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Better Lychee Cocktails: Alternatives to the Lychee Martini

Better Lychee Cocktails: Alternatives to the Lychee Martini

The lychee is a queen among fruit: delicate, floral, etherial, delicious. So it's a shame that that the most popular lychee cocktail is the Lychee Martini - an acrid, dated drink with none of the charm of the real fruit.

We've drunk our way through nearly every lychee cocktail recipe under the sun, and we've found 9 solid lychee cocktails good enough to make the cut to get into the Cocktail Party app.

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A Dozen Roses: 12 Rose Cocktails for Valentine’s Day

Ready to up your cocktail game this Valentine's Day? Look no further: we've assembled 12 of the best rose-centric recipes Cocktail Party has to offer.

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What’s Next After the Negroni? Alternatives to the Classic Bitter Cocktail

What’s Next After the Negroni? 13 Alternatives to the Classic Bitter Cocktail

The venerated Negroni has introduced a whole new generation to the acrid beauty of Campari, and other bitter citrus apéritif like Gran Classico or Luxardo. That said, it's not the end of the story – the Negroni is simply the first step on a journey of bitter delights.

Read on for some of our favorite alternatives to your usual Negroni!

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Beyond Green Beer: Better St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

Beyond Green Better: Better St. Patrick's Day Cocktails

Originally a celebration of Saint Patrick, Ireland's patron saint and famous banisher of snakes, this holiday has become for many an excuse to drink green-dyed lager and throw back cheap shots of Jameson.

Far be it from us to denigrate this time-honored tradition – St. Pat himself knows we've had our fair share of neon-green cherries and enough Shamrock Shakes to last a lifetime.

But if you're looking to class up your celebration a bit this year, read on for a few our favorite St. Patrick's Day cocktail recipes. Sláinte!

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Purple Cocktails that Don’t Suck

9 Purple Cocktails that Don't Suck

We confess that we usually avoid brightly-colored colored blue, pink and purple cocktails; those candy-like hues have long been the chief indicator that a cocktail would be a syrupy, saccharine confection not worth drinking. On the other hand, there's no denying how lovely it is to see a violet drink in a glass – it looks like something magical, like a mana potion or the juice of some otherworldly fruit.

We've found twelve solid purple cocktails that were actually good enough to make it in the Cocktail Party app. Out of the dozens of purple drinks we tested, these cocktails are the most balanced and drinkable – and none of them will turn your tongue purple!

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Great drinks-great app

Great cocktail app. Very good list of drinks that actually are well made and tasty. I have used other apps that just were overloaded with tons of junk drinks. It feels like the creators of this app actually enjoyed making the drinks and decided which were good enough to add to the list. Really appreciate the perpetual updates drinks listing too. Hate paying for things more than once.
US Drinky the Crow, iTunes App Store