You can use any variety of lime you like – key limes are welcome anywhere a Mexican lime is.

Don’t even bother with the pre-squeezed juice that comes in the little plastic bottles. The stuff they use to keep it fresh-ish imparts a bitter, chemical flavor that’ll kill your drinks dead.

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Cocktails that use Lime

Airmail cocktail with rum, lime, honey syrup and sparkling wine Airmail Ajax Punch cocktail with watermelon, cucumber, lime juice, light rum, simple syrup and sparkling wine Ajax Punch Almond Brother cocktail with reposado tequila, amaretto, apricot liqueur, lime juice, orgeat, and maple syrup Almond Brother An Apple a Day cocktail with gin and apple liqueur An Apple a Day Apple Daiquiri cocktail with light rum, lime juice, apple liqueur, and simple syrup Apple Daiquiri Apricot Lady cocktail with light rum, apricot liqueur, lime juice, orange curaçao, and egg white Apricot Lady Artichoke Hold with aged rum, artichoke amaro (Cynar), elderflower liqueur (St. Germain), lime juice, and orgeat Artichoke Hold Banana Daiquiri cocktail with aged rum, banana liqueur, lime juice, and simple syrup Banana Daiquiri Basil Gimlet gin cocktail Basil Gimlet Basilinia cocktail recipe with blanc vermouth, fresh basil and lime Basilinia Beachbum cocktail with rum and pineapple juice Beachbum Beachcomber cocktail with rum and maraschino Beachcomber Bennett cocktail with gin, lime juice, simple syrup and aromatic bitters Bennett Bermuda Punch cocktail with rum and falernum Bermuda Punch Best Year cocktail with vodka, Licor 43, blue curaçao, aquavit, pineapple juice, lime juice, and lime cordial Best Year Bird of Paradie Fizz cocktail with gin, lime juice, heavy cream, raspberry syrup, egg white, sparkling water, and orange flower water Bird of Paradise Fizz Bishop Black-Eyed Susan Blickey cocktail with rye whiskey, grapefruit juice, lime juice, raspberry syrup, and sparkling water Blickey Blue Dahlia vodka and blueberry cocktail Blue Dahlia Blue Hawaii cocktail with light rum, citrus vodka, blue curaçao, pineapple juice, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Blue Hawaii Blue Lagoon cocktail with white rum, pineapple syrup, lime juice, blue curaçao, absinthe, egg white, vanilla extract, and smoked salt Blue Lagoon Bolero Boukman Daiquiri Brazilian Wax cocktail with cachaça, pineapple juice, passion fruit puree, club soda and lime wedge Brazilian Wax Caipirinha Candice cocktail with gin, elderflower liqueur, grapefruit juice, lime juice, simple syrup and club soda Candice Canteen Martini Cape Codder Captain's Grog cocktail with light rum, aged rum, dark rum, lime juice, grapefruit juice, maple syrup, falernum, orange curaçao, almond extract, and vanilla extract Captain’s Grog Carbonated Piston Slinger Charlie Chaplin Chartreuse Swizzle Chow Chicka Bow Wow cocktail with rum and banana liqueur Chow Chicka Bow Wow Coast of Dufresne Cocchi Cobbler cocktail with Cocchi ROsa, vodka, passion fruit puree, simple syrup, and lime juice Cocchi Cobbler Conquistador cocktail with rum, blanco tequila, simple syrup, lemon juice, lime juice, orange bitters, and egg white Conquistador Corzo Holly cocktail with tequila, lime juice, simple syrup, strawberries, basil, and balsamic vinegar Corzo Holly Cosmopolitan Cuba Kola cocktail with overproof Demerara rum, dark rum, lime juice, orange juice, honey syrup, Angostura bitters and anise liqueur Cuba Kola Cuba Libre Daiquiri cocktail with rum and lime juice Daiquiri Dark N' Stormy cocktail with rum and ginger beer Dark N’ Stormy Dawa cocktail with brown sugar, lime, vodka, and honey Dawa Dead Bastard cocktail with brandy, gin, bourbon, light rum, lime juice, Angostura bitters, and ginger ale Dead Bastard Delores Royale cocktail with mezcal, amontillado sherry, mandarin vodka, apricot liqueur, lime juice, agave syrup, and sparkling wine Delores Royale Derby cocktail with bourbon and lime juice Derby Don't Mind If I Do cocktail with gin and celery bitters Don’t Mind If I Do Dos Besitos cocktail with reposado tequila, blanco tequila, pineapple juice, lime juice, agave nectar, and grenadine Dos Besitos Downtown Daiquiri with light rum, coconut water, lime juice, pineapple gum syrup, and agave syrup Downtown Daiquiri