Having a cocktail night with your friends is extremely exciting and the perfect event to look forward to after a week of working.
As the event will be highly anticipated, you want to make sure that every single detail has been thought out and well-planned.
A theme is a great way to ensure that your guests enjoy their evening, and what could be easier or more perfect than a pink theme?
To go with your pink theme, creating pink cocktails (see also ‘24 Best Watermelon Cocktails‘) will most certainly impress your guests and allow them to sit back and relax!
This article will take you through 20 pink cocktails (see also ‘28 Warming Cocktails For Fall‘) to make at home for you to create at your party to stick with the theme and add some fun to the night.
You can find out more below for tips on how to make these delicious and gorgeous cocktails (see also ‘23 Best Keto Cocktails For All Seasons‘) to laugh the night away with!
20 Pink Cocktails To Make At Home
1. Pretty In Pink
This cocktail is eye-catching and tastes beautiful, so it will be the perfect addition to your cocktail night (see also ‘10 Best Cocktail Subscription Boxes‘)!
Firstly, you need to make sure that you have all of the ingredients.
You will need prosecco, cranberry juice, either gin or vodka, elderflower syrup, and lime peel.
In your shaker, add gin or vodka, elderflower syrup, and cranberry juice.
Add ice to the shaker and shake well. Strain the mixture into your martini glass and top with prosecco. Garnish with lime peel and serve!
2. Pink Gin And Tonic Cocktail
This cocktail (see also ‘13 Best Smoked Cocktails You Need To Try!‘) is perfect for gin and tonic lovers as it is elegant and delicious. You simply need tonic water, pink gin, and fresh lime juice to create this cocktail.
Add lime juice, pink gin, and ice to a cocktail shaker and shake to combine. Once you have finished shaking, add tonic water to the shaker and stir.
Pour the mixture into glasses with ice and garnish with edible flowers, lime, or herbs!
3. Damiana Valentine Cocktail
This cocktail uses flavorful ingredients to give the cocktail a great kick of freshness to keep you energized for the night.
You will need damiana tea, dry sake, raspberries, and rosewater to create it. Leave the damiana teabag to soak in the sake for 8 hours.
Add the damiana-infused sake (see also ‘6 Great Sake Substitutes‘) to a shaker with fresh raspberries and ice and shake vigorously.
Strain the cocktail into a chilled martini glass, add rosewater, and garnish with raspberries.
4. Pink Lemonade Cocktail
This pink lemonade cocktail contains lots of flavorful ingredients as you will need cranberry juice, lemonade, lime juice, Malibu, ice, and vodka.
It is refreshing and is the perfect cocktail for relaxing on a summer’s night.
To mix the cocktail, add cranberry juice, lime juice, Malibu, vodka, and ice in a shaker. Mix the ingredients by shaking well.
When you have finished shaking, pour the mixture into a pitcher. Add lemonade and stir well. Serve and enjoy!
5. Pink Mimosa
This pink cocktail is a great twist on a classic recipe that is refreshing and a firm favorite.
The ingredients that you need to make this are raspberry lemonade, rosé, fresh raspberries, and lemon slices.
It is very easy to make the mimosa as you simply need to pour raspberry lemonade and citrus vodka into a tall glass.
Fill up the rest of the glass with rosé and then garnish with either fresh raspberries, fresh lemon, or both!
6. Cranberry And Pomegranate Cocktail
This cocktail has the perfect amount of sweetness that is a great addition to any cocktail night.
It is very easy to make as you can make either individual glasses or a punch bowl.
You will need pomegranate liqueur, champagne, and cranberry juice (see also ‘10 Best Monthly Juice Subscription Boxes‘). Add cranberry juice and pomegranate liqueur to a punch bowl and stir well.
Once combined, top the bowl with champagne and stir again. Garnish with fresh pomegranate seeds and fresh cranberries to refresh your guests!
