Top 5 Birthday Cocktails

Any birthday celebration is about fun and having a good time, so why not add a touch of merriment and glamour to your birthday celebrations with a range of delicious cocktails? Spending time with friends and family is the perfect way to enjoy your big day – and making birthday cocktails will bring a smile to your guests’ faces. Whether you celebrate from home or a luxury party house, cocktails are a sure-fire way to add a bit of fun.

The big advantage of serving cocktails is that there’s something to suit every taste. Plus, it’s often a welcome change from the standard beer, cider and wine combo. Whether it’s in Cornwall, the Cotswolds or the Lake District, learning how to make cocktails means you can put your skills to the test, all whilst enjoying spending time with family at your dream birthday party getaway.

Top 5 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



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



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.


Cocktails for birthdays and more

As well as birthday parties, cocktails are a great addition to hen parties when staying at one of our luxury party houses! The perfect refreshment after enjoying a dip in the private swimming pool or while soaking in the hot tub!

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