You don’t need to be an experienced bartender to pull together some of these super tasty and easy mixed drinks!
Mixed drinks give your party that extra touch of class that will leave everyone talking and most take just a moment to prepare.
Not everyone drinks—that’s why the non-alcoholic drinks make it on this list so non-drinkers get fun drinks too!
A great host/hostess will go an extra mile for the guests.
This list of cocktails has easy-to-make mixed drinks and some that need some bit of finesse.
Are you ready for these incredible mixed drink suggestions?
From the Nonalcoholic Juicy Julep to the bracing 21+ Passion Fruit Hurricane and the bubbly grown-up cocktail French 75, you’ll be mixing up the fun for a party with all ages in attendance!
Learn how to prepare these 37 easy mixed drinks and have fun with them!
Serve pitchers of this drink so all your guests can enjoy a fun drink.
Even your kids will love it!!
It’s easy to prepare and can chill in the fridge until you are ready to serve.
Add lemon-lime soda or sparkling mineral water just before serving and enjoy!
The famous mint julep has a version without any booze in it for your gatherings.
This refreshing mix of orange, like juices, and pineapple garnished with a little mint, will impress everyone.
This family-friendly mixed drink is sweet, tart, and super-easy to whip up.
Customize the flavors by blending in seasonal fruits so you can have a virgin strawberry/mango/watermelon margarita.
How cool is that?
Serve it on the rocks at a pool party or a summer barbeque.
This is a fizzy pink ice cream version of the classic Shirley Temple.
The cherry on top will bring a smile to kids of all ages.
A dirty Shirley will have some vodka in it.
You won’t miss the vodka with this popular brunch mocktail as you mess around with any number of garnishes in your kitchen.
Enjoy the spicy, tangy, savory, and refreshing taste of the alcoholic version in only a few minutes.
Organic tomato juice works best as opposed to cheaper versions or making your homemade version.
Pour and enjoy with your brunch side plates.
This is a perfect blend of the Paloma and Margarita, Palomarita.
The great pink color and the tart bite make this Mexican drink festive all year long.
This is a perfect mocktail for kids, expectant mothers, and teetotallers.
Mix frozen and fresh strawberries for a creamy texture that doesn’t separate too fast when it melts.
Kids and adults enjoy this easy-to-make mixed drink that is ready to go in under ten minutes.
The peachy pink color makes it perfect for pink-themed parties, baby showers, bridal parties, and so on.
These virgin mimosas are fruity and refreshing making them perfect for brunch, baby showers, and holiday breakfasts.
Serve next to your quinoa breakfast, snacks, or simple fruit salad, and enjoy the explosions in your tastebuds.
Easy to make, easily scalable to cater to crowds, two ingredients, and kid-approved.
Some sparkling wine or champagne to this drink and you have a classic mimosa.
What’s not to like?
This tropical drink will knock you over like a hammer because it’s a double.
The flavors of coconut, pineapple, banana, and orange scream summer vacation making it a perfect summer drink.
Garnish with a chunk of pineapple, a cherry, or nothing at all with the same great taste.
Your casual dinners at home and dinner parties will never be the same with this gin sour combination.
The Gimlet perfectly balances sweet and tart and is ready in 5 minutes with minimal fuss.
Garnish with a lime wheel and sip on.
Satisfy your sweet craving with this easy-to-make dessert cocktail that only needs three ingredients.
Garnish with shaved chocolate and savor every sip.
It is 5 o’clock somewhere?!
Delight your palate with the bittersweet taste of this simple mixed drink.
This thirst quencher needs only three simple ingredients and an orange or lemon wheel for garnishing.
15. Tequila Sunrise
This beautiful orange-red cocktail is easily put together and even easier to drink.
If you skip the tequila you still have a stunning virgin sunrise.
If you mix a little soda with the grenadine before adding tequila, you will have the red layer at the top creating a Tequila Sunset!
Sunrise or Sunset?
16. Black Russian
This extremely easy recipe is dark, mysterious, and a personal favorite.
Simply pour in the ingredients and stir. (You don’t even need to garnish)
17. Piña Coladas
Don’t we like piña coladas…???
Travel to the tropics with this easy 3 ingredient recipe that you can easily turn into a mocktail by skipping the alcohol.
This light and bubbly mixed drink is named for a powerful French field gun, so expect some kickback.
Enjoy your happy hour with this strong drink that will not overpower you with the taste of alcohol.
This ruby red superlative cocktail is pleasantly bitter with an aromatic note and will become a staple on your drinks menu.
Raid your drinks cabinet and enjoy it before or after a meal.
You will only need two ingredients for this simple cocktail perfect for brunch and in my opinion, any time of day.
Use good vodka that you love and make your orange juice to take your drink to the next level.