Dusty Trails cocktail with rye whiskey, strawberries, ginger syrup, honey, lime juice, rhubarb bitters, and club soda Dusty Trails Dying Bastard cocktail with brandy, gin, bourbon, lime juice, Angostura bitters, and ginger ale Dying Bastard El Diablo cocktail with tequila and creme de cassis El Diablo El Floridita cocktail with rum and creme de cacao El Floridita Emerald City cocktail with lime LaCroix, creme de menthe, rhum agricole blanc, and lime Emerald City Expat Flamingo Florodora cocktail with ginger ale and raspberry syrup Florodora Getaway Car cocktail with aged rum, Ancho Reyes, pineapple juice, lime juice, and simple syrup Getaway Car Gin Rickey cocktail with gin and lime juice Gin Rickey Gin-Gin Mule cocktail with mint, simple syrup, lime juice, gin, and ginger beer Gin-Gin Mule Gooney Goo-Goo cocktail with Port wine and cinnamon syrup Gooney Goo-Goo Grand Autumn cocktail with rye whiskey and elderflower liqueur Grand Autumn Hai Karate cocktail with gold rum, lime juice, orange juice, pineapple juice, maple syrup, and Angostura or tiki bitters Hai Karate Harvest Moon cocktail with apple brandy and orgeat Harvest Moon Hitler's Jitters cocktail with lime juice and creme de cocoa Hitler’s Jitters Honeysuckle cocktail with rum and honey syrup Honeysuckle Hop Toad cocktail with rum and apricot liqueur Hop Toad Hotel Nacional Special cocktail with light rum, apricot brandy, pineapple juice, and lime juice Hotel Nacional Special Hurricane cocktail with rum and Galliano Hurricane I Love Lamp cocktail with tequila, Demerara rum, pineapple juice, lime juice, banana liqueur, agave nectar, and bitters I Love Lamp I'm on Fire cocktail with mezcal, pineapple juice, honey syrup, lime juice, and Cholula hot sauce I’m On Fire Infante Jet Pilot cocktail with dark rum, overproof Demerara rum, aged rum, lime juice, grapefruit juice, cinnamon syrup, falernum, anise liqueur, and Angostura bitters Jet Pilot Juan Ho Royale cocktail with champagne, tequila, blue curaçao, falernum, lime juice, and orgeat Juan Ho Royale Jungle Bird cocktail with rum and Campari Jungle Bird Kamikaze cocktail with lime juice and triple sec Kamikaze Kingston Soundsystem at PUNCH Kingston Soundsystem Knickerbocker cocktail with aged rum, triple sec, lime juice, and raspberry syrup Knickerbocker La Bomba daiquiri cocktail with raspberries, light rum, lime juice, simple syrup, and pomegranate molasses La Bomba LaCroix Cocktail with passionfruit LaCroix, overproof rum, maraschino, lime juice, and simple syrup LaCroix Cocktail Last Word cocktail with maraschino and green Chartreuse Last Word Lavender Mule cocktail with vodka, lime juice, ginger syrup, lavender syrup, and ginger beer Lavender Mule Life on Freezy Street blended cocktail with Sauvignon Blanc white wine, passion fruit liqueur, apricot liqueur, grapefruit juice, lime juice, and honey Life on Freezy Street Lion's Tail cocktail with bourbon and allspice dram Lion’s Tail Lost Lake cocktail with rum and passion fruit syrup Lost Lake Luau cocktail with overproof rum, aged rum, lime juice, simple syrup, passion fruit syrup, orgeat and Angostura bitters Luau Luau Daiquiri with rum and vanilla syrup Luau Daiquiri Lusty Lady cocktail with gin, egg white, lime juice, simple syrup, cranberry juice, and lavender bitters Lusty Lady Mai Tai cocktail with rum and orange curaçao Mai Tai Mai Tai Spritz Mamie Taylor cocktail with scotch and lime juice Mamie Taylor Maracuya Caipirinha cocktail with cachaça, lime juice, passion fruit puree, peach liqueur and absinthe Maracuya Caipirinha Margarita cocktail with tequila and lime juice Margarita Matador Mexican Firing Squad cocktail with tequila and lime juice Mexican Firing Squad Mezcal Mule cocktail with mezcal, lime juice, passion fruit puree, agave nectar, cucumber, and ginger beer Mezcal Mule Milk Baid cocktail with tequila, cream of coconut, lime juice, simple syrup, and fresh cucumber Milk Maid Millionaire cocktail with rum and sloe gin Millionaire Mojito cocktail with rum and mint Mojito Monkey Man Moscow Mule cocktail with vodka and ginger beer Moscow Mule Muertito Vivo cocktail with aged rum, overproof Demerara rum, Jägermeister, lime juice, grapefruit juice, and cinnamon syrup Muertito Vivo Mula Pomelo Nilsson Schmillson cocktail with