When you are out with your friends or on a dinner date with your partner, it can be nice to enjoy a tasty adult beverage. But alcohol has a very distinct taste that not everyone particularly enjoys. Today we will be looking at 10 of the best-tasting alcoholic drinks for people who may not love the taste of alcohol. For your convenience, I made sure to add a link to the drink recipes.
1. Hula Kula
The Hawaiian Hula Kula is fun, flavorful, and fruity! This is another rum cocktail mixed with tangy passion fruit and a hint of citrus. This unique drink not only looks impressive, but it tastes absolutely delicious. It is sure to impress anyone who tries it!
Start by adding ice to your shaking glass. Add your rum, passion fruit liquor, lemon juice, simple syrup, passion fruit puree, and egg whites. Shake your drink to mix it, then pour it into your desired glass and garnish it with a flower and bamboo straw.
2. Passion Fruit Strawberry Frozen Mojito
Go for a tango on your taste buds with this Passion Fruit Strawberry Frozen Mojito! This rum cocktail packs a fruity punch with fresh passion fruit, strawberries, and lime wedges. Just one cup of this mojito will stimulate and reinvigorate all of your senses.
Place passion fruit, lime wedges, agave syrup, and mint into your glass and muddle it to release the flavors. Next, add ice, strawberries, and your white rum into a blender and blend until smooth. Add the strawberry rum mixture to your muddled mixture, then top with soda water. Slightly stir and add passion fruit and mint leaves for a garnish.
3. Caribbean Surprise
The Caribbean Surprise is the perfect drink to enjoy while having some fun in the sun! Even though it contains two different types of rum, this drink is super light and fruity. With just a couple of essential ingredients, you can make this beach-ready cocktail in no time!
Add ice to your desired glass and carefully place some strawberry and grapefruit slices along the sides of the glass. Add your Jamaican rum, coconut rum, pineapple juice, and cranberry juice. Garnish with a strawberry, and enjoy this delicious beverage!
4. Peach Daiquiri
Pour up a glass of this Peach Daiquiri and have your taste buds craving more! This dreamy drink features white rum mixed with peach puree that is blended to perfection. This spiked smoothie will give that buzz you are looking for with a taste you can’t compete with.
In your blender, add ice, white rum, lime juice, peach purée, and frozen peaches, then blend until the mixture is smooth. Put lime juice and sugar around the rim of your glass, and then pour your peachy concoction inside. Add a peach slice and a mint sprig for garnish, and serve!
5. Blackberry Smash
The Blackberry Smash is a berry bomb full of flavor! The combination of tart blackberries, pure pomegranate juice, and vibrant vodka is the perfect pairing. This drink is so tasty you’ll want to make it for all of your friends and family!
In your glass, muddle the blackberries and simple syrup. Add in some crushed ice, along with your vodka, lemon juice, and pomegranate juice. Give your drink a good stir and garnish with a skewer of blackberries and mint.
6. Frozen Watermelon Margarita
The Frozen Watermelon Margarita is unlike no other! The fruity slushy uses tequila, fresh watermelon, and lime juice to treat your taste buds to a frozen cocktail of your dreams. We guarantee that after trying this cocktail, spiked slushies will be your new favorite way to drink cocktails!
Start by slicing up a watermelon into chunks and freeze them until they get firm. Next, use some coarse salt along the rim of your glass. Take your frozen watermelon and add it to your blender with tequila, triple sec, lime juice, and orange juice. Once your mixture becomes smooth, pour it into your salted rim glass and use some lime slices for garnish.
7. Strawberry Limeade Gin And Tonic
The Strawberry Limeade G&T is a twist on a popular classic cocktail. To amp up this delightful drink, you simply add some strawberries and lime juice. When I tell you that the flavor is unbelievable, that’s an understatement. Plus, who doesn’t love a good, old limeade?!
Muddle your strawberries and simple syrup in the bottom of your mixing glass to enhance the flavor. Next, add your Gin and lime juice, then shake to incorporate the ingredients. Set up your serving glass with ice and strawberry and lime slices along the sides of the glass, then strain your cocktail over the top. Use a lime wheel as a garnish, and then you are all finished!
8. Pina Colada
You can’t go wrong with a classic Pina Colada! This tropical beverage has smooth white rum that is complemented by sweet pineapple juice and creamy coconut. This is a very simple yet delicious drink to execute and will leave you feeling refreshed and satisfied.
To make this cocktail, you simply add ice, white rum, pineapple juice, and cream of coconut into your blender. Blend the drink until it is smooth, and then pour the mixture into your glass. Add a pineapple chunk and a maraschino cherry as a garnish then you are ready to enjoy.
9. Blood Orange Cosmo
Here we have the Blood Orange Cosmo, another classic cocktail remade! This is a vodka and Cointreau cocktail mixed with cranberry juice and blood orange juice. The blood orange gives this drink blood and fruity flavors for people who are looking to try something different. You definitely won’t regret it. Besides, there’s no way to go wrong with a Cosmo!
The first thing you want to do is add ice to your martini glass to chill it. Next, add ice, vodka, Cointreau, blood orange juice, cranberry juice, and orange bitters to a shaking glass, then shake until chilled and combined. Take your ice out of the martini glass, then strain your cocktail inside and add a blood orange slice for garnish.
10. German Chocolate Cake Martini
Lastly, we have the German Chocolate Cake Martini. Yes, you read that correctly! This decadent dessert cocktail will transport you straight to heaven with one sip! This drink is very sweet from the cake vodka, cream of coconut, caramel, and chocolate syrup. What more could you ask for?
Start this cocktail off by rimming a martini glass with chocolate and coconut flakes. Then add cake vodka, amaretto, milk, and cream of coconut into a shaking glass with ice and shake thoroughly. Get your chocolate and caramel syrup, drizzle it all inside your glass, and then pour your creamy cocktail on top and garnish with a strawberry.
There you have it! Ten of the best cocktails for people who don’t particularly love the taste of alcohol. All of these cocktails are very different from one another, but they all taste great and look beautiful too. These are perfect for a party as they will satisfy everyone’s taste, whether they like alcohol or not. Try one of these creative cocktails out; you won’t regret it!
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