane Cocktail

The Hurricane cocktail is a bold and vibrant drink that packs a flavorful punch. Invented

Aperol Spritz

Aperol Spritz: Step into Italian bliss with an Aperol Spritz! Fizzy Prosecco meets zesty Aperol

Blue Hawaiian Cocktail

Learn how to make a Blue Hawaiian cocktail, a tropical blend of white rum, blue

Mango Mojito

Discover the Mango Mojito, a refreshing cocktail with mango rum, fresh mango pieces, club soda,

Easy Three-Ingredient Cocktails

Short on ingredients? No problem! Our three-ingredient cocktails like the Classic Manhattan and Gimlet are both simple and delicious. These cocktails prove that you don’t need a long list of ingredients to create a tasty and impressive drink. Perfect for those who prefer simplicity or find themselves short on supplies, these easy-to-make cocktails are ideal for any occasion. Here are some classic three-ingredient cocktail recipes to get you started.

MANHATTAN

A sophisticated mix of whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters, often garnished with a cherry. It's

Gimlet

The classic Gimlet is a wonderfully simple and refreshing cocktail that consists of gin, fresh

Dry Martini

The epitome of elegance, this classic cocktail is a blend of gin (or vodka) and

Negroni Cocktail

A bold and bittersweet Italian classic, made with equal parts gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth,

Margarita

A popular Mexican cocktail, blending tequila, lime juice, and orange liqueur, often served with salt

Daiquiri

A simple yet delightful mix of rum, citrus (usually lime juice), and sugar. A classic

Boulevardier

It's like a Negroni with a whiskey twist. Whether you're a whiskey lover or a

Sidecar

A sophisticated cocktail with a blend of cognac, orange liqueur, and lemon juice, often served

Black Russian Cocktail

The Black Russian is a straightforward and classic cocktail that consists of just two ingredients:

Whiskey Sour

Embrace the timeless elegance of the Whiskey Sour, where smooth whiskey dances with zesty lemon

Bellini Cocktail

Discover how to make a Bellini cocktail, a refreshing blend of Champagne, peach schnapps, and

Mimosa Cocktail

Mimosa: Elevate your brunch game with a Mimosa! This effervescent blend of champagne and citrus

Tequila Sunrise Cocktail

The Tequila Sunrise is a visually stunning cocktail that captures the essence of a summer

Bee’s Knees

The Bee's Knees is a classic cocktail from the Prohibition era, combining gin, lemon juice,

Old Fashioned Cocktail

Savor the timeless elegance of the Old Fashioned cocktail, a classic blend of whiskey, bitters,

Rusty Nail Cocktail

Savor the classic Rusty Nail cocktail a perfect blend of smoky Scotch and sweet Drambuie.

Sazerac

A New Orleans classic, combining rye whiskey or cognac with absinthe, sugar, and Peychaud's Bitters.

Tom Collins

Discover how to make a Tom Collins cocktail, a timeless gin-based drink with lemon juice,

WHITE LADY

Learn how to make a White Lady cocktail, a classic gin-based drink with fresh lemon

Brandy Alexander

Savor the rich, creamy indulgence of a Brandy Alexander! A luxurious blend of brandy, crème

Easy Spring Cocktails

Celebrate spring with refreshing drinks that highlight the fresh, floral, and fruity flavors of the season. These cocktails are perfect for enjoying the mild weather and blooming flowers.

Lavender Gin Fizz

Elevate your cocktail experience with the Lavender Gin Fizz. A fragrant blend of gin, lemon

Mimosa Cocktail

Mimosa: Elevate your brunch game with a Mimosa! This effervescent blend of champagne and citrus

Liquid Marijuana Cocktail

This tasty green cocktail recipe mixes up spiced rum, melon liqueur, coconut rum, blue curacao,

Japanese Slipper Cocktail

Discover the Japanese Slipper Cocktail, a delightful mix of Melon Liqueur, Triple Sec, and lime

Mint Julep

The Mint Julep, famously associated with the Kentucky Derby, is a bourbon cocktail worth savoring

Easy Summer Cocktails

Beat the heat with summer favorites that are light, refreshing, and perfect for hot days. These cocktails often feature tropical fruits and cooling ingredients to keep you refreshed all season long.

