5 Best Cocktail Mixes You Should Try to Make House Parties Enjoyable

Cocktail mixes for house parties can add some zest to an otherwise ordinary event. Cocktails can range in difficulty but you can mix some simple ones that are still effective with the flavor and the punch of alcohol. Sometimes, to bring out the event and personalities, all you need is some flavored alcoholic drinks for added fun. Here are some house party drinks you should try.

Summer Pineapple Rose

Pineapple rose is a refreshing drink to serve on warm summer nights during your party. You need a good sangria game to get the party going. You can go sweet or sugar-free for this pineapple rose. This sangria is inspired by the summer sun when it sets and is a perfect companion for light finger food such as cheese sticks and cold cuts. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 Bottle of Rose
  • 1 Liter of Pineapple Juice
  • 2 Cups of Raspberries
  • 2 Cups of Blackberries
  • ½ Cup of Chopped Pineapple

Directions: 

This is the simplest recipe on this list. To create the summer pineapple rose, combine all ingredients in one pitcher or punch bowl. Serve with ice and garnish with mint. You can also mash the fruit but it’s much more aesthetically pleasing to leave it as is. 

The Great Blue Hole Margarita

Inspired by The Great Blue Hole off the coast of Belize, this margarita is sure to tickle your senses. Transport yourself back into the depths of the deep blue sea or simply enjoy this awesome cocktail at your house party. This cocktail is perfect while you’re taking a dip at your Jacuzzi. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 Bottle of Tequila
  • 1 Bottle of Triple Sec
  • 1 Bottle of Lime Juice
  • Salt

Directions:

Combine 1 ½ cups of tequila, ¼ cup of triple sec, and 1/4 cup of triple sec in a cocktail shaker. Add ice in the cocktail shaker and shake like your life depended on it. Strain the mixer into a glass rimmed with salt over some ice. Then add some garnish like a slice of lime or a mint leaf. 

Bubbly Daiquiri

Make your daiquiri extra fizzy with some champagne. Everyone loves to celebrate with champagne and if you happen to have a house party or celebration, this bubbly daiquiri is a nice twist to your typical champagne. You can use a cheap bottle of champagne to achieve this or use your favorite. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of dry champagne
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup of white rum
  • ⅓ cup of fresh lime juice

Directions:

Melt the sugar and dry champagne together until the crystals are dissolved. Allow the mixture to cool before using it. Store this in the fridge while you mix the other ingredients. Mix the white rum, lime juice, and champagne syrup you just made into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well and serve into a champagne glass or coupe glass. Garnish with a strawberry slice. 

Sweet Tea Bourbon

Sweet tea is very popular for a lot of cultures. Anyone will love a sweet taste during lunch or brunch with a healthy serving of ice. This requires a bit of effort to prepare because you need to brew the tea but the taste is definitely worth it. The added bourbon gives it a mature taste and can be a fun addition to an afternoon house party or afternoon tea.

Ingredients:

  • 4 Bags of Unsweetened Tea
  • 3 Cups of Strawberry Lemonade
  • 3 Cups Orange Juice
  • 4 Cups of Bourbon

Directions:

Seep the unsweetened tea in a pot for 15 minutes. Allow it to cool for a bit before combining with the other ingredients. Once the tea is cool, pour it in the rest of the ingredients with ice. Stir well until all ingredients are properly incorporated. Serve into teacups garnished with a cinnamon stick and an orange slice. 

Funslide Cocktail

This mudslide cocktail is perfect for those who have a bit of a sweet tooth. Mudslide cocktails are fun to make and are akin to a grownup version of chocolate milk. The crushed ice and combination of the mudslide make it extra creamy and smooth. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 Bottle of Vodka
  • 1 Bottle of Coffee Liqueur
  • 1 Bottle of Bailey’s Irish Cream 
  • Crushed Ice
  • 1 bottle of chocolate syrup

Directions:

Combine 1 shot of vodka, 1 shot of coffee liqueur, 1 shot of Bailey’s Irish Cream and crushed ice in a blender. Blend it until smooth. Garnish your glass with chocolate syrup and garnish with a mint sprig. Add more chocolate syrup if you desire. 

Key Takeaway


House party drinks can spice up any event and these recipes are guaranteed to impress your guests. These are generally easy to make and with a few garnishing, you can achieve a professional result. You can choose to serve one or two according to your theme. But you can also choose to serve everything if you want to bring everyone together.

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