20 Beautiful Blue Cocktails That Will Mesmerize

They're Irresistibly Fruity and Colorful

Jellyfish Cocktail
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It's hard to resist the appeal of a blue cocktail. They're dazzling to the eye and the recipes are often filled with delicious fruity flavors, so they're fun to drink.

To create blue drinks, your home bar stock will need to include blue curaçao, Hpnotiq, or UV Blue Vodka. With those spirits, you'll be able to mix up frozen cocktails, beautiful martinis, or funky drinks any time you're in a blue mood.

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    Blue Margarita

    Blue Margarita

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    You'll find many tropical cocktails that take on the color of the sea. Like in the Blue Margarita, that's usually due to blue curaçao. By simply substituting it in for the orange liqueur (usually Cointreau), your margarita transforms into a stunning blue drink without changing the flavor much at all.

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    Blue Hawaiian

    Blue Hawaiian Cocktail

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    Yellow and blue make green, so when blue curaçao meets pineapple juice in the Blue Hawaiian, you get an aqua-hued cocktail. The color is captivating and draws you into the tropical drink. With rum and creme de coconut, it tastes similar to a piña colada, just in a more attention-grabbing color.

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    Blue Bayou

    Blue Bayou Frozen Cocktail
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    In the blue bayou, grapefruit juice is paired with that popular combination of blue curaçao and pineapple. The trio creates a fantastic fruity flavor that comes to life in the blender. It's a blue margarita for vodka lovers and perfect for a summer day.

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    Chi-Chi

    Chi-Chi Frozen Cocktail - Blue Vodka Cocktail
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    A fun name, a beautiful color, and tropical flair... the Chi-Chi has it all! This delicious frozen sipper is a great one to blend up on a hot summer day. It also combines blue curaçao, cream of coconut, and fresh pineapple, but calls for a shot of vodka and tosses some ice cream into the mix for extra fun.

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    Electric Iced Tea

    Electric Iced Tea
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    Transform your Long Island Iced Tea into a blue delight with this recipe. The "electric" version swaps two ingredients out of the rather infamous highball: blue curaçao in place of triple sec and lemon-lime soda for the cola. It's refreshing and packed with booze, and can easily become a new favorite.

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    Jellyfish

    Jellyfish Cocktail
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    Some cocktails really let you play with the ingredients and the Jellyfish is a perfect starting point. For this recipe, you'll layer vodka, blue curaçao, and sambuca, then finish it with a float of cream. Give it a gentle stir and enjoy the cool effect of the white and blue swirls in your glass.

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    Sapphire Martini

    Sapphire Martini

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    One simple addition turns your dry gin martini into a slightly fruity, blue delight. Blue curaçao is the key ingredient in the Sapphire Martini and just a couple dashes do the trick.

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    Deep Blue Sea Martini

    Deep Blue Sea Martini
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    When you're in the mood for a fruity vodka martini, try this recipe. In the Deep Blue Sea Martini, you'll combine vodka with sour mix, pineapple juice, and blue curaçao. It's a fun combination and a great way to showcase your favorite top-shelf vodka.

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    Halloween Hpnotist

    Halloween Hpnotist - A brilliant blue vodka martini for Halloween parties.
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    Hpnotiq is the other popular liqueur used to create blue drinks. It has a light tropical fruit flavor and is showcased in the simple Halloween Hpnotist. The martini pairs the liqueur with vodka and just a splash of lemon for a delightful flavor. Adding the glowstick "garnish" illuminates the glass for a stunning presentation.

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    Dafne Martini

    Dafne Martini Cocktail

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    Your favorite gin and pear vodka are combined in this lovely blue martini. The Dafne also uses dry vermouth and the color comes from blue curaçao. The balance of dry, sweet, and fruity makes it appealing to a variety of tastes.

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    Hpnotiq Margarita

    Hpnotiq Margarita
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    You can also pour Hpnotiq into a margarita. The liqueur pairs perfectly with tequila and the other margarita ingredients, though the recipe tosses a little pineapple into the fruity fray.

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    UV Liberty

    UV Liberty Cocktail with UV Blue Vodka
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    It's impossible to forget about UV Blue Vodka, with its brilliant blue color and raspberry flavor. While the UV lemonade is the best-known drink, UV Liberty is similar and just as fun. In this recipe, you'll mix the vodka with raspberry sherbet and lemon-lime soda for a fruity ice cream float that's delicious.

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    Berry White

    Berry White Martini
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    While you have a bottle of UV Blue, give this delicious cocktail a try. The Berry White features crème de cacao, triple sec, and lime juice. It has the flavor of a citrus-kissed berry with a hint of chocolate and it's a fantastic choice for dessert.

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    Sapphire Alpine

    Sapphire Blue Martini - Sapphire Alpine Cocktail - Blue Martini with Bombay Sapphire Gin

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    Things get a little peachy in the Sapphire Alpine. Featuring a nice gin, the recipe includes blue curaçao and peach schnapps. Better yet, the three ingredients are poured in equal amounts so you'll never forget how to make it!

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    Envy Cocktail

    Elegant Envy Cocktail Tequila Recipe

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    Tequila is the star of the show in the Envy Cocktail, so pick up a new bottle and mix it up. A good silver tequila is a fantastic foundation for the blue curaçao and pineapple juice drink. It's easy and one you'll want to share with friends.

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    Blue Lagoon Margarita

    Blue Lagoon Margaritas
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    Shake up a Blue Lagoon Margarita at your next party and you're sure to get a few compliments. This simple tequila cocktail teams blue curaçao up with pineapple and lime juices. The last touch is citrus soda, which gives it fabulous sparkle.

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    Frostbite

    Frostbite - Blue Tequila Cocktail
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    Chocolate, cream, and tequila—what more could you want? The Frostbite is also as blue a can be, so it's a cocktail that is appealing on many fronts. Served straight or on the rocks, this is a great drink either way.

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    The Something Blue

    Something Blue Cocktail
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    Perfect for weddings and bridal showers, Something Blue is a delight to drink. To make it, you'll simply pour Hpnotiq with a white wine, then fill the glass with ginger ale. Sparkling, blue, and easy, it's everything you need to impress all your guests.

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    Air Force One

    Air Force One Cocktail with Hpnotiq Liqueur

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    Everyone will want to know what's in your glass when you pour an Air Force One. This tall, refreshing highball uses citrus vodka, gets its blue color from Hpnotiq, and is filled with citrus soda. It's a pour-and-enjoy drink that's light on the alcohol, so it's perfectly casual.

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    Lagoon Punch

    SOHO Lagoon Punch - Beautiful Blue Party Punch
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    Treat your guests to the sweet taste of lychee with the Lagoon Punch. Ideal for a small party, this crowd-pleasing punch requires just three ingredients. The alluring flavor is deceptive for how simple it is, which is why it's a favorite among busy hosts.