white gummy bear shot

Gummy Bear Shot

Looking for a drink that reminds of you running around your neighborhood as a kid. The gummy bear shot takes you right back to your childhood where you could crush a whole bag of Haribo Gummies and still feel great.

lemon drop shot

Lemon Drop Shot

Lemon Drop shots are fairly simple to make. All you have to do is mix together four easy-to-find ingredients – vodka, sugar, water (or club soda), and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. Here’s how we prefer to make the Lemon Drop shot.

Wet pussy shot and wetpussy shooter recipes

Wet Pussy Shot Recipe

The wet pussy shot is a sweet, beautifully colored pink shooter that’s very popular in Australian bars and parts of the United States. Because the wetpussy shot is not very high in alcohol content, that makes it a great choice for new drinkers and student bars alike. We’ll keep in PG and not get into where the wet pussy shot gets its name.

How to Make a Sex on the Beach Cocktail

Sex on the Beach

The Sex on the Beach cocktail is a popular highball mostly because of its name. That being said, it’s not half bad, especially when it’s made with quality ingredients.

How to Make a Screwdriver Cocktail


The screwdriver cocktail is a simple highball – it’s essentially a vodka and orange juice.

How to Make a Mudslide Cocktail

Mudslide Cocktail

A Mudslide cocktail is a drink that is made with vodka, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Kahlua, and cream. It is a sweet and chocolatey drink that is perfect for those who enjoy a creamy beverage.

How to Make a Lychee Martini Cocktail

Lychee Martini

The Lychee Martini cocktail is essentially a vodka sour that’s been flavored with lychee ingredients and honey. It’s fruity, sweet, and delicious.

How to make a French Martini Cocktail

French Martini (Sex and the City Cocktail)

Also known as the ‘Flirtini Martini,’ the French Martini cocktail was featured in the ‘Sex and the City’ increasing its popularity. It’s an easy drinking, fruity cocktail.

How to Make a Chocolate Martini Cocktail

Chocolate Martini

The Chocolate Martini is popular because it is a unique and delicious cocktail. It is made with vodka, chocolate liqueur, and cream, and it has a rich and chocolatey flavor.

How to Make an Apple Martini | Appletini Simple Recipe

Apple Martini

Sometimes called an ‘Appletini’, the Apple Martini Cocktail is simply a vodka sour flavored with apple juice & liqueur, and using honey syrup as the sweetener.

How to make a Vesper Martini Cocktail | the iconic Vesper Martini Recipe and Bond Martini

Vesper Martini Cocktail

The Vesper Martini is James Bond’s original martini of choice – a combination of gin & vodka, but mostly gin. His martini was later changed to be primarily vodka because the Smirnoff brand insisted – a well-paying sponsor. This is how you make the original.

How to make a Dirty Martini Cocktail

Dirty Martini

The Dirty Martini is a variation to the original Martini Cocktail by adding olive brine to the mix. It can be made with either vodka or gin.

How to Make a Harvey Wallbanger Cocktail

Harvey Wallbanger

Appearing in the 1960s, there are a few stories of how the Harvey Wallbanger cocktail came to be. My favorite is that it was named after a surfer called Harvey who drank so much he’d bump into the walls.

How to Make a Greyhound Cocktail

Greyhound Cocktail

The Greyhound Cocktail is a popular drink made with vodka, grapefruit juice, and lime juice. It’s refreshing and flavorful, making it a perfect drink for any occasion.

How to make a Blue Lagoon Cocktail

Blue Lagoon Cocktail

The Blue Lagoon is a unique looking cocktail – mainly because it’s blue. It’s one of the few cocktails out there that you’ll use the blue curaçao for behind your bar.

How to Make the Best Bay Breeze Cocktail - Crafty Bartending

Bay Breeze Cocktail

The Bay Breeze is a simple highball cocktail that is sure to impress both the ladies and men with a tasty flavor and refreshing kick…

Porn Star Martini

Porn Star Martini

The Porn Star martini cocktail is a modern classic. Created by London bartender Douglas Ankrah in the early 2000’s, it’s bold, sexy, fun and evocative, and now an essential cocktail in every drinker’s repertoire.

Moscow Mule Cocktail

Moscow Mule

Traditionally the Moscow Mule Cocktail is served in a copper mug. It is a simple drink comprising of vodka, fresh lime juice, and ginger beer.

Dry Martini Cocktail

Dry Martini

The infamous dry martini cocktail is one of the most well-known cocktails of all time. It’s also one of the most confusing to new bartenders.

Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail

Long Island Iced Tea

The Long Island Iced Tea is a strong cocktail that’s very popular among college & uni students – probably because of how strong it is.

Espresso Martini cocktail

Espresso Martini

Created in 1983 by Dick Bradsell, the Espresso Martini is a modern classic and one of the most popular cocktails in the world. You could call it the perfect pick-me-up, after-dinner coffee, or the sophisticated drinker’s ‘Vodka Redbull.’

Cosmopolis Cocktail Cosmopolitan Cocktail

Cosmopolitan Cocktail

The Cosmopolitan cocktail is an essential drink every bartender should know. Not only is it highly popular, it’s also a fantastic drink. This recipe is well-balanced, it looks great, and adds an element of showmanship with the flaming orange garnish.

Caipiroska Cocktail


The Caipiroska cocktail is a variation to the Caipirinha cocktail, the Russian version, and it’s a very flexible recipe to play around with – you can do a lot of interesting things with this cocktail.

Bloody Mary Cocktail

Bloody Mary

The Bloody Mary cocktail is one of the few cocktails every bartender should know. Because of its popularity, everyone has their own recipe. The one listed below is a recipe I’ve found that appeals to the widest audience.

White Russian Cocktail

White Russian

The White Russian cocktail is a variation to the Black Russian cocktail. Essentially, it’s a black Russian with cream.

Black Russian Cocktail

Black Russian

The Black Russian is a classic that’s been around since the 1940s. It’s most commonly made with Kahlua, but it can be made with any coffee liqueur.