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Impressive Cocktails Recipes Every Home Bartender Must Try

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If you are a home bartender who wants to mix stunning cocktails and share them across social media pages, you have come to the right place! Social media has taken the world by storm and has become an integral part of our lives. Instagrammable cocktails are simply those stunning drinks that you share on your social media pages. People love visually captivating experiences and cocktails that are aesthetically pleasing are a perfect way to share your home bartending expeditions. Here are a few cocktail ideas for you.

Captivating Cocktail Recipes To Try

1. The Rainbow Cocktail Recipe

The Rainbow Cocktail
What if you could capture a rainbow in a glass? That’s exactly what a rainbow cocktail is all about! This rum cocktail combines grenadine, pineapple juice, blue curaçao and rum in an enchanting blend. Here’s a simple recipe on how you can mix at home:

Ingredients
- Grenadine - 15ml
- Pineapple Juice - 75ml
- Coconut Rum - 30ml
- Captain Morgan Rum - 15ml
- Blue curaçao liqueur - 15ml
- Ice

Method
- Gently pour grenadine into a hurricane glass
- Carefully place a few ice cubes on top of the grenadine
- Grab a mixing glass and pour freshly made pineapple juice and coconut rum into it. Stir well to combine them
- Now, gently pour the pineapple and rum mixture into the glass over the ice
- In another mixing glass, pour Captain Morgan rum and blue curaçao liqueur. Stir well to combine
- Now, gently pour the rum and blue curaçao liqueur mixture into the glass
- Garnish with a cherry and orange wheel

2. Blue Lagoon Cocktail

Blue Lagoon Cocktail
Blue Lagoon cocktail is a refreshing and visually captivating drink. This exquisite cocktail recipe combines captivating blue hues with spirits and citrus. Blue Lagoon cocktail is not only pleasing to the eyes but also to the taste buds! Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to mix this cocktail at home:

Ingredients
- Ketel One vodka - 2 ounces
- Blue curaçao liqueur - 1 ounce
- Lemonade - 3 ounces
- Ice cubes

Instructions
- Grab a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice cubes.
- Using a cocktail jigger, measure and pour Ketel One vodka and blue curaçao liqueur into the shaker.
- Shake well for about 15 seconds to ensure the ingredients are thoroughly mixed and chilled.
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture into a highball glass filled with fresh ice cubes.
- Top it off with lemonade and give it a gentle stir.
- Garnish with a lemon slice or cherry for an extra touch of elegance.

3. Citrus Sunrise Cocktail Recipe

Citrus Sunrise
Relish the invigorating flavours of citrus in this enticing blend! Orange, cranberry and the finest vodka comes together to create a vibrant drink that will surely make a splash on your social media page. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to mix this cocktail at home:

Ingredients
- Ciroc Vodka - 45ml
- Orange Juice - 90ml
- Cranberry Juice - 30ml
- Orange Wedge - 1
- Lime Wedge - 1
- Ice 

Method
- Grab a highball glass and fill it with ice
- Measure and pour Ciroc vodka and freshly squeezed orange juice 
- Top up the drink with fresh cranberry juice
- Garnish with a wedge of orange and lime

As a home bartender or an aspiring mixologist, sharing your creations on social media is a great way to tell the world about your passion for the craft. Make sure that while clicking the pictures you consider the composition and the lighting. Add a visually appealing backdrop that complements the aesthetic of the drink. You can experiment with different angles and perspectives to capture the unique features of the drink.

If you love to entertain your guests and host parties, crafting visually stunning drinks is the best way to impress them! They will be in awe of the drink and the taste. This will definitely earn you brownie points for being a great host and a home bartender.