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8 Simple Happy Hour cocktail recipes to make at home

By Camille Santiago Published Nov 02, 2021 6:10 pm

Do you miss overpriced cocktails from bars? We sure do! But in this new normal, we'd have to brush up our bartending skills and make our own from home especially now that the holidays are coming.

Fortunately, there are plenty of easy cocktails to make that do not require a lot of ingredients. So sit down and relax with one of these lovely libations, including a classic highball, Cuba Libre, orange spritzers, alcoholic slushies and more. Whether your choice of poison is tequila, rum or cognac, you can easily whip up a cool cocktail in minutes with these recipes. They're really basic mixed drinks even for novice drinkers!

Rémy Ginger Highball

Rémy Ginger Highball

Step 1: Pour 45ml Rémy Martin VSOP over large cubed ice.

Step 2: Top with 150ml Fever Tree Ginger Ale.

Step 3: Choose the garnish of your choice – a wedge of lime, orange zest or a cinnamon stick.

You can also get the Rémy Ginger Kit, which includes one bottle of 700ml Rémy Martin VSOP, two bottles of 200ml Fever Tree Ginger Ale. Available in online e-retail partners like Boozy, Thirst.PH, Clink, Singlemalt.ph, Liquor.ph, Shopee and Lazada.

Mang-o Jose

Mang-o Jose

Step 1: Add 45ml of Bacardi Gold

Step 2: Add 60ml of mando juice

Step 3: Top up with 10ml fresh citrus (calamansi or lime)

Cuba Libre

Cuba Libre

Step 1: Add 50ml of Bacardi Gold

Step 2: Add 100ml cola

Step 3: Garnish with lime

MassKara Spritz

MassKara Spritz

Step 1: Combine 30ml Don Papa MassKara, 10ml Grand Marnier, and a dash of Orange Bitters, shake and then strain into a glass.

Step 2: Add 50ml Prosecco and top with soda.

Step 3: Lightly stir then add orange peel to garnish.

Citron Slushie

Citron Slushie

Step 1: Combine 30ml Don Papa MassKara, 10ml Grand Marnier, 25ml orange juice, 15ml lime juice, 15ml cinnamon syrup, 1 dash chocolate bitters, crushed ice in a blender, and serve.

Patrón Silver Cocktails

Patrón Silver

Kundiman

Step 1: Put 15ml Calamansi honey on the glass together with 45ml Patrón Silver, stir first to dissolve the Calamansi Honey.

Step 2: Then add ice, stir again then add 90ml Tonic water.

Paraluman

Step 1: Put 50ml Lychee Puree, 15ml Sampaguita Syrup, and 45ml Patrón Silver into glass with ice.

Step 2: Stir until properly mixed and cold, then add 90ml Soda water, stir again.

Magayon

Step 1: Put 45ml Patrón Silver, 60ml Mango Puree, 15ml Peach Liqueur, and 10ml fresh lime juice into cocktail shaker, then add ice.

Step 2: Shake until the drink is cold then strain into glass with ice.