There is no denying that some of the best cocktails in the world include lemonade. Lemonade is a type of soda that perfectly complements the other ingredients used in cocktails in a way that things such as Fanta or Coca-Cola cannot.
7-Up is easily one of the best brands of lemonade on the planet.
There are lots of excellent cocktails that you can prepare using 7-Up, and we’ll be exploring some of these delicious cocktails in this guide.
So, if you have a bottle of 7-Up just waiting to be used at home, you are in the right place!
Keep on reading to find out all about 13 amazing 7-Up Cocktails that you should try today!
First up, we have the 7-Up Rum Rambler. If you love rum then, you’ve guessed it, this cocktail is perfect for you!
Unlike some cocktail recipes, this one does not utilize just one type of rum. Instead, it utilizes multiple.
So if you love rum, this cocktail allows you to enjoy white rum, regular rum, and dark rum too. It also includes triple sec and vodka too, so this really is a boozy cocktail.
There is no denying that this is a strong cocktail, but this is something that many people desire when they are mixing a drink. If you are one of these people, be sure to check this recipe out!
2. 7 And 7
There is no denying that the last cocktail we looked at is a little complicated. It contains tons of different ingredients and it can be a little tricky to prepare if you are a cocktail novice. This recipe is much easier!
The 7 and 7 cocktail is insanely simple to prepare as it contains just 2 ingredients: whiskey and 7-Up.
Bet you didn’t think it would be that simple! To prepare this cocktail, simply fill a glass with ice, then pour your whiskey and 7-Up over the top.
For a quick and easy cocktail that can be made with minimal effort (and ingredients), this is the cocktail for you!
3. Gin Fizz
A Gin Fizz is a classic cocktail. It is well-known for its simplicity, and delicious flavor, and that’s why we love this cocktail.
This recipe tastes that much better because it is created using 7-Up rather than regular lemonade.
To create this cocktail, you need just 4 ingredients: 7-Up, Gin, a lemon, and some sliced lemon too. To prepare this cocktail, simply grab a high-ball glass and add your gin.
Squeeze your lemon into the glass, so that fresh lemon juice is added to the cocktail, then fill to the brim with 7-Up. Garnish with a slice of lemon and your cocktail is good to go!
You don’t need a ton of fancy ingredients to create a delicious cocktail, and this recipe is a testament to that. You only need 3 ingredients for this cocktail, a glass, and something to stir your cocktail with.
For this recipe, simply add your 7-Up, Grenadine, and vodka to a glass, and give the ingredients a good stir.
You will be left with a fruity, cherry cocktail that is packed with flavor and totally delicious. We love this cocktail, and so will you!
If cherry isn’t your favorite fruity flavor, then you may prefer this 7-Up Grapefruit Cocktail. This cocktail has a totally different fruity flavor and a gorgeous pink-orange color that looks totally delicious.
The ingredients list for this cocktail is a little longer than some of the other ingredients that we have looked at, but it is still really easy to make.
The fruity flavor of this cocktail is totally worth the additional effort, and once you’ve made this cocktail once, you really won’t look back!
So what are you waiting for? Grab your 7-Up and start making this yummy cocktail, you definitely won’t regret it!
If you love the flavor of cherries, then this spiked cherry 7-Up cocktail is pretty much made for you. It is similar to the vodka cherry 7-up cocktail that we looked at in number 4, but different too!
You really cannot go wrong with this cocktail. It has a beautiful red color, a sweet yet tangy flavor, and a lovely kick of vodka too! It is a unique cocktail that is guaranteed to be a hit with your guests if they love 7-Up.
Cherry is just one of those flavors that work perfectly with 7-Up, in the same way that additional lemon or raspberry work too.
So, if you are searching for a cocktail that compliments the flavor of the 7-Up in the drink, this is the recipe for you!
This next cocktail really is something different. Apple isn’t the first thing that you will think of mixing with your 7-Up, at least we would assume it isn’t. But, once you taste this cocktail, you will be wondering why you haven’t combined these flavors before!
