Cocktail Recipe Shaker Cocktail Shaker

Step into the season with an arsenal of tasty and easy-to-make cocktails—and not just any mixed drink made with any spirit. This cocktail recipe generator features the best spirits as the base ingredients on which to build your tipple. In just two easy steps, you’ll have your next favorite libation.

Mix your Cocktail

To get shaking, select a spirit as your base. Next, choose a mixer and the perfect garnish will appear—or simply select a spirit and we’ll mix your drink for you.

Spirit

1.
  • Añejo Tequila
  • Blended Scotch
  • Bourbon
  • Cachaça
  • Cognac
  • Gin
  • Japanese Whisky
  • Mezcal
  • Pisco
  • Reposado Tequila
  • Rum
  • Rye
  • Silver Tequila
  • Single Malt Scotch
  • Vodka

Mixer

2.
  • Absinthe
  • Amaretto
  • Amaro Abano
  • Aperol
  • Apricot Liqueur
  • Beer
  • Bénédictine
  • Blackberry Puree
  • Blanc Vermouth
  • Brown Sugar Syrup
  • Calvados
  • Champagne
  • Cherry Heering
  • Coconut Water
  • Cointreau
  • Dry Vermouth
  • Ginger Liqueur
  • Grapefruit Juice
  • Hibiscus Liqueur
  • Lemon Juice
  • Lime Juice
  • Maple Syrup
  • Orange Bitters
  • Orange Juice
  • Pomegranate Liqueur
  • Prosecco
  • Red Wine
  • Simple Syrup
  • Snap Liquer
  • Sour Mix
  • St-Germain
  • Sweet Vermouth
  • Tomato Juice
  • Yellow Chartreuse

Garnish

3.
  • Apple Slice
  • Basil
  • Black Pepper
  • Cherry
  • Cinnamon Stick
  • Cucumber
  • Grapefruit
  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • Mint
  • Orange
  • Pineapple
  • Raspberries
  • Rosemary
  • Strawberry
  • Thyme

Here‘s your recipe!

Autumn Solstice

Recipe courtesy Equinox Restaurant, Washington D.C., Maryland
  • 2 ounces Maker’s Mark Bourbon Whiskey
  • 1½ ounces apple and ginger purée (recipe below)
  • ¾ teaspoon cinnamon-cardamom syrup (recipe below)
  • 2 dashes of orange bitters
  • Orange peel, for garnish
Combine all ingredients except garnish in a cocktail shaker. Stir the mixture well with a bar spoon to completely blend the purée. Serve in a rocks glass and garnish with an orange peel.

Apple-and-Ginger Purée

  • 2 apples, peeled, cored and cut into cubes
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ginger, grated

Place apples in a steamer and grate ¼ teaspoon of fresh ginger on top. Steam the apples until tender. Blend to the consistency of applesauce.

Cinnamon-Cardamom Syrup

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 pods green cardamom

Bring the water to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Add the sugar, and stir, then remove from heat. Add the cinnamon stick and cardamom pods, and let chill overnight covered. The next morning, fine strain the mixture into another container and reserve.

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