World Cocktail Day is May 13, giving you the opportunity to stop in at a pricey cocktail tasting at a trendy bar or, much more affordably, hold your own cocktail tasting at home. Not sure which mixed drinks to celebrate? Try the following cocktail recipes from Three Olives Vodka, Van Gogh Vodka and 1800 Tequila, or sip one of our other cocktail recipes listed below.
World Cocktail Day recipes
Serves 1Recipe courtesy of Three Olives VodkaIngredients:
1-1/4 ounce Three Olives Tomato Vodka
1/4 ounce basil-infused simple syrup
1/2 ounce orange juiceDirections:
Shake vodka, basil syrup and orange juice with ice in a shaker. Strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a cherry tomato, orange wedge and a sprig of basil.
Three-O Cherry Cosmo
Recipe courtesy of Three Olives VodkaIngredients:
3 ounces Three Olives Cherry Vodka
1/2 ounce Triple Sec
1 ounce cranberry juice
Splash of fresh lime juiceDirections:
Shake vodka, Triple Sec and juices with ice in a shaker. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a cherry or small bunch of fresh red currants.
Gogh Starry Night
Recipe courtesy of Van Gogh Vodka
1 ounce Van Gogh Acai-Blueberry Vodka
4 ounces sparkling rose wine
Pour chilled Van Gogh Acai-Blueberry Vodka into a champagne flute. Top with sparkling rose wine and garnish with a starfruit.
Serves 1Recipe courtesy of 1800 TequilaIngredients:
5 lime wedges
1/4 ounce agave nectar
1/4 ounce Veev Acai Liqueur
1 ounce 1800 Select Silver TequilaDirections:
Muddle the lime with the agave nectar in the bottom of a high ball glass. Top with ice, juice, acai liquor, and tequila. Shake vigorously and pour all contents into a glass. Garnish with mint leaves.
1 ounce 1800 Select Silver Tequila
1/4 ounce pear puree
1/4 ounce fresh lime juice
1/4 ounce agave nectar
Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice and vigorously shake. Pour into a lightly salted highball glass. Garnish with a lime twist.
Even more cocktail recipes for World Cocktail Day
- Trendy floral cocktails for spring
- Spicy hot cocktails
- Tequila cocktails for summer
- Healthy summer cocktails
- Flavorful cocktails with bitters
- Caffeine cocktails
- Japanese shochu cocktails
- Mojitos and other summer cocktails
- Beer cocktails
Regardless of the cocktails you choose, please celebrate responsibly.
What are your favorite cocktails? Let us know below!