When it comes to colored food and drinks, blue-colored delicacies just seem a lot more fun than the others.
Even though they are more likely to dye your tongue blue afterwards, this captivating, vibrant color is enough to draw anyone’s attention.
Blue-colored alcohol is particularly fun, as you can make pretty cocktails and shots for special occasions and parties.
Most people know about the more popular concoctions, e.g., the Blue Lagoon, but there are so many other quirky drinks out there that you should try!
In this article, we have compiled a list of 20 stunning, delicious blue-colored cocktails (see also ‘13 Best Smoked Cocktails You Need To Try!‘) that are sure to tickle your taste buds (and look great on your Insta feed).
So, let’s get started!
1. Blue Margarita
The Blue Margarita, a colorful twist on one of the most well-known classic cocktails in history, serves as this list’s opening drink.
It was originally created in Mexico in the 1930s and has endured the passing of time, giving rise to countless varieties.
Blue Curaçao, an orange-flavored liqueur, gives the cocktail its vibrant, blue hue, and infuses the margarita with a tangy citrus flavor that blends beautifully with the lime and tequila (see also ‘5 Best Tequila Subscriptions‘).
2. Gatorade Margarita
Popular with students, Gatorade Margarita Cocktails are a great (and relatively cheap) way to enjoy the summer months, and have fun with your friends in the sun.
This recipe is simple to prepare, and you may modify it depending on how much alcohol you want in it. Of course, Blue Gatorade is the main component, while a cup of tequila provides the booze.
3. Sex in the Driveway
A variant of the Sex on the Beach cocktail is called Sex in the Driveway. The striking bright blue hue and the substitution of peach, orange, and lemon-lime flavors are the key differences.
It’s an excellent fruity beverage that isn’t overly sugary, and it is really gorgeous to look at. Don’t forget to take a selfie with this stunning cocktail!
4. Blue Jellyfish
Next, rather than a cocktail, we have a shot. A few years ago, the Blue Jellyfish concept became viral across the internet, and ever since, it has gained popularity in bars all throughout the nation.
There are various color options for the jellyfish shot, but in our opinion, the blue version is by far the most attractive. While not the world’s tastiest shot (see also ‘23 Unique And Fun Jello Shot Flavors‘), it is definitely one of the coolest to look at.
5. Rainbow Paradise
Even though this cocktail doesn’t have an entirely blue tint, it is the blue portion that is, in our opinion, the most striking.
As the name might imply, this cocktail is rainbow-colored; the top layer is blue, while the middle is yellow, and the bottom is red. Each of the colors blend together, creating hints of green and orange, adding to the rainbow effect.
The ability to layer colors in cocktails can be challenging to master, but once you do, you’ll be able to create the most beautiful Rainbow Paradise drinks ever!
Who said tequila-based cocktails had to taste bad? Tequila is shrouded with a blue cloud and made delicious and easier to sip in a Frostbite cocktail.
Although the combination of ingredients may seem a little odd, you should give it a try because it will help you understand the possibilities of tequila in cocktails.
Combined with Blue Curaçao and a white Crème de Cacao liqueur, this creamy cocktail will have you hooked.
7. Blue Raspberry Vodka Lemonade
Citrus vodka, blue raspberry flavored vodka, and Blue Raspberry Lemonade flavored Kool-Aid are all combined with some ice to produce this vibrant alcoholic slushie!
For the perfect summer flair, don’t forget to decorate this stunning blue cocktail with a lemon wedge and some berries. Be sure to sip it slowly to savor all the fruity flavors (and to avoid a brain freeze).
8. Blue Ricardo
On the hottest days of the year, this refreshing blend of rum, coconut, tropical fruit, and blue curaçao will undoubtedly freshen you right up. This cocktail not only looks fantastic, but it also tastes great!
While this drink may hold a slight tint of green, there is no denying that this is a blue cocktail. Test it out!
9. Deep Blue Sea Martini
Each and every event would benefit from this gorgeous blue martini cocktail, which is also quite simple to make.
It’s a vodka martini that is likely to be a hit because it has a deliciously interesting flavor of tart tropical fruit.
It blends together effortlessly and has a light flavor, making it the perfect summery martini that you’ll make over and over again.
10. Blue Bayou
The reviving flavor of tropical fruits is present in the Blue Bayou formula. It has a beautiful blue color, tastes something like a vodka margarita, and is the ideal summertime beverage.
This recipe for a frozen cocktail is really simple, and only calls for ordinary components. This fruity delight will undoubtedly bring back memories of lazing beachside on beautiful, breezy summer days.
11. UV Liberty
Using one of the bluest liquors you can obtain, and a yummy raspberry-flavored vodka, this magnificent cocktail creates a beverage that is more beautiful to look at than to consume.
The formula yields a delicious raspberry-flavored ice cream float that couldn’t be any simpler to make. You should definitely consider making some of these beauties on July 4th of next year!
