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Best Cocktails for Ladies

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Heading to a bar for a night out or just craving for a drink at home? Here are nine best cocktails for ladies which will hit all the right buttons.

 

Cosmopolitan

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First up on our list of best cocktails for ladies is the Cosmopolitan. One of the best and most classic cocktails to order and popularized by Carrie in Sex and the City. Made with vodka, triple sec/curaçao liqueur, cranberry juice and lime juice, the cosmo is one sexy fruity cocktail you don’t wanna miss!

  • 30 ml vodka
  • 15 ml triple sec
  • 15 ml cranberry juice
  • 15 ml fresh lime juice
  • A lime wedge

Fill the cocktail shaker with ice and add the vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice and lime juice. Shake well for 30 seconds and strain into a martini glass. Top it off with a lime wedge.

 

Long Island Iced Tea

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A collision of four different spirits, this cocktail is not for the faint-hearted as it is nothing like its namesake. Its color comes from the dash of cola added to bring this drink together. Do not overindulge in this drink as it contains a higher alcohol percentage due to the ratio of spirits to the mixer!

  • 22 ml Gin
  • 22 ml White rum
  • 22 ml Silver tequila
  • 22 ml Vodka
  • 22 ml Triple Sec
  • 22 ml Simple syrup
  • 22 ml Lemon juice
  • A dash of cola
  • Lemon or lime twist
  • A sprig of mint

Pour ingredients into an ice-filled shaker, strain into glass and garnish with a lemon or lime twist and a sprig of mint.

 

Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri

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A frosty cocktail full of slushy goodness, this is the best drink that will cool you down during summer. Its cuteness is an add-on and would definitely boost the image of a lady, hence earning its place on the list of best cocktails for ladies.

  • ¾ cup of ice
  • 10g fine sugar
  • 25g frozen/fresh strawberries
  • 10 ml lemon juice
  • 25 ml rum
  • Strawberry slice

Add in all ingredients into a blender and pulverize till smooth. Pour into a glass and garnish with a strawberry slice for immediate consumption.

 

Mojito

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A simple yet perfect cocktail that will surely refresh you ladies up with the combination of mint and lime.

  • 1 cup of ice
  • 10 fresh mint leaves
  • One lime cut into four wedges
  • 25g of sugar (to taste)
  • 45 ml white rum
  • 120 ml club soda
  • Place mint leaves and 1 lime wedge into a glass and use a muddler to crush it to release its flavour. Add 2 more lime wedges and sugar while continuing to muddle. Fill the glass with ice and pour the rum and carbonated water. Stir and add more sugar as desired. Use the last lime wedge as a garnish.

 

Traditional Mai Tai

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A famous Tiki cocktail, word got out that when the Mai Tai was created, a lady friend of the bartender cried out “Maitai!” which means “Out of this world! Very good!” in Tahitian, hence the name. The Maitai was created to showcase the flavours of rum and this classic recipe omits the pineapple juice.

  • 60 ml Jamaican Rum
  • 15 ml Orange curaçao
  • 7.5 ml Orgeat almond syrup
  • 7.5 ml Rock candy syrup (2-parts sugar, 1-part water)
  • 22 ml Fresh lime juice

Add the ingredients to a cocktail shaker that is filled with crushed ice. Shake vigorously. Pour unstrained into a glass and garnish with half of a juiced lime and a fresh mint sprig.

 

Piña Colada

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The national drink of Puerto Rico since 1978, the Pina Colada is a quirky and tropical cocktail. This drink is a definite pick-me-up at the end of the day with its pineapple and coconut flavour highlights! The name Piña Colada means strained pineapple, referencing to the pineapple juice used in preparation. This drink transports you into the tropical Bahamas, an imaginary getaway a lady always dreamt of, no wonder it is one of the best cocktails for ladies!

  • 120 ml pineapple juice
  • 60 ml white rum
  • 60 ml coconut cream
  • A wedge of pineapple

Combined all ingredients via blending or shaking with ice in a cocktail shaker. Garnish with a Pineapple wedge.

 

Negroni

Negroni

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Invented when Count Negroni asked for gin into his Americano instead of soda water, the Negroni is a dangerously alcoholic cocktail that the Italians take as a palette cleanser before dinner. This vintage cocktail is emerging as a modish choice in the bars so ladies, check it out!

  • 30 ml Campari
  • 30 ml Gin
  • 30 ml Sweet vermouth
  • Orange twist

Add the ingredients into a glass filled with ice and stir well. Garnish with the orange twist.

 

French 75

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Coming from the World War I era, this cocktail is named after the French 75 field gun as the strength of the drink is said to be as powerful as a gunshot. The French 75 looks seemingly mild but I guess looks can be deceiving. This is one drink that is sure to surprise you!

  • 15 ml Lemon juice
  • 15 ml Simple syrup
  • 30 ml Gin
  • 90 ml Champagne
  • Lemon twist

Combine lemon juice, gin, simple syrup and ice into a cocktail shaker and shake for 30s. Strain into a champagne flute and top up with champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist.

 

Bellini

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Named after 15th-century artist Giovanni Bellini due to the cocktail’s color being similar to a painting of his, the Bellini was invented in Italy as a seasonal speciality. This sweet sparkling cocktail is a sure crowd pleaser with you ladies as it is an easy drink to handle.

  • 45ml Fresh white peach purée
  • 45 ml Prosecco (chilled)
  • A slice of peach

Add the peach purée to a chilled Champagne flute and fill with Prosecco. Garnish with the slice of peach.

That concludes the list of nine best cocktails for ladies! Check out Boozez.com for more cool content!

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Kelly is a well known lifestyle writer with over 3 years of experience. She loves to travel and explore places; a majority of her work has been dedicated to reviewing famous pubs and restaurants around the world. She is also a renowned food critic and is known for her honest and tasteful reviews. Currently, she is working on her upcoming book.