25 2-Ingredient Cocktail Combos

25 2-Ingredient Cocktail Combos

Raise your glasses, it’s party time!

If you’re throwing a party at home or you just feel like mixing drinks, here are the ultimate cocktail combos with just 2 ingredients needed. Let’s get the party started!

1. Whiskey + Ginger Ale

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Pour two shots of whiskey and top with ginger ale. Garnish with a lemon twist, or serve with a long, curly strip of lemon peel – it’s called a “horse’s neck”.

2. Vodka + Grapefruit Juice

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Top one or two shots of vodka with freshly squeezed grapefruit juice.

Bonus: Add a little salt to the rim to make a “salty dog”.

3. Seagram’s 7 whiskey + 7-up

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This cocktail is classic. Pour Seagram’s 7 into a glass cup and top with 7-up. Garnish with a lime wedge, play around a little and replace Seagram’s 7 with whiskey ginger.

4. Dark & Stormy

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Pour some dark rum into a glass and top with ginger beer and there you go. Captain Jack Sparrow would love this LOL.

5. Screwdriver

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I like this one in particular. To make this magic, top vodka with some orange juice. It works at any time of the day.

6. Campari + IPA spritzer

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Campari is a bright-red liqueur with a bittersweet taste. Mix this with a hoppy IPA in a spritzer and thank me later.

7. Martini

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This coincidentally came in at number 7 and we can't be surprised – it's the perfect cocktail! Mix three parts of vodka or gin and half part vermouth. Garnish with a twist of lemon and have it shaken, up, or on the rocks.

8. Mimosa

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Enjoy brunch with a glass of champagne topped with orange juice. It doesn’t get better than this.

9. Summer Collins

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Enjoy summer with this fantastic cocktail. Mix equal parts of gin and lemonade garnish with a lemon twist and serve chilled with ice.

10. The Cuba Libre

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Top two shots of rum with coke and garnish with a lime wedge. Serve with ice and enjoy.

11. Bourbon Peach Tea

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Pour bourbon into a glass and top with iced tea. Garnish with a lemon wedge and enjoy.

12. St. Germain + Champagne

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Drink with style and mix 1/2 oz. St. Germain with 4 oz. Champagne. Garnish with a strawberry or an orange slice.

13. Paloma

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Margarita lovers get in here! Top tequila with fresh grapefruit juice and have the best time of your life.

14. Rusty Nail

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Make this by mixing two parts scotch whiskey and a half part Drambuie liqueur – good combo, great flavor. Serve straight up or on the rocks.

15. Gibson

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If you’re a lover of strong drinks you might like this one. All you have to do is mix vodka with just a little dry vermouth.

16. Black Russian

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Pour vodka in a rock glass and mix with Kahlua on a ratio of 2:1. Serve chilled with ice.

17. Bellini

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This is similar to a mimosa. Top your glass of champagne with peach nectar and have a good time.

18. Rose’s Gimlet


Mix two parts gin with one part sweetened lime juice, shake and throw in some ice. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

19. Extra Dry Negroni

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For an extra dry Negroni, mix gin with Campari and garnish with a twist of orange. Serve over ice and have fun.

20. The Snakebite

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Pour chilled cider in a glass and then top with stout by holding a spoon over the glass and pouring it slowly over the back of the spoon.

21. Gin and Ginger

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Pour some gin in a glass and top with ginger beer to add the extra kick in. Garnish with a lime wedge. Enjoy!

22. Pimm’s Cup

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Top a shot or two of Pimm's with ginger ale. Place a slice of cucumber, lemon, and a sprig of fresh mint in your glass to garnish.

23. The Beton

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Becherovka is a spicy, refreshing, bittersweet liqueur. To make this cocktail, top some Becherovka with tonic water and garnish with a lemon wedge.

24. Americano

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Go old-school on a cool evening – Pour some Campari in a glass and top with a little vermouth over the rocks.

25. The Kalimotxo

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To enjoy this Spanish classic, mix equal parts of red wine with coke and pour over ice. Garnish with a lemon twist or an orange slice.