20 Best 2-Ingredient Cocktails

Here are my favorite drinks that you can make with only two ingredients!

Greyhound Salty Dog Cocktail
Greyhound (Salty Dog)
Refreshing, crisp and bitter-tart Greyhound cocktail—a harmonious blend of gin or vodka and grapefruit juice, served with a grapefruit garnish, or transformed into a Salty Dog with a salted rim—ideal for brunches, summer or as a refreshing sundowner.
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Aperol Spritz cocktail
Aperol Spritz
The Aperol Spritz is a bittersweet Italian classic made with Prosecco, Aperol, and soda water, best enjoyed in a wine glass, garnished with a slice of orange; just build the ingredients over ice, give it a gentle stir, and voilà! Ideal for brunches, social gatherings, or whenever you're in the mood for a refreshing cocktail with a citrusy kick.
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Screwdriver Cocktail
Enjoy the classic Screwdriver cocktail by combining vodka and orange juice in a highball glass over ice, giving it a quick stir, and topping it off with an orange slice. Perfect for brunches, summer gatherings, or any occasion calling for a refreshing, citrusy kick.
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Godfather Cocktail
The Godfather
Savor the classic elegance of the Godfather cocktail, a sophisticated blend of whisky and amaretto, served on the rocks in an old-fashioned glass, garnished with a twist of orange zest, perfect for a refined evening or as a complement to a gourmet meal.
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Godmother Cocktail
Introducing the Godmother cocktail: a harmonious blend of smooth vodka and sweet amaretto, served in a chilled glass, garnished with a zesty orange twist, ideal for bringing a touch of elegance to any occasion with its rich almond flavor profile.
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French Connection Cocktail
French Connection
Indulge in the French Connection, a simple yet luxurious 2-ingredient cocktail featuring Cognac and amaretto, elegantly served on the rocks in an old-fashioned glass with a citrus garnish, perfect for an elegant evening affair or a refined nightcap. Enjoy the warm almond and citrus notes.
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Vodka Cranberry Cape Cod Cocktail
Vodka Cranberry (Cape Codder or Cape Cod)
The Vodka Cranberry, also known as a Cape Cod or Cape Codder, is a classic, easy-to-make cocktail featuring vodka and cranberry juice, served in a highball glass and garnished with a lime wedge; its tart and smooth flavor profile makes it a versatile choice for various occasions.
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Cuba Libre Rum and Coke Cocktail
Cuba Libre (Rum & Coke)
Make the iconic Cuba Libre by blending white rum, Coca-Cola, and fresh lime juice, served over ice in a highball glass and finished with a lime wedge garnish; a perfectly balanced cocktail best enjoyed at social gatherings or relaxed evenings.
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Vodka Soda Skinny Bitch Cocktail
Vodka Soda (Skinny Bitch)
Vodka Soda (aka Skinny Bitch) is a timeless and versatile blend of vodka and soda water, accented with a splash of citrus, elegantly served in a highball glass and garnished to your liking. Perfect for any occasion calling for a crisp, clean, light, effervescent and refreshing cocktail.
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Garibaldi Cocktail
The Garibaldi cocktail offers a harmonious bitter-sweet blend of Campari and fresh orange juice. Serve in a highball glass with an orange wedge garnish, and enjoy the frothy delight, perfect for leisurely brunches or as a vibrant aperitif.
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7&7 Cocktail
Seven and Seven (7&7)
Sip on the classic Seven & Seven (7 and 7), a mixed drink named for its simple yet perfect combination of Seagram's 7 Crown Whiskey and 7-Up, served over ice in a highball glass garnished with lemon or lime. Its crisp and effervescent nature makes it an ideal choice for any occasion.
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Kir - Blackcurrant Cocktail
Discover the classic Kir cocktail, an exquisite mix of dry white wine and crème de cassis–a blackcurrant liqueur–served in a wine glass, often garnished with fresh berries or a lemon twist. Known for its vibrant ruby hue and sweet-tart berry flavor, this elegant drink is ideal for brunches, dinner parties, or as a sophisticated evening aperitif.
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Kir Royale Cocktail
Kir Royale
An elegant, fizzy and berry-flavored timeless classic—the Kir Royal combines dry sparkling wine and Crème de Cassis, a blackcurrant liqueur. Served in a champagne flute with optional garnishes like a lemon twist or fresh raspberries, offering a refreshing and elegant drink ideal for celebrations or as a sophisticated aperitif.
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Rusty Nail Cocktail
Rusty Nail
The Rusty Nail is a classic whisky-forward mixed drink, a simple yet profound blend of Scotch and Drambuie—a sweet, golden-colored liqueur made from Scotch, honey, herbs, and spices. Served in an old-fashioned glass and garnished with a twist of citrus zest, this timeless cocktail is perfect for any occasion, boasting a rich, warming flavor profile.
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Mimosa Cocktail
Experience the classic elegance of a Mimosa, the refreshing, zesty and effervescent blend of equal parts of sparkling wine and orange juice, presented in a flute glass with an optional orange twist garnish, perfect for leisurely brunches and summer afternoons, as well as celebrations of all kinds.
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Dark and Stormy Cocktail
Dark 'n' Stormy
Discover the Dark and Stormy (Dark ‘n’ Stormy), a cocktail that perfectly blends dark rum and ginger beer, served in a highball glass with a lime garnish. This easy-to-make drink offers a rich, spicy flavor profile, ideal for various occasions.
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Bellini Cocktail
Experience the Bellini cocktail, a visually stunning blend of Prosecco and peach puree, known for its sweet, crisp flavor and fizzy texture. Served in a champagne flute and often garnished with a peach slice, this cocktail is perfect for brunches, summer gatherings and celebratory occasions.
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Black Russian Cocktail
Black Russian
The Black Russian is a classic two-ingredient cocktail that blends vodka and coffee liqueur, known for its smooth texture and rich flavor. Served in an old-fashioned glass, often without garnish, it is popular both for its crisp yet sweet and indulgent flavor, as well as the ease of preparation.
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Fernandito Fernet & Coke Cocktail
Fernandito is the unofficial drink of Argentina. An effervescent, bitter-sweet, classic mixed drink that combines two ingredients—the depth and complexity of Fernet Branca—an Italian amaro liqueur—and Cola—with its sweet and carbonated profile that complements the herbaceous bitterness of the Fernet. The cocktail is generally served over ice, in a double old-fashioned or highball glass, with a citrus garnish, making it a refreshing choice for various occasions. Also known as Fernet con Coca, Fernet & Coke, Fernando, Fercola and under many other nicknames.
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Stinger Cocktail
Stinger Cocktail
The Stinger, a classic two-ingredient cocktail with a rich Cognac brandy base and a refreshing minty twist from white Crème de Menthe peppermint liqueur, served in a chilled martini glass, often with a mint leaf garnish.
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