21 Pleasantly Pink Alcoholic Drinks

Published March 9, 2022
Cosmopolitan on pink background

Colorful drinks are one of the best parts of cocktails. Yes, classic cocktails are wonderful and pack in a ton of flavors and have withstood the test of time for a reason, but sometimes what you really want is a pop of color. Enter pink cocktails. Pink drinks are great for a theme party, shower, or any occasion when you want a beautiful and colorful drink in hand.

Classic in Pink

If classic cocktails make your heart skip a beat, try a few of these on for size.

Cosmopolitan

Don't be fooled by the pink hue; this boozy martini is just a splash of juice.

Home made cosmopolitan cocktails

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, citron vodka, orange liqueur, lime juice, and cranberry juice.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with lemon wheel.

Pink Lady

You can't go wrong adding egg-white to a pink drink; it creates a stunning pastel hue.

Pink lady cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1¾ ounces gin
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ ounce applejack brandy
  • ½ ounce grenadine
  • Egg white
  • Ice
  • Cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add gin, lemon juice, applejack, grenadine, and egg white.
  3. Dry shake for approximately 45 seconds to mix ingredients and create a froth.
  4. Add ice to shaker.
  5. Shake to chill.
  6. Strain into chilled glass.
  7. Garnish with cherry.

Clover Club

The clover club shares several similarities with its pink lady sister, but it relies on raspberry liqueur for its flavors and hue.

Pink Clover Club Cocktail with Egg White Foam

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces gin
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ ounce raspberry liqueur
  • Egg white
  • Ice
  • Raspberries for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add gin, lemon juice, raspberry liqueur, and egg white.
  3. Dry shake for approximately 45 seconds to mix ingredients and create a froth.
  4. Add ice to shaker.
  5. Shake to chill.
  6. Strain into chilled glass.
  7. Garnish with raspberries.

Pink Squirrel

This creamy pink drink, with the signature green martini known as a grasshopper as a close cousin, is a great dessert or afternoon treat.

Pink Squirrel Cocktail On Bar Counter

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce creme de noyaux
  • ¾ ounce white creme de cacao
  • 1½ ounces heavy cream
  • Ice
  • Grated nutmeg for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, creme de noyaux, creme de cacao, and heavy cream.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with grated nutmeg, if desired.

French Martini

This martini is a soft pink, but its romantic name does the rest of the heavy lifting to make it the perfect pink drink.

Two french martinis on table

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • ¼ ounce creme de cassis
  • 1½ ounces pineapple juice
  • Ice
  • Raspberries for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, creme de cassis, and pineapple juice.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with raspberries.

Mary Pickford

The Mary Pickford is a classic rum cocktail that's been swirling around glasses for decades and is well worth trying.

Mary pickford cocktails

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces white rum
  • 1½ ounces pineapple juice
  • ¼ ounce grenadine
  • 5-7 drops maraschino liqueur
  • Ice
  • Thyme sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, white rum, pineapple juice, grenadine, and maraschino liqueur.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with thyme sprig.

Paloma

A Paloma is most closely associated with summertime and has a stunning pastel hue that makes for a great summertime or brunch sip.

Two paloma cocktails with ice and rosemary

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces tequila
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Grapefruit soda to top off
  • Grapefruit slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a highball glass, add ice, tequila, and lime juice.
  2. Top off with grapefruit soda.
  3. Stir to mix.
  4. Garnish with grapefruit slice.

A Blushing Take on Vintage Drinks

If your style is modern-meets-traditional, then a classic riff with a bit of blush will suit you well.

Raspberry Piña Colada

If you like piña coladas, as the song goes, then you'll love that rosy hue of this colada.

Raspberry piña colada

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 1½ ounces cream of coconut
  • 1 ounce pineapple juice
  • 1 ounce raspberry liqueur
  • ¼ ounce grenadine
  • ¼ ounce lime juice
  • Ice
  • Pineapple wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, rum, cream of coconut, pineapple juice, raspberry liqueur, grenadine, and lime juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball or hurricane glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with pineapple wedge.

Strawberry Daiquiri

Give your daiquiri an edge with juicy strawberry flavors.

Strawberry Daiquiri

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces white rum
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¾ ounce strawberry liqueur
  • ¼ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Strawberry and mint sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, rum, lime juice, strawberry liqueur, and simple syrup.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with strawberry and mint sprig.

Watermelon Margarita

Step up your summer drink menu with a watermelon margarita.

Watermelon margaritas

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces tequila
  • 2 ounces watermelon juice
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce orange liqueur
  • ¼ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Mint sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, tequila, watermelon juice, lime juice, orange liqueur, and simple syrup.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with mint sprig.

Pink Gin & Tonic

You may think this highball gets its color from juice, but it's nothing more than bitters.

One glass of pink gin and tonic with a slice of lime

Ingredient

  • 2 ounces gin
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 4-6 dashes aromatic bitters
  • Ice
  • Tonic to top off
  • Lime wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a highball glass, add ice, gin, lime juice, and bitters.
  2. Top off with tonic.
  3. Stir to mix.
  4. Garnish with lime wedge.

Strawberry Mojito

Lighten up your mojito with some fresh strawberry flavors, turning this classic into a hot-ticket pink drink.

