Top 5 Birthday Cocktails

Top 5 Birthday Cocktails

Any birthday celebration is about fun and everyone having a good time, so why not add a touch of merriment and glamour to your birthday celebrations with a range of delicious cocktails. The big advantage of serving cocktails is that there is something for all tastes, plus it is often a welcome change from the standard beer, cider and wine combo.

If you are having a birthday party at your home then you have the choice of putting your mixology skills to the test and creating your own cocktails or you can now hire a cocktail package from a range of cocktail events companies, who will happily cater for birthdays, hen parties and other celebrations. These cocktail packages will typically include a mobile cocktail bar, cocktail glassware, bartender and everything needed to rustle up some great birthday cocktails.

There are literally thousands of cocktails to choose from so, to make life a little easier, we have selected 5 drinks which will always make fantastic Birthday Cocktails.

 

1) Sex on the Beach

 

Sex on the Beach

The Sex on the Beach cocktail is a very popular mixed drink, synonymous with summer holidays and fun times. This fruity highball is a tasty mix of vodka, peach schnapps, orange juice and cranberry juice.

The Ingredients:

25 ml Vodka / 25 ml Peach Schnapps / 40 ml Orange Juice / 20 ml Cranberry Juice / Orange Slice for Garnish

 

 

 

 

 

How to Make:

  • Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  • Shake well.
  • Pour into a highball glass filled with ice.
  • Garnish with the orange slice.

 

 

2) French Martini

 

French Martini

The French Martini is a fantastic looking cocktail with maximum glam power. It is easy to drink, easy to make and has rapidly become the number one choice for Birthday Parties and other celebrations.

The Ingredients:

25 ml Vodka / 25 ml Chambord / 75 ml Pineapple Juice / 3 Raspberries for Garnish

 

 

 

 

 

How to Make:

  • Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  • Garnish with 3 Raspberries.

 

 

3) Woo Woo

 

WooWoo

A very popular and fun cocktail. If you are looking for “easy to drink” and not too concerned with sophistication, the Woo Woo makes a perfect Birthday Cocktail.

The Ingredients:

37 1/2 ml Peach Schnapps, 37 1/2 ml Vodka, 90 ml Cranberry Juice

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to Make:

  • Pour all ingredients into a highball glass over ice cubes.
  • Stir with bar spoon for 15 seconds
  • Serve.

 

 

4) Strawberry Daiquiri

 

Strawberry Daiquiri

Sweet and easy to drink, this classic daiquiri will be a hit with all your birthday guests.

The Ingredients:

37 `1/2 ml Bacardi Rum, 12 1/2 ml Strawberry Liqueur, 25 ml Lime Juice, 12 1/2 ml Sugar Syrup, 1 Strawberry

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to Make:

  • Add all ingredients into a Boston Shaker and fill with ice.
  • Shake for about 15 seconds and then strain into a chilled martini glass.
  • Garnish with a strawberry.

 

 

5) Raspberry Ripple

 

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Reminiscent of an Angel Delight dessert, this is the ultimate retro-style sweet concoction, and birthdays love a retro treat!

The Ingredients:

25 ml Raspberry Vodka, 25 ml Vanilla Vodka, 12 1/2 ml Sugar Syrup, 50 ml Half & Half, 6 Raspberries

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to Make:

  • Add all ingredients into Boston mixing glass and fill with ice.
  • Shake hard for about 15 seconds.
  • Using sugar syrup as a glue, dip the edge of a martini glass into hundreds of thousands.
  • Double strain the liquid into the rimmed glass.

 

 

 

This guest blog post was by Social and Cocktail providers of mobile bar hire, thanks guys!

If you are planning a Hen Party then this would be great to have when staying at one of our party houses!

 

 

 

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