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Cocktail Party Drink Recipes

Hone your bartending skills and make classic cocktails and fancy creative drinks to impress guests, whether you need large-batch cocktail recipes or single recipes to serve guests individually.
Frozen strawberry daiquiri with fresh strawberries and limes
Easy Strawberry Daiquiri
Tequila sunrise cocktail garnished with a cherry and orange slice
Tequila Sunrise Cocktail
Beet and Aquavit Bloody Mary
Beet and Aquavit Bloody Mary
Brandy Custa cocktail
Brandy Crusta
Four pink cosmopolitans in tall cocktail glasses, each with an orange twist
How to Batch Any Cocktail for a Party
Lilac simple syrup in a glass jar with lilacs on a table
Lilac Simple Syrup
Gin Sour in a glass
14 Best Egg White Cocktails
Oaxaca old-fashioned
Oaxaca Old-Fashioned Recipe
Hemingway Daiquiri
32 Best Citrus Cocktails
Simple amaretto sour cocktail with cherries and an orange slice garnishes
Simple Amaretto Sour
Homemade Amaretto Liqueur poured into a glass
25 Best Amaretto Cocktails
Tequila Soda Cocktail With Lime Wheels
Tequila Soda
Lambrusco holiday punch in bowl with cups
Holiday Punch
Hard Seltzer
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Rosé Sangria With Peach, Raspberry, and Strawberry
Rosé Sangria
Keto Sugar-Free Simple Syrup for Drinks
Keto Simple Syrup
Scotch and Soda
10 Best Keto Cocktails
Vermouth Cassis
10 Refreshing Tonic Water Cocktails
Rum Old-Fashioned Cocktail
Rum Old-Fashioned
Barrels of the iconic Jameson Irish Whiskey.
What Is Jameson Irish Whiskey?
Cranberry Ginger Shandy With Ginger Sugar Rim
Cranberry Ginger Shandy
Rye Whiskey Cocktail
17 Intriguing Rye Whiskey Cocktails
Freshly Made Orange Shandy With Basil-Rosemary Orangeade
Basil-Rosemary Orange Shandy
Jellyfish Cocktail
20 Beautiful Blue Cocktails That Will Mesmerize
The Beautiful Cocktail
16 Impressive Cognac Cocktails
Whiskey Sour 101 With Wild Turkey Bourbon
Wild Turkey Whiskey Sour 101
Old-Fashioned 101 Cocktail With Wild Turkey Bourbon
Wild Turkey's Old-Fashioned 101 Cocktail
Classic Manhattan Cocktail
24 Best Bourbon Cocktails
Frozen Lime Margarita Cocktail
25 Best Blended Cocktails to Enjoy This Summer
Habanero Martini
16 Spicy Cocktails That Turn Up the Heat
Figgy Sparkler Cocktail
Figgy Sparkler Cocktail
Oscar Statuettes For The 76th Academy Awards
9 Hollywood Cocktails for Your Oscar Party
Mai tais with decorative orchids, closeup
10 Layered Cocktails to Test Your Bartending Skills
Buttery Nipple Shots
11 Fun Layered Party Shots That Go Down Smooth
Dirty Martinis in glasses
30 Best Martini Recipes
Cranberry Fresh Gin Punch
Cranberry Fresh Punch
stocking home bar
How to Stock Your Home Bar
Vodka and pineapple cocktail recipe
The Hollywood Cocktail
Lemongrass-Ginger Infused Tequila in glasses, garnished with lime wedges
34 Best Tequila Cocktails to Try
Bacardi Cocktail
24 Essential Rum Cocktails You Have to Taste
Classic Pimm's and Lemonade
19 Big-Batch Cocktails for a Stress-Free Party
Madras Cocktail
22 Essential and Popular Vodka Cocktails
Classic gin martini
11 Essential Gin Cocktails You Must Try
20 Cheap and Easy Mixed Drinks to Make at Home
Sombrero cocktail
Creating Delicious Dairy Cocktails at Home
Pink Squirrel Cocktail in a glass
Pink Squirrel Cocktail Recipe
B-52 shots in three shot glasses
The B-52 Shot
Classic Negroni Cocktail
11 Impressive Before Dinner Cocktails
Between the Sheets Cocktail
24 Classic Brandy Cocktails You Have to Try
Blending Fresh Fruit Cocktails
5 Steps to Creating the Perfectly Blended Cocktails
hot apple toddy
10 Warm and Soothing Hot Toddy Recipes to Try Tonight
20 Essential Whiskey Cocktails Everyone Should Try
Madras cocktail recipe in three glasses with lime slices
The Madras
Grinch cocktail recipe
The Grinch Cocktail
Raspberry Bellini: A Champagne Cocktail With Fresh Berries
Raspberry Bellini
Girl's night in cocktail
2 Cocktails for an Extra Fun Girls' Night In
Chocolatini Cocktail
Chocolatini Cocktail
absinthe drip
Absinthe FAQs and Cocktails
Peppermint Patty Shooter
Peppermint Patty Shot
Red, white and blue cocktails
How to Create a Great Drink Menu for a Cocktail Party

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