Drink Up: Strongest Cocktail Recipes That Will Make You Feel Great! A blog and recipe for cocktails that can take down a person.

A cocktail is served with alcohol in either a short glass or a tall glass. Cocktails are served in a cocktail glass, which is usually the type of glass that has thick sides and has twice the volume of its counterpart, the shot glass. A larger drink means more alcohol. 

The Strong Cocktail Drinks application is for those who accept no limits when it comes to having fun with drinks! This application has almost any kind of drink that you want, be it mixed or alcoholic. Find a few amazing strong cocktails for your next party!


Some cocktails are meant to be enjoyed slowly over an evening with friends. But some are made for you to knock back fast before the drink hits the ground. Some are for when you’ve had enough of everything, or are celebrating something big. These are for moments when there is no tomorrow, and you want to feel great now.

Who said that strong cocktail alcoholic drinks can’t be enjoyable? If you think that, then you should try some of the strong cocktail recipes that can easily take down a person! The drinks are potent but feel great to just about anyone. They will certainly give you tons of energy. Here goes a few best and top-strong cocktail drinks and their recipes.

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Mai Tai:

Mai Tai Cocktail is a refreshing cocktail that was made famous by Trader Vic. This delicious drink is made of light or dark rum, orange curacao, lime juice, and pineapple juice. The best part about the cocktail is that it comes with a paper umbrella which makes it a perfect drink during those long tropical nights. 

Recipe: 1 1/2 oz White rum, 1/2 oz Fresh lime juice, 1/2 oz orange curaçao, 1/2 oz Orgeat syrup, 3/4 oz Dark rum.

 Jiggle all ingredients excluding dark rum with ice. Strain into glass, and top with dark rum. Garnish and serve.

The Commonwealth Cocktail:

The Commonwealth Cocktail, made with Amer Picon, is one of the Strong Cocktail Drinks ever. Amer Picon is an apéritif made from bitter oranges, gentian, cinchona bark, cinnamon, cloves, and other herbs ha total of 71 herbs. It was invented by the Italian Lazzaroni family who were producing bitters since 1842 in Nice, France.

Recipe: 1 1/2 ounces Canadian whiskey, 1/2 ounce Grand Marnier, ¼ ounce lemon juice, orange twist for garnish.

Shake up all with ice and pour in a chilled glass, top with an orange twist. 

Bourbon Aperol Cocktails:

Bourbon Aperol Cocktails are crafted to provide the taste buds with an explosion of flavor that is uniquely smooth and delightful. With this easy-to-follow cocktail recipe, you’ll be ready to mix up drinks in no time. If you’re looking for alcoholic drinks with a kick, you will surely want at least one batch of this bourbon drink mixture in your home bar cabinet.

Recipe: 1 1/2 oz. bourbon, 1 oz. Aperol, 2 tablespoons Simple Syrup, 1/2 cup Club Soda, Orange wedge, Orange twist.

Add bourbon and Aperol in a glass filled with ice. Add Simple Syrup, and squeeze an orange wedge into a glass, add an orange twist while serving.

Sidecar (cognac):

The Sidecar is a cocktail consisting of brandy, orange liqueur, and lemon juice, sometimes served over ice in a shot glass. The Sidecar was first conceived at the Ritz Bar, in Paris, France. It was later added to the bar menu of Buck’s Club in London, England in 1921. The medley of spices makes this cocktail one of the most addictive concoctions on earth.

Recipe: 2 oz Cognac, 3/4 oz Lemon juice, 3/4 oz orange liqueur, orange twist for garnishing. 

Shake cognac, lemon juice, and orange liqueur with ice. Serve chilled and garnish with an orange twist or sugar rim.

Navy Grog:

Navy Grog is made with the best-tasting ingredients. Try it, you will love it.  The perfect drink for any occasion, this finely balanced drink is sure to impress. Serve Navy Grog straight up, on the rocks, or mixed with your favorite cocktail mixer.

Recipe: 1-ounce dark rum, 1-ounce demerara rum, 1-ounce white rum, 3/4 ounce lime juice, 3/4 ounce white grapefruit juice, 1-ounce honey syrup, 2 ounces club soda, cherry/mint leaves to garnish. 

Mix dark rum, demerara rum, white rum, lime juice, white grapefruit juice, and soda in a shaker with crushed ice and shake well. While serving add ice and honey and top with mint leaves or cheery. 


Paloma is the perfect companion for your next summer day in the sun. It delivers strong cocktail drinks in town, made with ingredients that are easy to mix and match. Paloma suggests three possible drink lists for every occasion, making it easy to find the right drinks for your mood.

Recipe: 2 ounces tequila, 1/2 ounce lime juice, Grapefruit soda, lime slice.

Add lime juice with tequila in a glass along with ice, later add grapefruit soda and stir, and top with lime slice.