Two glass bottles of strawberry mojitos

Ingredients

  • 4-6 fresh mint lives
  • 2 fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1½ ounces silver rum
  • ¾ ounce simple syrup
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Mint sprig, lime wedge, and strawberry slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle mint leaves and strawberries with a splash of simple syrup.
  2. Add ice, rum, lime juice, and remaining simple syrup.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Do not strain; pour into highball glass.
  5. Garnish with mint spring, lime wedge, and strawberry slice.

Raspberry Martini

Once a popular martini, this fruity cocktail has slowly drifted out of the public eye, but that's no reason not to bring this fuschia beauty to life.

Raspberry Martini on a wooden background

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces raspberry vodka
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ ounce cranberry juice
  • ¼ ounce raspberry liqueur
  • Ice
  • Lemon ribbon for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, raspberry vodka, lemon juice, cranberry liqueur, and raspberry liqueur.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with lemon ribbon, if desired.

Pomegranate Margarita

Kick your typical margarita flavors to the curb with a bitter and tart pomegranate pink marg.

Pomegranate Lime Cocktails On Wooden Table

Ingredients

  • Lime wedge and salt for rim
  • 2 ounces tequila
  • 1 ounce pomegranate juice
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¾ ounce orange liqueur
  • ¼ ounce agave
  • Ice
  • Lime wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. To prepare, rub the rim of the glass with the lime wedge.
  2. With the salt on a saucer, dip either half or the entire rim of the glass in the salt to coat.
  3. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, tequila, pomegranate juice, lime juice, orange liqueur, and agave.
  4. Shake to chill.
  5. Strain into prepared glass.
  6. Garnish with lime wedge.

Pink 75

Bubbles deserve a little color. Upgrade your French 75 as you aspire to your pinkest dreams.

Pink 75 cocktail on table

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce gin
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¼ ounce grenadine
  • Ice
  • Prosecco to top off
  • Lemon ribbon for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a Champagne flute.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, gin, lemon juice, and grenadine.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Top off with prosecco.
  6. Garnish with lemon ribbon.

Make it Pink, but Make it Modern

Bring your love of pink cocktails into the present and beyond with contemporary cocktails.

Pink Lady Apple Martini

Don't be fooled by the apple martini in the name. This is a sweeter, pinker version than the one you've heard of.

Pink Lady Apple Martini

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce red apple liqueur
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¼ ounce orange liqueur
  • Ice
  • Lemon slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, red apple liqueur, lemon juice, and orange liqueur.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with lemon slice.

Rosé Sangria

While rosé is exquisite all on its own, why not doctor it up and enjoy it as a beautiful pink rose sangria? The best part? The garnish is an excellent way to use up any fresh fruit you may have on hand.

Pink rosé sangria

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces rosé
  • 1 ounce tart cherry juice
  • ¾ ounce orange liqueur
  • ¼ ounce elderflower liqueur
  • ¼ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Fresh berries for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a rocks glass, add ice, rosé, cherry juice, orange liqueur, elderflower liqueur, and simple syrup.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Garnish with fresh berries.

Pink Bikini

Take your pink lemonade for a spin with this boozy cocktail that'll be great to go with your itsy bitsy teenie weenie pink polka dot bikini.

Pink bikini cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces coconut rum
  • ½ ounce almond liqueur
  • ½ ounce grenadine
  • ¼ ounce orange liqueur
  • Ice
  • Pink lemonade to top off
  • Orange wheel and cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, coconut rum, almond liqueur, grenadine, and orange liqueur.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball glass over fresh ice.
  4. Top off with pink lemonade.
  5. Garnish with orange wheel and cherry.

Pink Blossom Lemonade

If pink lemonade is all you need, but tropical is all you want, this cocktail helps those flavors to shine.

Pink tropical cocktail served at the bar

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce cream of coconut
  • ½ ounce orange liqueur
  • 4 ounces pink lemonade
  • Ice
  • Pink lemonade to top off, if needed
  • Pineapple wedge and cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, cream of coconut, orange liqueur, and pink lemonade.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball glass.
  4. Top off with additional pink lemonade.
  5. Garnish with pineapple wedge and cherry.

French Kiss

A romantically dark rose-colored cocktail, this could even be a love potion.

Cherry cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces vodka
  • ¾ ounce vanilla liqueur
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¼ ounce simple syrup
  • 3 ounces cherry juice
  • Ice
  • Cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, vanilla liqueur, lemon juice, simple syrup, and cherry juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with cherry.

Summer Cobbler

What's better than a pink punch? That's easy; one with bright, summery flavors.

Summer cobbler cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces whiskey
  • ¾ ounce orange liqueur
  • ¾ ounce blackberry liqueur
  • ¼ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Raspberry, mint sprig, and lemon wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a mixing glass, add ice, whiskey, orange liqueur, blackberry liqueur, and simple syrup.
  2. Stir rapidly to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with raspberry, mint sprig, and lemon wedge.

Pink Cocktails that Pop

Don't shy away from a pink cocktail. So many classic and modern blushing cocktails pack a firm punch. You'd be doing yourself a disservice by skipping over them. Isn't it time you looked at these cocktails through rose-colored glasses?

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