Red Cocktails For You To Feast On!

What is it with the Color RED that makes it so attractive? And when a drink comes in the color RED, how do you feel?

Here are some of the RED colored cocktails that will make you go bold. This vibrant color always pleases the eye only when it is on a drink. And when you are planning for a Valentine special, this RED colored cocktail is a must have. 

Just try it once and see the difference.

So, what are the mixers that usually add this color to the cocktails?

  • Cranberry Juice
  • Pomegranate Juice
  • Strawberries
  • Grenadine
  • Campari

Let us find some popular RED cocktails.

Madras Drink:

This very traditional cocktail is one of the most popular ones in the world right now. Very simple to make, the Madras drink is easy to consume and a great addition to your family party.

Ingredients: Vodka, Cranberry Juice, Orange Juice

Click here for Madras Drink recipe.

Grateful Dead Drink:

This one is a variation to the Long Island Iced Tea but a little sweeter due to the presence of Raspberry liqueur and of course RED in color. A must try drink if you are trying to booze yourself with RED colored cocktails.

Ingredients: Gin, Vodka, Tequila, Rum, Raspberry Liqueur, Sweet & Sour Mix

Visit here for the Grateful Dead Drink recipe.

Raspberry Martini:

The Martini version with just Vodka and fruit juices, especially the RED ones like the Cranberry Juice and Raspberry. Raspberry Syrup is the best choice for this, especially Homemade ones.

Ingredients: Vodka, Cranberry Juice, Raspberry Syrup, Lemon Juice

Bishop Cocktail:

This cocktail is Blood Red in color and a great tasting one too. Perfect for your valentine day special party. All you need is Red Wine and Rum and the drink is ready. 

A fun cocktail to share with your girlfriend.

Ingredients: Red Wine, Rum, Simple Syrup, Lime Juice


A Cranberry flavored Mimosa, this Poinsettia is a perfect drink for a ladies night out. This cocktail consists of Champagne, and of course Cranberry Juice for the trademark RED color.

Ingredients: Champagne, Orange Liqueur, Cranberry Juice

Blackberry Sidecar:

How about a RED variant of the famous Sidecar cocktail? This Blackberry Sidecar is actually a sour drink with some bitters, so if you are in the mood for a balanced drink, this one’s for you.

Ingredients: Gin, Triple Sec, Lemon Juice, Plum Bitters, Blackberries

Red Sangria:

How can we miss Sangria in this RED list? Sangria is a famous cocktail for its rich flavor and is common across the world. If we need to make it a little more RED, it is possible. All you need to have is some RED wine and then you are good to go.

Ingredients: Red Wine, Brandy, Cointreau, Sugar, Sparkling Water

Kir Royale:

What a classic cocktail this is? And the color is so rich that it makes you just admire it more than drink it. Don’t worry, once you start sipping it, you will never stop.

This one uses Creme de Cassis which is actually a Blue Currant Liqueur.

Ingredients: Crème de Cassis, Champagne