12 Cocktail Recipes Based on Your Zodiac: Let Astrology Rule Your Booze

12 cocktail recipes for all the zodiac signs

Get buzzed off of the cocktail best suited for your personality. The following cocktail recipes take into account when your were born and offer a cocktail that is perfectly aligned with your astrology. Yes, the stars are aligning in your liquor cabinet! All of the recipes are curated to serve one. Enjoy!

12 Cocktail Recipes Based on Your Zodiac Sign

1. Capricorn – Ambitious

The Climber

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Cognac
  • 1 ¼ ounces peach Schnapps
  • ½ ounce Kahlua
  • Ice

Directions

Combine all of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake until chilled. Strain into a glass and serve.

2. Aquarius – Innovator

Cherry Bourbon Smash

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ ounces Bourbon
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 2-3 maraschino cherries
  • Dr Pepper

Directions

Muddle the cherries, lemon juice, and bourbon together in the base of a cocktail shaker. Add in ice and shake. Pour through a strainer into a rocks glass. Top with ice and Dr Pepper.

3. Pisces – Free Spirited

Mango Martini

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Chambord
  • 1-ounce vodka
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Mango juice
  • Ice

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until cold and then strain into a martini glass.

4. Aries – Fiery

El Jefe

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • ½ ounce lime juice
  • 5 blueberries
  • 3 strawberries
  • 3 cilantro stems
  • 3 dashes strawberry chili bitters
  • 3 thin slices red jalapeno pepper

Directions

In a cocktail shaker, muddle the gin, simple syrup, lime juice, blueberries, strawberries, cilantro stems, bitters, and 2 slices of jalapeno. Add in ice and shake. Strain into a tumbler filled with crushed ice. Garnish with the remaining jalapeno slice.

5. Taurus – Indulgent

Bacon Breakfast Martini

  • 4 ounces coffee, room temperature
  • 2 ounces Crown Royal
  • ½ ounce milk
  • ½ teaspoon bacon-flavored syrup
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 strip bacon, fried
  • Ice

Directions

Fill the shaker with ice and add the coffee, whiskey, milk, bacon syrup, and maple syrup. Shake. Pour into a martini glass and garnish with the fried bacon strip.

6. Gemini – Dual Personality

Citrus Bloom

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce fresh grapefruit juice
  • 1 ounce fresh orange juice
  • 1 ½ ounces St-Germain liqueur
  • 1 ounce vodka
  • Ice cubes
  • Prosecco

Directions

Mix the juices, St-Germain, vodka, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake and strain into a chilled glass. Top off with Prosecco.

7. Cancer – Nostalgic

Sweet Mary

Ingredients

  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 2 ounces gin
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • Ice

Directions

Muddle the lemons and rosemary together in a cocktail shaker. Add the gin, the juice of one lemon, and simple syrup. Fill with ice and shake. Strain the mixture into a mason jar and add a splash of Prosecco.

8. Leo – Classy

Citrus-Kissed Champagne

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce gin
  • 1 ounce Cointreau
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Champagne

Directions

Mix the gin, Cointreau and lemon together and pour into a flute. Top off with your favorite champagne.

9. Virgo – Tidy

Gin and Tonic

Ingredients

  • Chilled tonic water
  • 2 ounces gin
  • 4 ounces tonic water
  • 1 Lime wedge
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Ice

Directions

Add ice cubes to a tall, narrow glass. Pour the gin, tonic water, and lime juice over the ice. Stir well with a long-necked spoon and garnish with lime wedge.

10. Libra – Delicate

Creamy Orange

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 ounces tequila
  • ½ ounce Cointreau
  • ½ ounce Crème de Cassis
  • 1 ½ ounces fresh orange juice
  • ½ ounce fresh lime juice
  • Ice

Directions

Shake all the ingredients together in a cocktail shaker until chilled. Strain into a rocks glass.

11. Scorpio – Dynamic

Gin on Ginger

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ ounces ginger ale
  • 2 ounces Plymouth sloe gin
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • Pinch of freshly grated ginger
  • Ice Cubes
  • Lemon-peel twist

Directions

Mix all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake until chilled. Strain the mixture into an ice-filled glass and garnish with lemon peel.

12. Sagittarius – Traveler

Lovely Lychee

Ingredients

  • Zest of 3-4 limes
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • 1 ounce lychee juice
  • 1 ½ ounces lychee liqueur
  • 1 ½ ounces lychee liqueur
  • 1 ½ ounces vodka
  • 1 ½ cups crushed ice
  • 1 tablespoon ginger syrup

Directions

Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth and icy. Serve in a tall glass.

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Aylin Erman
Aylin Erman

Aylin is founder of GlowKitchen, a food blog with an emphasis on vegan and gluten-free fare. Aylin has been living in Istanbul, where she is founder and CEO of a cold-pressed juice and healthy foods company JÜS (www.jusistanbul.com).