12. Blue Train
The Blue Train is a delightful and exotic-looking martini-style gin beverage. Gin, orange liqueur, lemon juice, and a small bit of Blue Curaçao were combined to give it its blue hue.
As the night goes on, everyone will be requesting more of this quick and easy cocktail, since it looks and tastes amazing.
13. Ocean Bleu
This magnificent, pure blue-colored concoction looks and taste absolutely breathtaking. Yet again, we have another citrus flavored drink that everybody will love!
Served in a martini glass, the cocktail itself is so brightly colored that it is almost hard to believe that it is consumable. Don’t worry – not only is it safe to drink, but it tastes incredible.
14. Aqua Pearl
The Aqua Pearl is a wonderful, perfumed tropical treat. Although the blue is much more muted than some other colors on our list, the shade is still very appealing.
It not only adds a luxurious smoothness, enticing aroma, and enigmatic tropical fruit flavor, but it also creates a creamy basis for the blue curaçao to adhere to, giving the drink a gorgeous hue without using too much of it.
15. Blue Dragon
The next drink is a hefty, goblet-sized, blue-and-yellow slush cocktail with mango and orange flavors.
This recipe for a crazy, slushy Hpnotiq drink combines Blue Sunny D, rum, mango nectar, and other delectable components. All you need to do is blend the two separate layers, and add them to the goblet for a tasty, fruity treat.
The Chi-Chi is a frozen beverage with a deliciously distinctive tropical flavor, and an incredible ocean blue hue. Filled with flavors of pineapple and coconut, it is similar to a blue Piña Colada with a vodka kick.
It provides something a little different from typical margaritas and daiquiris, and is guaranteed to make your summer more enjoyable!
17. Sapphire Alpine
The Sapphire Alpine is a magnificent blue martini made with a strong gin. It is quite simple to create, full of delicious flavors, and a great option for any event or climate.
Compared to the typically dry flavor of the alcohol, this recipe is one of the sweetest gin cocktails you can make. Give it a try!
18. Blue Moon
The Blue Moon is a favorite all across the world, and for good reason! This creamy, orange-flavored cocktail is equally tasty and gorgeous to look at.
The secret to the creamy texture of this concoction? The alcohol is blended with whipped cream and ice, creating a soft, slushy feel with each mouthful. Simply add a slice of orange to the cocktail, and you have the perfect drink for the poolside.
19. Blue Lagoon
It is no secret that the Blue Lagoon cocktail is one of the most popular alcoholic beverages of all time. This is a terrific cocktail to enjoy poolside, at a lively gathering of friends, or any other time you want to unwind with a tasty concoction.
The combination of orange and lemon flavors are so sweet and zesty, and will definitely leave you wanting more!
20. Blue Hawaiian
Last but not least, we have another much adored beverage. With this blue Hawaiian cocktail, you can take yourself to the sandy shores of the beach without even leaving your own kitchen.
This lovely and pleasant cocktail combines the aromas of pineapple (see also ‘20 Cocktails Made With Pineapple‘) and coconut. The best part? There are only three ingredients needed, so you can quickly shake this mixture together in no time at all.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Alcohol is Blue?
Although no alcohol will naturally appear blue, certain alcoholic beverages do contain blue food dye to give the finished product a far more enticing and unique hue.
Blue Curaçao – a liqueur prepared from the citrus fruit Laraha, and named for the island where the fruit is grown – is probably the most popular blue liqueur available.
How Can I Make Blue Cocktails at Home?
Your home bar inventory should include liqueurs like Blue Curaçao, Hpnotiq, or UV Blue Vodka if you want to make blue drinks at home. You can put up ice cocktails, stunning martinis, or creative beverages with these chosen spirits.
Alternatively, you could add some artificial blue food dye to your drinks to make them appear blue, although this won’t change the flavor of your drink. Certain blue alcoholic drinks will add fruity flavors to your cocktails.
What Does Blue Curaçao Taste Like?
The flavor of Blue Curaçao is distinctive, and has a prominent bittersweet balance. Similar to Triple Sec, a well-liked liqueur with a citrusy flavor, Blue Curaçao contains notes of orange and lemon.
Due to its vivid blue color, Blue Curaçao is frequently used in cocktails, although the flavor does give your chosen beverage a delightful surprise.
What is The Best Blue Cocktail?
There are so many tasty cocktails out there, and most of them contain fruity, tropical flavors, due to the use of Blue Curaçao or Hpnotiq. Some of the most popular blue cocktails include the Blue Lagoon, and the Blue Hawaiian.
There we have it; those were our top 20 picks for the most bedazzling blue-colored cocktails in the world. You may be familiar with some of them, but if you have noticed any entries that you have not heard of before, we definitely recommend giving them a try!
When it comes to enjoying a fruity, sweet, cold beverage on a hot summer’s day, there is nothing more refreshing than a blue cocktail.
We hope you found this article helpful.
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