Sex on the Beach Cocktail

This is the popular Sex on the Beach cocktail recipe and what is most likely

Jolly Rancher Cocktail

Indulge in the playful Jolly Rancher cocktail, a sweet and fruity mix that mirrors the

Blue Lagoon Cocktail Recipe

Learn how to make the Blue Lagoon cocktail, a visually stunning and refreshing drink with

Vodka Slime Cocktail

The Vodka Slime Cocktail got its name from Sprite & Lime making Slime. Its a

Fruit Tingler Cocktail Recipe

Discover how to make the Fruit Tingle Cocktail, a visually stunning and sweet drink with

DARK ’N’ STORMY

Dive into the bold world of the Dark ’N’ Stormy, a Bermudian classic that's as

Mojito Cocktail

A refreshing Cuban favorite, combining white rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water, and mint.

Pina Colada

Discover the Piña Colada, a tropical haven of coconut, pineapple, and rum. This Puerto Rican

Pimm’s Cup Cocktail

The Pimm's Cup has its roots as a health drink in 1840s London, offering a

Gin and Tonic

The Gin & Tonic, a seemingly simple two-ingredient cocktail, demands attention to detail for the

Strawberry Daiquiri

A Strawberry Daiquiri is a sweet, fruity cocktail that is perfect for sipping on a

Vodka infused Watermelon

Unleash the ultimate summer treat with a Vodka-Infused Watermelon! A perfect blend of juicy fruit

Mai Tai Cocktail

A tropical rum cocktail with a blend of light and dark rums, lime juice, orgeat

Midori Splice Cocktail

Indulge in the Midori Splice, a tropical cocktail that's a burst of melon, coconut, and

Gimlet

The classic Gimlet is a wonderfully simple and refreshing cocktail that consists of gin, fresh

Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots

Elevate your party with Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots! A fusion of tequila, Triple Sec, and

Hunch Punch Cocktail

Revolutionize your next big gathering with Hunch Punch, a delicious and potent mix of fruit

Easy Winter Cocktails

Warm up with winter cocktails that are rich, comforting, and perfect for the colder months. These drinks often feature spices, warm flavors, and sometimes a bit of heat to keep you cozy.

Frosty Night Cocktail

Embrace winter's chill with a Frosty Night Cocktail! This icy delight blends gin, triple sec,

Classic Hot Toddy

Sip on the coziest cocktail of all time with a hot toddy! This warming mixture

Sugar Cookie Martini

Get ready to dazzle your holiday guests with a Sugar Cookie Martini that's the epitome

Eggnog Martini

A delectable Eggnog Martini that's as quick as it is delicious. This three-ingredient wonder will

Hot buttered rum

Savor winter's comfort with Spiced Hot Buttered Rum! Rich dark rum meets a blend of

Nutty Irishman Coffee

Indulge yourself in the lusciousness of the renowned Nutty Irishman Coffee. It's an enticing blend

Autaum / Fall Cocktails

Enjoy the rich and cozy flavors of fall with cocktails that feature warm spices, apples, pumpkins, and other seasonal ingredients. These drinks are perfect for enjoying the crisp air and autumn leaves.

Pumpkin Spice Old Fashioned

Savor the flavors of fall with the Pumpkin Spice Old Fashioned, a sophisticated twist on

SPOOKY BEETLEJUICE MARGARITA

Get into the Halloween spirit with the Spooky Beetlejuice Margarita! A haunting blend of tequila,

Bourbon & Berries Cocktail

Discover the Bourbon & Berries Cocktail, a summer-inspired Old Fashioned with a delightful strawberry-vanilla twist,

Charles Deetz’s New Home

Embrace new beginnings with Charles Deetz's New Home Negroni! A balanced blend of gin, Campari,

Cranberry Mimosa

Elevate your holiday celebrations with a Sparkling Cranberry Mimosa, also known as a Poinsettia Drink.

The Forefathers Cocktail

Savor the South with the Forefathers Cocktail, a sweet tea-infused Old Fashioned with a hint