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24+ Mixology Cocktails To Try At Home

on April 12, 2021
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24+ mixology cocktails to try at home, including this perfectly balanced Ginger Beer Mojito that combines all the refreshing citrus and cooling mint of a mojito with the flavor punch of spiced and aromatic ginger beer.
pouring more rum into a ginger beer cocktail

Ready to try your hand at some mixology cocktails at home? Here’s my list of 24+ creative and flavorful cocktails that will make you feel like a true mixologist.

Whether you’re at a fancy lounge or in sweatpants on your couch, sipping on a beautiful cocktail always makes you feel fabulous. So why not have a few mixology cocktail recipes in your back pocket to shake up at the drop of a hat?

With each cocktail, you can expect to find creative new ways to enjoy your drinks, as well as little green tips to reduce your carbon footprint. Because who doesn’t love saving the planet one sip at a time?

Whether you are looking for something fun to serve up at your next party or just in the mood for a unique drink during happy hour, this list of Mixology Cocktails to try at home is the ultimate guide to mixing up delicious cocktails that will make you say “ahhh” with every sip.

Mixology Cocktails To Try At Home



Whiskey Cocktails

  1. Old-Fashioned
  2. Bourbon Smash
  3. Special Whiskey Blues Cocktail
  4. Mint Julep
  5. Aperol Old Fashioned
  6. Aperol Bourbon Cocktail

Rum Cocktails

  1. Ginger Beer Mojito
  2. Coconut Daiquiri with Grapefruit Juice
  3. Kiwi Mojito
  4. Rum Punch
  5. Love Potion Cocktail
  6. Matcha Mojito

Vodka Cocktails

  1. Limoncello Cocktail
  2. Matcha Vodka Cocktail
  3. Vodka Sour
  4. Vodka Margarita
  5. White Chocolate Martini

Gin Cocktails

  1. Red Rosemary Foghorn
  2. Gin Smash
  3. Cherry Martini
  4. Gin Mojito
  5. Aperol Gin Cocktail
  6. Blueberry Gin Fizz
  7. Aperol Negroni

Tequila Cocktails

  1. Aperol Margarita
  2. Passion Fruit Margarita
  3. Watermelon Basil Margarita


Whiskey Cocktails

Whiskey is a dark distilled alcohol made from grains. There is a wide variety of whiskeys, but most generally have hints of caramel and oak, making it a bold-flavored favorite in cocktails.

1. Old-Fashioned Cocktail

Honey Dripping off of honey dipper into a whiskey cocktail

New Old-Fashioned Cocktail with Bourbon

This New Fashioned is an herbaceous twist on a classic favorite—the Old Fashioned—with the distinct flavor of honey and fresh aromatics of rosemary.
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2. Bourbon Smash

Fresh and Minty Bourbon Smash - Pour Shot

Fresh and Minty Bourbon Smash

Combine citrus, sweetness, and fresh herbs to lighten up your bourbon and create the perfect summer cocktail in this awesome Bourbon Smash.
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3. Special Whiskey Blues Cocktail

Whiskey Blues Cocktail - Portrait

Special Whiskey Blues Cocktail

This Whiskey Blues Cocktail balances the subtle caramel flavor in your whiskey with the sweet and acidic taste of blueberry, all tied together with the aromatic finish of bitters.
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4. Mint Julep

pouring bourbon over simple syrup and mint

Maker’s Mark Mint Julep

This Maker’s Mark Mint Julep really highlights the naturally delicious bourbon by balancing it with fresh mint and just a touch of sugar.
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5. Aperol Old Fashioned

aperol old fashioned with whiskey ice surrounded by playing cards and poker chips

Aperol Old Fashioned

This Aperol Old Fashioned uses an Italian bitters Aperitif to bring vibrancy to a well-balanced, subtly sweet, bourbon-forward drink.
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6. Aperol Bourbon Cocktail

tropical bourbon and aperol cocktail with banana leaf shadows

Tropical Aperol Bourbon Cocktail — Marley’s Menu

This Aperol Bourbon Cocktail relies on tropical flavors and colors to bring you a super refreshing and fruity drink that tastes like a vacation in a glass.
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Rum Cocktails

Rum is an alcoholic spirit distilled from sugar. It’s on the sweeter side and is a great anchor in many cocktail recipe.

7. Ginger Beer Mojito

squeezing lime into a ginger beer cocktail

Fiery Ginger Beer White Rum Mojito

Refreshing citrus and cooling mint with the addition of spiced ginger beer make this Fiery Ginger Beer Mojito a perfectly balanced cocktail.
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8. Coconut Daiquiri with Grapefruit Juice

Portrait of Coconut Daiquiri Being Hit with Sunlight

Coconut Daiquiri with Grapefruit Juice

This Coconut Daiquiri merges the subtly sweet and tropical flavor of coconut with tangy and fresh citrus for a super refreshing sip.
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9. Kiwi Mojito

Kiwi Mojito in a highball glass

Refreshing Muddled Kiwi Mojito

Take your classic Mojito up a notch by adding fresh kiwi! This refreshing Kiwi Mojito is the perfect balance of mint, lime, and kiwi.
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10. Rum Punch

rum punch with bacardi bottles behind it

Tasty Bacardi Rum Punch

This Bacardi Rum Punch highlights two types of Bacardi Rum with tropical juices and citrus to make the best boozy party drink!
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11. Love Potion Cocktail

Valentines Day Cocktail with pink background and flowers

Love Potion Cocktail

Ready to bring the romance for Valentine’s Day, an anniversary, or date night? This dreamy, delicious, Love Potion Cocktail is all you need to set the tone.
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12. Matcha Mojito

Fizzy Iced Matcha Mojito surrounded by white flowers on an outdoor coffee table

Refreshing Matcha Mojito

This Matcha Mojito is a beautifully balanced fizzy white rum cocktail with fresh citrus and lime and an earthy taste and caffeinated kick from matcha powder!
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Vodka Cocktails

Vodka is a clear distilled alcohol often made from wheat or potatoes. It has a very clean taste.

