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#ShakeitUp with these home-made cocktail drinks for every kind of liquor

Imagine being cosied up in your blanket at home, with your favourite show or movie playing and a glass of some delicious cocktail in hand. Sounds heavenly, right? Well, to make your life a tad bit easier, we have curated a list of cocktails you can create in the comfort of your house. Whether you feel like having it with your food or as an after-food treat, we have included cocktails for every type of alcohol out there, so you wouldn't need to worry about not having the ingredients at home. So, what are you waiting for now? Bring out whichever bottles you have, and let's get mixin'!

Mimosas (Champagne/Wine)

Cocktails to make at home, Mimosas, Champagne, Prosecco

A Mimosa is a classic and super easy cocktail that many people drink over brunch. But with alcohol, there are no rules as long as you're enjoying and causing no harm. Check out the recipe here.

Ingredients required:

  • 1 (750 ml) bottle of Champagne or Wine

  • 3 cups (750 ml) orange juice

Shandy (Beer)

Cocktails to make at home, Shandy, Beer

Another simple cocktail that doesn't require many ingredients is Shandy, a beer-based cocktail one can enjoy on a hot summer day at home or just lounge after a long week, and you're looking to have something light. With just three ingredients and involving the creation of a simple non-alcoholic drink, you'll be ready to quench your thirst and relax. Check out the recipe here.

Ingredients required:

  • 6 ounces beer

  • 6 ounces lemonade

  • Lemon slice, for garnish

Brandy Old Fashioned (Brandy)

Cocktails to make at home, Brandy Old Fashioned, Brandy

The Brandy Old Fashioned is a version of the classic cocktail, but with Brandy. It is the perfect cocktail for all the brand lovers out there. Almost all the ingredients would be available at your house, and with living in a digital world, you can get the missing ones at the click of your finger. Check out the recipe here.

Ingredients Required:

  • 3 dashes Angostura bitters

  • 2 orange slices

  • 2 brandied or maraschino cherries

  • 1 sugar cube

  • 2 ounces brandy

  • 7UP, Sprite or club soda, chilled, to top

  • Garnish: brandied or maraschino cherry

  • Garnish: orange slice

Gin Fizz (Gin)

Cocktails to make at home, Gin Fizz, Gin

Gin Fizz is apparently one of the best cocktails among fizzy ones. If you're a gin lover and want to try something different from the classic Gin and Tonic, this cocktail is for you to try. Many enjoy this cocktail with egg whites, egg yolk or a whole egg in it, giving it various variations. Check out the recipe here.

Ingredients Required:

  • 2 ounces gin

  • 1-ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed

  • 3/4 ounce simple syrup

  • 1 egg white (about 1/2 ounce)

  • Club soda, to top (about 1 ounce)

Mojito (Rum)

Cocktails to make at home, Mojito, Rum

Mojito is a classic Rum cocktail that one can never mess up. It is the perfect companion to have while eating dinner or if you're lazing around and looking to spice your time up a bit. It is a super quick and hassle-free cocktail to make, so let's get shakin'! Check out the recipe here.

Ingredients Required:

  • 12 leaves mint

  • 2 lime slices

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar, or more to taste

  • ¼ cup ice cubes, or as needed

  • 1 (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger rum (such as Bacardi®)

  • 4 ½ ounces diet lemon-lime soda

Tequila Sunrise (Tequila)

Cocktails to make at home, Tequila Sunrise, Tequila

A drink that might look too gorgeous to drink, Tequila Sunrise requires just three ingredients. The only area that would need your complete concentration is layering each component to achieve that beautiful sunrise/sunset colour. It is a refreshing with a pinch of sweetness kind of cocktail, just the one you may need to kick back and relax. Check out the recipe here.

Ingredients Required:

  • 2 ounces Blanco tequila

  • 4 ounces orange juice, freshly squeezed

  • 1/4 ounce grenadine

  • Garnish: orange slice

  • Garnish: cherry

Mosco Mule (Vodka)

Cocktails to make at home, Moscow Mule, Vodka

Mosco Mule is a vodka-based cocktail and another one that you can easily create at home. Mostly enjoyed in a copper mug, this cocktail requires items you may already have lying around, leaving you with no trouble scrambling for ingredients whenever you crave this cocktail. Check out the recipe here.

Ingredients Required:

  • 1 ½ fluid ounces vodka

  • ½ fluid ounce lime juice

  • ice cubes

  • ½ cup ginger beer

  • 1 lime wedge for garnish

Irish Coffee (Whisky)

Cocktails to make at home, Irish Coffee, Whisky, Coffee

Irish Coffee is a cocktail that unites one's love for coffee and liquor to form this delicious beverage. It is truly like enjoying the best of both worlds! You can enjoy with a dollop of whipped cream, like you may enjoy your coffee. It might be the perfect cocktail to enjoy on a cold evening, too. Check out the recipe here.

Ingredients Required:

  • 50 Ml Unsweetened Cold Whipping Cream

  • 2 tbsp Soft Brown Sugar

  • 50 ml Irish Whisky

  • 1 cup Freshly Brewed Coffee

  • To sprinkle Nutmeg (optional)

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