Get the party started with delicious and irresistible fruity alcoholic drink recipes that are very easy to make. Although fruity alcoholic drinks are often regarded as girly drinks, there’s nothing wrong with pink cocktails decorated with umbrellas, strawberries and pineapple wedges. Everybody loves a good and sweet fruity drink once in a while, so if you are planning a summer party, serve your guests one of these fruity alcoholic drinks and you will surely have a fun time. These fruity mixed drinks can really spice up any party. Check out the following recipes that are very easy to make and taste great!
1) Vampire’s Dream:
Twilight fan? If so, you will definitely get attracted by the name of this delicious fruity cocktail with an unforgettable taste. Vampire’s Dream does not require blood to be prepared, but:
- 1 to 2 ounces spiced rum;
- 3 ounces cranberry or pomegranate juice;
- 3 ounces pineapple juice;
- splash of grenadine syrup;
The tartness of cranberry/pomegranate juice and the citrus-y flavor from the pineapple juice make this drink a must-try summer drink. For best results, make sure all your fruity juices are fresh. The preparation is very easy. Just pour the spiced rum in a cocktail shaker, add ice cubes, the cranberry and pineapple juice and shake vigorously. Serve your Vampire’s Dream in a highball glass full with ice cubes.
2) Sour-Cherry Gin Smash:
Gin is one of the essential alcoholic drinks for preparing summer fruity alcoholic drinks. There are many different cocktails with Gin, but Sour-Cherry Gin Smash is certainly among the best cocktails made with Gin, a flavorful, simple and delicious cocktail. Gin adds a delicate herbal flavor that highlights the tartness of sour cherries. Here’s what you need for 1 glass of this cocktail:
- 2 ounces gin;
- 6 sour cherries;
- 1 tablespoon sugar;
- ½ ounce fresh lime juice;
- 1 lime wedge;
- a little ginger ale;
Blend the sugar and sour cherries in your cocktail shaker. Squeeze the cherries until they release all of their juice and the sugar is broken down. Pour the gin and the fresh lime juice in the shaker and fill with ice cubes. Shake the ingredients well and pour your fruity cocktail into a glass filled with ice. At the top of the sour cherry-gin cocktail, add a little ginger ale and garnish with a lime wedge.
3) Kiwi-Watermelon Lemonade:
Can you just imagine how refreshing a combination of kiwi, watermelon and lemonade could be? Imagine no longer, prepare your Kiwi-Watermelon Lemonade, one of the best fruity vodka drinks, and enjoy this summer taste. The unique flavors of kiwi and watermelon combined can spice up a party like no other cocktail. To sip yourself a glass of this mixed drink, you will need these ingredients:
- 1 ½ ounce vodka;
- 5 ounces lemonade;
- 3 ounces watermelon juice;
- 1 ½ kiwi syrup;
- watermelon and lemon wedges (for garnish);
Like most fruity vodka drinks, preparing Kiwi-Watermelon Lemonade is simple and easy. In your cocktail shaker filled with ice cubes, pour all the ingredients and shake them vigorously. Pour your cocktail into a glass of your choice (highball glass works best) and garnish with watermelon and lemon wedges.
4) Cranberry-Pomegranate Sangria:
As it is a widely popular cocktail, Sangria fruity alcoholic drinks in bottles can be found virtually in every alcohol store. But what’s the joy in buying a cocktail instead of making it yourself? Normally, Sangria consists of wine, chopped fruit and a little brandy. This summer, we dare you to try the Cranberry-Pomegranate Sangria. You will need:
- a bottle of red/white high-quality wine;
- 4 cups of cranberry juice;
- 2 cups of pomegranate juice;
- 1 cup of orange juice;
- ¾ cup of syrup;
- 1 unpeeled, quartered and sliced thin apple;
- 1 halved and sliced thin orange;
- 1 halved and sliced thin lemon;
- ½ cup of fresh cranberries;
- sparkling water;
Use a large container to combine all ingredients. Adjust the taste and flavors to your personal taste. Keep in mind that this cocktail needs to chill for 4 hours at least, while it is best to chill overnight. Before pouring in glasses, stir the ingredients and transfer the cocktail into a pitcher. Extract some fruit in each glass, add few ice cubes, top each glass with a splash of sparkling water and get the party started.
5) Pineapple And Mango Rum Cocktail:
This is one of the best fruity alcoholic drinks you can prepare this summer. With exotic flavors of pineapple and mango, this rum cocktail is really special. It is made with pure fruit and juice, which makes it worth adding into your must-try list of fruity mixed drinks. Here’s what you need for this rum cocktail:
- 4 ounces high-quality rum;
- 4 cups fresh pineapple juice;
- 2 ½ peeled and cubed ripe mangoes + ½ mango sliced with skin for garnish;
- other fresh tropical fruit by choice for garnish;
Put the mangoes, rum and ½ cup water in your blender. Pour 2 ounces of this cocktail into each of the 6 glasses filled with ice. Top this mixture with a pineapple juice and garnish with tropical fruit by your choice.