Mix It Up: 31 New Cocktail Recipes

Classic cocktails can be fun, but at Endless Simmer we can never resist the urge to mix things up a bit. That means we can’t pass up an alcoholic drink with something new thrown in the mix. Be it ice cream, avocado, or even snow…if you can eat it, we’ll turn it into a drink.

Here are the 31 craziest new cocktails we’ve found/sipped/invented recently

1. Avocado Margarita

The two best things Mexico ever gave the world, now combined in one amazing drink.

Recipe: Avocado Margarita

2. The New Moscow Mule

Traditionally a ginger beer cocktail, now made with ginger…and beer.

Recipe: The New Moscow Mule

3. Bourbon Butterscotch Latte

Eat this, Starbucks.

Recipe: Bourbon Butterscotch Latte

4. Italian Sipper

The foodiest drink yet? Tequila, strawberries, balsamic and basil.

Recipe: Italian Sipper

5. A Heated Affair

What’s better than apple cider? Apple cider with tequila.

Recipe: A Heated Affair

6. The Gringo

Beer, grapefruit juice and tequila — no joke.

Recipe: The Gringo

7. Spider Cocktail

Rum. Coke. Ice Cream. What’s not to like?

Recipe: Spider Cocktail

8. Rodriguez Sour

Some heat with your tequila?

Recipe: Rodriguez Sour

 9. Panamanian Soother

The Caribbean in a cup — ginger, rum, agave and orange.

Recipe: Panamanian Soother

10. Shibuya Shake

Japanese shiso leaf spikes up this exotic egg-based cocktail.

Recipe: Shibuya Shake

11. Prohibition Lemonade

Lemonade ain’t just for kids, folks.

Recipe: Prohibition Lemonade

12. The Tranquilo

Tequila, meet grapefruit juice.

Recipe: The Tranquilo

13. Watermelon Mojito Popsicle

Why sip your mojito when you can lick it?

Recipe: Watermelon Mojito Popsicles

PLUS: 20 More Alcoholic Popsicle Recipes

14. Tamarind Mint Margarita

The ultimate tropical drink?

Recipe: Tamarind Mint Margarita

15. Spiced Apple

Apple cider, meet martini.

Recipe: Spiced Caramel Apple

16. Dutch Root Beer Float

The root beer float just needed one more thing…that’s right — booze.

Recipe: Dutch Root Beer Float

17. Spiced Cosmo

The girliest of all cocktails gets a hard-edge makeover

Recipe: Spiced Cosmo

18. Pomegranate Blood Orange Margarita

Breakfast is served.

Recipe: Pomegranate Blood Orange Margarita

19. Cafe Pacifico

Forget Kahlua. When it gets really cold, coffee needs tequila.

Recipe: Cafe Pacifico

20. Coconut Batidas

A white Russian, gone Brazilian.

Recipe: Coconut Batidas

21. Cucumber Chili Margarita

Spicing things up a bit, then cooling them down.

Recipe: Cucumber Chili Margarita

22. Summer Blood and Sand

A classic whiskey cocktail gets a new, lighter look.

Recipe: Summer Blood and Sand

23. Peanut Butter and Jelly Cocktail

Finally, a PB&J for adults.

Recipe: Peanut Butter and Jelly Cocktail

24. Peach and Blackberry Bubbler

Cheap Champagne + fresh fruit = cocktail perfection.

Recipe: Peach and Blackberry Bubbler

25. Snow Miser’s Cooler

A gin lover’s winter drink.

Recipe: Snow Miser’s Cooler

26. Breaking The Law

A chipotle-spiced cocktail that is up to no good indeed.

Recipe: Breaking the Law

27. Raspberry Sorbet Bellini

And you thought bellinis couldn’t get any more exciting.

Recipe: Raspberry Sorbet Bellini

 28. Sweet Charity

Move over, Champagne — Prosecco makes a bubbly cocktail that pops.

Recipe: Sweet Charity

29. Winter Whisper

Strawberry and tequila aren’t only for summertime drinks.

Recipe: Winter Whisper

30. Savoy Bounce

Who says bourbon can’t make for a lighter drink?

Recipe: Savoy Bounce

31. Snow Cocktail

Turn a snowstorm into a party.

Recipe: Snow Cocktail

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  • dan January 26, 2012  

    I think I know whose fingers those are.

    Never Forget.

  • Jennifer H. February 10, 2012  

    The Peach and Blackberry Bubbler links to the Snow Cocktail page; I checked the Snow Cocktail link to see if it went to the Bubbler page but no such luck. Can you please provide a corrected link? Thanks!

  • BS February 10, 2012  
  • Jennifer H. February 10, 2012  

    Thank you! And now it’s on my Pinterest board for the world to enjoy (or at least, my Pinterest followers). 🙂

  • jennifer jones January 20, 2014  

    Here’s another good one I found: blood orange mojitos. http://www.stephandben.com/2014/01/blood-orange-mojitos.html

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