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It’s time to kick off Horoscope Happy Hour and what better way to celebrate than by finding the perfect drink for your sign! I know you’ll enjoy it. I mean, come on — it’s written in the stars!

Aries: Spicy margarita

Aries, in honor of your fiery personality and sense of adventure, this drink is a well-deserved representation for you! It’s a pleasant surprise that always leaves you wanting more and is a spin on a classic concept that just works. The spicy margarita is a staple piece for your bold and determined spirit. You are known to shoot things straight and never back down from anything.  Spicy margaritas are the ‘come as you are’ kinds of drinks and Aries, if that isn’t you, then I don’t know what is. 

Spicy Margarita:

  • 1 lime wedge
  • 2 jalapeno coins, seeds removed
  • 2 oz blanco tequila
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 0.5 oune agave syrup
  • Garnish with a salt or tajin rim

Taurus: Sangria

Taurus, you have a fun and infectious nature. You enjoy the finer things in life. You know how to elevate and bring together those around you. Sangria is the type of drink that can also do exactly that. Meant to be prepared as a shareable pitcher, sangria is the fruity, fun drink that ensures everyone is having a good time. Taurus, you’re  known to keep it real and down-to-earth, and this is what bonds you well with a lot of the zodiac (perhaps over a pitcher of your signature drink *wink wink*!


  • 750 mL dry red wine
  • ¼ cup brandy
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 thinly sliced lemons
  • 2 thinly sliced oranges
  • 3 cups sparkling water
  • Ice cubes

Gemini: Cosmopolitan

Gemini, you’re known to be the social butterfly of the zodiac. You’re the playful, busy, ‘can vibe with anyone’ type, and this is what makes you and all of these sides of you unique. You’re definitely a Cosmopolitan, because you’re both always up with the trends, you’re classy, and overall are the perfect drink for that ‘going out and having the night of your life’ aesthetic.


  • vodka
  • 0.25 oz triple sec
  • 1 oz cranberry juice
  • 1 lemon peel twist

Cancer: Red Wine

Cancer, red wine is the perfect drink for you. Often being known for their sensitivity, Cancer is likely to prioritize a night in with their thoughts and what better way to feel all of the feels than with a beautiful bottle of red. Cancer, you’re the loving and compassionate sign that shares the smooth and sophisticated energy of red wine and all of its glory!

Leo: Aperol Spritz

Leo, like an aperol spritz, you’re the showstopper. The Aperol Spritz is a super trendy drink that can definitely keep up with your energetic side. The perfect blend of bubbly and sweet, just like Leo, an Aperol Spritz is a good choice for any occasion to get the party going and is beautiful from the inside out. 

Aperol Spritz:

  • 3 oz prosecco
  • 2 oz Aperol
  • 1 oz soda water
  • Orange slice (garnish)

Virgo: Old Fashioned

Virgo, you know how you like things. You’re the type to play hard and work harder. You’re known for being always thoughtful and direct and that’s why a classic old fashioned is your drink. You’re a determined soul and like to keep things real and an old fashioned is as real as it gets. Nothing too complicated, it’s direct and blends its complex flavors perfectly.

Old Fashioned:

  • Ice
  • 0.5 tsp. sugar
  • 3 dashes bitters
  • 2 oz bourbon
  • Orange peel (garnish)

Libra: Espresso Martini

Like this drink, Libra, you’re thoughtful and loved by many. You cherish harmony and balance and will go to far lengths to achieve that. Espresso Martini, like Libra, also takes its time to provide the perfect concoction of delicious, beautiful balance. You both are charming and thrive on the aesthetics and that’s to be celebrated! 

Espresso Martini:

  • 3 oz vodka
  • 1 oz kahlua
  • 1.5 oz simple syrup
  • 3 coffee beans for garnish (representing health, wealth, and happiness)

Scorpio: Prosecco

Scorpio, you’re the embodiment of the perfect glass of Prosecco. Known for your loyalty, passion, and wit, Prosecco, like you, is the go to for a guaranteed good time. You often keep things simple, and this is what makes you and Prosecco so lovable. You both are a classic!

Sagittarius: Tequila Sunrise

Sagittarius, you’re an individual known for your bright and lively spirit. You’re bursting at the seams with optimism, light, and excitement. There’s no better way to celebrate that than with a Tequila Sunrise. Being a refreshing and sweet drink, just like you, Sagittarius, a Tequila Sunrise is the perfect representation for you!

Tequila Sunrise:

  • 1.5 oz  tequila
  • 1  oz lime juice
  • 4 oz orange juice
  • 0.5 oz grenadine
  • Seltzer water
  • Orange slice (garnish)

Capricorn: Gin and Tonic

Capricorn, you’re known for your straight-forwardness and responsible thinking. You’re planners and, like a gin and tonic, know exactly what you want. You both are simple, refreshing and reliable to all! 

Aquarius: Tequila shot

Being free spirited creatives, Aquarius is always looking to be the game changers. Aquarius loved to go against the grain and defy the status quo. If it’s any type of alcohol that shares that double sided sword energy, it’s Tequila. Aquarius and Tequila alike, are both out to try to ignite the party. Aquarius, you have a talent for bringing people together and what better way than that one wonderful word: shots.

Pisces: Mojito

Pisces, you’re incredibly passionate and have an infectious energy. You’re full of unique energy that others love being around. Like a Mojito, you have certain elements that elevate just how wonderful you are. A Mojito compliments your whimsical and light personality, and that’s something to be proud of, Pisces!


  • 3 mint springs
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 3 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1.5 oz light rum
  • Club soda
  • Lime slice (garnish)

Happy drinking!

Madison is a student at The University of Florida majoring in Mass Media Production with a minor in Graphic Design. Madison is a positive individual who loves astrology, Harry Styles, and any kind of iced coffee. When she isn't writing, you can find her shopping for plants, playing Mariokart with her friends, and perfecting her strategies for making the perfect avocado toast.