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Cocktail Recipes

Cocktails! Mix the perfect drink with these favorite recipes from Blue Ribbon hometown mixologists... both shaken and stirred.

This delectable three ingredient Whiskey Sour is both easy and refreshing making it one of our go to cocktails for spring and summer.

Whiskey Sour

This easy to make three ingredient Whiskey Sour Cocktail hits the sweet spot just right. ...

Glasses of Watermelon Mint Lemonade.

Watermelon Mint Lemonade

Nothing says summer more than watermelon. The sweetness of the watermelon and lemon complement each ...

Minty Martini

Minty Martini

A perfect martini for St Patrick’s Day!

Irish Cola (Cocktail)

A St Patrick’s Day favorite, but really—it’s good year ‘round!

Spicy Latin Lover Cocktail, a mix of tequila, lime, tomato juice, spices & hot sauce.

Spicy Latin Lover Cocktail

A fun and spicy cocktail, perfect for Valentine's Day.

Pina Colada Slush garnished with fresh fruit.

Pina Colada Slush

If you're having a cookout or a party this summer, greet your guests with a ...

Gingerbread Eggnog (Cocktail)

Celebrate the holidays with this easy to make cocktail.

So yummy

Drink Essentials: Christmas Cosmopolitan

I call this a cosmopolitan because it does have the elements of that classic drink. ...

Grown-up Rootbeer Float

A local liquor store carried mini bottles of 4 different Tippy Cow rum flavors. This ...

So Yummy

Drink Essentials: Ghostbusters

Who ya gonna’ call? I saw this drink on the internet called, Casper the Friendly Ghost, ...

A cocktail on ice in a snifter glass with coffee beans surrounding it.

Homemade Tia Maria

Very easy to make, this delicious coffee liqueur is a great one to have around.

So yummy

Drink Essentials: On the Wild Side Bloody Mary Mix

If you like a good Bloody Mary, and you like them on the spicy/hot side, ...

This party worthy Appletini is a four ingredient delicious sour apple cocktail that is made in less than two minutes.


This four ingredient Appletini (Apple Martini) is one of our favorite party cocktails with its ...

So yummy

Spring/Autumn Essentials: Sparkling Sour Cocktail

This to me is a refreshing cocktail that goes wonderfully with the Spring and Autumn ...

This tasty and gorgeous cranberry orange Cosmopolitan Drink is made in less than two minutes in a cocktail shaker.  For a impressive finishing touch garnish with a fresh lime twist.

Cosmopolitan Drink

This gorgeous and tasty Cosmopolitan Drink is one of my favorite cocktails. With just a ...

*Summer Kiss*

This recipe was created as part of a signature drink challenge. I decided to ...


The Michelada is said to be the one of the most popular beer-based Mexican cocktails. ...

You don’t have to be a professional bartender to make this beautiful three ingredient cocktail.  Impress your family and friends with this quick, easy refreshing drink.

Tequila Sunrise

This beautiful delicious summer party worthy Tequila Sunrise cocktail is made easy with three ingredients ...

Long Weekend Iced Tea

When I want a good old-fashioned laugh, I plop myself in front of the TV ...

Frozen Raspberry Hot chocolate cocktail

Chocolate Raspberry goodness in an adult beverage. This is an after dinner cocktail I created. ...

The 3 Father's drink

I am creating this beverage for the Seaside Brasserie's - Beach Movie Challenge. I ...


The Bushwacker was first created in 1975 at a pub in St. Thomas (Virgin Islands). ...

Delightful Blueberry Cosmo

This is my version of a Blueberry cosmo. They go down easy and they ...

Savannah Beach Sunset

While watching the movie inspired by Nicholas Sparks' book, "The Last Song" (2010, Miley Cyrus, ...