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Retro cocktail recipes

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Make a colourful retro cocktail using our best ever drinks recipes. Get the party started with a vibrant grasshopper or rich, creamy brandy alexander.

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  • Aviation cocktail in glass with berry and lemon zest garnish

    Aviation

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Try our pretty-in-pink aviation cocktail for a fun, retro party drink. This easy gin-based drink is one to get the party started and is ready in just 5 minutes

  • Two snowball cocktails served in tall glasses and garnished with cherries

    Classic snowball

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Serve a classic snowball at Christmas for your guests. With advocaat, lemonade and ice, it's the ultimate retro cocktail to celebrate the festive season

  • Blue cocktail with cherries

    Blue lagoon

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Try our refreshing take on the classic blue lagoon with lemonade and fresh citrus juice. This boozy retro classic cocktail is perfect for parties

  • Purple rain cocktail in glass with straw and lime slices

    Purple rain

    A star rating of 2 out of 5.1 rating

    Throwing a party? Mix up a batch of our easy purple rain cocktail for a fun, retro drink option. Everyone will enjoy this colourful, creative serve

  • Mai tai cocktails in glasses with cherry garnish

    Mai tai

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    A traditional cocktail with both dark and white rum, vibrant grenadine, triple sec, almond syrup, lime and a retro cherry garnish

  • Waterloo sunsets

    Waterloo sunsets

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Peach melba comes in cocktail form with this retro vanilla vodka and peach schnapps combo, complete with layered effect

  • Pina colada cocktails in glasses with pineapple wedges

    Piña colada

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.29 ratings

    A tropical blend of rich coconut cream, white rum and tangy pineapple – serve with an umbrella for kitsch appeal

  • Cosmopolitan

    Cosmopolitan

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    A classic cocktail recipe for those who like a touch of citrus sweetness. Blend vodka with orange liqueur, cranberry juice and lime, then serve in chilled martini glasses

  • Two amaretto sours garnished with cherries

    Amaretto sour

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.9 ratings

    Combine amaretto, lemon, egg white and cherries with ice for a classic amaretto sour. A great cocktail to impress guests at a dinner party

  • Brandy Alexander served in cocktail glasses

    Brandy alexander

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Sprinkle spiced sugar on this creamy cocktail for a Christmassy after-dinner treat. We have three fruity twists as well

  • Grasshopper cocktails served in martini glasses

    Grasshopper cocktail

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Looking for a spooky cocktail to serve at a Halloween party? With its bright green colour, this minty grasshopper cocktail will certainly look the part...

  • Sidecar cocktail

    Sidecar

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Try your hand at recreating a classic 1920s cocktail, the sidecar. It's easy to adapt – simply use cognac, or go with equal parts cognac, triple sec and lemon juice

  • A French 75 cocktail served with a strip of lemon zest

    French 75 cocktail

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Love gin and champagne? Combine the two in this classic cocktail with lemon, which is sure to be a hit at any celebration. Garnish with a strip of lemon zest

  • Tom Collins cocktail served in a glass

    Tom Collins

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.11 ratings

    Master the art of the classic Tom Collins cocktail, plus three twists. Gin, lemon, sugar syrup and soda water are the ingredients for your cocktail cupboard

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