cocktails to celebrate first man in space

Because today is a cosmic anniversary here are 3 cocktails recipes that will remind you of the space beauty

Exactly 60 years ago on 12 April 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first man to venture into space. Here are three unique cocktails to help you celebrate the space exploration anniversary in style!


The Cosmonaut


2 parts GREY GOOSE La Poire

1 part Fresh Lime Juice

0.75 part Ginger Liqueur

+Dash of Cardamom Bitters

Glass: spherical rocks


  1. Build over a large ice sphere in a spherical rocks glass.
  2. Garnish with space-candy dusted grape.


Meister on Mars


30ml Orange Juice

15ml Jägermeister

Splash Blue Curaçao

Splash Grenadine

Glass: Shot Glass


  1. Pour orange juice into a shot glass and layer on Jägermeister.
  2. Carefully drizzle in blue curaçao and grenadine syrup.


The Galaxy Cocktail


1 oz. Tequila
3/4 oz. Grenadine
3/4 oz. Blue Curaçao
1 oz. Lemonade
3/4 oz. Blue Curaçao
3/4 oz. Peach Schnapps
1/2 oz. Vodka
1 oz. Lemonade

Glass: Hurricane Glass


  1. In a blender, combine tequila, grenadine, blue curaçao, lemonade, and ice. blend thoroughly until smooth.
  2. In a separate blender, combine vodka, blue curaçao, peach schnapps, lemonade, and ice. Blend thoroughly until smooth.
  3. Rim the edge of a hurricane glass with pink sugar and pour in the blended mixtures, alternating colors.
  4. Garnish with a lemon slice.


Don’t drink and drive. Enjoy responsibly.

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