Cocktails & Spirits

The perfect drink for any occasion

rawright | May 18, 201807:03 AM     3

Whether you’re out on a first date or enjoying a summer afternoon picnic with your best friends, it’s always time for a drink. Besides, isn’t it 5 o’Clock somewhere? Everyone has a favorite drink to pair with any occasion, but with so many options to fill up your cup, you may make a grave mistake and order a drink you regret! That’s why we’re here to help you raise your glass (and drink standards!). There’s a perfect cocktail for every occasion.

Don’t know what to order? Don’t panic. Just pick your occasion and head to the bar to grab your delicious boozy beverage.

Pick your poison

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If you are looking for your next signature drink, look no further. These drinks will give you enough ideas to order the next time you are sipping a drink.

1. Your Birthday

It’s your party and you can drink what you want to… but no birthday drink is wasted on a margarita. They’re fun, festive, and no one has ever felt like they wasted a drink order on a margarita. Besides, if you drink enough of them, it isn’t like you’ll remember what age you’re turning anyway. That’s a win-win.

2. To Celebrate

No celebration is complete without a glass of bubbly! Champagne is a light and refreshing choice that always adds an elegant feel to the occasion. If you aren’t a champagne fan, there are other options on the menu for you. Try a Rose, Moscato, or other variety of sparkling wine to get the same feel without the price tag. https://www.forbes.com/sites/ambergib...

3. Brunch

Is there a drink that’s not great with brunch? Maybe that’s a loaded question. Brunch is the perfect opportunity to order a pitcher of mimosas or a divine Bloody Mary, depending on your brunch spot du’jour. https://www.bustle.com/articles/93837...

4. Dinner

If there was ever a time for red wine, it’s surely as you dine. Nothing compliments a delicious dinner like a great glass of wine. If you’re out to dinner, the waiter should be able to help you pair your drink choice with your entree. If you’re at home though, remember this: white is light. White wine is great to pair with lighter food options like fish and salad.

5. On Vacation

What’s better than a white sand beach outlined with crystal blue water? From a margarita to a mojito, tropical cocktails and more, this instagram data shows where you can order the best tropical boozy beverages you could ask for while you’re on vacation. https://blog.bookit.com/vacation-cock...

6. A Quiet Night in

If your Friday night plans include your dog, your sofa, and your fave netflix series, you bet there’s a drink fitting for the occasion. Wine, again, is the winner here. With so many options, you can’t go wrong curling up with your favorite flavor. http://winefolly.com/tutorial/find-yo...

7. To Impress

The phrase “dress to impress” is very familiar, but every well dressed guy or gal needs a signature drink to order. Drink to impress isn’t necessarily the most common phrase, but you can never go wrong by ordering a classic cocktail such as an Old Fashioned, Whiskey Sour, or a martini. These are some fun classic cocktail recipes to try: https://www.foodandwine.com/slideshow...

8. Work Functions

There’s boozy beverages around on the company’s dollar… who wouldn’t want to imbibe? But it’s important to remember you’re still around your coworkers, and that company may include your boss. For ladies, stick to a cocktail with juice which will cut the alcohol content. Gentlemen, opt for a light beer. Sip with caution!

9. A Wedding

This may go without saying but if you’re at a wedding, there’s likely a drink in your hand. And what, say, should you fill said glass with? Whatever the bride and groom are serving. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/...

Hopefully this guide to drinks-by-occasion will help you pick the perfect cocktail or beverage the next time you need to fill up your cup.

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