Our 25 Most Popular Party Cocktails
No party is complete without a signature cocktail. No matter the time of day or year, these 25 recipes are sure to keep your guests' thirst quenched and spirits high.
This fruity and refreshing cocktail will keep your guests in high spirits all night long.
The Original Bloody Mary
No Sunday brunch is complete without this classic hair-of-the-dog cocktail.
This sweet and sour sipper is great for a warm summer night.
Candy Cane Vodka
It doesn't get much better than homemade infused vodka. Serve it over ice or use it to spike eggnog or hot chocolate.
This bright drink gets its frothy topping from fresh egg whites.
Tipsy Santa Cocktail
Use pompoms and sanding sugar to make these martini glasses look fully Santa-fied!
Make eggnog even more decadent by adding a dollop of your favorite dessert spread.
Switch up your mimosa for one of these brunch cocktails, made with pineapple juice, vodka and, of course, bubbly!
Watermelon and Mint Cooler
This bright and fruity cooler is perfect for a barbecue or block party.
Give this traditional cocktail a spicy kick with homemade jalapeno simple syrup.
Sparkling Grape Cocktails
Keep your drink cold without watering it down by using frozen grapes instead of ice cubes.
Two ingredients are all it takes to create this bright, thirst-quenching cocktail.
Passion Fruit Fizz Sour
A fresh and fruity cocktail is perfect for weekend brunch.
Pecan Pie Martini
During the holidays, it's totally acceptable to shake up some over-the-top cocktails, like this decadent dessert in a glass.
A sweet, blushing cocktail makes the perfect party starter during the holidays.
Blackberry Cooler Cocktail
Relax and refresh with this floral and fruity cocktail.
Apple Pie Shooter
Swing back this shot at Thanksgiving to get the evening started!
Hot Maine Mudslides with Chocolate Biscotti
This recipe lets you prep drinks and dessert at the same time, so you won't be stuck in the kitchen all night during your party.
Just like the cookie, this cocktail is spicy-sweet and oh-so delicious!
Blood Red Punch
You probably have most of the ingredients already on hand to make these spooky sippers.
Homemade caramel sauce takes this drink from delicious to decadent.
Sparkling Bourbon Cocktails
Start things right. Leave a few open bottles of wine or champagne on a table in the main mingling area. A help-yourself bar immediately sets the vibe: no fussy formalities here!
Rosemary Ruby Cocktails
A homemade rosemary simple syrup adds a boost of earthy flavor to this bitter-sweet cocktail.
Mulled Hot Cider
No holiday season is complete without a mug or two of warm spiked cider!
Sparkling Cinnamon Punch
Spiced just right, this bubbly cocktail pairs well with savory dishes at dinnertime.