Cocktails For The Perfect Night In With Friends

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Are you planning a girls’ night in with your friends and need some drink recipe inspiration? You have arrived at the ultimate blog for that! We’ve found 6 of the most popular and delicious cocktail recipes for you and your girls. Make these cocktails ahead of time or with your friends for a fun and amazing girls’ night activity!

Here are 6 drinks for a girls’ night that everyone will enjoy if you want to be more creative than a typical wine night.

  1. Margarita with strawberries

Are you feeling festive? Try Strawberry Margaritas, a terrific way to branch out from the traditional lime. This strawberry-flavored blended tequila drink is ideal for a girls’ night out. It is another excellent summer drink. Margaritas are the best way to cool down on a hot day, and a sweet strawberry flavor is one of the best. A Strawberry Margarita is a terrific choice if you want a vibrant pink drink that is also refreshing.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup ice
  • 1/2 cup strawberries, fresh or frozen
  • 1 1/2 ounces tequila
  • 1-ounce triple sec
  • 1-ounce lime juice
  • Strawberry, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Gather the ingredients. 
  2. In a blender, chop 1 cup of ice and the strawberries.
  3. Add the tequila, triple sec, and lime juice, and blend briefly to incorporate the liquids and create a smooth margarita.
  4. Pour the contents into a chilled margarita glass.
  5. Serve with a strawberry as a garnish. Drink and have fun.
  1. Sangria

Sangria is a classic cocktail perfect for a dinner party or a night out with friends. Sangria is a delightful mixed cocktail made with wine, fruit, and your choice of hard alcohol. It’s excellent if you’re searching for something with less hard alcohol. Sangria comes in so many varieties that this is the drink for you if you like to try out new recipes. It’s a low-cost and simple-to-make cocktail. Make a pitcher of it, bring guests over, and enjoy chilled glasses in the sun for a killer happy hour.

Ingredients:

  • 1 red wine bottle
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges after removing the seeds
  • 1 orange, peeled and sliced into wedges
  • 1 lime, seeds removed, and wedges cut
  • 1 can diced pineapple (8 oz.) with juice
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemonade or orange juice
  • 4 oz. gin (or 3 oz. triple sec)
  • 4 cups ginger ale
  • 1 cup frozen raspberries or strawberries

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the fruit. Cut the orange into quarters and then cut the pieces into quarters. Chop the apple and slice the lime thinly. Combine this fruit with raspberries in a big pitcher.
  2. After that, combine the wine, brandy or Cointreau, and orange juice in a mixing bowl. To blend, stir everything together.

Finally, relax. Chill the sangria overnight in the refrigerator. Serve in ice-filled cups. Enjoy!

  1. Espresso Martini 

This is the cocktail for you if you enjoy coffee. A creative variation on a classic cocktail, an espresso martini is perfect for a girls’ night out. If you’re looking for something truly unique, this cocktail is for you. If you don’t want something sweet or fruity but don’t want a strong alcohol taste, an espresso martini is for you. This is a unique cocktail that is perfect for the fall or winter.

Ingredients:

  • 100 g caster sugar 
  • Ice
  • 100ml vodka
  • 50ml freshly brewed espresso coffee
  • 50ml coffee liqueur
  • 4 coffee beans (optional)

Instructions:

  1. To begin, make the sugar syrup. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the caster sugar and 50ml water. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  2. Allow the mixture to cool after turning off the heat. Chill two martini glasses in the refrigerator.
  3. Once the sugar syrup has cooled, combine 1 tablespoon with a handful of ice, vodka, espresso, and coffee liqueur in a cocktail shaker. Shake until the cocktail shaker’s exterior is icy cold. Fill the cold glasses with the strained liquid and top each one with a few coffee beans.
  1. Bloody Mary

This classic cocktail is perfect for a girls’ night out. Bloody Mary is a drink that everyone should try at least once, simply because it is an unusual combination that works. A Bloody Mary is an excellent beverage to try if you want a break from the sweet and fizzy drinks. The vegetable juice cools the vodka’s burn and adds a delicious, fresh flavor with a pinch of salt. This is also a drink you won’t feel bad about drinking because you’ll be getting some vegetables in your diet as well.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lemon wedge
  • 1 lime wedge
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 4 ounces tomato juice
  • 2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
  • 2 dashes of Tabasco sauce
  • 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch smoked paprika
  • a pinch of celery salt
  • Garnish: parsley sprig
  • Garnish: green olives
  • Garnish: lime wedge
  • Garnish: celery stalk

Instructions:

  1. On a small plate, sprinkle some celery salt.
  2. Along the lip of a pint glass, rub the juicy side of a lemon or lime slice.
  3. Fill the glass with ice and set it aside after rolling the outer border of the glass with celery salt until it is completely coated.
  4. Place the lemon and lime wedges in a shaker and mix thoroughly.
  5. Shake gently with ice to combine the vodka, tomato juice, horseradish, Tabasco, Worcestershire, black pepper, paprika, and celery salt.
  6. Strain into the glass.
  7. Garnish with a celery stalk, a parsley sprig, two speared green olives, a lime wedge, and a parsley sprig (optional).
  1. Moscow Mules

For a reason, Moscow mules are a popular choice. This classic refreshing drink, made with vodka, lime, and ginger beer, is perfect for a girls’ night out. A Moscow Mule is ideal if you’re looking for a relaxed and classic cocktail for a summer night. It is a nice quick cocktail to make if you want a break from the sweet cocktails.

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1/2 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 6 oz. ginger beer

Instructions:

  1. Place the wasted shell in a copper mug (or a Collins glass) and squeeze lime juice into it.
  2. Fill the glass halfway with ice cubes, vodka, and cold ginger beer.
  3. Serve with a stirring rod.
  1. Fresh Mojito

This is yet another low-calorie drink recipe for a girls’ night out for those who are managing their calories. Don’t worry, just because it’s only 95 calories doesn’t mean it’s not tasty! Homemade mojitos are one of our favorite drinks, and this recipe does not disappoint! While talking on the terrace or giving each other pedos, provide this energizing and delectable drink!

Ingredients:

  • 2 limes, peeled and cut into chunks (reserve one piece)
  • 2 c. liquid
  • a third cup of sugar
  • 2 c. liquid
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup rum (light)
  • Sugar
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves, fresh
  • Cubes of ice
  • lime quarters and mint leaves (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Combine lime pieces, 2 cups water, and 2/3 cup sugar in a blender.
  2. Cover and pulse for 30 seconds, or until limes are finely diced; do not puree. 
  3. Strain through a sieve into a large pitcher. 2 cups more water should be added—cover and chill for 1 to 12 hours.
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine the lime juice and rum. Dip the rims of 8 glasses in sugar after moistening them with the reserved lime piece.
  5. Divide the mint between the glasses. Press mint into the bottom of each glass with a wooden spoon; press firmly to release taste. 
  6. Fill glasses with ice cubes. Over ice and mint leaves, pour the chilled lime concoction. Add more quartered limes and mint leaves if preferred.

Cocktails are an essential part of a fun girls’ night out. What are a few of your go-to drink cocktails? Please let us know in the comments section below!

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