Fun Fruity Alcoholic Drinks: 19 Delicious Recipes

Updated January 18, 2022

Sweet and Fruity Cocktails

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If you like your mixed drinks to have a sweeter or fruit-forward flavor, these fruity alcoholic cocktails will please your palate. From martini-style cocktails to tropical drinks, you'll discover a wide array of sweet drinks for any craving.

Appletini

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The appletini is a crisp blend of apple and vodka. This bright green, fruity martini is both boozy and refreshing.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, green apple schnapps, lime juice, and simple syrup.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with apple slice.

Kermit the Frog Cocktail

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This vivid, fruity green mixed drink packs itself full of the flavors of melon and coconut.

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce coconut rum
  • ¾ ounce Midori
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon-lime soda to top off

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, coconut rum, Midori, and lime juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Top off with lemon-lime soda

Lemon Drop Martini

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If you like a little sweet and a little sour in your fruity drinks, then you'll love the sweetly tart lemon drop martini.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces citron vodka
  • ½ ounce orange liqueur
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¾ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Lemon ribbon for garnish

Instructions

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

Pomegranate Margarita

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Enjoy a juicy margarita on a hot summer day-- or when you're curling up with a blanket in the winter. Margaritas don't have rules.

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  1. To prepare rim, 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, orange liqueur, pomegranate juice, and lime juice.
  4. Shake to chill.
  5. Strain into prepared glass.
  6. Garnish with lime wheel.

Sangria

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Sangria is a sweet and delicious red wine, though sometimes white wine, drink filled with fresh fruit.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces red wine
  • ½ ounce brandy
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed orange juice
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¼ ounce simple syrup
  • 2 dashes cinnamon bitters
  • 1-2 apple slices
  • 1-2 orange slices
  • Ice
  • Strawberry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle apple and orange slices with simple syrup.
  2. Add ice, red wine, brandy, orange juice, lime juice, and bitters.
  3. Stir rapidly to chill.
  4. Without straining, pour into wine glass.
  5. Garnish with strawberry.

Fruity Caribbean Rum Punch

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Few drinks are better than a fruity punch combined with delicious rum on a hot summer day.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 4 ounces freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 4 ounces pineapple juice
  • 4 ounces spiced rum
  • 2 ounces dark rum
  • 2 ounces banana liqueur
  • 2 ounces simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Orange wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large pitcher, add ice, lime juice, orange juice, pineapple juice, spiced rum, dark rum, banana liqueur, and simple syrup.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Serve in rocks glasses over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with orange wedges.

Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri

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This blended berry daiquiri is bright, sweet, and refreshing.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces white rum
  • ½ cup frozen strawberries
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¼ ounce simple syrup
  • 1 cup ice
  • Strawberry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a blender, add ice, rum, strawberries, lime juice, and simple syrup.
  2. Blend until smooth or desired consistency.
  3. Pour into cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with strawberry.

If you want to take this cocktail to a simply outlandish level, follow this Miami Vice drink recipe and layer your daiquiri with a pina colada!

Sea Breeze Cocktail

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If you don't like an overly sweet fruity alcoholic drink, then the Sea Breeze is for you.

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces vodka
  • 4 ounces cranberry juice
  • 1 ounce grapefruit juice
  • Ice
  • Lime wedge and mint sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, cranberry juice, and grapefruit juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with mint sprig and lime wedge.

Blue Hawaiia Cocktail

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The Blue Hawaiian is an electric blue drink that reminds you of the blue skies and seas of the Islands.

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce silver rum
  • ¾ ounce coconut vodka
  • ½ ounce blue curaçao
  • 3 ounces pineapple juice
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, rum, vodka, blue curaçao, pineapple juice, lime juice, and simple syrup.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into hurricane glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with cherry.

Singapore Sling

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The Singapore Sling is a popular sweet drink, with juniper notes thanks to the gin.

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce grenadine
  • ¾ ounce lime juice
  • 1½ ounces London dry gin
  • Ice
  • Club soda to top off
  • Cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, grenadine, lime juice, and gin.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball or hurricane glass over fresh ice.
  4. Top off with club soda.
  5. Garnish with cherry.

