10 Most Popular Cocktail Drinks

Drinks, cocktails, whatever you want to call them, you want them to be delicious. Some drinks are as simple as a Jack and Coke and others are tricky because the name is not necessarily what is in the glass.  Unless you are a bartender, or you drink one all the time, you probably don’t know what is in a Kir Royale or Long Island Iced Tea. So we found these yummy recipes for the ten most popular cocktail drinks on The Most 10 and we hope the recipes help you achieve some yummy cocktails! You can also visit our other post on 10 Classic Cocktail Recipes for more cocktail ideas! Cheers!

10 – Kir Royale

Kir Royale

Ingredients: Creme de Cassis, Chilled champagne or sparkling wine
Instructions:

  •  Pour 1 Oz of Creme de cassis in the glass
  •  Tilt the glass and fill it with your champagne or sparkling wine
  •  Give it a stir with you bar spoon or any long thin object
  •  If you have a cherry just throw it in your drink.

09 – Caipirinha

Caipirinha

Ingredients: 2 Spoons brown sugar ,1 lime cut into six (wedges) ,2 Oz Cachasa ,Juice of half a lime or lemon ,1 Oz Lime Cordial (Rose’s Lime Juice recommended), 8 Ice cubes or crushed ice
Instructions:

  •  Muddle the limes and sugar
  • Add 2 Oz of Cachasa
  •  Add the fresh lime juice or just squeeze a whole lime inside
  •  Add the lime cordial or simple syrup
  • Add 8 ice cubes
  • Shake it hard! 20 times at least
  • Pour the whole cocktail into your glass or strain over crushed ice and add a fresh lime wedge on top
  • Drink or serve it, your drink is ready!

08 – Mint Julep

Mint Julep - Popular Cocktail Drinks

Ingredients: 3 Oz bourbon ,1 Spoon white sugar,Hand full of Mint leaves,4 Drops of bitters ,Splash of club soda,Lime Cordial ,8 Ice cubes or crushed ice
Instructions:

  • Muddle the mint and sugar, muddle until you actually smell the mint.
  • Add 3 Oz of Bourbon
  • Add the Bitters
  • Stir 10 times
  • Add 8 ice cubes
  • Shake it hard! 20 times at least
  • Strain into the glass full of fresh new ice
  • Top the drink with club soda
  • Add 5 fresh new mint leaves on top and serve it, your Perfect Mint Julep is ready to drink!

07 – Long Island Iced Tea

Long Island Iced Tea

Ingredients: 1 Oz Vodka,1 Oz Gin,1 Oz White Rum,1 Oz Silver Tequila ,1 Oz Triple sec,1.5 Oz Sweet and Sour mix,Splash of Coke,8 Ice cubes of ice
Instructions:

  • Pour the vodka and gin
  • Add the rum, tequila and triple sec
  • Add the sweet and sour mix
  • Add 8 ice cubes
  • Shake it ! 12 times at least
  • Fill your highball glass with ice, fill it to the top.Strain the cocktail into your glass
  • Strain the cocktail into the glass over the ice
  • Save a little room for the coke, top the drink with it
  • Drink or serve it, garnish with a lemon wedge

06 – Margarita

Margarita

Ingredients: 2 Oz Tequila,1 Oz Orange liqueur,Juice of 1 lime or lemon,0.5 Oz of simple syrup or Lime Cordial,8 Ice cubes or crushed ice
Instructions:

  • Pour all ingredients into the shaker.
  • Add 8 ice cubes
  • Add the fresh lime juice or just squeeze a whole lime inside
  • Shake it hard! 12 times at least
  • Strain the cocktail into your chilled glass or strain over ice (margarita on the rocks)
  • Place a lime peel on the rim of the glass or put salt on the rim of the glass. If you want to “salt your rim” check out our cocktail guru tip at the bottom of this page.
  • Drink or serve it, your Perfect Margarita is ready to drink!

Also check out Top 10 Classic Cocktails

05 – Mimosa

Mimosa

Ingredients: Half a glass of orange juice,Chilled champagne or sparkling wine
Instructions:

  • Fill half of your glass with orange juice, make sure it’s cold
  • Tilt the glass and fill it with your champagne or sparkling wine
  • Give it a stir with you bar spoon or any long thin object

04 – Apple Martini

Apple Martini

Ingredients: 1.5 Oz Apple flavored vodka,1 Oz Sour apple liqueur or apple flavored schnapps,Dash Midori,1 Oz Pineapple juice,1 Oz Apple juice,8-10 Ice cubes
Instructions:

  • Pour the alcohol into your shaker
  • Add apple and pineapple juice
  • Add ice
  • Stir 12 times
  • Strain into a chilled Martini glass or over fresh ice a tall glass
  • Drink or serve it, your cocktail is ready to drink!>
  • Garnish with three apple pieces on a toothpick

03 – Bellini

Bellini

Ingredients: One third of a glass of peach puree or juice,Two thirds of Chilled champagne or sparkling wine
Instructions:

  • Muddle a whole peach (or skip this step and just pour peach juice in the the glass)
  • Tilt the glass and fill it with your champagne or sparkling wine
  • Give it a stir with you bar spoon or any long thin object

Also check out 10 Bubbly Champagne Cocktails

02 – Cosmopolitan

Cosmopolitan

Ingredients: 2 Oz citron vodka ,1 Oz orange liqueur ,1 Oz Cranberry Juice ,Dash of Lime Cordial ,8 Ice cubes or crushed ice ,Lime peel for garnish
Instructions:

  • Chill the martini glass (click here if you want to know how)
  • Pour the liqueur and vodka to your shaker
  • Pour the cranberry and cordial to your shaker
  • Add the fresh lime juice or just squeeze a half of lime inside
  • Fill shaker with ice
  • Add 8 ice cubes
  • Stir it! 12 times at least
  • Strain your cocktail into the chilled glass

01 – Mojito

Mojito

Ingredients: 1 Spoon white sugar ,2 Oz White Rum,Hand full of Mint leaves ,Half of one lime cut into 3 wedges ,Splash of club soda ,1.5 Oz Sweet and Sour Mix ,8 Ice cubes or crushed ice
Instructions:

  • Muddle the mint, limes and sugar, muddle until you actually smell the mint.
  • Add 2 Oz of Rum
  • Add the sweet and sour mix
  • Add 8 ice cubes
  • Shake it hard! 20 times at least
  • Double Strain into the glass full of crushed ice
  • Top the drink with club soda
  • Add 5 fresh new mint leaves and a lime wedge on top and serve it, your perfect drink is ready!

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