The Best Cocktail To Have According To Your Zodiac Sign
What’s your go to drink this summer? Maybe it is a simple concoction like vodka and soda. Or an Aperol Spritz? Whatever the case, we know there is that one cocktail that just speaks to you. With the recent total lunar eclipse that took place a few days ago, we started to think more about astrology. Perhaps our drink of choice is actually written in the stars, and is the perfect zodiac match. So if you are wondering what you should order at the bar not to fret- we have deciphered the best cocktail to enjoy this summer according to your zodiac sign.
Leo (July 23 – August 22): Elevated Margarita
- 2 Parts Avión Silver Tequila
- 1 Part Fresh Lime Juice
- 1/2 Part Agave Nectar
Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Double strain over fresh ice in a tumbler glass.
Virgo (August 23 – September 22): Malt Old Fashioned
- 1 ½ oz of Woodford Reserve Malt
- 2 dashes of Scrappy’s Chocolate bitters
- ½ oz of Demerara sugar
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass, add ice, stir and strain over ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with an orange peel after zest.
Libra (September 23 – October 22): Breakfast in Bed
Created by Natasha David
- 2 oz Carpano Antica Formula
- ¾ oz Lemon Juice
- ½ oz simple syrup
- 1 tsp. Brancamenta
- 1 barspoon Orange Marmalade
Shake all ingredients together in a cocktail shaker. Next, strain into a double rocks glass with crushed ice.
Garnish with a lavish mint bouquet.
Scorpio (October 23 – November 21): Smokin’ Head Caesar
- 2 oz. Crystal Head Vodka
- 5 oz. Clamato (Caesar) or tomato juice (Bloody Mary)
- dash of Worcestershire sauce
- dash of hot sauce
- tiny dash of liquid smoke
- garnish of your choice
Ingredients for rim garnish:
- ¼ tsp. salt
- ¼ tsp pepper
- ½ tsp smoked paprika
Rub the rim of the glass with a lemon wedge and dip into salt, pepper, and smoked paprika mix.
In a shaker half filled with ice, add in all ingredients and shake well. Strain into the pre-rimmed
glass filled with ice.
Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21): Hey Pumpkin
- 2 oz Slow & Low
- ¾ aquafaba
- ¾ espresso pumpkin spice syrup
- ¾ Lemon juice
Method: Place all ingredients into cocktail shaker. Shake and then strain into a chilled cocktail stem.
Capricorn (December 22-January 19): A shot of Fernet-Branca
Capricorns are known for being structural people. They generally like to be organized and have their lives mapped out. Because of this, Capricorn’s drink of choice tends to be straightforward, like a shot of Fernet-Branca.
Aquarius (January 20-February 18): Inside Out
- 2 ½ oz Carpano Antica Formula
- 1 oz Templeton Rye
- 1 tsp. Brancamenta
- 1 dash Absinthe
Method:Stir all ingredients into cocktail shaker. Then strain into a cocktail coup or v-martini class. Garnish with an orange twist.
Pisces (February 19-March 20): Adult Hot Chocolate
- 1 oz Kerrygold Irish Cream Liqueur
- 1 1/2 oz Cognac
- 1/2 Crème de Cacao
- 2 oz milk
- Pinch dark powdered chocolate
Method: Warm the milk and chocolate powder then add all ingredients to a mug and stir. Top with whip cream and chocolate syrup.
Aries (March 21 – April 19): The Bees Knees
- 2 oz. Malfy Gin
- ¾ oz. honey syrup
- ½ oz. fresh lemon juice
Method:Shake ingredients with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass.
Taurus (April 20 – May 20): Strawberry Basil Paloma
- 2 ounces Los Arango Reposado
- 1 ounce grapefruit juice
- ½ ounce agave syrup
- 2 chopped strawberries
- 5 basil leaves
- Soda to top
- Smoked sea salt for rim
Rim your glass with smoked sea salt. Then, combine all ingredients except the soda in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to chill and then fine strain into a hi-ball glass over fresh ice, topped with soda. Garnish & Enjoy!
Gemini (May 21 – June 20): Rosa Spritz
- 2 oz. Rosa 22
- 2 oz. Prosecco
- Raspberries for garnish.
Method: Add all ingredients into a wine glass topped with prosecco. Garnish with raspberries.
Cancer (June 21 – July 22): Proceed Gingerly
- 1 ¾ oz Deep Eddy Ruby Red Grapefruit Vodka
- Austin Eastciders Lemon Ginger Cider
- ¾ oz Intense Ginger Liqueur
- 2 sprigs of mint leaf
Add Deep Eddy Grapefruit Vodka and Ginger to shaker glass. Next, strain into lowball glass with one large ice cube. Top with Austin Eastciders Lemon Ginger and stir. Garnish with mint leaf