Whiskey Sour:

Whiskey Sour, this drink combines the flavor of rye whiskey with bitters and citrus juices, giving this cocktail a deep, woodsy flavor. For enhanced flavor and fragrance, use a Garnish of fresh lemon wedges, lemon peel, or lime wedges

Recipe: 1 1/2 oz (3 parts) Bourbon whiskey, 1 dash egg white, 1 oz (2 parts) Fresh lemon juice, 1/2 oz (1 part) Gomme syrup. 

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake vigorously, and pour into a chilled glass. Garnish with lemon or orange slice with cherry.

Tommy’s Margarita:

Tommy’s Margarita is a perfect blend of Ice, Tequila, Triple Sec, and fresh lime juice.  Each of these ingredients has a different sugar content that allows them to dissolve at different speeds. The slowest of which is 100% agave tequila. This provides the red color without added sweetness since this high-quality tequila dissolves last. Tommy’s Margarita is delicious and quick. It requires minimal preparation or clean-up effort. The drink is also very simple to customize to your taste.

Recipe: 2 ounces of Blanco tequila, 1 ounce of lime juice, freshly squeezed, and 1/2 ounce of agave nectar. Just add ice, lime juice, agave nectar, and Tequila to the pitcher and then squeeze the fresh lime into the pitcher. That’s it!

Dark & Stormy:

Dark and Stormy are a very strong, wonderfully spicy, and robust cocktail that is both sweet and fruitful. The sweet taste comes from the generous ratio of Dark Rum and the over-mature lime, while the spices and pepper kick in from Trader Joe’s Ginger Beer. So grab a glass and get to work on this delicious drink! Recipe:  2 oz Dark Rum, 3 1/3 oz Ginger Beer, Couple of dashes of bitters. Mix dark rum along with ginger beer with ice in a high-edge glass. Top it with a lime wedge.

Gin Martini:

A perfectly mixed gin martini is a classic cocktail for classy occasions and holiday parties. The taste of the drink depends mostly on the gin and vermouth you use in it: no matter if you like to drink dry martinis, flavored with a twist of lemon rind or drinks made from horseradish-infused vodka, our garnish tool will help you get the garnish right every time.

Recipe: 2 1/2 ounces gin, 1/2 ounce dry vermouth, or to taste 1 dash orange bitters, lemon twist, or 1 or 3 olives, for garnish.

Combine gin, vermouth, and ice in a shaker and pour chilled into a glass. Add a bit of dash of bitters and top with olives.

Espresso Martini:

Created for the bravest and strongest of drinkers, these cocktails will stun your senses and leave you shaken, not stirred. Each is created with two ingredients: hard liquor and espresso. These drinks are designed for those who like to drink them like a shot of espresso, straight up.

Recipe: 2 ounces vodka, 1/2 ounce coffee liqueur,1-ounce espresso, freshly brewed (or cold brew concentrate), 1/2 ounce simple syrup.

Start off by putting vodka, coffee liqueur, espresso, and simple syrup into a shaker. After filling the shaker with ice, shake up the contents until you’re ready to serve it.


Nicolashka Vodka is a strong premium vodka with a smooth, creamy taste. It has a superior taste that makes it the best choice for your favorite cocktails. Nicolashka Vodka is an ultra-premium vodka that can be enjoyed straight from the freezer as a solid block of ice, but also as a delicious cocktail.

Recipe: 1 lemon disk, peeled, 1 tsp powdered coffee, 1 tsp powdered sugar, 1.5 oz Cognac, and Powdered sugar for rimming. 

Pour 1.5 oz of cognac brandy, add the fresh lemon disk on top, and cover half the lemon disk with coffee powder and another half with powdered sugar.

Scorpion Bowl:

Scorpion Bowl one of the Strongest cocktail drink recipes has been around for centuries, and perfecting them requires real skill. Scorpion Bowl is the strongest cocktail tincture ever devised, powerful enough to match the potency of the raw spirit it is based upon.

Recipe: 6 oz light Puerto Rican rum; 1 oz brandy; 6 oz orange juice; 4 oz lemon juice; 1 1/2 oz orgeat syrup.

Combine rum, brandy, orange, and lemon juice with ice and syrup, and shake well. Pour chilled, stir well and garnish with fruits (pineapple, cherry).

Chatham Artillery Punch:

Chatham Artillery Punch is the strongest cocktail recipe you will ever serve. Made from a blend of Spiced Rum, and sour mix, this drink will surprise both your guests and your taste buds! The bold combination of flavors will take any party to the next level as people crowd around your bar.

Recipe: Lemons, raw sugar, cognac, bourbon, Jamaica rum, chilled champagne or sparkling wine, and ice. 

A very strong punch that contains Champagne, Brandy, Rum, Fruit Juice, and Sugar. Mix all together and serve chilled. 

Final Words….

Sometimes a regular drink isn’t strong enough to get you through a busy day, or a sleepless night. When that happens you need a drink that will put some hair on your chest, and leave you wanting more. These drinks are for special occasions when you’re feeling thirsty and want the upper hand amongst your peers. Let us know what drinks you like to make, and we can recommend the ingredients you need to build them.

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