If you’re anything like us, you’re always trying something new, whether that be a new type of salsa, binging a new show or spending way too much money on a new indie brand of makeup. So for all you legal, adventurous drinkers out there, here’s a list of mixed drinks to try based on your Zodiac sign.
Many of these drinks call for simple syrup, which, as its name suggests, is a quick and easy way to add flavor to a drink. You can make simple syrup at home with this simple recipe.
Aquarius: January 20 – February 18
Aquarius is known for being original, independent and eccentric. This air sign hates dull and boring situations, so this airy, fruity tequila drink will appeal to Aquarius’s energetic side.
Silver Breeze Ingredients:
- .5 oz Patron Silver
- 1 oz Grapefruit juice
- 1 oz Cranberry juice
- 1 oz Lemonade
Pisces: February 19 – March 20
This gentle and intuitive water sign is famously referred to as the fish sign. Pisces can tap into its coastal side and ride the waves with a little taste of the ocean.
Blue Lagoon Ingredients:
- 1.5 oz vodka
- 1 oz blue curacao
- 1/3 cup lemonade
Aries: March 21 – April 19
This fire sign is passionate and dynamic, and Aries needs a drink to match its courage and confidence. This cinnamon-cranberry mix is the perfect fiery drink for those looking for a little kick.
Dragon’s Blood Ingredients:
- 1 part Fireball whiskey
- 1 part Cranberry juice
Taurus: April 20 – May 20
Much like the other earth signs, Taurus is responsible and devoted, which is why Taurus will need a practical and reliable drink that has stood the test of time. This drink is classic and will be sure to please the stable Taurus.
- 1 oz sweet vermouth
- 2.5 oz bourbon
- 2 dashes bitters
- 1 maraschino cherry
Gemini: May 21 – June 20
While some claim Gemini is the most disliked sign, Gemini is actually an affectionate and curious sign. This drink will appeal to the air sign’s love of travel and will be sure to shy away from the repetition Gemini hates so much.
French 75 Ingredients:
- 1.5 oz Gin
- .75 oz lemon juice
- .5 oz simple syrup
- 2 oz dry sparkling wine (like brut Champagne)
- 1 cup of ice cubes
Cancer: June 21 – July 22
This tenacious and imaginative sign tends to lean more towards the artistic and emotional, which is why this drink will appeal to Cancer’s sensitive nature. This recipe makes a full pitcher, perfect to share with this sign’s close friends.
Sparkling White Peach Sangria Ingredients:
- 2 to 3 sliced white peaches
- ¾ cup peach brandy
- 1 bottle chilled Moscato wine
- 1-liter peach seltzer water
Leo: July 23 – August 22
Leo’s warm-heartedness comes from its creative and cheerful nature, as Leo is a fire sign. Honey and lemon flavors in this drink bring out the passion and humor in Leo’s nature.
The Gold Rush Ingredients:
- 2 oz bourbon
- .75 oz lemon juice
- .75 oz honey simple syrup
Virgo: August 23 – September 22
Virgo is another practical earth sign, but this sign leans more towards being analytical, kind and hardworking. Virgo tends to enjoy nature, animals, and healthy food, which make this interesting mix of tea and whiskey perfect for the loyal Virgo.
Ulysses Left on Ithaca Ingredients:
- 4 oz cooled Earl Grey tea
- 2 oz smoked whiskey
- 1 oz spicy ginger honey simple syrup
- 1 oz lemon juice
Libra: September 23 – October 22
Libra joins the rest of the air signs with a cooperative and gracious nature. However, Libra’s harmonious nature and love of pastel colors lead it to this gorgeous drink.
Bachelors Button Martini Ingredients:
- 2 oz Gin
- 1 ½ oz Lillet Blanc
- ¼ oz bachelor’s button simple syrup
- 1 oz lemon juice
- Bachelor’s buttons petals to garnish and for simple syrup
Scorpio: October 23 – November 21
Scorpio is the most passionate and assertive of the water signs. Scorpio’s bravery and stubbornness call for a spicy drink that fits this signs determined and decisive character.
Blood Orange Jalapeno Margarita Ingredients:
- ½ cup blood orange juice
- 1 ½ oz jalapeno simple syrup
- 2 oz tequila
- ¼ cup lime juice
- Splash of triple sec
Sagittarius: November 22 – Dec 21
This fire sign thrives on freedom and travel, and its generous nature and good humor make Sagittarius an attractive potential friend. Sagittarius’s idealistic character makes attempting this adventurous drink a snap.
Flaming Lamborghini Ingredients:
- 1 oz Coffee liquor
- 1 oz Sambuca
- 1 oz Blue Curacao liquor
- 1 oz Irish cream
Pour the coffee liquor and Sambuca into a cocktail glass, and then place the Blue Curacao and Irish cream into separate shot glasses. Set the cocktail glass on fire. To drink, start by drinking the contents of the cocktail glass from a straw (try to get it all in one go!). When finished, pour the shot glass contents into the cocktail glass to extinguish the flames.
Capricorn: December 22 – January 19
The last of the earth signs, Capricorn is responsible and disciplined, priding itself on self-control and good manners. Capricorn enjoys quality over quantity and will appreciate the time spent on a craft. This drink appeals to Capricorn’s sensible nature and love of tradition.
- 1 part honey vodka
- 1 part lemon juice
- 1 part club soda
- Dash of honey syrup
- Sage leaves to garnish
Enjoy your new adventures and drink safely!