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    24 Easy Cocktail Recipes To Make When You’re Sick Of Wine And Beer

    Cocktail hour = 24/7.

    BuzzFeed / Samantha Wieder

    1. Pineapple Screwdriver

    Screwdrivers are super easy recipes already — just vodka and orange juice. This recipe gives the classic screwdriver a bit more of a punch by adding pineapple juice in the mix. Then you can choose to garnish with things like fresh mint, orange peel, maraschino cherries, or pineapple chunks... or not! Whatever floats your boat.

    Recipe: Pineapple Screwdriver

    2. Strawberry Mojitos

    The great thing about this recipe is that you can totally leave out the strawberries if those aren't your thing, and just make an equally delicious regular mojito! You can even get creative and swap with another fruit of your choice. Either way, this recipe is super yummy and super refreshing.

    Recipe: Strawberry Mojitos

    3. Blackberry Bourbon Lemonade

    This unique take on an lemonade cocktail only takes about three minutes to make. It has a deliciously fruity taste and a tart kick, but the lemon and blackberry flavors compliment each other really well.

    Recipe: Blackberry Bourbon Lemonade

    4. Basil Vodka Gimlet

    This is a recipe you can start prep for a few days in advance by making your own basil-infused vodka — but both recipes are super simple. For the basil-infused vodka, all you'll need is basil and vodka, and about three days of letting it sit in a dark, cool place before use! All you'll need for the cocktail, other than your new vodka creation, is simple syrup, lime juice, and some optional basil for garnish!

    Recipe: Basil Vodka Gimlet

    5. Beer Punch

    If you have beer sitting around, but you can no longer fathom the idea of drinking it plain, this is a quick and easy way to turn it into a cocktail. All you'll need is pineapple juice, ginger ale, and five minutes of your time. Fresh pineapple for garnish is optional!

    Recipe: Beer Punch

    6. Frozen Peach Bellini

    Would you believe me if I told you all you need for this frozen recipe are four ingredients? Fresh or frozen peaches, sugar, ice cubes, and your choice of champagne or sparkling wine. And of course, a blender.

    Recipe: Frozen Peach Bellini

    7. Watermelon Vodka Tonic

    This three-ingredient recipe is so simple! It's the perfect summertime drink, but honestly, if enjoying a watermelon cocktail in the spring, fall, or winter is wrong, I don't wanna be right. All you'll need is watermelon juice, lemon vodka or regular vodka, and either regular or diet tonic!

    Recipe: Watermelon Vodka Tonic

    8. Dirty Arnold Palmer

    This recipe only requires three simple ingredients — you may even have all of them at home already! If you guessed iced tea, lemonade, and vodka, then ding, ding, ding, you are CORRECT! You can't go wrong with an Arnold Palmer, and you really can't go wrong when you add vodka to the mix.

    Recipe: Dirty Arnold Palmer

    9. Negroni

    This classic cocktail is a perfect mix of bitter, herbal, and a tad of sweetness. Plus, it's so easy! All you'll need is gin, sweet vermouth, Campari, and an orange peel for garnish.

    Recipe: Negroni

    10. Black Cherry Limeade

    If you're like me and happen to have extra cans of hard seltzer lying around — this recipe works especially well with black cherry flavor, but really, you can use whichever flavor speaks to your taste buds — just combine it with limeade. You can also choose to add cherry juice (that's what give its the red color), and cherries and lime to garnish, but those are all optional!

    Recipe: Black Cherry Limeade

    11. Dark 'N' Stormy

    If you're looking for something different, but easy to whip up, this cocktail is equal parts and spicy and refreshing. It calls for ginger beer, the juice of one lime, lime slices, and spiced rum served over a glass of ice.

    Recipe: Dark 'N' Stormy

    12. Aperol Gin Cocktail

    This cocktail calls for things you may already have at home — cucumber, gin, Aperol, lime juice, simple syrup, club soda, and an optional lime to garnish — and just screams "springtime."

    Recipe: Aperol Gin Cocktail

    13. Frozen Cherry Daiquiri

    You can never go wrong with a daiquiri. This one is made with cherry juice, frozen sweet cherries, lime juice, white rum, sugar to taste, and ice if desired. Perhaps the best part of this recipe is the optional suggestion to add a scoop of vanilla ice cream after your drink is blended and poured into glasses, which I would definitely opt to add.

    Recipe: Frozen Cherry Daiquiri

    14. Rainbow Cocktail

    This drinks looks like it would be complicated to make, but it's actually super simple as long as you follow the easy instructions. You'll start by adding grenadine and crushed iced, then Collins mix and vodka, and then you'll top with Blue Curacao. If you'd like to get even fancier, you can garnish with an orange slice and a cherry.

    Recipe: Rainbow Cocktail

    15. Black Russian

    Despite its name, this recipe doesn't taste much like a White Russian. It's less sweet and dessert-like since it doesn't contain cream. This recipe just calls for two ingredients — vodka and coffee-flavored liqueur.

    Recipe: Black Russian

    16. Peach Rosé Sangria

    This fruity, delicious sangria recipe may become one of your new go-to drinks. It calls for, of course, a rosé base, and then you'll add brandy or peach brandy, peach juice or nectar, pitted, sliced peaches, raspberries, and sparkling water.

    Recipe: Peach Rosé Sangria

    17. Cucumber Martini

    This recipe puts a crisp and refreshing take on a classic drink, and all you need is four ingredients — cucumber, vodka, dry white vermouth, and St. Germain. Plus, it only takes about five minutes to whip up!

    Recipe: Cucumber Martini

    18. Hawaiian Mimosas

    It's time to step up your brunch game from champagne and orange juice to champagne, pineapple juice, and coconut rum with this tropical take on mimosas. It's a yes from me.

    Recipe: Hawaiian Mimosas

    19. Boulevardier

    This recipe is actually super similar to the Negroni, but instead of gin, you'll use rye whisky. So what's the difference other than that? It also contains flavors reminiscent of a Manhattan, and overall, boasts a richer taste.

    Recipe: Boulevardier

    20. Salted Caramel Mudslide

    This dessert cocktail puts a caramel twist on the beloved mudslide (which is usually made with chocolate), and is actually really simple to make — it calls for Bailey's Irish Cream, Kahlua Coffee Liqueur, vodka, caramel sauce, raw sugar, and flake sea salt.

    Recipe: Salted Caramel Mudslide

    21. White Wine Margaritas

    I mean, white wine is wonderful and margaritas are wonderful, so combining the two with tequila, limeade, and orange juice? TBH, I bet this would work really well blended with ice in the form of a frozen wine margarita, too!

    Recipe: White Wine Margaritas

    22. The Classic New York Whiskey Sour

    This takes the classic whisky sour and puts a sophisticated, but fun twist on it with whiskey (or bourbon — your choice), freshly squeezed lemon juice, simple syrup, red wine (to float at the top), and an optional lemon wheel and cherry for garnish.

    Recipe: The Classic New York Whiskey Sour

    23. Lemon Drop Martini

    This fancy schmancy martini is a little bit sweet, a little bit tart, and a lotta bit yummy. Plus, all you need is sugar, lemon juice, vodka, simple syrup, and triple sec!

    Recipe: Lemon Drop Martini

    24. Cherry Limemade Moscow Mule

    This yummy take on the beloved Moscow Mule only requires four ingredients — vodka, limes, maraschino cherry juice, and ginger beer. There's a good chance it'll become your new go-to summer cocktail.

    Recipe: Cherry Limemade Moscow Mule