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Cocktail Recipes

Spirits that are enjoyable by themselves also shine once mixed with fruit, ice, soda and other ingredients. Alcoholic concoctions from martinis to daiquiris are the staples of a night on the town, but can be easily put together at home too. See GAYOT's selection of easy-to-make cocktail recipes.

The Nicholas Collins is one of GAYOT's Top 10 Vodka Cocktails

Top 10 Vodka Cocktails
Vodka's crisp, refreshing flavor makes it perfect for mixing with almost anything. We've searched around the country and found the best vodka cocktail recipes from New York to Texas.

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Check out GAYOT's Top 10 Classic Cocktails to find the perfect recipe for your favorite drink

Top 10 Classic Cocktails
From the martini to the Bloody Mary, the Sazerac to the mint julep, GAYOT's Top 10 Classic Cocktails has the best recipes for your favorite classic cocktail.

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A classic gimlet with gin, lime juice and crushed ice

The Gin Gimlet
Named after a corkscrew-like tool called the gimlet, this nifty gin cocktail is quick, easy to mix up and always tastes fabulous.

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Stand proud and start off your night with a White Russian made with Kahlúa

The White Russian
Like your coffee with a twist? Try this Kahlúa cocktail that blends coffee, vodka and cream. What's not to love!

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Pop the Cherry Punch is made with Grey Goose Cherry Noir

Grey Goose Cocktails
We visited Grey Goose headquarters in France and tasted some of their finest cocktails. Check out these recipes, including a Dry-Aged Martini and Pop the Cherry Punch.

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Top 10 Cocktails List from Gayot

Top 10 Craft Cocktails
Crafted cocktails are all the rage now. Our top ten list consists of the best artisanal libations from all over the U.S., and even includes a recipe for each drink.

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Cocktail Recipes

10 Cane Canitas

10 Cane Daiquiri

Abuelo Sparkler

Agavero Mexican Cosmopolitan

Apple Julep

Appleton Classic Daiquiri

Appleton Classic Mai Tai

Autumn Thyme

Bacardi San Miguel

Bailey's Irish Coffee


Blavod Black Widow


Cabana Caipirinha

Camarena Lime

Canton 75

Carbonated Margarita

Classic Gin Gimlet

Classic Martini

Charbay Angéle Green Tea Cooler

Chartreuse Swizzle


Claret Swizzle

Dewar's Smash

Diamond Mojito

Dry-Aged Martini

Fox Rose Fizz

German Manhattan

Gin 'n' Juice

Gosling's Dark'n Stormy

Grand Eduardo Margarita

Grey Goose's Political Partini

Grey Goose's The Emmy Jubilee

G'Vine Cosmo

Herb's Cilantro Herbarita

Hula Girl

Irish Coffee

Kir Royale

Last Tango in Modena

Lichido Cocktails

Lotus Santa Maria

Lucy Leave

Maestro Dobel's The Hot Margarita

Mandarin Fizz

Maui Rum Mojito

Mount Gay Rum Punch

Perfect Margarita

Partida Agave Nectar Margarita

Pisco Nuevo

Pop the Cherry Punch

Prickly Pear Crown Jewel

Ramble Raspberry Gin Cocktail

Rose Hinted Glass

Ron Zacapa Centenario's Improved Wisecracker

Royal Air Force

Russell's Rye Manhattan

Sazerac Cocktail

SKYY Infusions Pineapple Hawaii-Themed Cocktails

SKYY Infusions Yankee Doodle

SOHO Bubbling Lychee-Grapefruit Martini

Springbok Frozen

Summer Sour

St-Germain Can-Can Martini

Tequila Tezon Baja Gold

Tito's Favorite Bloody Mary

Tommy Bahama Cuba Libre

Tommy Bahama Planter's Punch

Ultimate Caipirinha

VeeV's Rainforest on the Rocks

White Russian

Wild Turkey Irish Honey

Xanté Berry

X-Rated Cocktails


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