33 Sophisticated, Ultra Fancy Cocktail Recipes To Make At Home – Whether you’re looking to impress guests, your lady love, or main man with high-end cocktails, we’ve got you covered. These classy alcoholic drinks are made with fresh flowers, toasted almonds, lavender, and more! You’ll be feeling so fancy your pinky will raise itself in no time at all.
If you’re looking to take your cocktail game up a notch, look no further! These 33 oh-so-fancy cocktail recipes are sure to impress even the most discerning of palates. If you’re “new-ish” to the world of cocktails *cough legal* you probably started out with a bunch of sweet fruity alcoholic drinks for beginners, and now you’re looking to upgrade to something a little more sophisticated. Maybe you’ve even dabbled in making some easy mixed drinks at home, but you’re ready to move on to the big leagues.
Or maybe you’re a seasoned pro ready to ditch the keg stands and red solo cups for something a little more… elegant. Whatever your reasons for wanting to class up your cocktail game, we’ve got the perfect list of high-end alcoholic drinks for you! So grab a glass, and let’s get started!
Disclaimer:This post is intended for people of legal drinking age. Always drink responsibly, never drink and drive!
How long does it take to make a fancy cocktail?
This really depends on the recipe you choose. Some of these cocktails are pretty straightforward and won’t take more than a few minutes to whip up, while others may require a bit more time and effort. But we promise they’re all worth it!
Do I need any special equipment to make these cocktails?
Again, it depends on the recipe. For some of these drinks, all you’ll need is a shaker and some ice. But for others, you may need things like a muddler, fine mesh strainer, or jigger.
What is the best way to serve these cocktails?
In a glass, duh! But seriously, some of these recipes call for specific types of glasses, so be sure to check the recipe before you start making your drink. And if you really want to impress your guests, try garnishing your cocktails with things like fresh herbs, fruit, or even edible flowers!
6. Twinkle Cocktail with elderflower and sparkling wine
If you want to impress your guests with a fancy, soft, yet delectable cocktail? This Twinkle Cocktail is a delicious drink made with gin, elderflower cordial, and champagne-style sparkling wine. To serve with appetizers, this is a very elegant cocktail.
10. French Kiss: A Classy Cocktail For Posh Events
Do you want the perfect amount of sweetness with a touch of soft alcohol? This French Kiss cocktail is a must-try because of its elegant sparkling bubbles, making it the ideal cocktail to enjoy on a special night.
It doesn't get any more fancy than this! This Lavender Vodka Cocktail is a light and refreshing floral cocktail that is like silk on your tongue. Perfect for those looking for a high class alcoholic drink.
Kir royale is a refined champagne cocktail from France. Creme de cassis is mixed with champagne to create a delightful pale pink aperitif that is so classy and sophisticated that it would be ideal for a get-together with friends.
If you want to impress your guests, I guarantee that this Vodka Champagne Cocktail will be a hit! It has a surprise of edible glitter in the glass, which adds a touch of elegance. Simple to prepare and sure to impress.
This rose syrup French 75 is a well-balanced Empress gin cocktail that's festive and floral but not overly sweet, making it a perfect choice of elegance to impress your guests and drink something so unique, elegant, and delicious!
This is a unique, rich, sweet, and fragrant cocktail that you should try! It's the ideal combination of elegance, sweetness, and alcohol to help you relax. This upscale version of a classic cosmo radiates class!
This classic cocktail will always be a favorite! You can make a large batch and it will still look just as elegant in a pitcher as it does served individually. It's the perfect "fancy" cocktial to serve with brunch!
25. Make an Upscale Elderflower Grapefruit Gin and Tonic
There's nothing like having the perfect cocktail to refresh and delight with unique flavors on those hot days, and this Elderflower grapefruit gin and tonic is a perfect combination of sweet grapefruit juice, fragrant rosemary, and elderflower liqueur added to the classic gin and tonic, resulting in a fresh, refreshing, and beautiful year-round cocktail.
With this dirty martini recipe, olive brines elevates the classic martini into the realm of savory and sophisticated cocktails. It's salty from the olive brine and dry from the vermouth and gin, so it's a great choice if you want something different and definitely not sweet.
There is something that lavender provides when mixed with foods or drinks, and you must discover it for yourself if you want to enjoy a distinct flavor that only this sophisticated lavender bee's knees cocktail can provide.
29. This Fancy Hibiscus Margarita Is Sure To Please
This Mexican inspired drink recipe is made with tequila, fresh-squeezed lime juice, orange liqueur and a homemade hibiscus syrup. This pretty pink drink is tart and floral. Enjoy hibiscus margaritas on the rocks with a hibiscus salted rim!
Empress 1908 Gin, curaçao, lemon juice, egg white, and Butterfly Pea Blossom and Lavender Syrup are used to make this Gin Sour Cocktail with Lavender. An expensive but worthwhile cocktail that you can make at home to unwind after a long day. Try it now by clicking on the link to get the complete recipe.
This Cynar Toronto cocktail is made with amaro in an old-fashioned style, that everyone will love, its a unique cocktail that will be a perfect selection to serve at your next private party. This stirred drink has the perfect balance of sweet and bitter flavors!