Purple cocktail in glass with garnish

Retro cocktail recipes

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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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

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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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

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Try our refreshing take on the classic blue lagoon with lemonade and fresh citrus juice. This boozy retro classic cocktail is perfect for parties

5 mins
Easy
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Gluten-free
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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

5 mins
Easy
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Gluten-free
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A traditional cocktail with both dark and white rum, vibrant grenadine, triple sec, almond syrup, lime and a retro cherry garnish

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

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

5 mins
Easy
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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

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

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

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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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...

5 mins
Easy
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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

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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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

5 mins
Easy
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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

12 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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