6 Wild Drinks for This Weekend

6 Wild Drinks for This Weekend


When you invite your friends over for a ‘wild’ night, chances are they’re assuming what would usually be the obvious: great drinks, great music, and an overall great time.

How about you take it a step further this weekend and give them literally a wild night by upping your cocktail game with these six wild drinks inspired by animals (some not so wild mind you, unless you consider a Chihuahua a roaming beast)?

For something a little stronger, why not give some whiskey cocktails a try?

Flaming Giraffe Shot

6 Wild Drinks for This Weekend

Ingredients

  • 2 oz Kahlua coffee liqueur
  • 1 oz butterscotch schnapps
  • 1 oz 151 proof rum

Method

  • Pour Kahlua into a double shot glass and then add one ounce of butterscotch schnapps
  • Float 151 proof rum on top and set on fire
  • Blow out before drinking!

Salty Chihuahua Cocktail

6 Wild Drinks For This Weekend

Ingredients

  • 1 oz tequila
  • Grapefruit juice
  • 1 dash salt

Method

  • Pour tequila into an ice-filled cocktail glass
  • Top off with grapefruit juice and add a dash of salt
  • Mix before serving

Bull Moose Shot

6 Wild Drinks for This Weekend

Ingredients

  • ½ oz Canadian whiskey
  • ½ oz Red Bull

Method

  • Pour equal parts into a shot glass

Greyhound Cocktail

6 Wild Drinks For This Weekend

Ingredients

  • 1½ oz gin
  • 5 oz grapefruit juice
  • ½ cup ice

Method

  • Pour gin and grapefruit juice together in a highball glass
  • Add in ice and stir well

Funky Monkey Cocktail

6 Wild Drinks For This Weekend

Ingredients

  • ¾ oz white crème de cacao
  • 1 oz banana liqueur
  • 1 oz gold rum
  • 3 oz coconut milk
  • 1 banana, whole
  • 1 cup ice
  • A sprinkle of shredded coconut (for garnish)

Method

  • Blend everything except (save for the coconut) with enough ice to give the mixture a slushy texture
  • Pour into a cocktail glass with a sprinkle of coconut on top for garnish

Zebra Fizz

6 Wild Drinks For This Weekend

 

Ingredients

  • Splash of lemonade
  • Splash of Sprite
  • 1 oz vodka
  • 2 oz flavoured Schnapps of your choice

Method

  • Combine all non-carbonated drinks in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake well
  • Strain into a highball glass filled with ice and top off with Sprite

Come on, you must admit that your friends will be curiously surprised when you serve them a variety of drinks named after a plethora of members of the animal kingdom.

Why not aim for some shock value at your next get-together? They’ll be talking about “that night with the animal drinks” for days to come!

Be sure to share the photos of your Cocktail Creations with us on Instagram or Twitter.

Which was your favourite animal-themed cocktail from today’s article? Let us know.

Drink up, and enjoy responsibly!

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