There is no denying the fact that cocktails play a crucial role in making any party happening. Often we crave to recreate the delicious cocktails that we tasted at a bar, in our home. Anyone who has tried making cocktail will agree it is not an easy job! Hence, we have collected the recipes for some of the easy to prepare drinks. They don’t take much time and are prepared by using readily available items. So, are you ready to rock your party with these awesome cocktails?
1. The Three Wise Men
To make the three wise men, you will need 1/3 oz Jim Beam, 1/3 oz Johnny Walker, and 1/3 oz Jack Daniels. To begin with, put some ice in a cocktail shaker and then, pour all the three wise men into it. Shake for about 10 seconds and serve it as you like. Please note, this drink is specially meant for all scotch lovers.
2. Deck the Halls
A party event is incomplete without the strong alcoholic drink. ‘Deck the Halls’ consists of two parts of Sambuca, a part of Grenadine and a part of Jagermeister. Mix all of them into a cocktail glass. Give about 2-3 minutes for the drinks to blend, do not shake the mixture. If you find it too strong, then dilute it with club soda.
3. Cookie Concoction
A cocktail centered around cookies is not a bad choice. To start with, add some chocolate sauce in a martini glass. Next, add Irish Cream, Peppermint Schnapps, Vodka and milk into it. Then, stir the mixture thoroughly in order to blend the ingredients. In the end, add chocolate shavings from the top. Cookie Concoction can be made as a dessert, too.
4. The Cosmopolitan
It has always been the ladies special and certainly takes your party to another level. The ingredients you need are one teaspoon of fresh lime juice, ½ oz of cranberry juice, frozen cranberries, ½ oz Cointreau and ice. Add ice in a cocktail shaker till half full and fill the remaining with the rest of ingredients. Shake it vigorously to evenly blend the ingredients. Pour it in a cocktail glass and top it with frozen cranberries. This drink is sure to grab the attention of all the ladies in the party so better prepare a surplus supply.
5. Aj’s Orange Punch
The senior editor of Amazon.com A.J. Rathbun just happens to be an ace in mixing drinks. This perfect drink is his creation. To prepare, you require large chunks of ice, 4 oz Cointreau, 2 bottles of champagne, 4 oz brandy, a cup of cranberries and 2 wedges oranges. The preparation process is very easy! Add some ice in the punch bowl till half full. Then pour Cointreau and brandy and mix until perfectly blended. Place orange wedges, champagne and cranberries in the bowl. Stir it many times. Keep it still 2-3 minutes before serving to wait for the ingredients to blend perfectly. This drink serves about 10 people, so make sure your hall is all full before serving the drink.
6. Candy Cane Martini
Here unconventional ingredients such as mocha and chocolate are converted into luscious martini by blending it with vodka. So is there a possibility for a candy cane flavored martini? Oh definitely yes! All you need to prepare this drink are crushed candy canes, one teaspoon peppermint schnapps, 1 oz vodka, 1 oz club soda and ice. As for preparation, add some ice into the cocktail shaker. Then add vodka, club soda and peppermint schnapps into it. Shake the shaker vigorously and pour the ingredients into the martini glass. Top it up with crushed candy canes. Add more ice if you find the drink too sweet.
7. The Grinch
Create a drink inspired by a monster for the ultimate party experience. An appealing drink by its very looks, it is sure to take you on an enthralling ride. The ingredients are a cherry, 2 oz Midori, 1 teaspoon sugar syrup and ½ oz fresh lemon juice. Add all the ingredients except the cherry into the cocktail shaker. Mix the ingredients thoroughly and pour the contents into a martini glass. Place the cherry on top before serving. The green base of the drink with the red cherry and contours of the martini glass are sure to pump up your event.
So, which of these cocktails are you going to prepare at your next party? These are not only delicious to drink but looks awesome too. Share with us in the comments.