7. Pink Lady Cocktail
This cocktail is very sophisticated and perfect for those with a sweet tooth!
You will need grenadine, gin, and fresh cream to create this classic cocktail. You can also add a small volume of citrus bitters to the recipe.
To mix the cocktail, add ice to a shaker and pour in the gin, grenadine, bitters, and fresh cream and shake well.
Strain the mixture into chilled glasses and serve with a straw. Add an ice cube to the glass and garnish with edible flowers or fresh raspberries.
8. Pink Grapefruit And Lychee Cocktail
This cocktail is the perfect refreshing drink to relax with after a long hard week.
To make the cocktail, you will need canned lychees in syrup, pink grapefruit juice that has not been sweetened, vodka, ice, and fresh pink grapefruit.
To start, drain the canned lychees and keep the syrup. Add lychees at the bottom of every glass and add ice.
To a shaker, add the lychee syrup, pink grapefruit juice, vodka, and ice, and shake well. Strain the mixture into glasses and garnish with fresh pink grapefruit.
9. Pink Mojito
If you enjoy drinking mojitos when you are out, you will enjoy making them at home!
You will need raspberries, cherry brandy, tonic water, white rum, fresh mint, sugar syrup, and fresh lime wedges to create the classic flavor.
Combine the fresh mint, lime wedges, fresh raspberries, and sugar syrup into a highball glass and gently mash to get as much juice from them as possible.
Add crushed ice, white rum, and cherry brandy before stirring well. You can then fill the glass with tonic water and garnish it with fresh mint to serve.
10. Cranberry And Gin Martini
This martini is a striking pink color and will most certainly impress your guests!
You will need gin, fresh lemon juice, and cranberry juice, and you can then choose to use either orange liqueur or Cointreau.
Add all of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker and add ice. Shake well to ensure that all of the ingredients are combined.
You then need to strain the mixture into chilled glasses and garnish it with edible flowers, a fresh lemon slice, or fresh cranberries!
11. Pink Sangria
Sangria is an easy drink to serve to guests as it is extremely popular as it tastes great and it is effortless to make.
For pink sangria, you will need frozen strawberries that are thawed, rosé wine, ginger ale, frozen lemonade concentrate that is thawed, and pineapple juice (see also our favorite pineapple cocktails).
Add the thawed strawberries, thawed lemonade concentrate, pineapple juice, and rosé wine to a punch bowl or pitcher and stir well (for more pitcher cocktails that are perfect for summer, read here).
Next, add the ginger ale to the bowl and stir well. You can then serve with a ladle and add lemon wedges for freshness.
12. Raspberry Cosmopolitan
A cosmopolitan is a very delicious drink to order, but why not make it even more delicious at home?
For a raspberry cosmopolitan, you will need water, frozen raspberries, raspberry liqueur, lime juice, sugar syrup, vodka, and fresh raspberries to garnish the cocktails.
Firstly, add frozen raspberries and water to a pan and simmer to make the juice.
Add the raspberry juice, vodka, raspberry liqueur, lime juice, and ice to a shaker and shake well. Strain the mixture into chilled glasses and garnish with fresh raspberries.
13. Pink Bramble Cocktail
A pink bramble cocktail is very refreshing and tasty, and it is a twist on a classic bramble cocktail.
You need Croft Pink port, gin, sugar syrup, fresh lemon juice, and fruits of your choice.
You can add either strawberries, raspberries, or any other pink fruits!
To a cocktail shaker, add ice, gin, fresh lemon juice, sugar syrup, and fresh pink fruits of your choice.
Shake well and strain the mixture into chilled glasses. Top the glasses with Croft Pink port and garnish with more fresh fruits!
14. Pink Margarita
Margaritas are classic cocktails, so find out how to make pink versions of them to enjoy at home!
You will need fresh lemon juice, tequila, Campari (see also ‘20 Of The Best Campari Cocktails‘), and honey. If you are vegan, you can use maple syrup instead of honey.