13. Limoncello Cocktail

Portrait of Limoncello Cocktail With Bottle in Background

Refreshing But Strong Limoncello Cocktail

This Refreshing But Strong Limoncello Cocktail is sweet, but strong, citrusy and fresh, and dangerously easy to drink.
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14. Matcha Vodka Cocktail

cocktail with matcha and cream swirls

The Green Irish – A Matcha Vodka Cocktail

This Matcha Vodka Cocktail, The Green Irish, is a fresh new take on a White Russian, with matcha instead of coffee!
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15. Vodka Sour

squeezing lemon over a vodka sour to give it extra citrus

3 Ingredient Vodka Sour with Fresh Lemon

This 3-Ingredient Vodka Sour relies on three simple, but powerful ingredients to bring you a super fresh cocktail to kick back with.
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16. Vodka Margarita

vodka margarita surrounded by juicer, limes, and cocktail rimmer

Sparkling Vodka Margarita

If you love the idea of a margarita but are not a tequila fan, this refreshing and simple Sparkling Vodka Margarita is for you!
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17. White Chocolate Martini

portrait of dessert cocktail in a martini glass surrounded by pine cones

White Chocolate Martini

This White Chocolate Martini is creamy, smooth, sweet, and boozy. The absolute best decadent dessert cocktail!
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Gin Cocktails

Gin is a distilled alcohol that is derived from Juniper berries. It has a very floral, aromatic taste with subtle hints of pine.

18. Red Rosemary Foghorn

Ginger beer being poured into a red rosemary foghorn cocktail

Refreshing Red Rosemary Foghorn

Switch it up from your everyday gin and tonic and try something new with this light, fresh, vibrant, and summery Red Rosemary Foghorn.
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19. Gin Smash

Citrus & Basil Gin Smash - Portrait

Citrus and Basil Gin Smash Cocktail

This super refreshing Citrus and Basil Gin Smash is the perfect happy hour cocktail to kick back and cool off with on a hot summer day.
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20. Cherry Martini

Splash shot for mixology cocktails to try at home

Sweet Cherry Martini: Queen of Hearts

This Cherry Martini, also known as The Queen of Hearts, uses fresh cherries and a dash of sugar to enhance your classic gin martini.
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21. Gin Mojito

One Fizzy Mojito With Lime and Mint Garnish

Crisp Refreshing Gin Mojito

This Gin Mojito has all the refreshing citrus, mint, and sparkling finish of a classic Mojito, plus the addition of pine from the gin.
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22. Aperol Gin Cocktail

squeezing juice of a lime into a copper mug

Aperol Gin Cocktail with Ginger Beer

This Aperol Gin Cocktail is crisp, refreshing, and beautifully balanced. The bitterness from the Aperol complements the sweet ginger beer and citrusy lime so well.
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23. Blueberry Gin Fizz

blueberry gin fizz on a wooden table and garnished with blueberries and mint

Blueberry Gin Fizz

This Blueberry Gin Fizz is the perfectly refreshing summery twist on a classic, with bright blueberries and fresh mint.
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24. Aperol Negroni

Squeezing orange peel over Negroni

Easy Aperol Negroni

This Aperol Negroni is easy to whip up, balanced and bold in flavor, and gorgeous in color—the cocktail trifecta!
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Tequila Cocktails

Tequila is made from the blue agave plant, giving it a very distinct flavor.

25. Aperol Margarita

Pouring Agave Nectar Into Bright Red Cocktail

Vibrant Aperol Margarita

This fresh new take on a classic margarita uses fresh lime and an Italian bitters apértif to give you a crisp, vibrant, Aperol Margarita.
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26. Passion Fruit Margarita

Two Cocktails garnished with lime and a salt rim

Refreshing Passion Fruit Margarita

This Passion Fruit Margarita is simple, fresh, and fun—the perfect twist on a classic cocktail to mix up for any occasion.
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27. Watermelon Basil Margarita

Pouring watermelon margarita into cocktail glass with salted rim

Watermelon Basil Margarita

This Watermelon Basil Margarita is refreshing and slightly sweet, with fresh basil and citrus to make it taste like summer in a glass!
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Enjoy this list of 24+ Mixology Cocktails to Try at Home! And if you can’t decide where to start, here is one of my all-time favorites (okay maybe I say that about a lot of cocktails, but this one holds a special place in my heart!), the Ginger Beer Mojito:

Mixology Cocktails To Try At Home, including Ginger Beer Mojito

5 from 2 votes
Recipe by Marley Goldin Course: Cocktail
Servings

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Prep time

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Total time

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24+ mixology cocktails to try at home, including this perfectly balanced Ginger Beer Mojito that combines all the refreshing citrus and cooling mint of a mojito with the flavor punch of spiced and aromatic ginger beer.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) lime juice – juice from 1/2 lime

  • 5 fresh mint leaves

  • 1/2 cup ice

  • 3 ounces white rum

  • 8 ounces (1 can) ginger beer

Directions

  • Cut your lime in half, squeezing the juice from 1/2 into a highball glass, and setting aside the other half for garnish.
  • Add about 5 mint leaves into the glass and muddle for about 30 seconds to release the flavor of the mint.
  • Add ice, rum, and ginger beer and stir.
  • Garnish with a lime wedge and more mint and serve ice cold!

Recipe Video

Pro Tips

  • It’s best not to use a shaker for this cocktail. You won’t want to lose the crisp carbonation of the gingerbeer.

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