Everyone wants to know what cocktails they should server at their parties. There are a mountain of recipes out there, so which ones do you pick for you big bash? Here are 5 of the most popular and easiest cocktail recipes, more than enough to get your party going with a bang.
1. Sex on the Beach
2 shots Vodka, 1 shot Peach Schnapps, 3 measures orange juice, 3 measures cranberry juice
Pour the Vodka, Peach Schnapps, orange juice and cranberry juice over ice in a glass of your choice. Garnish with a slice of lime.
2 shots Vodka, 1 shot Cointreau, 1 shot cranberry juice, .5 shot lime juice
Shake the Vodka, Cointreau, cranberry juice and lime juice together with lots of ice in a shaker. Strain, and serve in a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a twist of orange zest, or slice or orange.
2 shots Tequila, 1 shot Cointreau, 0.5 shot lime juice.
Rub lime around the edge of your cocktail glass, and then place upside down on a saucer of salt. Add the Tequila, Cointreau and lime juice into your shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into your glass. Garnish with thin slice of lime.
4. Blue Lagoon
1.5 shots Vodka, 1.2 shots Blue Curacao, lemonade
Fill your highball glass half full with ice, and gradually build the Vodka and Blue Curacao into the glass. Top up with lemonade, and garnish with a slice of lemon or lime.
5. Pina Colada
2 shots White Rum, 4 shots pineapple juice, 1 shot coconut cream, 1 shot cream
Pour the ingredients into your cocktail glass, with a handful of crushed ice. Garnish with a pineapple wedge or pineapple leaf.