Alabama Slammer

The Alabama Slammer blends Southern Comfort, amaretto, sloe gin and orange juice.

The Alabama Slammer has been around since the 70s, and there are a few minor variations on it. The most common version blends Southern Comfort with amaretto, sloe gin and orange juice. It's a delicious fruity cocktail. In this recipe, the amaretto's cherry notes are emphasized. This is one of … [Read more...]

Pilgrim Cocktail

Pilgrim Cocktail Recipe: rum, orange juice, orance curacao, pimento liqueur, lime, Angostura bitters

The Pilgrim Cocktail is a sweet and spicy rum-based cocktail. The most uncommon ingredient in it is the pimento liqueur, which is a traditional Jamaican liqueur which tastes something like cinnamon and nutmeg with a hint of clove. I would describe the flavor of this drink as "spiced orange." … [Read more...]

Hurricane Mocktail

Hurricane Mocktail recipe: V-8 Tropical Blend, orange & grapefruit juice, amaretto syrup

The rum-based Hurricane is a fruity drink featuring passion fruit syrup and lime. Since the fruit syrup is too think to drink without the rum, it's not one of those cocktails you can simply leave the alcohol out of. This mocktail recipe replaces it with passion fruit and other juices. This is … [Read more...]

Mockmosa (Non-Alcoholic)

Mockmosa drink recipe: orange juice, dry sparkling white grape juice, mint

The Mockmosa is a delicious alcohol-free substitute for the traditional Mimosa. You can serve it alongside Mimosas so that guests have a choice, or it can be your tipple when you want to socialize with drinkers but not drink yourself. Your first thought for making a non-alcoholic Mimosa might … [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...]

Luscious Lou

Luscious Lou drink recipe - Orange Vodka, Cointreau, Orange Juice, Cranberry Juice, Club Soda

The Luscious Lou cocktail is as pretty as it is tasty. Instead of shaking it, you pour the ingredients right into the glass so they mix before your eyes, or the eyes of your guests. The cranberry juice settles as a layer under the orange juice, so it looks a bit like a Tequila Sunrise. This … [Read more...]

Moonshine Margarita

Moonshine Margarita recipe - Moonshine, Lime & Orange Juices, Granulated Sugar

The Moonshine Margarita uses Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine instead of tequila, so it's not exactly a true margarita. However, it has a similar taste to tequila, with a touch of sweetness and notes of corn. This drink makes an interesting change when you're wanting a margarita. It's a fun … [Read more...]

Italian Amaretto Margarita

Italian Amaretto Margarita recipe - Amaretto, Limeade, Tequila, Orange Juice

The Italian Amaretto Margarita recipe is a blended margarita that's easiest to make in batches that serve four. It adds amaretto to the familiar margarita flavors of lime and orange, with a little sugar. The result is a combination of citrus and rich almond notes, which is heavenly. This is a … [Read more...]

Chocolate Margarita

Chocolate Margarita drink recipe - tequila, Godiva, Cream, Hershey's Syrup, Orange Juice, Oreos

The Chocolate Margarita uses tequila and orange juice, but there any resemblance to a traditional Margarita ends. After that, it's all Godiva chocolate liqueur, Hershey's syrup and cream. The end result? A creamy, chocolatey concoction with just the right hint of orange. It's not recommended … [Read more...]

Mango Key Lime Margarita

Mango Key Lime Margarita recipe - Tequila, Cointreau, Mango, Orange Juice, Key Lime

The Mango Key Lime Margarita is blends the bright melon flavor of mango with the tartness of key lime and cointreau. The taste is a little bit richer than your traditional margarita, but it's still got that light, fruity, refreshing feeling. You can have a salt rim, sugar rim or no rim at all on … [Read more...]

Creamsicle Margarita

Creamsicle Margarita recipe - Tequila, Vanilla Ice Cream, Orange Juice, Sour Mix

The Creamsicle Margarita is one of the simplest blended recipes out there, and what makes it really special is the vanilla ice cream. The predominant flavors are orange and vanilla, hence the name. This recipe is a little bit richer than most blended margaritas, due to the ice cream. It adds some … [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...]