Unique Cocktail Recipes

Whether it’s an unexpected ingredient, spirit, or combination of both, we’ve rounded up some unique cocktail recipes to liven up your bar’s cocktail menus and surprise guests.

Papi Juancho

Ingredients: ​cognac recipe
1 oz Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège​
2 oz Ginger Ale/Beer (or preferred craft soda) ​
1 oz Passion Fruit or Pineapple Juice​
Serve in a Collins glass​
Garnish: Lemon Wheel ​

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass. Top with ginger ale. Garnish with a ​lemon wheel.

Recipe courtesy of Hennessy V.S.O.P.

Yuzu Spritz

Ingredients:unqiue cocktail recipe
2 oz iichiko Saiten
0.75 oz Lime Juice
0.75 oz Simple Syrup
0.25 oz Yuzu Juice
Garnish: Mint sprigs

Mix all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake, then strain into rocks glass with ice. Top with club soda and garnish with mint.

Recipe courtesy of iichiko.


Cafe Noir

Ingredients:cafe noir
2oz. Mezcal El Silencio Espadin
1oz. Galliano Ristretto
1 Double Shot Espresso (2oz.)

Stir with Cinnamon Stick & Vanilla Bean. Serve in a latte cup or your favorite coffee mug.

Recipe courtesy of El Silencio Mezcal.



The Black Billionaire

billionaire's rowIngredients:
3-4 muddled blackberries or 1 bar spoon of pureed blackberries
1 ounce of simple syrup
1 ounce of fresh lemon juice
2 ounces of Billionaire’s Row Cognac
Garnished with a lemon wheel & fresh blackberry

Shake and strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with lemon and blackberry.

Recipe courtesy of Billionaire’s Row.


Grapefruit Chu-Hai

Ingredients:chu-hai unique cocktail recipe
2 oz iichiko Silhouette
Top with Grapefruit Fever Tree
Garnish: Grapefruit slice

Build in glass with ice, garnish with grapefruit slice.

Recipe courtesy of iichiko.


Recuerdo Mezcal Lemon-Lime Margarita

Ingredients:mezcal recipe
1.5oz Recuerdo Mezcal Joven
.5oz lime juice
.5oz lemon juice
1oz agave syrup
Tonic water
Lime Salt (Preheat oven to 225 degrees. Combine ½ cup of sea salt with 1 tablespoon of grated lime zest, mixing well; spread into a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake until dry, approximately 30 minutes. Cool and store in an airtight container for future use).

Rim an old fashioned glass with lime salt. Shake all of the ingredients but the tonic water over ice, serve in the lime salt-rimmed old fashioned glass with fresh ice, and top the drink off with a splash of tonic water.

Recipe courtesy of Recuerdo Mezcal.


Ingredients:rum cocktail recipe
2.5 parts BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho
0.25 parts Sugar Syrup
1 part Freshly pressed Apple Juice
2 dashes Orange Bitters

Build over ice rocks until perfectly diluted. Float apple juice last. Garnish with an apple slice.

Recipe by BACARDÍ.


St. Junmai

Ingredients:sake unique cocktail recipe
2 oz TYKU Junmai Sake
1 oz Grapefruit Juice
1 tsp St. Germain
3 Drops Citrus Bitters
.25 oz Simple Syrup
Garnish with orange slice

In a shaker with ice, combine TYKU Junmai sake, Grapefruit juice, St. Germain, Citrus bitters, simple syrup, and shake. Pour over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with an orange slice.

Recipe courtesy of TYKU Sake.


Smoke & Bubbles

Ingredients:mezcal recipe
1 oz. Mezcal El Silencio Espadin
½ oz. Grenadine
½ oz. Fresh Lime Juice
½ oz. Fresh Orange Juice

Shake with Ice. Strain into a Chilled Champagne Flute. Top up with 1 oz. Champagne. Garnish with a Lime Wheel.

Recipe courtesy of El Silencio Mezcal.


CÎROC Pomegranate Jewel

Ingredients:unique cocktail recipe
1 oz CÎROC Pomegranate
.5 oz Grenadine
Sparkling Wine
Glass: Coupe
Garnish: Lemon twist

Add CÎROC Pomegranate and Grenadine in a mixing glass. Add ice and gently stir. Strain into a glass (no ice). Top off with Sparkling Wine and garnish.

Recipe courtesy of CÎROC.


Maluma Baby

Ingredients: ​cognac cocktail recipe
1 part Hennessy VSOP, ​
1 part Campari, 1 part Sweet Vermouth​
Serve in a Rocks Glass​
Garnish: Orange peel​

Directions: ​
Stir all ingredients with ice and ​strain into ice-filled rocks glass.

Recipe courtesy of Hennessy V.S.O.P.