Colorful and Creative Rainbow Drink Recipes

It's time to brighten up your bar! These rainbow drink recipes, including coffee cocktails and herbal tonics, are the definition of trendy beverages. No matter what the occasion, our colorful concoctions will be the life of the party.

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    Rainbow: Homemade Margarita Mix

    Bright idea: Create a BYOM (build your own margarita) bar for your next party! Our customizable recipe starts with real fruit, like mangoes, strawberries, or honeydew, rather than sugary syrup.

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    Dark Red: Whiskey Beet Cocktail

    Drink your veggies! This rye whiskey drink starts with a super-simple shrub (a syrup of fruit and vinegar) that showcases blended beets, cider vinegar, sage, and maple syrup.

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    Red: Watermelon Margaritas

    This red-hued beauty is like summer in a glass. Frozen watermelon cubes make a fun substitute for regular ice, while a generous helping of tequila and triple sec help get the party started.

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    Pink: Rosemary-Grapefruit Gin Cocktail

    With fresh rosemary and grapefruit juice, this sophisticated spin on gin and juice will become a regular on your refreshment rotation.

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    Light Pink: Rose Cucumber Cooler

    St. Germain elderflower liqueur can salvage a less-than-amazing bottle of wine. Here, a cup of the herbal aperitif elevates this rose wine punch to cocktail party level.

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    Orange: Rose Collins

    Take the classic Tom Collins to delicious new heights with help from a generous splash of rose syrup. (Yes, you read that right.) It adds a light floral flavor to each sip of this sunny vodka and Campari cocktail.

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    Gold: Turmeric Tonic

    Turmeric is having a moment. Stir the trendy health drink ingredient into this warm drink, and add a splash of rum—or bourbon if you're feeling like something even more buzzy.

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    Yellow: The Porcupine

    Pale ale and a bottle of Prosecco mix with tart pineapple juice for an irresistible party offering. The prickly pineapple wedges in each glass give the beer drink its name.

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    Light Yellow: Lavender Lemonade

    After one drink of this summery sip that features a homemade lavender-honey syrup and fresh-from-the-garden lavender sprigs, you'll feel transported to a classy cocktail bar.

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    Dark Green: Minty Lime Refresher

    A splash of green creme de menthe adds plenty of cool flavor to these cute rum cocktails. Their pale green color makes them perfect for an outdoor party or a casual summertime evening cocktail.

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    Green: DIY Mojito

    It's easy being green, especially when you're mixing up a batch of refreshing, minty-lime mojitos. We give you the measurements, and you pick your favorite ingredients, such as different herbs and flavored rums, so each drink is tailor-made to your tastes.

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    Light Green: Celery Tonic

    No need to feel (quite as) guilty about indulging in a gin and tonic when it includes an ounce of fresh celery juice! Finish the drink with a lemon or lime wedge for a picture-perfect cocktail.

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    Blue: Mad Hatter Potion

    Don’t be scared off by the vivid hue! This white wine-base drink is a tropical take on sangria, with blue curacao in addition to brandy.

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    Tan: Smoked Bacon Rye Sour

    Bacon-lovers, rejoice: You can have your bacon and drink it, too. This smoked cocktail boasts bacon-infused rye whiskey—made by mixing the liquor with crumbled bacon—and a splash of pure maple syrup. So go ahead and get your bacon on!

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    Brown: Toasted S'mores Cocktails

    Admit it: You've never stopped loving s'mores. Luckily, you don't have to wait for summer to indulge in the classic campfire treat. These tawny-color cocktails feature sweet chocolate liqueur, marshmallow vodka, and a splash of whipping cream for a grown-up twist on an old favorite.

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    Light Brown: Mexican Hot Coffee Cocktails

    Coffee, coffee liqueur, and your liquor of choice (tequila, rum, and brandy) shine in this warm drink. The Mexican component comes into play with a sprinkle of cinnamon and cayenne pepper.

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    White: Quick Horchata Cocktail

    Cinnamon, rice milk, and rum give this cocktail its warm South-of-the-Border flavors. Rim the glass with raw sugar for an extra sweet touch.

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    Rainbow: Fruity Ice Cubes

    Freeze a batch of fruity cubes to brighten up any rum, tequila, gin, or vodka drink without watering it down.

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