navy-strength gin, sake, lime juice, vanilla syrup, coconut milk, and cream of coconut. Nilsson Schmillson Norwegian Paralysis Ocean Side cocktail with gin, lime juice, simple syrup, celery bitters, and salt Ocean Side Oh, Gosh! cocktail with light rum, triple sec, lime juice, simple syrup, and club soda Oh, Gosh! Old Cuban recipe with rum and lime juice Old Cuban Oranj-a-Bloom Oriental cocktail with bourbon and triple sec Oriental Paloma cocktail with tequila and grapefruit soda Paloma Paloma Fresca cocktail with gin and grapefruit soda Paloma Fresca Paloma Rose cocktail with tequila, grapefruit juice, rose syrup, sparkling water, and lime Paloma Rose Papa Dobles recipe with rum and grapefruit juice Papa Dobles Parasol cocktail with light rum, lime juice, banana liqueur, and pineapple juice Parasol Pegu Club cocktail with gin and orange curaçao Pegu Club Penang Afrididi Pharaoh Cooler cocktail with tequila, watermelon juice, lime juice, grenadine, orange flower water, and club soda Pharaoh Cooler Piña Verde blended cocktail with Green Chartreuse and cream of coconut Piña Verde Pins & Needles cocktail with Lillet Rosé, rhum agricole blanc, pineapple gum syrup, lime juice, Angostura bitters, and sparkling water Pins & Needles Planter's Punch cocktail with rum and grapefruit juice Planter’s Punch Porn Star Martini cocktail with vodka, passion fruit puree, vanilla syrup, lime juice, and a sidecar of sparkling rosé wine Porn Star Martini Queen's Park Hotel Super Cocktail with rum and sweet vermouth Queen’s Park Hotel Super Cocktail Ramos Gin Fizz cocktail with gin and egg white Ramos Gin Fizz Rum & Tonic Rum Runner cocktail with rum and blackberry liqueur Rum Runner Saloon Man’s Sour Samarian Sunset cocktail recipe with tequila, Campari, lime juice, orange juice and simple syrup Samarian Sunset Sandia cocktail with blanco tequila, Aperol, watermelon juice, lemon juice, and ginger syrup Sandia Scorpion Kick cocktail with white rum, crème de cacao, lime juice, simple syrup, and fresh mint Scorpion Kick Sideways in Reverse Sidewinder's Fang cocktail with rum and passion fruit syrup Sidewinder’s Fang Singapore Sling cocktail with gin and cherry brandy Singapore Sling Southside cocktail with fresh mint, simple syrup, gin, lime (or lemon) juice, and Angostura bitters Southside Sparkling Pineapple cocktail with pineapple rum, ginger liqueur, pineapple juice, lime, and sparkling sake Sparkling Pineapple Stiletto cocktail with bourbon and amaretto Stiletto Stormy Morning cocktail with creme de violette and elderflower liqueur Stormy Morning Stormy Weather cocktail with wine, rum, lime juice, agave syrup and ginger beer Stormy Weather Striptease cocktail with absinthe, salt, mezcal, blanc vermouth, lime juice, soursop (guanábana) nectar, and agave nectar Striptease Suffering Bastard cocktail with brandy, gin, lime juice, Angostura bitters, and ginger ale Suffering Bastard Swedish 60 cocktail with aquavit, lime juice, simple syrup, and sparkling wine Swedish 60 Teresa cocktail with Campari and creme de cassis Teresa Test Pilot cocktail with dark rum, light rum, falernum, triple sec, Angostura bitters, anise liqueur, and lime juice Test Pilot That Cucumber Cocktail, a gin drink That Cucumber Cocktail Ti' Punch cocktail with rhum agricole, simple syrup, and lime juice Ti’ Punch Tick of the Clock cocktail with tequila and aromatic bitters Tick of the Clock Tropical Cocktail with dark rum and pineapple juice Tropical Cocktail Twenty Seventy (2070) Swizzle rum cocktail recipe Twenty Seventy Swizzle Undead Gentleman cocktail Undead Gentleman Whoa Mama cocktail with mezcal, lime juice, pomegranate molasses, and ginger beer Whoa Mama Yellow Bird rum and Galliano cocktail Yellow Bird Zombie rum cocktail Zombie
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We downloaded the app after seeing it as one of the top posts on /r/cocktails, and we've been playing around with it and adding our ingredients to the list. While it's not an all inclusive list of ingredients (missing some creme de ), it's a solid overall app and tosses out some truly spectacular recipes based on what you have in your liquor cabinet. Minor quibbles for an otherwise fantastic application!
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