Which Cocktail Fits Your Personality?

by Charlene Flanagan
Every lady is special and deserves a custom cocktail that shows off her inner essence. We’re serving drink recipes that capture a modern woman’s inner spark. Which recipe are you?

1. The Social Butterfly

You are the ultimate party queen, there's no one who can stand in your way. On the dance floor, you can get down like Rihanna, stroll through the VIP section like Nicki Minaj, and hang with the crowd like Bob Marley. Yes, your drink of choice is rum because it's full-bodied and strong, yet sweet - like you! You know how to make friends with everyone, and aren't afraid to turn it up. Just remember to pace yourself... You don't want to black out and re-emerge as a character from The Walking Dead.


You Will Need:
  • 1 shot of dark rum
  • 1 shot of white rum
  • 1 shot of spiced rum
  • 1/2 shot of brandy
  • 1 dash sugar syrup
  • 1/2 shot lime juice
  • 1/2 shot pineapple juice

In a cocktail shaker, mix all the ingredients and shake well. Place ice in a high ball glass. Pour the cocktail mixture into the glass and stir well. Garnish with pineapple, lime slices, or mint leaves—depending on the mood you’re in.

2. The Femme Fatale

You learned your drinking lessons early, and prefer a candlelit lounge to a loud club. Your sophisticated confidence and intoxicating aura rivals Irish American actresses Anne Hathaway and Kate Mara. With a single sultry glance, you can summon a gentleman to approach you. What’s your secret? You read the Whisky rulebook in college, tossed it out, and wrote your own.


You Will Need:
  • 2 teaspoons simple syrup
  • 3 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 2 ounces bourbon or rye whiskey
  • One 2-inch piece of orange peel
  • 1 to 2 maraschino cherries, optional
Mix the simple syrup, bitters, and the whiskey in an Old Fashioned glass, and stir well. Next, add 3 ice cubes. Stir and garnish with peel of orange and cherry.

3. The Bookworm Babe

While everyone else is downing their bush-league beers, you're keeping your nose in your books. Okay, so maybe you do love a good cocktail, but it has to be a no-fuss, no-frills classic. If you could share a drink with anyone, it would be with Zadie Smith, Ian McEwan, or even Jane Austen. Take a swig of gin as you prepare for an intellectual spar. (You're going to need it to remember those classic Canterbury Tales verses.)


You Will Need:
  • Large ice cubes
  • 1 large lime, cut into 8 chunks
  • Bombay Sapphire Gin, stored in the freezer
  • 2 bottles (6.3oz each) Q tonic or 1 bottle (10 ounces ) Shweppe’s tonic water

Fill two 12-ounce insulated plastic glasses with ice cubes. Rub each glass rim with a lime chunk; squeeze remaining juice over ice. Add about ¼ cup of gin to each glass. Top each with tonic water. Drizzle or "perfume" each drink with a teaspoon or so of gin serve immediately.

4. Little Miss Sunshine

You're the girl people flock to because of your vibrant personality, and have been told that your smile can light up a room. You’re bubbling with electrifying energy and warmth—there’s really nothing about you that isn’t welcoming! You take your cues from Hollywood sweethearts like Salma Hayek and Cameron Diaz, who burst with energy, sensuality, and charm. Tamper your tequilla craving with a hint of orange juice and grenadine syrup to keep you going all night long.


You Will Need:
  • 1 (1.5 fluid ounce) tequila
  • 3/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • Ice cubes
  • 1/2 (1.5 fluid ounce) grenadine syrup
  • 1 slice orange, for garnish
  • 1 maraschino cherry for garnish

Stir or shake together tequila and orange juice. Fill a chilled 12 ounce glass with ice cubes; pour in orange juice mixture. Slowly pour in the grenadine, and allow it to settle to the bottom of the glass (be patient). Garnish with a slice of orange, and a maraschino cherry.

5. Kelly Girl Gone Bye Bye

You're the kind of girl who has worked for everything she's earned. On the weekend, no one is going to tell you what to do. You know how to make the most of a good deal, and Adios Mother F*&%er is the definition of price effective. Your life is exciting, unpredictable, and authentic. Once you wake up two days from now, you'll write a television pilot about your life and find a way to get it on Lena Dunham's desk. Or, you'll apply for a job as her executive assistant because she'll understand your pain


You Need
  • 1/2 shot vodka
  • 1/2 shot rum
  • 1/2 shot tequila
  • 1/2 shot gin
  • 1/2 shot Blue Curacao
  • 2 shots sour mix
  • 2 shots 7UP

In a cocktail shaker, add the vodka, rum, tequila, gin and Blue Curacao and sour mix along with some ice. Shake well and pour into a tall glass filled with ice, saving some room on top for the 7UP. Simply top it off with the soda and stir.

There are numerous choices when it comes to the right drink for your personality, which is why we’re totally on board with you experimenting and finding your drink of choice. And hey, if you do end up creating a winner of your own, don’t hesitate to share. We’ll bring the drinking games!

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