To a cocktail shaker, add all of the ingredients with ice. Shake well to make sure that all of the ingredients are well combined.
Strain the mixture into chilled glasses that are filled with ice. Garnish the cocktails with fresh lemon slices and fresh mint leaves, and enjoy!
15. Pink Party Punch
This pink party punch recipe is easy to create at home and is extremely refreshing for guests.
You will need frozen pink lemonade concentrate, gin, soda, and fresh lemon slices.
Add all of the ingredients into a punch bowl and stir until the pink lemonade concentrate has melted. Mix the ingredients well so they are combined.
Freeze the mixture in a freezer-safe container overnight and allow the mixture to thaw before serving. Garnish with lemon slices!
16. Pink Starburst Cocktail
Indulge yourself in a cocktail inspired by the sweetness of pink starbursts!
You will need pink starbursts, whipped cream vodka, lemonade, vodka, strawberry juice, kiwi juice, strawberry and kiwi kool-aid, orange juice, ice, and pink food coloring.
In a bowl, add both the vodkas and pink starbursts. Let the mixture dissolve overnight and stir occasionally.
When you are ready to make the cocktails, add the starburst vodka to the glass, and then add the other ingredients before stirring well and serving!
17. Cherry Bourbon Smash
This cocktail is sweet and sour, so it is perfect for those who can’t choose between them.
You will need grenadine, bourbon, club soda, lime juice, and maraschino cherries.
Add the bourbon, grenadine, and lime juice to a cocktail shaker and shake it for 10-20 seconds.
Strain the mixture into glasses filled with ice and add club soda. Stir well and garnish with a maraschino cherry.
18. Pink Peppermint Cocktail
Stay sweet and pink throughout the holiday season with this festive treat!
You will need candy cane vodka, vanilla sugar syrup, cream, creme de cacao, candy canes, and sugar for the rims of the glasses.
Make candy cane vodka by unwrapping your candy canes, blending them into powder, and letting them sit in vodka for 30 minutes.
Strain the mixture and add the vodka, creme de cacao, vanilla sugar syrup, cream, and ice to a shaker and shake well.
Strain the mixture into glasses and garnish with candy canes!
19. Cotton Candy Margaritas
Cotton candy is the ultimate pink treat, so having it in a cocktail provides extra fun and sweetness!
You will need pink cotton candy, tequila, lime juice, cream soda, and orange liqueur.
Add all of the ingredients, except the cotton candy and cream soda, to a cocktail shaker and shake together. Add the soda to the cocktail shaker and stir gently.
Put cotton candy in the glasses and pour the mixture over the top, add ice, and stir well before serving.
20. Love Potion Cocktail
This pink love potion cocktail is perfect for Valentine’s Day (see also ‘32 Delicious Valentine’s Day Meal Ideas‘) as it is beautiful and sweet!
You will need ice, vodka, red grapefruit juice, peach schnapps, fresh strawberries, and maraschino cherries.
Add ice to the cocktail shaker and pour in the other ingredients, except for the strawberries and cherries.
Strain the cocktail into the glasses and garnish with strawberries and maraschino cherries!
To conclude, there are lots of different pink cocktails that you can make for your cocktail nights!
They are very easy to make and include ingredients that you can find in supermarkets.
You can stick to a pink theme and allow yourself and your guests to relax at the end of the week!
Frequently Asked Questions
Should You Add Champagne To A Cocktail Shaker?
You should not add champagne or any other fizzy ingredients to a cocktail shaker as this can cause it to fizz so much that it ruins the texture.
Should You Serve Cocktails In Punch Bowls Or Glasses?
It is up to you how you serve your cocktails as it must be easy for you and your guests.
If you have a large number of guests, serving cocktails from a punch bowl will be easier.
Can You Substitute Ingredients?
If you dislike an ingredient in a recipe, do not be afraid to substitute it for something else!
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