11 very simple cocktails to make at house

by Charlotte Lancaster We believe in Quality
You're most likely used to pre-drinking on cheap wine or a few bargain beers. But how a lot better would it be if you made your own tempting cheap cocktails?

We wouldn't normally advise mixing your drinks (we all know how badly that can end!), but cocktails are a rare exception, and knowing how to make them may be a great way to create good friends at uni. Read about Dial a Bottle, Dial A Bottle Ottawa, Dial A Bottle Toronto and much more related to DialABottle services.

You can make cocktails at home by combining the drinks in a glass or large bowl, but we'd absolutely highly recommend investing in a proper beverage shaker like this bit of system. This should help you in conjuring up your 'shaken-not-stirred' pleasures without any trouble or spills.

Allow us to talk about a few of our most liked cheap and simple cocktails along with recipes on how to make them for yourself. 

Cheeky Vimto

An old student preferred, but with good cause! Cheeky Vimtos are incredibly quick to make, and they come out a pretty yummy shade too. Require we say more?

Cheeky Vimto ingredients
1 bottle of WKD Blue (or perhaps a cheaper brand)
50ml of port (small bottle)
25ml of vodka.
Cheeky Vimto formula
Mix together the bottle of WKD with the port
Add your vodka and blend.

Jammy Dodger Shot
Ok, so this one is more of a shot than a beverage, but the Jammy Dodger drink shot is the best-tasting shot that will ever grace your mouth. You won't be grimacing when you knock this 1 back!

Jammy Dodger Shot ingredients
A bottle of Chambord (blackberry liquor)
Double cream (yes, really)
Sugar (available from all well-stocked cupboards).
Jammy Dodger Shot recipe
Fill the shot glass three-quarters full with Chambord
Top up the shot with cream
Sprinkle a little sugar on top, knock it back and enjoy!

Sex On The Beach

Great for the summer. Or the winter. Or whenever, really.

Sex On The Beach list of ingredients
200ml of cranberry juice
100ml of orange juice
75ml of vodka
75ml of peach schnapps.
Sex On The Beach recipe
Mix together all of the ingredients (use a shaker if you've got one)
Pour into a glass of ice and revel in.

Piña Colada
If you haven't attempted a self-made Piña Colada before, you're in for a tropical treat. It's an own personal most pleasurable of ours (we also like getting caught in the rain) and comes highly suggested!

Piña Colada ingredients
50ml of white rum
25ml of coconut cream
25ml of single cream
200ml of pineapple juice.
Piña Colada recipe
Mix together all of the ingredients (again, work with a shaker if you've got one)
Serve over ice
If you want to cheat, you can save by buying the first three ingredients and just use Malibu instead!

Woo Woo

Woo Woo is a Wetherspoons favourite, but you can easily make this at home too - and it's cheaper. Here's how.

Woo Woo ingredients
25ml of peach schnapps
25ml of vodka
50ml of cranberry juice.
Woo Woo recipe
Mix the vodka and peach schnapps together
Add the cranberry juice and enjoy!


Mojitos have definitely risen in popularity recently (especially amongst students), and it's easy to see why! Best of all, they're pretty damn simple to make, too.

Mojito ingredients
Half a lime (cut into 4 pieces)
5 fresh mint leaves
Tablespoon of sugar
50ml golden rum (Captain Morgan's spiced or Havana Club should do)
Soda water
A handful of strawberries or raspberries (optional, but it gives an extra burst of flavour).
Mojito recipe
Put the lime, mint leaves and sugar (plus the berries, if you're using them) into a glass and mash them together with any utensil you can find (the handle of a plastic utensil, such as a spatula, can work)
Add the rum, top up with soda water and stir. Your mojito is now ready!

Long Island Iced Tea
Perhaps one of the most alcoholic cocktails out there, so take great care with the Long Island Iced Tea. But it does taste really bloody good.

Long Island Iced Tea ingredients
25ml of light rum
25ml of vodka
25ml of gin
25ml of tequila
25ml of lime juice
Long Island Iced Tea recipe
Mix all of the alcohols together, together with the lime juice
Pour into a glass over ice
Top up with coke and your Long Island Iced Tea is now ready!

Tequila Sunrise
Zingy, refreshing and pretty cool colour to boot - we've got to confess, we're a little bit addicted to Tequila Sunrises at Save the Student...

Tequila Sunrise ingredients
50ml of tequila
25ml of grenadine
175ml of orange juice.
Tequila Sunrise recipe
Mix the tequila and orange juice together
Pour into a glass over ice
Slowly pour in the grand within, allowing it to settle at the bottom of the glass. Looks like a sunrise, doesn't it?

Fluffy Duck

Who doesn't want to drink a drink with a title like 'Fluffy Duck'? And it's yellow. Who even cares what its choices are like (not bad, as it happens)?

Fluffy Duck ingredients
25ml of advocaat
25ml of white rum
25ml of cream
Fluffy Duck recipe
Mix the rum, cream and advocaat together in a glass
Top up the glass with lemonade
If you're feeling adventurous, try replacing the cream with ice cream. Trust us on this one!

Singapore Sling

Anything with alliteration in the title sounds good to us! The Singapore Sling is probably the most requiring in terms of ingredients, but we guarantee it's uncomplicated to make and totally worth it!

Singapore Sling ingredients
25ml of gin
25ml of cherry brandy
50ml of pineapple juice
10ml of benedictine
10ml of grenadine
10ml of Cointreau
Soda water.
Singapore Sling recipes
Literally, mix everything apart from the soda water together
Pour into a glass of ice
Top it up with soda water. Told you it was an easy one to make!

Lemon Drop
Everybody needs a little bit of zest in their life every once in a while. And who knows, a Lemon Drop might even count towards your five a day?

Lemon Drop ingredients
50ml of vodka
50ml of lemon juice
1 tablespoon of sugar
Lemon Drop recipe
Wet the rim of a glass and roll it in the sugar
Mix the vodka and the lemon juice together in the glass
Top it up with lemonade.

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