Cocktails by Flavor and Ingredient
Apples have long been a favorite cocktail flavor and can be used as a juice, cider, or an apple-flavored liquor. Find cocktail recipes for all of these ingredients.
Apricot brandy and liqueur as well as fresh apricots and apricot nectar are the feature ingredients that will get this fun fruit into your drinks and this collection is filled with apricot recipes of all styles.
Bananas are often used in smoothies and frozen drinks as well as in shooters and cocktails that use banana liqueurs. Browse this collection to find banana-flavored mixed drinks.
Blueberries add their sweet-tart flavor to cocktails as well as a deep blue color, though the number of drinks that use the fruit are not as numerous as other berries. Find fresh blueberry cocktails and drinks that use blueberry-flavored distilled spirits including vodka and liqueur.
Chocolate is a popular ingredient in cocktails and mixed drinks. Sometimes a drink will have a hint of chocolate, while other drinks are packed with chocolate and are ever-so-indulgent. Explore the chocolate cocktail recipes and learn more about the various chocolate ingredients.
Coconut is a great ingredient for creating sweet and tropical cocktails and mixed drinks. Find recipes that include coconut ingredients including cream of coconut, coconut milk, and coconut rum and vodka.
Coffee is a popular flavor for cocktails that can be obtained by using hot coffee, chilled espresso, or a coffee-flavored liqueur. This list is filled with coffee-flavored martinis, mixed drinks, and hot coffee cocktails.
Cranberry juice is one of the most popular ingredients in cocktails and is very versatile. This extensive collection of cranberry cocktails and goes beyond the juice to include the few cranberry-flavored liquors available
Using cucumber in cocktails often creates a crisp, clean drink that is unbelievably refreshing. In this collection you will find recipes that use fresh cucumber as well as cucumber-flavored liquors such as vodka and Hendrick's Gin.
Creamy cocktails include some of our favorite drink recipes of all time. Explore drink recipes that use milk, cream, half and half, and cream liqueurs in this collection of recipes.
Eggs make an occasional appearance in cocktails and are typically used for the texture they add to a drink. Explore recipes that use raw eggs and learn more about safely using them to avoid raw egg illnesses such as salmonella.
Brandy and wines may be made from grapes, but if you are looking for cocktail recipes that are a true grape flavor, this collection will have them. Many use fresh grape or grape juice, while others use grape-flavored liquor.
Grapefruit juice is a common ingredient in cocktails and mixed drinks. This collection not only includes recipes that use the citrus fruit's juice, but fresh grapefruit, grapefruit soda, and grapefruit-flavored liquors.
Herbs and Spices in Cocktails
Explore cocktails that use a variety of herbs and spices and learn more about pairing these popular herbs with other flavors.
Ice Cream Cocktails and Mixed Drink Recipes
Ice cream makes an appearance in a number of drinks, including shakes, floats, and fruit julius. This collection of recipes includes some of our favorite ice cream drink recipes that are both non-alcoholic and alcoholic.
Learn how to make fresh lemonade and find cocktails to mix it into.
Mangoes are a great tropical fruit that is added to some very interesting cocktails. Find recipes that use mango juice, nectar, as well as mango flavored vodkas, rums, and liqueurs.
Melons make an occasional appearance in cocktails and are delightful for the summer months. Whether it is fresh watermelon, honeydew, or cantaloupe, or a melon-flavored distilled spirit cocktail that you are looking for, check out this list of refreshing drinks.
Orange Juice Cocktails
Orange juice is one of the most used mixers in cocktails and this fruit is essential to keep in stock in a bar. From the Screwdriver to the Tequila Sunrise, orange juice cocktails are some of our favorites.
Orange Liqueurs and Cocktail Recipes
Orange liqueurs are used often in the bar to create numerous cocktails including the Margarita and Cosmopolitan. There are a few styles and many brands of orange liqueurs to choose from and it can be confusing. Find out about the differences in orange liqueurs, advice for selecting the best choice, and browse the hundreds of cocktail recipes...
Cocktails that use peaches are fun and a nice change from the more popular fruits found in drinks. The peach flavor can come from fresh fruit, nectar, juice, or any of the peach-flavored distilled spirits available.
Pear is a somewhat obscure flavor in cocktails, but is being used more and more. This recipe collection includes cocktails that use either fresh pear, a nectar, juice, or syrup, or a pear flavored liquor such as vodka, brandy, or liqueur.
Pineapple is an excellent fruit for cocktails and you will find it used often. This collection of drink recipes all include pineapple juice or fresh pineapple.
Pomegranate is now a favorite fruit for mixing into drinks. Find cocktails and mixed drinks that use fresh pomegranate, pomegranate juice, grenadine, and pomegranate-flavored distilled spirits.
Pumpkin is the most requested flavor of the autumn and there are a number of cocktails and mixed drinks that use the flavor. Find these pumpkin recipes and read more about finding the elusive pumpkin-flavored liquors on the market.
Raspberry and Blackberry Cocktails
Raspberries and blackberries are used fresh or in a flavored distilled spirit to create some great tasting cocktails and mixed drinks. Browse the collection of cocktail recipes that use these delicate berries in some form.
Spicy cocktails are interesting and can be adjusted for the level of heat the drinker wants. These mixed drinks include habanero, jalapeno, and other peppers, hot sauces, horseradish, and even wasabi. They are perfect for people who like a little spice in their drinks.
Strawberries play an integral role in cocktails and mixed drinks. Often fresh or frozen strawberries are used and occasionally strawberry flavored distilled spirits. These cocktails contain that great strawberry taste.
Tea Cocktails and Mixed Drinks
Tea makes an appearance in a number of cocktails. This recipe collection includes mixed drinks that use either hot tea or iced tea.
The Bloody Mary is the best known tomato cocktail and here you will find that recipe and many others that feature the garden-fresh taste of tomatoes.