Apple pie is a great flavor because it can be enjoyed at any time of the year. It makes a great summer dessert, but can also be easily enjoyed during the fall.
It is yummy and sweet, and this cocktail really achieves that sweet yet spicy flavor of apple pie.
Surprisingly, you don’t need too many ingredients to prepare this cocktail, and with the ingredients in hand, this cocktail is incredibly easy to prepare. So pick up your cocktail shaker and get started!
8. Lucky 7
It is always said that the number 7 is lucky, and this cocktail is based entirely on this saying.
The Lucky 7 cocktail contains just 3 ingredients, so it is incredibly easy to make, and ensures that the flavor of the 7-Up is at the center of this cocktail.
This cocktail is so simple to make, you don’t even need a cocktail shaker to do the job! All you need is a glass, vodka, 7-Up and a wedge of either lemon or lime.
If you want to switch up the flavor, you can use a flavored vodka instead.
Add all the ingredients to the glass and slot the wedge of lemon/lime onto the side of the glass, and your cocktail is ready to enjoy!
For the fall, this 7-Up Orange Spice Punch is the perfect cocktail for you. It is packed with different flavors, all of which scream fall and spooky season. For a Halloween party or a cocktail to serve at Thanksgiving, this cocktail really is perfect!
There are more than 6 ingredients in this cocktail, so it is a little more complicated than some of the other ingredients that we have looked at.
But it is totally worth all the additional effort. The flavor in this cocktail is totally unique, and we’re sure you’ll love it!
10. 007 Cocktail
If you wish you were James Bond, just for a day, then this 007 cocktail is absolutely perfect! Sure, it isn’t a Martini (shaken, not stirred), but it is a delicious cocktail that we’re sure you’ll adore!
The name of this cocktail doesn’t actually come from the British spy, instead it comes from the ingredients in this drink: orange vodka, orange juice, and 7-Up (007). There is so much to love about this cocktail, so why not give it a try?
For the perfect mix of a club soda and sangria, this cocktail is absolutely perfect! It is really easy to make, despite its long ingredients list, and basically requires you to add all the ingredients to a jug then serve!
If you like Sangria, then we’re sure you’ll love this cocktail, even though it is pretty different from the traditional Sangria that we know and love. If you haven’t tried this cocktail yet, don’t knock it till you try it!
If you want to make a cocktail that tastes great, is easy to make, but looks like it is actually pretty complicated to make, then this is the recipe for you!
This cocktail looks fancy, there really is no denying that! It looks like it requires a ton of effort, and it is guaranteed to impress your guests.
But in reality, it is super simple to make! We love this cocktail, and we think you will too!
Finally, let’s wrap this up with this 7-Up Frozen Peach Bellini recipe. There is something super special about a frozen cocktail, and we absolutely adore this recipe!
If you love peach, you love 7-Up, and you love frozen cocktails, then this recipe is pretty much made for you! So what are you waiting for? Get mixing!
In this guide, we have taken a look at 13 of the most amazing 7-Up Cocktails that exist. So, if you want to find out more, or are searching for cocktail inspiration, check out the guide above!
Frequently Asked Questions
What Are The Key Ingredients In 7-Up?
7-Up is normally referred to as a lemonade, but in reality it doesn’t just contain lemons. In fact, 7-Up achieves its flavor by mixing lemon and lime together to make a sweet flavor that is perfectly balanced, and great for using in cocktails!
What Alcohol Works Best With 7-Up?
The balanced flavor of lemon and lime in 7-Up makes it perfect for mixing with all sorts of different alcohols. From vodka to gin to whiskey and even things such as wine, 7-Up works great with most alcoholic drinks.
Can You Get Sugar-Free 7-Up?
Yes, you absolutely can get sugar-free 7-Up. So, if you are looking to create low-sugar cocktails, simply swap out your regular 7-Up for sugar-free 7-Up instead.