Cocktail Recipes

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Underneath you’ll find our cocktail recipes. At World of Mixology we believe in quality over quantity. 

All our recipes include detailed instructions on how to make the cocktail. We also include our recommendation on which spirits and liqueurs wok best for the specific cocktail, making it easier for you to pick out new bottles for your home bar.

All our content is carefully labeled and categorized making it easy for you to find the type of cocktail you are looking for.

Italicus Spritz cocktail

Italicus Spritz

Italicus Spritz is an elegant drink, perfect as a fancy brunch cocktail. Enjoy bergamot, Prosecco, and a light, refreshing taste.

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Margarita Negra Cocktail

Margarita Negra

Margarita Negra is a refreshing yet complex coffee Halloween cocktail that is easy to make and perfect for your next Halloween party.

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Cocktail Midori Illusion

Midori Illusion

The Midori Illusion cocktail is a beautiful green tropical melon cocktail with Midori, Vodka, Orange Liqueur, Pineapple Juice, and Lemon.

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Toasted Almond Cocktail

Toasted Almond

Toasted Almond is a delicious and easy dessert or after-dinner cocktail, made with Almond Liqueur, Coffee Liqueur and Cream.

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Rosemary Rickey - A refreshing ginger cocktail with herbal undertones

Rosemary Rickey

Rosemary Rickey is a ginger cocktail with herbal undertones and rosemary as a key player. Made with Gin, Rosemary Syrup, Green Chartreuse and Ginger Ale.

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Kir Royal Cocktail

Kir Royale

Kir Royale is a simple two ingredient cocktail made with Sparkling wine and Crème de Cassis. It’s light and refreshing and has a mild fruity blackcurrant flavor. Perfect as a welcome drink for a party.

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Risalamande Christmas Cocktail


Risalamande is a cocktail interpretation of the Danish Christmas dessert of the same name. It’s centered around cherry, almond and vanilla liqueur, but vodka, lemon and syrup are added to create balance.

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Bahama Mama Cocktail

Bahama Mama

Bahama Mama is a delicious classic Tiki cocktail that lives up to its name by combining these traditional Caribbean ingredients: Pineapple, Coconut, Coffee, Rum and Lime.

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Hurricane cocktail


Hurricane is a delicious cocktail that will send you straight to a tropical island. It’s made with Orange Juice, Passionfruit Syrup, two types of Rum, Lime Juice and Grenadine.

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Last Word Cocktail

Last Word

This is an official IBA cocktail that is strong in both proof and taste. With equal parts of Gin, Green Chartreuse, Maraschino Liqueur and Lime Juice, the perfect balance is reached in this all-time classic.

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Cocktail Recipes Categorization

We strive to do a precise categorization of all our cocktails, to help you browse through our recipes and find exactly what you are looking for. There are many different schools of thought on how to categorize cocktails, so we have chosen one that we personally think most accurately captures the characteristics of the different types of cocktails.

Our categories

  • Sours: Cocktails with a base spirit, citrus juice, and sugar – sometimes with liqueurs serving as the sugar component.
  • Spirit-Forward: Cocktails with a heavy focus on the base spirit – often with a modifier like Vermouth or bitters. 
  • Champagne: Cocktails where champagne or sparkling wine is the main component. 
  • Trios: Cocktails that traditionally have 3 ingredients – typically dessert cocktails with cream.
  • Highballs: Cocktails with a base spirit and a lengthener such as club soda, ginger ale, or cola – any Collins or Fizz goes in this category.
  • Juleps: Cocktails with a focus on muddling fresh ingredients, usually mint, and they are mostly served on crushed ice – Smashes also go in this category.
  • Hot Drinks: Cocktails that are served warm.
  • Flips and Nogs: Cocktails that contain a whole egg.
  • Tiki: Tropical cocktails with a focus on fresh juice from tropical fruits, like pineapple and passion fruit, often with Rum as a base spirit – this category contains all tropical cocktails, not only of Polynesian origin.

What makes World of Mixology cocktail recipes unique?

Two aspects are central to any World of Mixology recipes, the cocktail has to be delicious and of high quality, plus it has to be as accessible to make as possible.

  • High Quality: We keep the quality up by only posting cocktails that we personally enjoy drinking. We prioritize quality over quantity, which is why you won’t find hundreds of recipes on the site. That being said, we still try to bring a wide variety of cocktails, from different categories, places and times, to ensure you can find something that fits your taste.
  • Accessibility: We try to make our recipes accessible by always outlining the broadest category for any ingredient and only thereafter recommend a more specific type or brand. As an example, in a recipe for a Whiskey Sour, we would put Whiskey in the recipe, but in the detailed description specify that we prefer and recommend using Bourbon and which brand we personally enjoy. We believe this is the best way to get the full overview of what cocktails you can make with the bottles you have in stock in your home bar.

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