No suspenders or hipster handlebar mustache needed. Show bartenders who's boss by having some kick-ass cocktail recipes in your repertoire. Your home bar cart is begging for these babies. And, as they say, it's 5 o'clock somewhere. So let's get mixing.

Cocktail recipes

The Perfect Margarita

Just a few simple ingredients make this cocktail a classic. Get the recipe.

Homemade margarita

White Wine Spritzer

Is there anything more refreshing? We think not. Get the recipe.

White wine spritzer recipe


It may be called an Old-Fashioned, but there's nothing fuddy-duddy about this drink. Get the recipe.


Gin & Tonic

Choose the highest quality ingredients. And don't forget the lime. Never forget the lime. Get the recipe.

Gin & Tonic


Get ready for guests to shout,"Gimme that gimlet!" Seriously. Get ready. But first, get the recipe.

How to Make Caipirinha

Brazil's national cocktail is brilliant. Or should I say it's "brazilliant?" Get the recipe.


Pomegranate Gin and Tonic

The citrus and fruit juice add just the right amount of sweetness. Get the recipe.

Pomegranate gin and tonic

Tom Collins

This too-tall Tom can do no wrong. Get the recipe.

Tom Collins


James Bond is no dummy. He knows what's up. Get the recipe.


Cucumber-Mint Grapefruit Margarita

Careful! The tequila is slyly hiding in this invigorating drink. Get the recipe.

Cucumber-Mint Grapefruit Margarita

Homemade Irish Cream Liqueur

Use this Irish cream to give your coffee a kick in the winter or when making a mudslide in the warmer months. Get the recipe.

Homemade Irish Cream Liqueur

Mint Julep

You don't need to wait for the Kentucky Derby to break out this recipe. Grab your muddler and make it now. Get the recipe.

Mint Julep Drink

Cocktails with Ginger Beer

#$@&%*! these are good! Get the recipes.

Cocktails with Ginger Beer

Homemade Orange Liqueur Recipe

This recipe can be used as a starting point that leads to a world of possibilities. Get the recipe.

Orange Liqueur Recipe

Sidecar Cocktail

Use that aforementioned homemade orange liqueur in this subtly sour and sweet sipper. Get the recipe.

Sidecar cocktail

Moscow Mule

The cute copper mugs seal the deal with this drink. Get the recipe.

Moscow Mule Drink


You may not normally drink rum, but this cocktail will make you change your mind. Get the recipe.

Mojito cocktail

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