Crimson Cocktail

Crimson Cocktail Recipe: gin, lemon, grenadine, ruby port

The Crimson Cocktail is unusually sweet for a gin-based cocktail. It features gin and either lemon or lime juice, but adds to those a combined ounce of grenadine and port. This is one of those drink recipes you can tweak to your own taste, or your guests' taste. A little more grenadine makes … [Read more...]

Monopoly Cocktail

Monopoly Cocktail recipe with creme de fraises, creme de cassis, grenadine, cranberry and lime.

The Monopoly Cocktail is a fun, fruity drink that features three ounces of liqueur as its only alcohol. That makes it about as strong as an average drink, and yet it tastes as smooth as a strawberry soda. The various fruit flavors in this one are strawberry, cranberry, blackcurrant and … [Read more...]

English Rose Cocktail

English Rose Cocktail recipe: apricot brandy, gin, vermouth, grenadine, lemon

The English Rose Cocktail is gorgeous as well as tasty. It contrasts the sweetness of apricot brandy and grenadine with gin, dry vermouth and lemon. The result is a tart-sweet flavor that's nicely complex but still easy to like. The look of this drink makes it great for Christmas or Valentine's … [Read more...]

Devon Air

Devon Air drink recipe: Applejack, gin, dry cider, grenadine

The Devon Air cocktail blends the apple brandy and apple cider with gin and grenadine. The taste is something like a crisp apple that's just barely sweet. This is an unexpectedly refreshing drink that's perfect for fall, but also any other time of the year. You don't need an expensive apple … [Read more...]

Soft Love

Soft Love Cocktail recipe: creme de banames, cherry vodka, whipping cream, grenadine

The Soft Love cocktail has the somewhat unusual distinction of being served in a cordial glass. It's not much bigger than a shot, and it's not very strong. And the flavors are all banana and berry - kind of like a Strawberry-Banana Starburst, but with more berry and, obviously, the alcohol … [Read more...]

Spooky Juice

Spooky Juice drink recipe - Vodka, Blue Curacao, Grenadine, Orange Juice

The Spooky Juice cocktail is a murky green cocktail that tastes mainly like orange with just a hint of berry. It's obviously great for Halloween, but there's no reason to save it for that occasion. The flavor of this one is simple and easy to like. It's the visual effect that makes it … [Read more...]

Bone Crusher

Bone Crusher drink recipe - Gin, Vodka, Triple Sec, Rum, Grenadine, Lime, Sour Mix, Champagne

The Bone Crusher cocktail combines three white liquors with champagne, grenadine, triple sec and lime. Don't bother breaking out your best champagne - any good, drinkable one (and possibly some nearly undrinkable ones) will work in this cocktail, with all the other ingredients adding to the … [Read more...]

Flamingo Cocktail

Flamingo Cocktail drink recipe - Apricot Brandy, Gin, Lime, Grenadine

The Flamingo Cocktail is a reddish pink drink that cries out for an umbrella and any other kitschy cocktail accessories you have on hand. It tastes like citrus and berry with an underlying sweetness. This is one of those rare drinks that makes good use of apricot brandy's cloying sweetness. … [Read more...]

Superman Cocktail

Superman Cocktail recipe - Gin, Vermouth, Mandarin Juice, Apricot Brandy, Grenadine

The Superman Cocktail features gin and dry vermouth with mandarin juice, apricot brandy and grenadine. If it wasn't called Superman, you might think it's perfect for a girl's night out. And, well, it is, among other things. This is a drink that's sweet and tart, with notes of cherry and … [Read more...]

Kiss on the Lips

Kiss on the Lips drink recipe: peach schnapps, mango, grenadine

The Kiss on the Lips drink recipe is based on a drink served on Carnival Cruise Lines. It's pure, simple deliciousness, mixing the flavors of peach, mango and berry. It's a "can't go wrong" sweet cocktail which is great to serve at parties. It's great as a dessert drink or to keep you going during a … [Read more...]

Key West Margarita

Key West Margarita recipe - Tequila, Midori, Pina Colada Mix, Lime, Orange, Grenadine

The Key West Margarita is a tasty blended margarita recipe that uses Midori and pina colada. This makes for a flavor that's smooth and bold with just a touch of lime to wake it up. The dash of grenadine adds just a hint of berry. This is a terrific drink for the poolside - or anytime you're … [Read more...]

Gin Daisy

Gin Daisy drink recipe - Gin, Lemon, Sugar, Grenadine

The Gin Daisy cocktail blends gin with lemon juice, sugar and some grenadine. The result is mostly citrus with a touch of sweetness and some berry notes. This drink improves with a better quality gin. It's good with a moderate quality one, but going top shelf makes a noticeable difference. … [Read more...]