Edible polka dots in your favorite martini cocktail, what cuteness!
Marshmallows and cookies in a cocktail glass are a dream come true.
One serving just won’t do.
This champagne cocktail is fun and fizzy and can be made with whatever flavor of sherbet you prefer.
Best when served immediately.
23. Gin & Tonic
Grab a quality gin, a quality tonic, and prepare this no-nonsense cocktail.
Garnish with a wedge of lime or a sprig of mint.
This easy-to-make cocktail is green in color making it perfect for St Patrick’s day, green-themed parties, girls’ night, and other boozy occasions.
Bright, refreshing, and fruity.
25. Mai Tai
This unique cocktail is unbeatable in terms of tropical flavors.
The sweet, nutty, vanilla notes play against sharp citrusy hints in a sophisticated opera for your taste buds.
Garnish with a cherry, like a wedge or mint, and unwind.
This slushie will transport you straight to sunny Brazil with one sip and you will understand why the classic version is their national drink.
A super simple recipe you will enjoy sipping on, especially in Summer.
27. Zombie Cocktail
You may not crave brain matter like a zombie with this strong cocktail, but I am willing to bet you will change your walking style or speech when it kicks in.
It’s not nicknamed ‘skull crusher’ without good reason.
It is hard to screw your zombie up, so experiment until you find a variation that works best for you.
This sweet and boozy cocktail will bring out the party animal in you making it a favorite for Mardi Gras celebrations.
The sweetness masks the potency of this beautiful cocktail leading to effects that feel like a category 5 hurricane.
Spike your Pumpkin Spice Latte with some booze and crank it up some more with this amazing recipe.
Indulge in this adult treat after some hectic trick-or-tricking and let it help you unwind.
This recipe is super easy and the flavors pop out making it popular at parties, especially in Summer.
Adjust the recipe for a single serving or a large batch for a bigger group easily and with the same excellent results.
One sip and you will be hooked!
This is a perfect cocktail recipe for when you can’t be bothered to go all out in preparation.
5 minutes and you are done with this easy, light, and refreshing cocktail.
Tequila, lime juice, and Squirt are the key ingredients to this popular yet simple cocktail.
Have fun with this recipe and tweak it until it works for you.
I have spiced it up by dropping a few jalapenos into the tequila and letting it sit for ten minutes, and let me tell you, oooh weee!
This recipe takes your normal rum and cola mix to the next level in an easy way that takes no time at all!
This Cuban drink blends cola/rum with a twist of like for an unforgettable taste you will chase again and again.
Garnish with a lime wedge and that’s it.
35. Old Fashioned
This whisky-based drink is perfect for sipping as you appreciate the smooth texture and sugary undertones.
This brown boozy cocktail is a drinker’s drink and not for the faint of heart.
Use top-shelf liquor for the best results and let it do its work.
Lovers of boozy dessert-like cocktails are in for a treat with this easy recipe that calls for only three ingredients.
The same grasshopper can be transformed into a boozy milkshake with a few twists and turns.
Everything goes down so, so smoothly that before you know it, it’s all gone.
Savor this sinfully sweet cocktail whenever you fancy it as it hits all the spots.
You have to try a recipe with a name like this!
This fruity carnival is served on most Carnival cruises and this recipe has a way to bring it to your home.
How often do you get to enjoy a drink this pretty?
The bottom line
Essentials like liquor, beer, wine, or a cooler chest full of soda and water could use an upgrade, and that’s where mixed drinks come in.
Sort out the ingredients and try any or all of these recipes that will put the happy in happy hour.
Every. Single. Time.
- Non-Alcoholic Sangria
- Non-Alcoholic Juicy Julep
- Hibiscus Iced Tea Sparkler
- Virgin Margarita
- Shirley Temple Ice Cream Float
- Virgin Bloody Mary Mocktail
- Virgin Palo-Marita
- Virgin Strawberry Daiquiri
- Sparkling Peach Punch
- Non-Alcoholic Mimosa
- Hawaiian Hammer Cocktail
- Classic Gin Gimlet
- Americano Cocktail
- Tequila Sunrise
- Black Russian
- Piña Coladas
- French 75 Cocktail
- A Classic Negroni
- Frozen Cookies & Cream Polka Dot Martini
- Sherbet Mimosa Float Recipe
- Gin & Tonic
- Midori Sour Cocktail
- Mai Tai
- Frozen Caipirinha
- Zombie Cocktail
- Passion Fruit Hurricane
- Pumpkin Irish Coffee
- Pineapple Rum Punch
- Lemon Vodka Cocktail
- Michelada Cocktail
- Cuba Libre Cocktail
- Old Fashioned
- Kiss On The Lips Cocktail
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- Gather the ingredients.
- Start mixing your new favorite drink!
- Enjoy and share your insights on our Facebook page!