Miami Vice

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A frozen blended drink, the Miami Vice is a combination of a strawberry daiquiri and a piña colada. The layers make it look just as good as it tastes.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces white rum, divided
  • ¾ cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • 2½ ounces cream of coconut
  • 2 ounces pineapple juice
  • 2 cups ice, divided
  • Pineapple wedge and cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a blender, add one ounce rum, cream of coconut, pineapple juice, and one cup ice.
  2. Blend until smooth or desired consistency.
  3. Pour into hurricane glasss.
  4. In a clean blender, add one ounce rum, strawberries, lime juice, simple syrup, and remaining ice.
  5. Blend until smooth.
  6. Pour on top of piña colada mix, allowing to layer, but do not mix.
  7. Garnish with pineapple wedge and cherry.

Bourbon Peach Sweet Tea

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Make this delicious alcoholic peach sweet tea pitcher with a bourbon kicker.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces chilled brewed tea
  • 4 ounces simple syrup
  • 4 ounces bourbon
  • 4 ounces peach nectar
  • 2 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 peach, pitted and sliced
  • Ice
  • Mint sprigs and peach wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a pitcher, add ice, tea, simple syrup, bourbon, peach nectar, lemon juice, and peach.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Serve in highball glasses over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with mint sprig and peach wedge.

Peach Bellini

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This fruity, peachy cocktail is a brunch favorite, perfect for when you're stuck in a mimosa rut.

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce peach schnapps
  • Prosecco to top off

Instructions

  1. Chill a Champagne flute.
  2. In chilled glass, add peach schnapps.
  3. Top off with prosecco.

Fig Old-Fashioned

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If you prefer your fruity cocktails more on the classic side, then the fig old-fashioned is the drink for you. Slightly sweet, a little fruity, and classic as can be, the fig old-fashioned is a lovely take on a classic cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces rye whiskey
  • ¼ ounce Luxardo liqueur
  • ¼ ounce fig simple syrup
  • 2-3 dashes orange bitters
  • 2-3 dashes aromatic bitters
  • Ice
  • Fig slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a mixing glass, add ice, rye, Luxardo liqueur, fig simple syrup, and bitters.
  2. Stir rapidly to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with fig slice.

Beachside

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Dig your toes into some imaginary sand with this cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces coconut vodka
  • 4 ounces orange juice
  • 1 ounce cranberry juice
  • ¾ ounce maraschino liqueur
  • ½ ounce grenadine
  • Ice
  • Pineapple wedge and cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, orange juice, cranberry juice, maraschino liqueur, and grenadine.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball or hurricane glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with pineapple wedge and cherry.

Fineapple

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Sweet, sour, and refreshing, cocktails made with pineapple are the perfect amount of fruit and citrus.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 2 ounces pineapple juice
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ ounce cream of coconut
  • Ice
  • Pineapple wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, pineapple juice, lemon juice, and cream of coconut.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with pineapple wedge.

Hurricane Cocktail

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The hurricane cocktail was created in New Orleans and is a perfectly sweet yet boozy cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces light rum
  • 1½ ounces dark rum
  • 2 ounces passion fruit juice
  • 1 ounce pineapple juice
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¼ ounce grenadine
  • ¼ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Orange slice and cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, rums, passion fruit juice, pineapple juice, lime juice, grenadine, and simple syrup.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into hurricane glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with orange slice and cherry.

Fuzzy Navel

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Invented in the early 1980s, when not a lot of creative updates were occurring on the cocktail scene, it's a simple combination of orange juice and peach flavors.

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces orange juice
  • 3 ounces peach schnapps
  • Ice
  • Peach wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a highball glass, add ice, peach schnaps, and orange juice.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Garnish with peach wedge.

Jello Shots

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Jello shots are a fun and colorful way to enjoy a fruity cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 3-ounce package cherry gelatin
  • 8 ounces boiling water
  • 4 ounces cold water
  • 4 ounces citrus vodka
  • Small 2-ounce molds, such as a plastic or paper ramekin

Instructions

  1. In a large heat-safe mixing bowl, stir together boiling water and cherry gelatine.
  2. Stir for approximately two minutes or until the gelatine has completely dissolved.
  3. Stir in cold water and citrus vodka.
  4. Mix until well combined.
  5. Carefully pour into 2-ounce cups.
  6. Chill in refrigerator until firm, approximately 4 hours.

Fruity Cocktails for Everyone

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Whether you like your drinks sweet or with just a hint of fruit, classic or modern, Caribbean or all-American, there's a fruity alcoholic drink, or even a fruity shot, for every taste. So get out some fresh fruit or fruit juice, grab some spirits and mix up a fruit-forward blend of your favorite mixed drink. These recipes make wonderful summer alcohol drinks too!

Want even more fruit? Try a banana monkey cocktail for some tropical, fruity goodness.

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